March 31, 2017, at 7:00 pm

In Context: Jake Heggie

In Context: Jake Heggie

BASS’s innovative series continues to push the boundaries of what an art song recital can be.  This season’s featured composer is Jake Heggie, world renowned for smash-hit operas like Dead Man Walking and Moby Dick.  His works are paired with the French masters who inspired him: Claude Debussy, Reynaldo Hahn and Francis Poulenc.


Friday March 31, 2017 7:00PM

National Sawdust

80 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249


Claude Debussy: Chansons de Bilitis

Reynaldo Hahn:  A Chloris, l’Heure Exquise

Francis Poulenc: le Travail du Peintre

Jake Heggie: Of Laughter and Farewell, Natural Selection, A Question of Light

Laura Strickling, soprano, Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano, Zach Finkelstein, tenor; Steven Eddy, Michael Kelly, baritone; Michael Brofman, Dimitri Dover, Spencer Myer, Miori Sugiyama, Erika Switzer, piano


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April 23, 2017, at 4:00 pm

The Dichter Project: Goethe

Brooklyn Art Song Society begins a new initiative showcasing the greatest German poets set by the greatest lieder composers.  The inaugural concert features the high priest of German culture, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, as set by two masters:  Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf.


Sunday, April 23, 2017 4:00PM


Dweck Auditorium at the Brooklyn Public Library

10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238


Works by Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf on texts by Goethe


Kristina Bachrach, soprano; Dominic Armstrong, tenor; Kyle Oliver, baritone;

Michael Brofman, Miori Sugiyama, piano



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May 21, 2017, at 4:00 pm

New Voices

Brooklyn Art Song Society’s New Voices series features the best song written after 2010.


Sunday, May 21, 2017 4:00PM


The Old Stone House

336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215


Tom Cipullo: Rapture (World Premiere)

Michael Djupstrom: Three Teasdale Songs

James Kallembach: A Primer of Birds

Glen Roven: Three Songs by Thomas Hardy (World-Premiere)

Scott Wheeler: Ben Gunn


Laura Strickling, Elisabeth Marshall, soprano; Steven Eddy, baritone; Pascal Archer, clarinet; Michael Brofman, Miori Sugiyama, piano


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