IF FROM THE DISTANCE
BMV’s 50th Anniversary Concert
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 | 8pm
Kresge Auditorium @ MIT
48 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
John Harbison: IF world premiere
A monodrama co-commissioned by BMV based on Hölderlin’s “If, from the distance” translated to English by the composer.
Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano
Niccolo Castiglioni: Tropi
Judith Weir: Blue-Green Hill
Gunther Schuller: Four Vignettes
In celebration of the start of our anniversary and John Harbison’s 80th birthday, we open our 50th Season of New Music with IF a Harbison world premiere featuring the BMV debut of soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon. The program also include Niccolo Castiglioni’s Tropi (a selection from BMV’s first season), Judith Weir’s Blue-Green Hill and Gunther Schuller’s Four Vignettes—all past BMV commissions.
$10 Students and Children
All tickets general admission
Special discounts available for groups!
Call (617) 354-6910 for details