Meredith Monk with Katie Geissinger and Allison Sniffin in Concert
Recognized as one of the most unique and influential artists of our time, composer/performer Meredith Monk offers an intimate concert at the Lensic, presented in conjunction with Bruce Nauman: His Mark. The concert reflects Monk’s six decades of innovation and awe-inspiring vocal mastery, mining the depths of the myriad possibilities of the human voice with renowned members of her Vocal Ensemble, Katie Geissinger and Allison Sniffin.
Meredith Monk, voice and keyboard
Katie Geissinger, voice
Allison Sniffin, voice, violin and keyboard
About Meredith Monk
Recently Monk received three of the highest honors bestowed to a living artist in the United States: induction into the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2019), the 2017 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, and a 2015 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama.
“As [Monk] sang, there was a palpable sense of love and joy between her and the audience that spoke volumes. An antidote to the troubled times we live in.” – Virginia Webb, Financial Times
“…a musician of boundless imagination and vision. Both alone and with her vocal ensemble, [Monk] took the audience into enchanting and compassionate worlds …the shadings, effects and expressive elements captured the listener’s attention and never let go.” – Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer
Sponsored by Bobbie Foshay, Edward and Maria Gale, Gale Family Foundation, Helen Kornblum, Bruce Nauman, Angela Westwater, and Sperone Westwater.