Ensemble Galilei presents "First Person: Seeing America"
- November 3, 2013
- 2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
- Heritage Center: John and Alice Butler Hall
- Farber Box Office: 585-SHOW or
Come to the box office Monday thru Friday, 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm or 90 minutes prior to show.
Pre-Show Lecture begins at 1:00 pm
Hailed for its unique blend of Irish, Scottish, early and original music. Ensemble Galilei creates an inspired sound on stage and CD. Mixing the colors and styles of early instruments with Celtic traditions, the group is equally at home with Irish Reels, Medieval Cantiges, and English country dance tunes. Embodying all of the precision of a first rate classical string quartet. Ensemble Galilei is versatile, virtuosic, energetic, and very entertaining. First Person: Seeing America takes audiences on an innovative journey combining the spoken word, music, and projected iconic images from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Searing photos of the Civil War and haunting portraits from the Great Depression with the music of Ensemble Galilei and narration by professional actors Lily Knight and Adian LaTourelle creata a powerful performance.
Tickets: $7.00 - $29.00
This engagement is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest, which is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional contributors from the Iowa Arts Council.