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Lyric Fest – All-Bernstein Vocal Program

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3:00 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

This concert is part of the Wagman Century Series

Lyric Fest commemorates the centennial of the birth of an extraordinary American composer and personality, Leonard Bernstein, in the latest in its Biography in Music series. With special guest Jamie Bernstein reading from her father’s letters, this life-retrospective is told through music, anecdotes, and the composer’s own words.

Jennifer Aylmer, soprano; Elizabeth Shammash, mezzo-soprano; Jonas Hacker, tenor; Randall Scarlata, baritone; Laura Ward, piano; Jamie Bernstein, narrator; Suzanne DuPlantis, narrator

All-Bernstein Vocal Program

 

This concert is supported by the Presser Foundation.

Lyric Fest

Lyric Fest (LF) was founded in 2003 by three Philadelphia-area musicians: Suzanne DuPlantis, mezzo-soprano, Randi Marrazzo, soprano, and Laura Ward, pianist, with the shared goal of celebrating and revitalizing the song tradition. It has produced and presented over 60 concerts and recitals featuring more than 160 local, regional and national artists. Currently LF is run.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.…more info