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WOODSONGS: Leyla McCalla | Iris DeMent, Lyric Theatre
December 14, 2015 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
ing 18 poems by 20th century Russian poet Anna Akhmatova to life." "LEYLA MCCALLA is a multi-instrumentalist, a cellist and singer. McCalla toured and recorded with the renowned African-American string band the Carolina Chocolate Drops and now is focused on her solo career. Living in New Orleans, she released her debut album Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes in 2014. The album consists of compositions she has written to Langston Hughes poetry, Haitian folk songs and original pieces."