Theresa Wong – She Dances Naked Under Palm Trees

Sarah Cahill, piano
Bowling Green State University, 3/25/2019
Music at the Forefront, presented by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music
Video credit: Michael Laurello, BGSU

Theresa Wong’s “She Dances Naked Under Palm Trees” is inspired by the Nina Simone song “Images,” which uses a poem by the Harlem Renaissance writer William Waring Cuney called “No Images.” Sarah Cahill gave the world premiere on March 22, 2019 at Detroit Institute of Arts.