Poets in Performance

Saturday, January 11, 2003
Bill Frisell and RICHTER 858

Date + Time

Saturday, January 11, 2003
5:30 p.m.

Location

9:00 p.m.
Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

The 858 String Quartet — Bill Frisell, Hank Roberts, Jenny Scheinman, and Eyvind Kang — play a suite composed by Frisell in response to Gerhard Richter's 858 painting series for the book RICHTER 858. Poets Robert Hass, Dean Young, Brenda Hillman, W. S. Di Piero, Paul Hoover, and David Breskin also read their works from the book. In addition, a book signing with the artists will be held at 8 p.m. in the MuseumStore

$30 general; $25 SFMOMA members, students with ID, and seniors. Tickets go on sale beginning November 10. Tickets are available at the Museum with no surcharge or at Ticketweb.com (866.468.3399) or Tickets.com.

Participants

Guitarist Bill Frisell and his Quartet
Poets Robert Hass, Dean Young, Brenda Hillman, W.S. Di Piero, Paul Hoover, and David Breskin
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