Tuesday, May 11, 2010

"The Trouble With Happiness For String Quartet"

Leading European Composer Portrait Concert with José Luis Greco at the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Thursday, May 13, at 6 PM

$15 for Phillips Collection Museum non-members, free for Phillips Collection members.


Mudas for mezzo-soprano and string quartet, on poems by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Antonio Machado and Federico García Lorca

The Trouble with Happiness for string quartet

Celosías for mezzo-soprano and string quartet, based on 6 of the Spanish Popular Songs collected and harmonized by Federico García Lorca


Unemployment in Greece, the IMF projected, will rise sharply -- from around 10 percent this year to near 15 percent in 2011, where it is expected to remain for several years. Unemployment in Spain is currently about 20 percent.

Unemployment in Poland is currently estimated at about 13 percent. Unemployment in Ukraine is currently estimated by the CIA at about 5 percent, but excludes a large numbers of unregistered or underemployed workers. Poverty in Ukraine is estimated at 35 percent.


Photo credit: Copyright controlled. Via the Phillips Collection.


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