Songs & Poems from the Village CompCord Chamber Orchestra featuring Suzanne Vega The Players Theatre, New York
For Immediate Release – New York, NY –
Composers Concordance and Marsyas Productions present The CompCord Chamber Orchestra in a program inspired by songs and poems from the Village. The concert will feature Suzanne Vega, widely regarded as one of the foremost songwriters of her generation and a leading figure in the folk revival of the early 1980s, performing her songs with the orchestra in brand new, modern arrangements by Gene Pritsker, William Anderson and Jonathan Dawe. The event, to be held on September 14th at 7pm at The Players Theatre, will also include new chamber orchestra music by composers William Anderson, Seth Boustead, Dan Cooper, Peter Jarvis, Debra Kaye, Mark Kostabi, Arkady Leytush, Milica Paranosic, and Gene Pritsker. Contemporary poets on the program include Robert C. Ford, Erik T. Johnson, Jim Kempner, Cheri Magid, Imelda O’Reilly and Poez. Conductor Arkady Leytush will lead the 20-piece chamber orchestra in this eclectic tribute to one of the world’s most inspiring cultural neighborhoods.
The event is part of the The Village Trip, a two-week-long festival celebrating arts and activism in Greenwich Village.
Songs & Poems from the Village
CompCord Chamber Orchestra featuring Suzanne Vega
Wednesday, September 14
The Players Theatre
115 MacDougal St.
New York, NY 10012
Premium – $62.00, Tier 1 – $52.00, Tier 2 – $42.00
William Anderson, Seth Boustead, Dan Cooper, Peter Jarvis, Debra Kaye, Mark Kostabi, Arkady Leytush, Milica Paranosic, Gene Pritsker, Suzanne Vega.
Robert C. Ford, Erik T. Johnson, Jim Kempner, Cheri Magid, Imelda O’Reilly, Poez.
CompCord Chamber Orchestra conducted by Arkady Leytush