Fleur Barron, mezzo
Julius Drake, piano

Sunday, March 12, 2023 - 3:00 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

Lauded as a “charismatic star” by the Boston Globe, Fleur Barron makes her PCMS debut with a pianist near and dear to the Society in Julius Drake. The British-Singaporean mezzo has put together an evening of songs that speak to her and her heritage in a very personal way.

Homeland, Dreams, Childhood

Ruo: Fisherman’s sonnet 
Brahms: Heimweh I: Wie traulich war das Fleckchen
Yi:  Know You How Many Petals Falling
Brahms: Heimweh II: O Wüsst ich doch den Weg zurück
Yi: Monologue
Northeast Lullaby, Chinese folksong
Mussorgsky: The Nursery
Yi: Thinking of My Home at Night [Philadelphia Premiere, PCMS Co-Commission]
Ives: My Native Land
Azezi/Frenkel: Ananurhan
Berg: Op.2
Takemitsu: Will tomorrow, I wonder, be cloudy or clear?
Trenet: Si vous aimiez
Takemitsu: La Neige
Porter: Night and Day
Takemitsu: Yesterday’s Spot
Trenet: Boum!

The Artist(s)

Fleur Barron
Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano
Hailed as a “charismatic star” by the Boston Globe and as “a knockout performer” by The Times, British-Singaporean mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron is a 2018 HSBC Laureate of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and the recipient of the 2016 Grace B. Jackson Prize from the Tanglewood Music Festival, awarded to one outstanding young singer each year.… Read More
Julius Drake
Julius Drake, piano
The pianist Julius Drake lives in London and enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, collaborating with many of the world’s leading artists, both in recital and on disc. The New Yorker has described him as the “collaborative pianist nonpareil.” He appears regularly at all the major music centers and festivals: the Aldeburgh,… Read More


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Pre-Concert Lecture

With Cori Ellison at 1:45 pm