Composer Robert Beaser offers an insightful discussion of The Heavenly Feast, his setting of a poem by Gjertrude Schnackenberg based on the life of Simone Weil. Interview by Neil W. Levin.
Note: This recording has been lightly edited to enhance public access.
Date: October 21, 1998
Credit: Milken Family Foundation
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