Saturday 23 November 07:00pm

Lucy Dhegrae

presents "More Beautiful Than Words Can Tell"

6pm doors • 7pm show


The Processing Series, from vocalist and 2019–2020 Artist-in-Residence Lucy Dhegrae, was sprung from a prompt to four composers: write a piece for voice with electronics, violin, and/or percussion that deals with an aspect of trauma recovery. This four-part concert series features works by Eve Beglarian, Angélica Negrón, Osnat Netzer, and Katherine Young, written for and performed by Lucy Dhegrae.

Lucy has been praised for her “vocal versatility and an omnivorous curiosity” (New York Times). In addition to her work as the founder and director of the Resonant Bodies Festival, an international presenter of boundary-pushing contemporary music vocalists, Lucy is an active member of the anti-sexual violence organization RAINN.

The first concert in the Processing Series, More Beautiful Than Words Can Tell, explores the struggle to articulate an experience after trauma. Featuring the world premiere of Osnat Netzer’s Philomelos, Lucy explores the “unspeakable” residual effects of trauma through Shakespeare’s character Lavinia, from Titus Andronicus.

The evening continues with works by Peter Kramer, Jason Eckardt, Chaya Czernowin, Georges Aperghis, Philippe Leroux, Maria Stankova, and Vinko Globokar.

Join Lucy Dehgrae for the first of three performances exploring how new music can affect and change conversations around trauma.