Melville and the Great White Whale

Aurea presents their classic historical program Melville and the Great White Whale in the beautiful setting of Cape Cod, as part of the Twenty Summers series in the Hawthorne Barn of Provincetown. In this program, Aurea sets its gaze on the life and times of Herman Melville and his seminal work, Moby-Dick. Fusing passages from the novel; Melville’s letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne, the novel’s dedicatee; string quartets of Beethoven and Webern, sea shanties and evocative harmonica improvisations of Chris Turner, Aurea highlights the philosophical themes inherent in this great American novel.

Melville and the Great White Whale

Melville and the Great White Whale

Aurea sets its gaze on the life and times of Herman Melville and his seminal work, Moby-Dick.  Fusing passages from the novel; Melville’s letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne, the novel’s dedicatee; string quartets of Beethoven and Webern, sea shanties and evocative harmonica improvisations of Chris Turner, Aurea highlights the philosophical themes inherent in this great American novel.

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