First published in 1862, the narrative poem the Goblin Market by Christina Rosetti, ostensibly a poem for children, was immediately hailed for its rich symbolism, vivid imagery and multiple layers of meaning.
The poem is still influential today and is the basis of a wonderful work for narrator and large ensemble by Pulitzer prize winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis.
ACM is proud to present a performance of the Goblin Market alongside two other pieces incorporating spoken word in a chamber music setting.
Punctus Contra Punctum by Jenna Lyle
It Happens Like This by Eve Beglarian
Goblin Market by Aaron Jay Kernis
Tuesday, June 17 2014
Architectural Artifacts 7:30 PM
4325 N. Ravenswood
$20 at the door, $12 online, $8 students and seniors
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Narration by Leila Bowie
Conducted by Francesco Milioto
Music performed by:
Alyson Berger – cello
Jonathan Goldstein – percussion
Doug Johnson – bass
Audra Loveland – French horn
Christie Miller – clarinet
Drew Pattison – bassoon
Isaac Stevenson – percussion
Jennifer Stucki – oboe
Trevor Patrick Watkin – flute
Benjamin Weber – viola
Dan Williams – clarinet
Amy Wurtz – piano
Jeff Yang – violin