Crossing the Threshold: A collaborative work based on the poem by Paula Meehan, with an initial score by Stephen Gardner.
The James Joyce Centre
This is a collaborative work based on the poem ‘Crossing the Threshold’ by Paula Meehan.
Performers: Sylvia O’Brien, soprano; Paul Roe, clarinets; Harry O’Connor, violin; Arun Rao, Cello; Shane O’Donovan, percussion and electronics.
They will interpret the poem, based on an initial score by Stephen Gardner. There will be improvisatory elements to it. Paula Meehan will read the poem, which connects a childhood experience in a fever hospital with the Covid crisis, before the musical performance.
The concert begins at 7.30 pm on Friday, June 24 at The James Joyce Centre. It will last approximately 45 minutes.
Tickets are free, and are available from Eventbrite. Numbers are limited to 60.