Julia Wolfe: Fire in My Mouth
Women of The Crossing, dir. Donald Nally
The Young People’s Chorus of New York, dir. Franciso Núñez
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Fire in My Mouth is Julia Wolfe’s immersive visual and musical event — featuring lights, chamber choir, video, and projection — that explores a seminal event in New York City: the devastating Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 that killed more than 100 young immigrants.
American composer Julia Wolfe was born 1958 in Philadelphia.
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