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Thursday, June 05, 2014

PAAAAAAroooooole in Libertà Futuriste ...

Image credit: Luciano Chessa. Photo: Brent Edwards
PAAAAAAroooooole in Libertà Futuriste
(Futurist Wwwwwwoooooords-in-Freedom)

Monday, June 9, 6:30pm
Words-in-freedom (parole in libertà) poetry is one of the Italian Futurists’ most significant artistic innovations. Composer, performer, and musicologist Luciano Chessa performs declamations of selected words-in-freedom poems by F. T. Marinetti and Francesco Cangiullo in the Peter B. Lewis Theater. His performance will include compositions by Carlo Carrà, Fortunato Depero, Paolo Buzzi, and Aldo Palazzeschi, among others, and a special presentation of Cangiullo's Piedigrotta accompanied by Neapolitan folk instruments.
$18, $12 members, $9 students
Buy tickets online or call the box office at 212-423-3587
A reception and private viewing of Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe will follow the program.
Learn more about programs related to the exhibition.

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