From one of the world’s most extraordinary creative minds comes BAM’s (Brooklyn Academy of Music) 2023 spring music series, this year curated by visionary composer and recording artist, Solange Knowles for Saint Heron, her creative arts institution. The series will fill BAM’s multi-theater campus with exciting performances from an eclectic lineup of artists spanning genres and practices. This engagement follows last year’s acclaimed performance series curated by poet, essayist, and cultural critic Hanif Abduarraqib. These programs are part of BAM’s path forward to present an ever-expanding curatorial lens to a wide range of audiences.
Knowles will curate a dynamic series of concerts, films, dance, performance art and theater pieces honoring the intergenerational and genre-spanning impact of artistic icons and will transport guests through a multi-decade aural-visual odyssey. The series’ intention is to introduce the Saint Heron and BAM audiences and communities to innovative musicians and artists through fellowship and performance. The last time Solange was at BAM was in 2013 when she headlined the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry music festival.
“We’re excited to work with Solange and her Saint Heron collective for this incredible music series of genre-crossing artists presented in unprecedented ways,” said BAM’s Artistic Director, David Binder. “Her experimental, global, and authentic approach consistently pushes the boundary of what performance can be and charts new pathways for audiences to connect. We can’t wait to see how this transpires on our stages.”
“We’re thrilled that through her visionary platform, Saint Heron, Solange is curating BAM’s spring 2023 music series with a bold, experimental, and holistic approach that embraces our values and future vision,” says BAM President, Gina Duncan.
Although the highly anticipated full lineup will be announced at a later date, at the moment, we do know that performances will begin in the winter of 2023. Congrats to Solange on yet another big accomplishment. We can’t wait to see the amazing things she does with the opportunity!
Solange Knowles To Curate BAM’s 2023 Spring Music Series was originally published on globalgrind.com