2016-17 SEASON

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Proserpina

  • Weis Center for the Performing Arts 1 Dent Drive Lewisburg, PA, 17837 United States (map)

NYBI will give the modern-day premiere of Karl von Seckendorff’s monodrama Proserpina. Set to Goethe’s text, this “lost work” has not been performed since its Weimar debut in 1778. Alongside is a brand new Proserpina II by Paul J. Botelho set to the same text for solo voice, chorus, and electro-acoustic fixed media. 

Program

Proserpina (1777)
Text by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Music by Karl von Seckendorff
Proserpina II (2016)
Text by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Music by Paul J. Botelho

Soprano: Tiffany DuMouchelle. Conductor: Beth Willer

Earlier Event: September 22
A Roman Legacy
Later Event: October 21
NYBI with Nico Muhly & Teitur Lassen