Master intaglio printer Fanny Boucher of Atelier Helio’g, Paris, France will be in Washington to conduct two unique hands-on workshops and a panel discussion in collaboration with DC and Paris based artists.
PostClassical Ensemble explores the parallels between Schoenberg's development of non-tonal music and Kandinsky's ethos of non-representational painting. The program also explores Schoenberg and Kurt Weill's experience as émigré composers in the US through their musical responses to Pearl Harbor.
PostClassical Ensemble examines the transformation of black spirituals into songs for the white concert stage through the musical adaptations and arrangements by composer Harry Burleigh. Readings of W.E.B Du Bois, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Thurston explore the tensions and questions of the fate of the spiritual in the context of the Harlem Renaissance.