Free Tuesday Program

Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Gertrude Stein Live!

Date + Time

Tuesday, June 07, 2011
noon

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

Smigiel explores the live iterations of Gertrude Stein's work, from poetry readings to performances, as he prepares for SFMOMA's August production of her Four Saints in Three Acts. This opera, a landmark collaboration with the composer Virgil Thomson, is re-presented through the creative lens of chamber opera experimentalists Ensemble Parallèle, composer Luciano Chessa, and video/performance artist Kalup Linzy. Additional guests to be announced.

Participants

Frank Smigiel, associate curator of public programs, SFMOMA

Admission + Ticketing

Museum and program admission are free; does not include entry to The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde.