Dear members of the EPound Listserv,
Ezra Pound's music and life are the subject of some summer music and
theater events in New York and in Venice, Italy.
There will be a concert of the music of Ezra Pound and George Antheil on
June 18, 7.00 pm, at St Luke's Church in Manhattan: Greenwich Village
(487 Hudson Street just South of Christopher Street).
The concert is in conjunction with the current off-Broadway production
of TREASON by Sallie Bingham, and includes world premieres of Pound's
settings of Sestina Altaforte and Sestina in Homage, and the New York
premires of the complete Fiddle Music First Suite and Guido's Frottola.
For the complete music program, follow the links from the theater
You will also find information about the production TREASON, directed by
Martin Platt, and running June 8 - July 23rd at the Perry Street
Theatre, West Village, one block south of W. 11th Street, just West of
Also see their website for information about a June 25th staged reading,
"The Trial of Ezra Pound"
August 6 and 20 the Cini Foundation is sponsoring a Rare and Neglected
Music Series in Venice, Italy.. Follow this link for more on their
presentations of Pound's Villon and Cavalcanti operas.
They have not yet posted details, but it appears from the site's links
to information for events through July, that links to additional
information for the Pound related events in August will be posted soon.
Have a good summer,,