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La France I: Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel
The Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
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Oct 06, 2017 7:30 PM



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La France I: Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel
What: La France I: Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel
When: Friday, October 6, 2017 7:30PM
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Who: Kristina Bachrach, soprano; Samantha Malk, mezzo soprano; Jesse Blumberg, Steven LaBrie, baritone; Jill Sokol, flute; Chris Gross, cello; Michael Brofman, Brent Funderburk, Miori Sugiyama, piano

Program: Claude Debussy: Chansons de Bilitis, Fêtes galantes (Premier recueil), Ariettes oubliées
Maurice Ravel: Histoires Naturelles, Chansons Madacasses, Don Quichotte à Dulcinée

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  Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) opens its eighth season on Friday, October 6th 2017 with the first concert in its 5-concert festival La France, featuring some of the best-loved melodies by Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.  Highlights include Debussys epic setting of Paul Verlaine, Ariettes oubliées sung by soprano Kristina Bachrach and Ravels dashing Don Quichotte à Dulcinée performed by Steven LaBrie (BASS debut).   Additional artists include mezzo soprano Samantha Malk, baritone Jesse Blumberg, and pianists Brent Funderburk and Miori Sugiyama.  This concert will be proceeded by a pre-concert lecture at 7PM by Columbia professor Marilyn McCoy.  

About La France:
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 todays best interpreters of song.  

About the Brooklyn Historical Society:
Founded in 1863, Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's extraordinary 400-year history. Located in Brooklyn Heights and housed in a magnificent landmark building designed by George Post and opened in 1881, today's BHS is a cultural hub for civic dialogue, thoughtful engagement and community outreach.

About Brooklyn Art Song Society  
   The Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) will enter its eighth season of first-rate music making in the Fall of 2017, having earned a reputation as one of the preeminent organizations dedicated to the vast repertoire of poetry set to music.

     The New York Times called BASS a company well worth watching and Voce di Meche hailed, as long as BASS is around we do not need to worry about the future of art song in the USA. Opera News writes, Brooklyn Art Song Society keeps the intimate recital alive with innovative programming, and the New Yorker praised BASS as uncompromisingly dedicated to continuing the traditions of classical art song, both old and new.

  Past highlights have included performances of the complete songs of Charles Ives and Henri Duparc, a festival of works from Franz Schuberts last year, a five-concert survey of the songs of Les Six, and the complete output of Hugo Wolf over six seasons. Committed to keeping art song relevant in our time BASS has collaborated closely with important living composers such as Tom Cipullo, Michael Djupstrom, Daron Hagen, Jake Heggie, Libby Larsen, Lowell Liebermann, James Matheson, Glen Roven, Andrew Staniland, Scott Wheeler and Yehudi Wyner, and many others.  In May 2015 BASS released its first album, New Voices on Roven Records, which debuted in the top 10 on the Billboard Traditional Classical charts.
 
  Highlights from this season include the five-concert series La France, two world premiere commissions by acclaimed composers Harold Meltzer and Kurt Rohde, a west coast tour, including performances on KING FM 98.1, Seattles classical radio station, and an artist residency at University of California- Davis. In addition to monthly concerts in Brooklyn, BASS has traveled to Philadelphia, Kansas City, Portland, ME and held residencies at University of Notre Dame and University of Chicago.   Brooklyn Art Song Society is proud to make the Brooklyn Historical Society its primary venue, and also has lasting relationships with National Sawdust and the Brooklyn Public Library. BASSs artist roster features over 40 of the finest young interpreters of art song. For more information visit www.brooklynartsongsociety.org.

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The Brooklyn Historical Society (View)
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Music > Classical

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