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One Art: World Premiere & CD Launch

One Art: World Premiere & CD Launch

Life affirming poetry by Elizabeth Bishop, set to music by Paula Kimper, performed by soprano Laure Meloy.

American opera composer Paula Kimper has set poems by Elizabeth Bishop into new art songs, which have been incorporated into a unique opera/cabaret illustrating the life and loves of the poet. This presentation is the World Premiere of the art song set One Art, as well as the launch event for the CD recording of these songs.

Soprano Laure Meloy performs in a new production devised by Femme Lunatique Productions and The Mosaic Cat.

Part of the Canterbury Festival Umbrella Programme 2016

21 October 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Conquest House Gallery, 17 Palace Street, Canterbury CT1 2DZ

Box office: 01227 472953

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