The Food of Love: Music by Rossini, Poulenc, Kim, and Yung with additional songs about food by Bernstein and Salerni including the premiere of Salerni’s cycle of songs about Korean cuisine. Featuring Yunah Lee, soprano and Kyung-Eun Na, pianoforte. Part of LUVME’s celebration: A Season of Words and Music to Commemorate the Centennial of Art Song Composer Earl Kim. LU Music Department website
The Princeton Singers (Theodore U. Horger ’61 Artists-in-Residence) explore the kaleidoscopic world of choral sound with their pitch perfect vocal blend and consummate musicianship. Steven Sametz, artistic director. LU Choral Arts website
Free Master Class | FRI SEP 20 | 8pm | Open to the public; No Tickets Req’d | The Princeton Singers and Lehigh University Choral Arts explore choral techniques for professionals and amateur singers. Steven Sametz and Sun Min Lee, directors.
Something Permanent: Music by Paul Salerni on poems by Cynthia Rylant, Dana Gioia, Mark Doty, Robert Frost, David Ferry, and Natasha Trethaway. Features two song cycles with slide journeys by Linda Ganus; The Bowers Fader Duo (Theodore U. Horger ’61 Artists-In-Residence); With soloists Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano; Oren Fader, guitar and special guest Domenic Salerni, violin. LU Music Department website
From Northern Climes: Music from Iceland, Germany and other Northern countries including Paul Salerni’s setting of poems by Irish poet Seamus Heaney. Featuring (Theodore U. Horger ’61 Artists-In-Residence); Dísella Lárusdóttir, soprano and Steven Beck, piano, with special guest, Michael Jorgensen, violin. LU Music Department website
Choral Arts continues its celebration of 150 years of singing with one of the great choral-orchestral works of all time, Gabriel Fauré’s haunting Requiem. We also honor the centennial year of Bethlehem poet, H.D., with Steven Sametz’s setting of her Nevermore will the wind. Steven Sametz and Sun Min Lee, directors. Lehigh University Choral Arts Website