Salon Concert II

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Stotesbury Mansion

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About This Performance

The urge to incorporate the music “of the people” into art song extended from England to Brazil. In America, composers drew inspiration from traditional tunes, folk songs, and spirituals that expressed the nation’s diverse character. This second salon performance serves as an apt prelude to the final Emerging Voices concert, bringing our attention to a time and place close to home.

This concert is part of our Emerging Voices Project that explores national identity and social connection through art song.

Sarah Shafer, soprano; Corinne Winters, soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Douglas Williams, bass-baritone; Brooklyn Rider; Myra Huang, piano; Shannon McGinnis, piano

Villa-Lobos: Suite for voice and violin
Clarke: Three Irish Country Songs
Burleigh: Songs [Sel.]
DiamondVocalises
Glass: String Quartet No. 3
Selection of songs by BernsteinBowlesBlitzsteinRorem, and Copland

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.