In Stitches

For: soprano and piano

Duration: 9'30" (three songs)

Text: Hazel Hall

Program Note: This song cycle is about sewing as a metaphor; for life, love, beauty, nature and strength. The poet, Hazel Hall, was a seamstress who spent most of her time in one room due to being of limited mobility.

Performances: 2021 CPI with Juliet Schlefer and Rhys Burgess; 2023 Teryn Kuzma at Bard College VAP