Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Eklund performs Ned Rorem's 1962 song cycle Poems of Love and the Rain with texts by W. H. Auden ("Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone"), Emily Dickinson ("Love's stricken 'why'"), Theodore Roethke ("The Apparition"), E.E. Cummings ("in the rain"), and others. Pianist Dolores Borgir plays Robert Schumann's Symphonic Etudes, op. 13. Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, 622-6882, 12:10 pm, free.
Added by chadk on November 4, 2005