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Songs For People I Will Never See Again

  • Location:
    apexart, 291 Church Street, New York, New York, 10013, US


“Sometimes you have to breathe fire into dreams that come to you for fire, whoever's dreams they turn out to be. They might be yours and you don’t know it yet.” - From Songs For People I Will Never See Again

This will be the first performance of a new live multimedia show by Irish writer, singer and songwriter, Lucy Foley, accompanied by her four piece band. Instrumentation will include guitars, steel pan, synthesizers, laptops, toy piano, clarinets with a driving and playful rhythm section. Live and recorded music and projected imagery weave through a spoken word narrative.

The performance will include stories and songs such as: the wood turner of Sunset Park who turns devastating loss into beautiful objects, a woman who discovers her beauty accidentally by the side of the street, the great courage of daisies, Philoctetes the Greek air traffic controller who returns nightly to a cave to mourn his lost youth, and an unexpected love affair with a French mosquito. Songs For People I Will Never See Again is a show about people frozen in the moment of their appearance and of their disappearance. We celebrate tonight the moment freed from time into story and song, and hear of people I will never see again.

Sound design and additional music composition by Ross Bonadonna.

Duration: approximately 75 mins.