The Conversations with Chevaliers series highlights the contributions of the artists and intellectuals from around the world who have received the prestigious French Legion of Honor or Order of Arts and Letters awards, and honors the historic French-American relationship.


Meredith Monk is a composer, singer, director/choreographer and creator of new opera, music-theater works, films and installations. more

Spend an evening with this artist hailed as “a magician of the voice” and “one of America’s coolest composers”, as she talks with the New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik about five decades of exploration and creativity.

A pioneer in what is now called “extended vocal technique” and “interdisciplinary performance,” Monk creates works that thrive at the intersection of music and movement, image and object, light and sound in an effort to discover and weave together new modes of perception. Over the years her work has come to be celebrated internationally; both Monk and Gopnik have been recognized by the French government for their extraordinary contributions to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world.

Date: Wed, Feb 12, 2014
Time: 8:15 pm
Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Venue: 92Y, Weill Art Gallery
Tickets: from $29
To purchase tickets, click here


Presented in collaboration with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Recanati-Kaplan Foundation.

92Y Weill Art Gallery 1395 Lexington Avenue New York, NY

Conversations with Chevaliers: Meredith Monk with Adam Gopnik

When
Feb 12, 2014 | 8:15pm
Where
92Y
Weill Art Gallery
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY

The Conversations with Chevaliers series highlights the contributions of the artists and intellectuals from around the world who have received the prestigious French Legion of Honor or Order of Arts and Letters awards, and honors the historic French-American relationship.


Meredith Monk is a composer, singer, director/choreographer and creator of new opera, music-theater works, films and installations. more

Spend an evening with this artist hailed as “a magician of the voice” and “one of America’s coolest composers”, as she talks with the New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik about five decades of exploration and creativity.

A pioneer in what is now called “extended vocal technique” and “interdisciplinary performance,” Monk creates works that thrive at the intersection of music and movement, image and object, light and sound in an effort to discover and weave together new modes of perception. Over the years her work has come to be celebrated internationally; both Monk and Gopnik have been recognized by the French government for their extraordinary contributions to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world.

Date: Wed, Feb 12, 2014
Time: 8:15 pm
Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Venue: 92Y, Weill Art Gallery
Tickets: from $29
To purchase tickets, click here


Presented in collaboration with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Recanati-Kaplan Foundation.

 

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