Doctoral Candidate John Petrucelli has been selected as a composer/performer for the New Hazlett Theater’s 2017–18 CSA (Community Supported Art) Series. Conceived as an artistic analogy to the community supported agriculture movement, the New Hazlett’s series seeks to support local artists and provide a professional performance environment for their work. Petrucelli will perform his suite Presence at the New Hazlett on December 7 and 8th of 2017.
Presence synthesizes jazz, classical, and electronic music influences into a meditation on place, space, and the human condition. The suite comprises nine selections; Black Moon, Field of Heaven, Intentions, Veil of Shadows, Mercury Crossing, Garden of the Angels, Summon (the spirit), Amor Fati and Bridge, Not an End. They follow a narrative arc that represents a series of transformations he has undergone both artistically and spiritually during his time in Pittsburgh.
Congratulations to John Petrucelli on being selected for this important and innovative series!