Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00, 4:00 & 7:00 PM
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street, BROOKLYN

Click here for Day 2 of Britten in Song – October 20

Our 2013-2014 season kicks off with a bang: a two-day, five-concert celebration of the vocal works of Benjamin Britten, who would have turned 100 years old this year! 5BMF is thrilled to team up with The Casement Fund Song Series and Brooklyn Art Song Society to present a dazzling roster of vocalists and pianists in five unique programs of Britten’s music.

Tickets start at $15 for individual concerts – BUY NOW! Discounted passes for multiple concerts are also available.

Day 1 of Britten in Song, presented in conjunction with the newly renovated Brooklyn Historical Society, comprises three distinct programs featuring 5BMF veteran artists as well as several new additions to our roster:

1:00 PM
Tit for Tat
Selected English and Irish Folksongs
Songs from the Chinese
Les Illuminations
Spencer Myer, pianist
Alex Richardson, tenor
Karen Wierzba, soprano
4:00 PM
Canticle #2: Abraham and Isaac
Canticle #4: Journey of the Magi
Selected Purcell Realizations
Hymn to St. Cecilia
Jocelyn Dueck, pianist
Martha Guth, soprano
Karen Wierzba, soprano
Geoffrey Williams, countertenor
Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor
Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone
7:00 PM
Sechs Hölderlin-Fragmente
The Poet’s Echo
Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo
Cabaret Songs
Brooklyn Art Song Society:
Michael Brofman, pianist
Miori Sugiyama, pianist
Tami Petty, soprano
Samantha Malk, mezzo-soprano
Dominic Armstrong, tenor
Kyle Bielfield, tenor

The celebration continues on Sunday, October 20th with two additional programs in Manhattan!

Venue Details
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 opened in 1881, BHS is easily accessible by the 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains at Borough Hall and the A, C and F at Jay St/Borough Hall. Please note, there is currently no R train service between Court St in Brooklyn and Whitehall St in Manhattan.


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