New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization
The film captures Murray’s first music project throughout his varied and incredible career. The show features world renowned cellist Jan Vogler, violinist Mira Wang and pianist Vanessa Perez. This eclectic show, conceived by Murray and Vogler, features a blend of classical music, rock, jazz, poetry and literature. Murray reads and sings throughout the film, all tied together with Murray’s wit, humour, and deadpan sincerity.
The film features songs by the likes of Tom Waits, Van Morrison, George Gershwin, and Leonard Bernstein, classical pieces by Bach and Schubert and poetry and literature by Walt Whitman, Lucille Clifton, and James Fenimore Cooper.
102 mins no interval