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Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra at Berklee Performance Center

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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
Map
617 747 2261

When

Thu, October 12, 2017
8:00 pm

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Musicians

Darrell Katz
Darrell Katz

composer/conductor

Ken Field
Ken Field

sax, alto

About

The JCA Orchestra, featuring vocalist Rebecca Shrimpton, will start its 32nd concert season with a performance of composer Darrell Katz’s epic improvisational song cycle, The Death Of Simone Weil, with text by the late Paula Tatarunis. The concert takes place at The Berklee Performance Center, 130 Massachusetts Avenue in Boston. Tickets are $12; $8 if picked up at least a day before show, are available at the BPC box office or online at Berklee.edu/bpc.

Simone Weil (1909-1943) was a French writer/philosopher whose concerns ranged from the political to the mystical. Tatarunis’ poem deals with Weil’s death by starvation after refusing to eat while she had friends in concentration camps in the midst of the horrors of World War II. Featured is Rebecca Shrimpton. “She is a singer of quite extraordinary perception.” .”- Sandy Brown Jazz, Steve Day...

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