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Because I Could Not Stop, An Encounter with Emily Dickinson

Date: January 12, 2024

Time: 7 PM

Venue: Holyoke Media Studio, 1 Court Plaza, (23 Suffolk St.) Holyoke, MA

Tickets: General Admission $24.00

(Seating Limited)

MIFA Victory Theatre presents Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) “Because I Could Not Stop: An Encounter with Emily Dickinson.” A  journey through Dickinson’s elusive artistic world pairing chamber music of renowned 19th-century composer Amy Beach with Dickinson’s words, images, emotions, and imagination. 

Written by James Melo

Music of Amy Beach

Starring Angelica Page as Emily Dickinson 

Soprano Kristina Bachrach

Narrator Stephen Burrell

Music performed by the MIFA Victory Players 

Rita Wang, violin I

Giancarlo Latta, Violin

Rosemary Nelis, Viola

Clare Monfredo, Cello

Marie-Elise Boyer-Brown, Piano

Tianhui Ng, Music Director

Directed by Donald T. Sanders

A Co-production of MIFA Victory Theatre, Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) of New York City and the Emily Dickinson Museum of Amherst


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