To mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, The Cheah Chan Duo, consisting of vocalist Phillip Cheah and pianist Trudy Chan, will be performing a commemorative concert on Saturday, November 8, 2014. The concert will feature music by Ned Rorem, Kurt Weill, Leonard Bernstein and more.
Billed as “musical ruminations on war and peace,” the program includes “War Scenes” by Ned Rorem, selections from “Le Tombeau de Couperin” by Maurice Ravel, and works by Leonard Bernstein, Francis Poulenc, George Butterworth, and Robert Savage. The ruminations will be literary as well, featuring the poetry of Walt Whitman, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Guillaume Apollonaire, and Louis Aragon put to music.
Brazen Guns and Gentle Doves
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8 pm
Church of St. Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014
Tickets: $20 / $12 for students and seniors
Advance Tickets: $15 (available on-line)
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