Aaron Copland's song cycle Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson will be performed in Florence, Italy, on May 16, 2022, in an ICAMus program presented in collaboration with Lyceum Club Internazionale di Firenze. The program Poets and Composers from the United States and the American Art Song is directed by Aloma Bardi and Nicole Panizza.
Aaron Copland (1900-1990). Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson (composed 1949-50).
Emergence Music (Nadine Benjamin, soprano - Nicole Panizza, piano).
Monday, May 16, 2022, Lyceum Club Internazionale di Firenze, Palazzo Adami Lami, Lungarno Guicciardini 17, 4:30pm.
Photo: Aaron Copland with cat, at the Richmond, Mass. house Copland lived in during his summers at Tanglewood in the late 1940s; ca. 1947. Music Division, Library of Congress; Aaron Copland Collection, Box Number 470/4. © The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., New York.
The image above is a slide from Aloma Bardi’s video lecture Lo sguardo poetico americano. “America is a Poem.” The original artwork featured in the illustration is by Antonella Bardi-SguardiDanza Centro per la Coreografia e le Arti Visive: Emily Dickinson’s Herbarium Reimagined, mixed media collage on canvas; 2020.
Learn about the video HERE.
Watch the video HERE.
Learn about the past ICAMus performance of Copland’s Dickinson song cycle Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson in Florence (2004) HERE.
Discover the May 16, 2022 event program HERE.
Discover the ICAMus Florence program, May 16-18, 2022 HERE.