The tormented voice of Van Gogh is revealed in letters discussing his inner struggles and his strong sensitivity to sound. Van Gogh often found solace in the inspirational power of music, an art whose expressive qualities he tried to emulate in his paintings and whose sensorial qualities permeated his vibrant palette. A script based on his letters to his brother Theo will create a counterpoint to chamber and vocal works by Franck, Fauré, Chausson, and Debussy, including Chausson’s shimmering Chanson perpétuelle for mezzo-soprano and piano quintet.

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

August 20-30, 2015

AIER - Stone House Ballroom
Great Barrington, MA

June 8, 2006
Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street, NY, NY

January 22, 2004
The Kosciuszko Foundation
15 East 65th Street, NY, NY