de Blasiis Music Series | Sister, Show Me Eternity
A staged, multi-media concert celebrating the life and works of Emily Dickinson through American music, literature and poetry featuring Sylvia Stoner, Anne Jennifer Nash, Sharon O’Connel Campbell
The concert is a touring multimedia collaboration of faculty from UNK, Skidmore College and Concordia College (Minn.). It incorporates literature, guest artists, commissioned work and student performances.
The concert will be performed by soprano Sylvia Stoner of Skidmore College; soprano Anne Jennifer Nash of Concordia College; and mezzo-soprano Sharon Campbell, associate professor of UNK’s Music, Theatre and Dance. (Pianist is TBD). The show also includes performances by four students from the Capitol Region (Currently TBD). The ensemble also represents characters in the Dickinson family’s life. Art songs by sixteen different composers, including Aaron Copland and Libby Larson, are combined with pieces composed for this concert by Evan Mack to weave a thematic tapestry representing the poet’s life, relationships and art.