Eric Salzman: Composer, Author, Music Theater Innovator

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Recent and Upcoming Music Theater and Birding Articles

An article/review on Marie Galante by Jacques Deval and Kurt Weill and its recent New York premiere at the Opera Francais de New York is in the current issue of the Kurt Weill Newsletter (Vol.26, no.2, Fall 2008). An excerpt from The New Music Theater will be published in a forthcoming issue of the newsletter.

A piece on eclecticism in new music and music theater—inspired by Zadie Smith’s recent article Speaking in Tongues in the NY Review of Books—will appear in the fall issue of Theater, published by the Yale School of Drama.

An essay on the rare appearance (and almost unknown calls) of Yellow Rails on his East Quogue marsh was published in the March/April issue of Birding Magazine.

Date Posted // April 11, 2009
In Categories // Birding, Music Theater, News

Performance of Salzman’s Music for La Bonne Ame de Setchouan

A new suite taken from Eric Salzman’s music for La Bonne Ame de Setchouan—a French-language production of the Bertolt Brecht “Good Person of Sezchuan” at Quebec’s Theatre du Trident—will be performed on May 16th at the Southampton Cultural Center by mezzo Laila Salins and accordionist William Schimmel.

Date Posted // April 04, 2009
In Categories // Events, La Bonne Ame de Setchouan, News, Works and Productions