• Pianist Fred Hersch's "Coma Dreams" With Michael Bourne

    February 22, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Pianist Fred Hersch and Dr. Rita Charon talk with WBGO's Michael Bourne and play excerpts from "My Coma Dreams," a jazz theater work which premieres at Columbia University's Miller Theatre on March 2, at 3 and 8 p.m.

    The musical play, which dramatizes Hersch's dreamlike experiences during a medically-induced coma, will be performed with the Ensemble Michael Winther. It was developed in collaboration with Columbia's narrative medicine workshop.

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