Nietzsche: My Heart, My Serpent: Thus Spoke Zarathustra

The psychological and spiritual journey of Nietzsche and his alter-ego Zarathustra are portrayed in this dramatic Liederabend. The compelling language of Nietzsche’s masterpiece, along with excerpts from his letters, portray a man in search of his true self as he struggles to free himself from the grip of madness.

Lieder for baritone and piano, along with the enchanting sounds of a children’s chorus and French horn, create a musical tapestry that includes Brahms’s Four Serious Songs, Wolf’s Prometheus, and Liszt’s dramatic recitation The Sad Monk.

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January 28, 2010
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Written by Eve Wolf
Directed by Donald T. Sanders
Set & Costumes by Vanessa James
Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons

Leonard Nimoy Thalia at
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street,
NY, NY (2010)

The Kosciuszko Foundation
15 East 65th Street, NY, NY (2006)