Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
Kevin Miller, piano

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - 7:30 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

Among the world’s leading bel canto tenors, Lawrence Brownlee has emerged as a pivotal voice for activism and diversity in classical music. His latest recital program, Rising, is dedicated to Black composers and writers, with text drawn from the Harlem Renaissance. 

Owens: Desire, Op. 13
Evans: Selection of three songs
Owens: Silver Rain, Op. 11
Bonds: Songs of the Seasons
Simon: Vocalise I
Barnes: Peace & Invocation
Spencer: I know my Soul & The Dance of Love
Simon: Vocalise I
Sneed: Selection of three songs
Okpebholo: Romance  Philadelphia Premiere
Simon: Vocalise I
Thompson: Selection of three songs

The Artist(s)

Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
Lawrence Brownlee is a leading figure in opera, both as a singer on the world's top stages, and as a voice for activism and diversity in the industry. Captivating audiences and critics around the globe, he has been hailed as “an international star in the bel canto operatic repertory” (The New York Times),… Read More
Kevin Miller
Kevin Miller, piano
American pianist and collaborator Kevin J. Miller is acclaimed for his dynamically artful performances. Recent collaborations include recitals with international tenor Lawrence Brownlee at Carnegie Hall and Houston Grand Opera, countertenor John Holiday at the Kennedy Center and The Barbican in London, Joseph Calleja and Nadine Sierra at the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as an appearance with Mr.… Read More


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Pre-Concert Lecture

With Christine Anderson at 6:30 pm

Master Classes

Lawrence Brownlee will give a master class on Tue., Mar. 28 at 4 pm at the Curtis Institute.