Harvard University Tercentenary Theatre
Cambridge, MA 02138
Art, Date Idea, Music, Performing Arts, University
A performance of sounds, Bliss. This Autumn. Lecturance, is a collaboration among Josefina Báez, Carlos Snaider and Tony Almont that strings together poetry, sounds and three songs from 20th century Bolero, Bachata and Merengue popular music traditions. Bliss. This Autumn. Lecturance is based on the Josefina Báez book Comrade, Bliss ain’t playing and is the world premiere of music written for Bliss. Josefina Baez, (La Romana, Dominican Republic/USA) is a performer, writer, theatre director, educator, and founder of Ay Ombe Theatre. Carlos Snaider is a recent graduate of Harvard University, where he studied with Vijay Iyer, Yosvany Terry and Lorgia García Peña. Tony Almont is a guitarist, composer, actor and lead of the oldest rock band in the Dominican Republic (Toque Profundo).
Performance will start on Teresita Fernández’s public art installation, Autumn (…Nothing Personal) in Harvard University’s Tercentenary Theatre and move into Harvard Memorial Church.