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Once/Memory/Night: Paul Celan

This course was offered in Winter/Spring, 2018.

Ensemble for These Times (formerly the Jewish Music & Poetry Project), performs “Once/Memory/Night: Paul Celan" a program of music inspired by the life and works of seminal 20th century writer and survivor Paul Celan.

THREE world premieres of new commissioned works:

  • “Die Eichne Tuer” by E4TT composer David Garner, for soprano, English horn, violin, cello and piano, to 5 poems by Celan
  • “Nachtlang” for soprano, cello, and piano by Jared Redmond, to 2 poems by Celan
  • “A Song for the End of the World,” for soprano, cello, and piano by Stephen Eddins to poetry by Celan contemporary Czeslaw Milosz


  • "4 1/2" (2016) for solo piano by Libby Larsen
  • “Memoire de l’ombre” for cello by Aleksandra Kaca from E4TT's Call for Scores (56x54)

Musicians: Nanette McGuinness, soprano, Dale Tsang, piano, and season guest cellist Anne Lerner-Wright, joined by guest English hornist Laura Reynolds and guest violinist Ilana Blumberg Thomas


# Sessions
Date & time

Sunday, April 15
4:00 pm


Tickets: $30/20
Register here
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Session Time Days Location Instructors
Apr 15 4:00 PM–6:00 PM Sun Noe Valley Ministry N/A


Noe Valley Ministry

1021 Sanchez St.

San Francisco, CA 94114