Event

Music: Ferry Godmother Productions Present Tyrone Birkett | Emancipation

Sunday, June 10, 2018
2:00pm
Type: Concerts

Enjoy an afternoon of outdoor music at Storm King. This concert is free with admission.

Tyrone Birkett | Emancipation present their signature postmodern spirituals, blending Freedom Songs with jazz language and black church sonic expression. Inspired by Storm King’s 2018 exhibition Indicators: Artist on Climate Change, Emancipation will also perform a work dedicated to poet and environmental activist W.S. Merwin, “Even Though The Whole World is Burning” based Merwin’s poem “Rain Light.” The outdoor concert also includes meditations on works such as Ellie Ga’s The Fortunetellers and The peo-ple criedy mer-cy in the storm by Alison Jane Hamilton. 

 

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