C’est Magnifique! LaFrance Music Festival at Brooklyn Historical Society This Friday

The first of five concerts celebrating french culture will take place on Friday at the Brooklyn Historical Society this Friday. Details from BHS website in full below:

Brooklyn Art Song Society Presents
La France I: Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel

Fri, Oct 6, 7:00 pm
$15/Senior & Student


“Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) opens its eighth season on 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 Ravel’s 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 [“Debussy and Ravel: Conjuring Sensuality in Sound] by Columbia professor Marilyn McCoy.”

Artwork: Joan Chiverton via BASS


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  • ykwthis

    Wait a minute, French music?? and No Billy Brilliantine?, No Brooklyn Barmen?, No Southerners? Chris Evans?? And how do you treat the history of French musical achievements without Johnny Halliday????
    ll n’y a paso de Justice!!!!!!