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Flanders Remembers: Music & Words from WW1

  • The Morgan Library 225 Madison Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

This semi-staged performance includes a range of music (classical, jazz, cabaret), and readings from the World War I period, featuring American, French, Flemish, and British composers and writers. Artists include soprano An De Ridder, mezzo-soprano Katarina Van Droogenbroeck, baritone Matthew Patrick Morris, and pianist Katya Mihailova. Music of Irving Berlin, Frank Bridge, George Butterworth, August De Boek, Claude Debussy, Ivor Gurney, Scott Joplin, Charles Ives, Lodewijk Mortelmans, Ivor Novello, and Emile Wambach among others. Directed by Edwin Cahill. Presented with the General Representation of the Government of Flanders to the USA. Reception follows.

The exhibition Hans Memling: Portraiture, Piety, and a Reunited Altarpiece will open at 6 pm for concert attendees.

Thursday, November 17, 7 pm
Tickets: $35; $25 for members

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Earlier Event: November 4
Recital: Eisler's Hollywood Songbook
Later Event: August 18
Cabaret at Bay Chamber Concerts