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Bryce Dessner’s Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)

October 9, 2019
The Moore Theatre

University Musical Society Ann Arbor MI

Marking 30 years since the death of groundbreaking photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, composer/conductor Bryce Dessner (The National) brings audiences Triptych (Eyes of One on Another), a powerful work that explores the origins and impact of Mapplethorpe’s controversial photography. Created with librettist Korde Arrington Tuttle and director Kaneza Schaal in collaboration with the vocal group Roomful of Teeth and an eight-player ensemble, Triptych includes music, projections of Mapplethorpe’s images and poetry.

In partnership with On the Boards.

*Disclaimer: Triptych will contain a frank discussion of sexuality, queer identity and race, and may include photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe depicting sexuality, sexual acts, nudity, flowers and classical portraiture.

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