Steel Hammer: An Inside Look

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

Photo by Peter Serling

Featuring Julia Wolfe, Drew’s 2017 Mellon Artist-in-Residence and the Bang on a Can All-Stars

This lecture demonstration with Julia Wolfe and the Bang on a Can All-Stars focuses on the making of Steel Hammer, previewing the composition’s April 26 performance. The artists perform and discuss this work, which explores the American-worker ballad “John Henry” and its connections with labor history. A Q&A with the artists follows the talk.


Dorothy Young Center for the Arts – The Concert Hall
Lancaster Road
Madison, NJ 07940
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