After Yeats: Two realisations by Lucia d'Errico

Activity: Talk or presentationPerformance

William Brooks - Invited speaker

_After Yeats_ describes a collaboration between a performer, who declaims a Yeats poem in translation, self-accompanied by a plucked string instrument, and a composer, who works at a remove to observe and amplify the implications of the declamation. The conception is by William Brooks; Lucia d'Errico performed two realisations, accompanying herself on the Baroque guitar; one was composed by Davide Sibilia, the other by herself. The performance was preceded by a brief introduction given by William Brooks.
8 Jul 2015

Event (Conference)

TitleOn and off the page
LocationOrpheus Institute
Degree of recognitionInternational event


  • William Butler Yeats, Composition, Chanting, Music, Translation, Text-setting


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