This event has been postponed to be a virtual re-broadcast at a later time to be announced. Stay tuned for more information about the broadcast date.
Ensemble in Residence Castle of our Skins presents “Sound & Appliqué,” a multimedia concert experience inspired by African American quilting traditions. Memory, music, and spoken word are stitched together against a backdrop of new quilts created by textile artists L’Merchie Frazier and Alpha M. Bruton. This program will be preceded by a pre-concert lecture and feature the Boston debut of 2021 poet and Shirley Graham du Bois Creative in Residence Marlanda Dekine.
Sound & Appliqué is funded in part by grants from the Fromm Music Foundation and the Harvard Musical Association, with additional support from the Brattleboro Music Center. The Sound & Appliqué Commissions are supported by New Music USA, made possible by annual program support and/or endowment gifts from Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Helen F. Whitaker Fund, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Howard Gilman Foundation, and anonymous donors.