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Red Hen Press: Poetry Through Voice

  • The Broad Stage 1310 11th Street Santa Monica, CA, 90401 United States (map)

An evening of unforgettable music and literature featuring GRAMMY® award-winning soprano Hila Plitmann and GRAMMY® award–winning composer/conductor Eric Whitacre, along with California Poet Laurate Dana Gioia, and poets Elise Paschen and Douglas Manuel.

This engaging live performance incorporates singer and writer as they interplay between the written and spoken word.


Hila Plitmann: Strip Me (voice and piano)
Mark Abel and Kate Gale: The Palm Trees Are Restless (voice and piano)
Doug Manuel: Poetry Reading
Mark Abel and Kate Gale: Those Who Loved Medusa (voice, piano, percussion)
Elise Paschen: Poetry Reading
Hila Plitmann: You (voice and piano)
Aimee Mann, arr. Eric Whitacre: Voices Carry (voice and string quartet)
Danny Elfman, arr. Hila Plitmann: Sally's Song (voice, string quartet, electric bass)


Philip White: since feeling is first (voice, piano quintet)
Dana Gioia: Poetry Reading
Julia Adolphe and Nahal Navidar: Footsteps (voice, piano)
George Harrison, arr. Sharon Farber: Within You, Without You (voice, string quartet, piano, percussion)
Eric Whitacre and Margaret Wise Brown: Goodnight Moon (voice, string quartet)


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