Visual and Performing Arts

The Library at Night - Colin McAllister

The Library at Night

March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Colorado College - Tutt Library Event Space

1021 N Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Colin McAllister premiered The Library at Night at the San Diego Public Library in March 2016. Drawing inspiration from Alberto Manguel's book of the same name (a series of essays on the idea of the library), this captivating new recital takes the listener on a literary, musical and historical journey through time and place. For several of Manguel's essays (e.g. The Library as Imagination, The Library as Space, The Library as Oblivion) Colin interweaves music alongside poetry, historical vignettes and visual imagery in an engaging concert-length presentation. The compelling selection of music includes masters of medieval, Renaissance and Baroque polyphony, the first "Golden Age" of the guitar, sensual rhythms from Latin America and a newly commissioned work, Spines, by award-winning composer Christopher Adler. Join us for an unforgettable evening in The Library at Night and experience a feast for the ears, eyes and mind.