Set to live music composed by Mary Carol Warrick and influenced by the poetry of incarcerated youth, baritone vocalist Anthony Turner performs a one-man song cycle. The presentation features musicians— Elise Wagner bassoonist; Luke Hubley, percussionist and pianist Paul Boyd. These songs were influenced by the poems complied in The Gathering, a book by artist Jeannine Otis. Turner’s performance offers a special tribute to victims of gun violence, while also conveying a sense of hope within our communities, our criminal justice system, and humanity.
In the slums of Buenos Aires, there lived a woman named María, who people say was “born on the day God was drunk.” She is seduced into a deadly underworld by the spirit of tango. Astor Piazzolla’s intoxicating nuevo tango music and the dreamy poetry of Horacio Ferrer, driven by the enthralling rhythm of an Argentine tango orchestra, will transport and transfix like nothing heard or seen before on the Oh! stage.