Language of Dreams

credit: VIDEO (live mix) and LIGHTING DESIGNER

Conceived and created by Myra Melford.  Performed by Snowy Egret: Myra Melford - piano/melodica, Ron Miles - cornet, Liberty Ellman - guitar, Stomu Takeishi - acoustic bass guitar, Jeff Davis - drums with David Szlasa - video artist, Oguri - dance, choreography, Sofia Rei - narration, spoken text, Hans Wendl - artistic direction.  Text from the Memory of Fire Trilogy by Eduardo Galeano used under license from Susan Bergholz Literary Services.  Commissioned and performed at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco 2013, with additional funding from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, a University of California, Berkeley research grant, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Myra Melford