Sarah Shafer, soprano
Lydia Brown, piano

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 8:00 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

Sarah Shafer’s “luminous voice” and “intensely expressive interpretations” (New York Times) have helped this fast-rising soprano’s career take off. Pianist and Metropolitan Opera Assistant Conductor Lydia Brown joins the 2013 Musical Fund Society Career Advancement Winner for this eagerly-awaited return engagement.

Copland: 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson [Selections]
Schubert: Gesänge aus W. Meister, D. 877 [Selections]
Poulenc: Fiançailles pour rire
Smith: Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Rachmaninov: Six Romances, Op. 38
StravinskyThe Owl and the Pussy Cat