War and Pieces 3 Day Festival


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A 3 day festival to be repeated in 2002
Art by Anique Taylor


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Mimi Stern-Wolfe conducts
The Good Soldier Schweik Suite
by Robert Kurka (1921-1957)
as part of The Downtown Chamber & Opera Players War & Peace Concerts
slide photography by Anne Stanner
slide based on illustrations by Josef Lada of the novel by Joroslav Hasek
photography by Alex Hawsley

 

WAR IS THE DAY
THE CHILDREN ARE BORN
PEACE IS THE DAY THEY DIE,
NEVER HAVING LIVED AT ALL.

"Homeless Children" - final lines
Ilsa Gilbert, poet
from Peace Cry, (orchestra & vocalists)
David Hollister, composer
Downtown Music Productions, 1992

LISTEN HERE, JOE, DON'T YOU KNOW THAT TOMORROW
YOU GOT TO GO OUT YONDER WHERE THE STEEL WINDS BLOW?
LISTEN HERE, KID, IT'S BEEN SAID TOMORROW YOU'LL BE DEAD
OUT THERE WHERE THE RAIN IS LEAD.

"Without Benefit of Declaration"
Langston Hughes
Peace Cry


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