Fringe Festival: Within the Quota

A multimedia production featuring moving images and chamber arrangements of music by Cole Porter and TableTopOpera

Within the Quota Event PosterThursday, September 19, 2019
7 - 8 p.m.
Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman East Wing


Based on a ballet by Cole Porter, TableTopOpera’s "Within the Quota" looks at 100 years of U.S. immigration policy. The chamber group reworks a transcription of Porter’s score by William Bolcom and Richard Rodney Bennett and – in collaboration with George Eastman Museum – accompanies it with an array of historical and contemporary images and film clips. The ensemble has previously created multi-media projects with noted comic-book artist P. Craig Russell, photojournalist Paolo Pellegrin, and film composer Jeff Beal.

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Sponsored by the Eastman School of Music, the Religion and Classics Department, and the Center for Jewish Studies.

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