Photo of Elliott Smith outside of Coffee People, 1993 by JJ Gonson

Photo of Elliott Smith outside of Coffee People, 1993 by JJ Gonson

A Fond Farewell

The music and influence of Elliott Smith continues to echo long after his death, and to honor and explore the music of this Portland icon, Third Angle New Music has commissioned 6 leading young composers to reimagine his music. Hand2Mouth & Third Angle will create an evening-length performance piece that illustrates and celebrates Smith’s musical talents and legacy.

The performances will take place Thursday & Friday April 12 & 13, 2018 7:30 pm at Alberta Rose Theatre. 

CREDITS

DIRECTOR: Jonathan Walters* & Hand2Mouth

PERFORMERS: Ron Blessinger (violin); Daniel Buchanan (tenor), Marilyn de Oliveira (cello), Chloe Payne (mezzo-soprano) & Louis DeMartino, (clarinet)

COMPOSERS: ROBERT HONSTEIN, JACOB COOPER, CHRISTOPHER CERRONE, TED HEARNE, SCOTT WOLLSCHLEGER & LJ WHITE

*H2M Company Member^H2M Resident Artist

THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS PRODUCTION IS SUPPORTED IN PART BY: Oregon Community Foundation’s Creative Heights Initiative & the National Endowment for the Arts