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5 Boroughs Music Festival and The Schomburg Center Present: Castle of our Skins!
Fri, November 18, 2022 7:00 PM,
(Ticket sales closed
Nov 18, 3:00 PM EST)
COVID-19 protocols at this groupmuse
The COVID-19 protocols for this groupmuse apply to all performers/hosts as well as attendees.
- No alcohol at this groupmuse
- Kid-friendly event
Join your fellow groupmusers for an evening highlighting Black composers, poets, and performers. 5 Boroughs Music Festival, in partnership with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture present the Boston-based ensemble Castle of Our Skins. For their New York City debut, the ensemble will perform a revival of their inaugural concert program entitled Love Affects, in celebration of their 10th anniversary this season.
Love Affects pairs chamber music with text to explore how love influences our sense of self, humanity, heritage, and future. Featuring works by Charles Brown, William L. Dawson, Adolphus Hailstork, Coleridge Taylor-Perkinson, and Undine Smith Moore, Love Affects is co-curated with and features Castle of our Skins’ 3rd Annual Shirley Graham du Bois Creative in Residence, poet Angel C. Dye.
Groupmusers should head to the Will call table at the Langston Hughes Auditorium lobby to receive their tickets. Seating is General Admission, first come first served.
COLERIDGE TAYLOR-PERKINSON (b. 1932): “Calvary” String Quartet No. 1
WILLIAM L. DAWSON (1899-1990): “Largo for String Quartet” edited by Charlie Harmon
ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK (b. 1941): “Songs of Love and Justice” for voice and piano
CHARLES BROWN (1940-2021): “Song Without Words” for voice and piano
UNDINE SMITH MOORE (1904-1989): “Love Let the Wind Cry…How I Adore Thee” for voice and piano