Literary Partners Program: Zentripetal "Where Words Leave Off, Music Begins Again"

Presenting a concert of new poetry-inspired music for the instrumental voices of violin and cello. Compositions by Lynn Bechtold, Dan Cooper, Jennifer DeVore, Lawrence Kramer, and Augusta Reade Thomas. Hailed as a "dynamic duo" by Classics Today, “outstanding” by Pizzicato Journal, and “close to the edge and  impressive”  by  Strings  magazine,  Zentripetal made its debut in 2006.

Longtime collaborators violinist Lynn Bechtold and cellist Jennifer DeVore have performed together at venues ranging from the Austrian Cultural Forum and Le Poisson Rouge in Manhattan, to Rolling Orange bicycle shop in Brooklyn, to the Institut Finlandais in Paris, France. They have also performed in concert series including the Music With a View Festival and North River Music Series. Their collaborators include composers, vocalists, pianists, DJs, and a chef, and they released their first CD in September 2014, on Composers Concordance Records, distributed by Naxos.

Poets House is located at 10 River Terrace (at Murray Street).  

Subway directions: Take the 1, 2, 3, A, or C to Chambers Street Station. Walk west along Chambers Street all the way to the end (Rockefeller Park, along the Hudson River). Turn left and walk along River Terrace two blocks. Poets House is at the corner of Murray and River Terrace.