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Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Boston, MA

Castle of Our Skins: Ode to Hayes

Castle of our Skins is excited to honor legendary singer Roland Hayes as part of the Front Porch Arts Collective and Lyric Stage Company of Boston's production of Daniel Beaty's "Breath and Imagination". The celebration will include spirituals and art songs championed by Hayes and a world premiere created by youth.


The Idea of America—The Thurber, Burleigh and Dvorak Relationship

An Event of the Harry T. Burleigh Society--Co-sponsored by the Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture

Parsons Center for Health and Wellness
Phoenix, AZ

An AIDS Quilt Songbook 2018

A performance of selections from the AIDS Quilt Songbook, 1992 to the present. Ticket purchases go 100% to the support of Joshua Tree Feeding Program, an all-volunteer food pantry serving persons living with HIV/AIDS in Maricopa county. This performance takes place at a display of panels from the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, and launches a week of local AIDS awareness and commemorative events.

Terrace Theater
Washington D.C.

Vocal Arts DC: John Brancy Recital

Program to include selections by Holst, Vaughan Williams, Ives, Berlin, Speaks, Novello, Rachmaninov and others.

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Brooklyn Art Song Society: Samuel Barber

The Daisies Op. 2 no. 1, Dover Beach Op. 3, 3 Songs Op. 10, 4 Songs Op. 13 Hermit Songs Op. 29, Despite and Still Op. 41, 3 Songs Op. 45 Lucy Fitz-Gibbon, soprano; Samantha Malk, mezzo-soprano; Steven Eddy, Mario Diaz-Moresco, Brian Mextorf, baritone; Michael Brofman, Spencer Myer, piano; Members of PhiloSonia Free pre-concert lecture at 7:00PM by Nick DiBeradino (Curtis Institute)

Kerrytown Concert House
Ann Arbor, MI

songSLAM Ann Arbor

The Sparks & Wiry Cries songSLAM is a unique competition for emerging composer/performer teams to premiere new art song, in partnership with the Kerrytown Concert House, and Mc’d by Kathleen Kelly. In the poetry-slam tradition, audience members vote on their favorite performances, and $2,000 in cash prizes are awarded.

Voertman Hall, University of North Texas
Denton, Texas

CollabFest 2018: Songs of Juliana Hall

Recital of songs by American composer Juliana Hall--part of CollabFest 2018

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA

Christine Brewer Recital

Christine Brewer will perform works by Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss, Richard Rodgers, Sidney Homer, Celius Dougherty, Paul Sargent, Harold Arlen, Ernest Charles and Frank Bridge.

Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Art Song Society: Charles Ives

Selected Songs Including "The Children’s Hour," "General Booth Enters into Heaven," and "The Housatonic at Stockbridge"

Laetitia Grimaldi, Elisabeth Marshall, soprano; Elisa Sutherland, mezzo-soprano; Timothy Fallon, tenor; Michael Kelly, Will Liverman, baritone; Michael Brofman Ammiel Bushekavitz, piano

Free pre-concert lecture at 7:00PM by composer Daniel Felsenfeld

Tanglewood Music Festival
Lenox, MA

The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood

Reflecting the season-long theme, The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood will spotlight Bernstein's wide-ranging talents as a composer, his many gifts as a great interpreter and champion of other composers, and his role as an inspirer of a new generation of musicians and music lovers across the country and around the globe. The gala concert will feature a kaleidoscopic array of artists and ensembles from the worlds of classical music, film, and Broadway.

Glimmerglass Festival
Cooperstown, NY

Hampsong Foundation Event

Song of America: Beyond Liberty

Beloved American baritone Thomas Hampson opens the American Songbook to explore the influential people and monumental events that helped create and define “the land of the free.” Guiding the audience through centuries of stories, Mr. Hampson tells personal anecdotes and offers historical monologues and readings of his favorite poetry, offering rich context with which to celebrate America’s history of song. Written with Royce Vavrek and developed with Francesca Zambello, “Beyond Liberty” will travel to all 50 states after its premiere at Glimmerglass.

Fenimore Art Museum
Cooperstown, NY

Hampsong Foundation Event

Song of America Educator Workshop

The two-day Song of America workshop offers an interdisciplinary exploration of American history and culture through two artistic forms: classic song (poetry set to music) and visual art (as represented by the holdings of the Fenimore Art Museum). Educators will engage in hands-on activities, participate in interactive presentations, and experience live performances of music as well as of pieces in the museum collection.

Fenimore Art Museum
Cooperstown, NY

Hampsong Foundation Event

Song of America Educator Workshop

The two-day Song of America workshop (Aug. 16-17, 2018) offers an interdisciplinary exploration of American history and culture through two artistic forms: classic song (poetry set to music) and visual art (as represented by the holdings of the Fenimore Art Museum). Educators will engage in hands-on activities, participate in interactive presentations, and experience live performances of music as well as of pieces in the museum collection. The workshop will culminate in the preparation of lesson plans and activities specific to the grades and subjects of participating educators which integrate the arts with humanities topics. Ideal for K-12 Language Arts, English, Social Studies, and Performing Arts Educators. Special topics will include Native American culture, Alexander Hamilton/Early America, the Civil War, North American folk movements, and African American history of the 20th century.

Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

Hampsong Foundation Event

Song of America Educator Workshop

Part of the “Creating Memorable Introductions to Music” series–only available to teachers selected for the 2017-2018 program.