Release: Wanting More – A Poet and a Composer

PHOTO CAPTION:   Guggenheim recipient and award- winning composer Sheila Silver(left)  has created a songbook based upon the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay.  Beauty Intolerable, developed with the support of American Opera Projects, the Millay Society, ClaverackLanding and Symphony Space, will have its world premiere on Saturday, June 8th at 6 pm.  The presentation, with […]

Release: Millay’s Life through Song

PHOTO CAPTION:  Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay (Vincent to her friends) toured America during the Depression reading her work at sold out stadiums including the Hollywood Bowl and on nationwide radio broadcasts.   On Saturday, June 8th, ClaverackLanding is presenting the world premiere of Sheila Silver’s “Beauty Intolerable”, a songbook of 15 songs based on Millay’s […]

Music from (and for) the Heart

  CAPTION:  Lincoln Mayorga (tuxedo) spent most of his life composing, conducting and arranging music in Hollywood – soundtracks, TV scores, pop and rock-n-roll.  Names like Johnny Mathis and Disney Studios show up on his resume.  Arnold Steinhardt (sweater) took the multi-cultural exposure of his childhood in LA to heart.  He co-founded The Guarneri String […]