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The Sonnet Song Cycle

Finished Fri, Apr 29, 2011
Two Cities Gallery
20 Shaoxing Lu, near Ruijin Er Lu


Washington, DC-based pianist/composer Burnett Thompson returns to Shanghai to present an evening of William Shakespeare’s sonnets of love, beauty and mortality set to original music. This project is the latest in The Silent Shakespeare and the Sonnets series. The Silent Shakespeare and the Sonnets series has included performances at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, the Goethe Institute, the Shakespeare Theatre, and the National Arts Club in New York. The Shanghai performance features guest vocals by Coco Zhao. No entry fee. No RSVP required. Doors close promptly at 7:30 pm. SmartShanghai interview here.