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Janene Higgins

Elliott Sharp: Port Bou

Thu 16 Oct, 2014, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

A newly commissioned opera by Elliott Sharp depicts the final moments of philosopher Walter Benjamin’s life in Port-Bou at the French-Spanish border as he flees Nazi-occupied France. Bass/baritone Nicholas Isherwood stars with pianist Jenny Lin, accordionist William Schimmel, and electro-acoustic backgrounds by Sharp.

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