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Looking forward to Felder's new song cycle


Excitement is building over Tuesday's performance at Lippes Hall in Slee Hall of David Felder's extravaganza “Les quatre temps cardinaux." Homegrown soprano superstar Laura Aikin, pictured above, will be singing in the cycle. So will bass Ethan Herschenfeld, whom you can watch here singing the part of the dragon Fafner in Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelungs."

That is quite a costume! A very cool Fafner.


Felder's cycle includes the recorded voices of several of the poets whose poetry is woven into the work.

One of those poets is the late Robert Creeley. Felder has included a couple of settings he made previous of Creeley's poetry, "Spring Light" and "Buffalo Evening."

In Tuesday's Buffalo News, the wildly experimental Felder shares some of his thoughts regarding his new work. Meanwhile, you can hear what he does with "Buffalo Evening."

Tomorrow promises to be a Buffalo evening to remember!

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-- Mary Kunz Goldman


Literature | Music | Poetry
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