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John Zorn's Shir Ha-Shirim, NYC, Feb 22-23

Sefer Shir Shel Shir Ha-Shirim / The Song of Songs

February 22 and 23 at 8pm At The Abrons Arts Center /Henry Street Settlement 466 Grand St. at Pitt St. on the Lower East Side - 212-598-0400

Featuring Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson.

Opening act--John Zorn's trio--Marc Ribot, Carol Emanuel & Trevor Dunn

Scored for five female voices and two narrators, Shir Ha-Shirim is John Zorn's lush and sensitive setting of the Song of Songs, the world's first erotic verse. Featuring the expressive voices of two of the world's greatest storytellers, Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed, this is a romantic and lyrical project evoking feelings of love, eroticism and spirituality. With Martha Cluver, Lisa Bielawa, Kathryn Mulvihill, Abby Fischer, and Kirsten Sollek.


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