May 27 & 28: American Wild Performs Emerald Necklace

May 3, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend, the American Wild Ensemble will take Oliver’s newest work The Emerald Necklace on the road to New York City! The Emerald Necklace was co-commissioned by the American Wild Ensemble with Landscape Music, Michigan Tech Department of Visual and Performing Arts and Juventas for Lungs of the City: Olmsted’s Parks in Music, a nationwide celebration of Olmsted’s bicentennial.

The program features 8 world premieres, each inspired by an Olmsted design. Oliver’s work the Emerald Necklace will be performed alongside new pieces by Nell Shaw Cohen, Michael-Thomas Foumai, Libby Meyer, Ayumi Okada, Justin Ralls, Christina Rusnak and Ryan Suleiman.

Friday, May 27, 6:30pm
The Dongan Lawn at Fort Tryon Park
New York, NY

Saturday, May 28, 12:00pm
The Boathouse at Prospect Park
101 East Drive
Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, May 28, 7:00pm
Spitzer School of Architecture
City College of New York
141 Convent Avenue
New York, NY

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