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The Crossing: Fire in my mouth

  • David Geffen Hall 10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023-6970 (map)

Thursday, January 24th, 2019; 7:30PM

Fire in my mouth, a major world premiere from Bang on a Can composer Julia Wolfe, tells the story of New York’s Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: a 1911 tragedy that led to significant changes in labor laws. Representing the nearly 150 women lost in that fire are 36 women of The Crossing, with the Philharmonic’s new music director, Jaap van Zweden, conducting.

also included on the program:
Steven Stucky Elegy
Aaron Copland Clarinet Concerto

New York Philharmonic
Crossing Choir
Jaap van Zweden, conducting

Earlier Event: December 2
Handel and Haydn Society: Messiah
Later Event: January 25
The Crossing: Fire in my mouth