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The Big SCORE

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
at 7:00 PM

Short North Stage
1187 N High St
Columbus, OH 43201

Free Event



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Event Information

Six Columbus poets collaborate with six Columbus composers in The Big SCORE on the Main Stage at the Garden Theater, featuring musicians from the Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble (CODE) and Sunday at Central. Admission is free.

PROGRAM
“You Are Not Alone” (2019)
Music by Jennifer Jolley
Text by Scott Woods

“For Our Mothers” (2019)
Music by Linda Kernohan
Text by Barbara Fant

“Circles Against the Spin” (2019)
Music by Mark Lomax, II
Text by Jennifer Hambrick

“At the Detention Center for Immigrant Children” (2019)
Music by Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz
Text by Louise Robertson

“because the road to tomorrow sounds like thunder” (2019)
Music by Michael Rene Torres
Text by Dionne Custer Edwards

“In Virgo Veritas” (2019)
Music by Charlie Wilmoth
Text by Jeremy Glazier

MUSICIANS
Michael Rene Torres, conductor
Kathleen Allen, soprano
Erin Helgeson Torres, flute
Justin Johnston, clarinet
Kerry Haberkern, bassoon
Joseph Krygier, percussion
Maria Staeblein, piano
Mariko Kaneda, piano (Faculty, Ohio Wesleyan University)
Alicia Hui (Principal Second Violin, Columbus Symphony)
David Niwa, violin (Assistant Concertmaster, Columbus Symphony and Artistic Director, Sunday at Central)
Pei-An Chao, cello (Columbus Symphony)

PERFORMING POETS
Dionne Custer Edwards
Barbara Fant
Jennifer Hambrick
Louise Robertson
Scott Woods

This performance is part of the free New Music at Short North Stage concert series. Seating is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. This performance is recommended for guests ages nine and older. Cocktails are available for purchase an hour before the performance at Ethel’s Lounge, adjacent to the theater. Parking is available at a lot just south of the theater and at nearby meters. Free street parking is available after 6:00 p.m. on weekdays on the south side of Fifth Avenue west of High Street.