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Press Release for Britannica V: Shakespeare

BASS Teams with the Classical Theatre of Harlem for a Free Shakespeare Program     Britannica Part V: William Shakespeare Sunday, February, 14 2016, 4:00PM Dweck Auditorium Brooklyn Public Library 280 Cadman Plaza W, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (FREE)   William Shakespeare: Selected Scenes and Monologues Selected Songs on Shakespeare Texts by Hector Berlioz, Ernest Chausson,…

Press Release for Britannica IV: Contemporary Britannica

Contemporary Britannica Features American Premiere of Harrison Birtwistle’s Songs from the Same Earth   Britannica Part IV: Contemporary Britannica Friday, January 22 2016 7:30PM South Oxford Space 138 S. Oxford Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 ($20/$10)     Thomas Adès: Five Eliot Landscapes Op. 1, Life Story Op. 8 Harrison Birtwistle: Songs from the Same Earth…

Press Release for Britannica III: Gerald Finzi and Ralph Vaughan Williams

Brooklyn Art Song Society Performs Finzi and Vaughan Williams at the Brooklyn Historical Society   Britannica Part III: Gerald Finzi and Ralph Vaughan Williams Thursday December 3, 2015 7:00PM Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 ($25/$15)     Gerald Finzi: A Young Man’s Exhortation Op. 14 Ralph Vaughn Williams: Songs of Travel…

Press Release for Britannica II: In Memoriam

Brooklyn Art Song Society Presents In Memoriam: Songs of the Great War   Britannica Part II: In Memoriam: Songs of the Great War Friday November 6, 2015 7:30PM The Old Stone House 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 ($20/$10)   William Dennis Browne: To Gratiana Dancing and Singing George Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad Gerald Finzi:…

Press Release for Ned Rorem’s Birthday Celebration

Brooklyn Art Song Society Partakes in Ned Rorem’s Birthday Celebrations at Bargemusic   Ned Rorem’s Birthday Celebration Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 8PM Bargemusic Fulton Ferry Landing Brooklyn, NY 11021 ($35/$30/$15)   Daron Hagen: After Words; Russell Platt: Selected Songs; Kurt Rohde: Three Minutes with Ned; Ned Rorem: Selected Songs, King Midas   Justine Aronson, soprano;…

Press Release for Opening Night!

Brooklyn Art Song Society’s Presents Works by John Dowland and Henry Purcell   Britannica Part I: John Dowland and Henry Purcell Opening Night Benefit Concert Friday, September 18, 2015 7:30PM Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church 85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY 11217 ($100/$25/$15)   John Dowland: Selected Lute Songs Henry Purcell arr. Benjamin Britten: Selected Songs…

Press Release for Britannica!

Brooklyn Art Song Society Presents an Ambitious Six-Concert Survey of British Song      Brooklyn Art Song Society is proud to announce Britannica, an all-encompassing survey of British song: six concerts, 100+ songs, 17 composers, and works spanning over 400 years. Britannica captures the vast English cultural heritage, from Dowland to Birtwistle, Shakespeare to Auden. BASS…

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