44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.
Program starts at 5 p.m. featuring Jack Gilpin, Susan Kinsolving, Helen Houghton, Ann Hoyt, Tommy Wazelle and Scott Rednour. Music is represented as poetry's mother and muse. "All art constantly aspires to the condition of music." said Walter Horatio Pater, a mid-19th century English essayist, critic of art and literature, and writer of fiction. Celebrating the timeless connection between poetry and music, The Henderson Cultural Center presents the second program in a series of four entitled, Music: Poetry's Muse based on The Music Lover's Poetry Anthology edited by Helen Handley Houghton and Maureen McCarthy Draper, with a forward by J. D. McClatchy. Poet, Librettist and teacher Susan Kinsolving and well known actor Jack Gilpin will read extraordinary poems that offer memorable encounters with music. The program is framed with classical and modern musical selections performed by soprano Ann Hoyt and tenor Tommy Wazelle accompanied by Scott Rednour. For more information contact Susan York. Ticket prices: $30 members; $35 non-members; $10 kids 12 and under.