Nekyia: Music in the Underworld with the Nekyia Ensemble - BlueStone Press
October 3, 2022

Nekyia: Music in the Underworld with the Nekyia Ensemble

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On Sunday August 21st at 3pm, follow Odysseus into the underworld with the Nekyia Ensemble. Music, poetry, declamation!

Inspired by the stories of Persephone, Odysseus, Orpheus and Aeneas, Nekyia: Music of the Underworld combines myth, Modern poetry, and the evocative music of the Nekyia Ensemble to create an unforgettable afternoon of descent and emergence and of transformation and renewal. For this 1 1/2 hour concert at the Widow Jane Mine, readings by local Hudson Valley poets Dorota Czerner, Robert Kelly and Charles Stein intertwine with a curation of new musical works for guitar, for computer and for electric tuba performed by Colin McAllister and Jon Forshee of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. 


Poets reading their work:

* Dorota Czerner

* Robert Kelly

* Charles Stein


Music performed by the Nekyia Ensemble:

* Colin McAllister, guitar

* Jon Forshee, tuba / electronics


Featuring original music by composers:

Stuart Saunders Smith, Jon Forshee, Adam Greene, Joshua Charney, Stephen Bailey, Ron Coulter, Emiliano Gomez

More info and tickets: https://www.centuryhouse.org/nekyia-22/

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