Mon Jul 23 |The Plaza @ 300 Ashland 300 Ashland Place
At the corner of Lafayette Ave & Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn Art Song Society presents five concerts exploring all things French, from masterpieces by Hector Berlioz to American premieres by Jean Barraqué. Spanning the elegant to the existential, the dramatic to the absurd, La France presents over 100 melodies by 20 of the greatest French composers sung by today’s best interpreters of song.
Edgard Varèse: Un Grand Sommeil Noir
Henri Dutilleux: 2 Sonnets de Jean Cassou
Jean Barraqué: 3 Mélodies (American Premiere)
Olivier Messiaen: Poèmes pour Mi
Sarah Brailey, Charlotte Mundy, soprano; Steven Eddy, baritone; Mike Brofman, Miori Sugiyama, piano.
Free pre-concert lecture at 7:00PM by composer Daniel Felsenfeld: Messiaen and His Students
Are you a student? We have a limited number of comp tickets to give away in partnership with BASS. RSVP here and don’t miss out!