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Bernard Rands: Memo 7 at the Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum showcases the unique collection of collector and philanthropist Isabella Stewart Gardner and offers a unique space for performance series in addition to its beautiful collection, gardens and grounds. Here, Katherine presents Schoenberg's "Der kranke Mond", movement 7 of Pierrot lunaire, and Bernard Rands' Memo 7, based on a text by Emily Dickinson. 

Memo 7 is a tribute to the Sequenza series of Luciano Berio and to the poetry of Emily Dickinson, in a fragmentary and ultimately triumphant work adamant in its portrayal of one woman's ability to overcome abuse and violence.

Bind me — I still can sing —
Banish — my mandolin
Strikes true within —

Slay — and my Soul shall rise
Chanting to Paradise —
Still thine.

Earlier Event: March 20
Bernard Rands' Memo 7 at the Salon
Later Event: June 25
Globokar: Improvisation