Poet Tom Sexton Collaborates with Composer Libby Larsen

Lowell-born poet and former Alaska Poet Laureate Tom Sexton recently provided the inspiring words for acclaimed composer Libby Larsen’s new work “Alaska Spring,” which premiered this week in a performance by the Alaska Chamber Singers. Read Mike Dunham’s article in the Anchorage Daily News here.

Minnesota composer Libby Larsen has written a cycle of choral pieces, Alaska Spring, using poetry by Tom Sexton of Anchorage, former Alaska poet laureate. The music premiered Saturday and will be performed again today with the Alaska Chamber Singers.

Composer Libby Larsen and poet Tom Sexton. Web photo by Erik Hill courtesy of Anchorage Daily News