Salon Concert IWednesday, January 15, 2020 - 7:30 pm
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About This Performance
Our first program at the Stotesbury Mansion offers an intimate experience akin to the “salon-style” events held in Europe in the early 20th century. While these English, French, and Spanish songs are laden with themes of love for one’s homeland, they also foreshadow the conflicted emotions of patriotism and the horror associated with World War I.
This concert is part of our Emerging Voices Project that explores national identity and social connection through art song.
Joélle Harvey, soprano; Amanda Lynn Bottoms, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Roderick Williams, baritone; Myra Huang, piano; Shannon McGinnis, piano
Vaughan Williams: The Sky Above the Roof
Stravinsky: Deux poèmes de Paul Verlaine
de Falla: Siete canciones populares
Tailleferre: Six chansons françaises
Granados: Elegia eterna
Obradors: Canciones clásicas Españolas
Sanderson: God be with our Boys Tonight
Ives: Three Songs of the War
Butterworth: Songs [Sel.]
Browne: To Gratiana Dancing and Singing
Major support for Emerging Voices has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage — with additional support from Grant Greapentrog, Constance & Michael Cone, and Vincent Tseng & Geoffrey Mainland.