Poetry and Dream

a theatrical concert of music and poetry played without pause, featuring from the Grammar of Dreams and Il pleut by Kaijia Saariaho, David Lang's i live in pain, Stalk by Hannah Lash, To the Earth by Fred Rzewski, Le Corps à corps by Georges Aperghis, she is a myth Amy Beth Kirsten (U.S. Premiere), and new poetry (After Hadewijch in Three Palimpsest Movements) by Mariko Nagai. Lighting design by Mary Ellen Stebbins. Staging design by Amy Beth Kirsten.

8:00pm Dec 7, 2014 Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT

Featuring performances by HOWL ensemble members Lindsay Kesselman, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Ian Rosenbaum, percussion; Jonny Allen, percussion; Victor Caccese, percussion; Terry Sweeney, percussion; Maura Valenti, harp.


Skin and Metal

a theatrical concert of new works for flute and percussion played without pause, featuring flutist Timothy Munro formerly of the Grammy-Award winning ensemble eighth blackbird and HOWL's percussionists (a.k.a. Sandbox Percussion). Program includes they might be giants by Amy Beth Kirsten (World Premiere), An Idyll for the Misbegotten by George Crumb, selections from Sciarrino's intensely beautiful L'opera for solo flute, lend/lease by David Lang, Folhagens by Leonardo Gorosito, and A Message from the Emperor by Martin Bresnick. Lighting design by Mary Ellen Stebbins. Staging by Amy Beth Kirsten.

8:00pm May 22, 2015 Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT

Featuring performances by HOWL's percussionists and HOWL guest artist, Tim Munro, flute.