Salon Concert IIWednesday, January 22, 2020 - 7:30 pm
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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.]
Glass: String Quartet No. 3
Selection of songs by Bernstein, Bowles, Blitzstein, Rorem, 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.