Poetica Musica “American Odyssey”
Poetica Musica is a consortium of musicians who are currently Artists-in-Residence at Old Westbury Gardens, a stately mansion located on Long Island’s North Shore. Individually and collectively, members have performed in such music festivals as the Tanglewood, Ravinia, Aspen, Jerusalem and Edinburgh festivals and with such organizations as the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Opera, the Chicago Lyric Opera, the American Symphony, the New York City Ballet Orchestra and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
Members of Poetica Musica have performed at the St-Martin-in-the-Fields and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Holywell Music Room in Oxford, Carnegie and Alice Tully Halls in New York and at the Library of Congress and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The ensemble has also performed concerts in Paris, Berlin, Toronto, Warsaw and Prague
- Artists: Molly Morkowski, piano, Oren Fader, guitar, Barry Crawford, flute, Eleanor Valkenburg, soprano
- Selected Songs by Porter and Copeland
- Picnic Suite for flute, guitar and jazz piano by Bolling
- Gershwin Songs arranged for guitar
- Saturday, May 6, 8pm Concert; 6:45pm Guided tour of Westbury House; 7:30pm Pre-concert talk;
- Dessert reception following the concert.$30/$25 member, senior, student. Advance tickets required.