Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2013-2014
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

LECTURE RECITAL with Aloma Bardi

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23 at 12 PM

Coolidge Auditorium

NO TICKETS REQUIRED

Hear the composer's unpublished Leaves of Grass settings and along with other American Songs.

A special lecture-recital featuring compositions from Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco's American and Italian years, with a focus on his ten-song cycle Leaves of Grass (1936). Drawing on the Library's Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Collection, the program also includes settings of poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay, with lecturer Aloma Bardi, tenor Salvatore Champagne, and pianist Howard Lubin.

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Presented in cooperation with the Italian Cultural Institute and ICAMus [International Center for American Music]. Cosponsored by the Library's Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division.