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Maureen Fleming: Black Madonna

Friday, September 30, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gartner Auditorium

About The Event

"Fleming did amazing things… She seemed to transcend the material world and enter a realm of pure spirit… Wondrous choreographic metamorphosis."-New York Times

Crossing cultures and art forms Maureen Fleming invents surreal movement poetry that transforms how we think of the human body. In an artist's mystical response to the 10th anniversary of the tragedy of September 11th, Fleming's evening length Black Madonna is a meditation on the possibilities of loss when seen within the context of the world's inner traditions, a world beyond rationality and nationality. In Black Madonna, Fleming juxtaposes her singular movement with three-dimensional video projections, designed by longtime collaborator Christopher Odo, to a stunning effect. Featuring music by Philip Glass and John Cage performed live by Bruce Brubaker (piano) and Isabelle O'Connell (organ).

$43, $38; Museum members $42, $37

 

These programs made possible in part by the Ernest L. and Louise M. Gartner Fund, the P. J. McMyler Musical Endowment Fund, and the Anton and Rose Zverina Music Fund.