Event: OCC.0121

Brooklyn Youth Chorus’ Black Mountain Songs (Southeast premiere)

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and UNC Asheville presented the Southeast premiere of Black Mountain Songs, an expansive choral and visual work performed by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus and curated by Bryce Dessner (The National) and Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire). Eight composers in total, including Dessner and Parry along with Pulitzer Prize-winner Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Aleksandra Vrebalov, John King, Tim Hecker, and Jherek Bischoff, collaborated with filmmaker Matt Wolf to create the renowned piece which celebrated the legacy of BMC.
Performance Initiative
Diana Wortham Theatre
Presented with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation