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Carnegie Hall Citywide: Meghan Kasanders, soprano & Dror Baitel, piano

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

St. Paul & St. Andrew United Methodist Church and Carnegie Hall Citywide presents a free concert by Meghan Kasanders—hailed by Opera News as a “wonderfully promising, rich dramatic soprano”—and esteemed collaborative pianist Dror Baitel. The eclectic program includes Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder (“Seven Early Songs”), composed while Berg was studying with Schoenberg; selections from Rachmaninoff’s Six Songs, Op. 38 (the composer’s final set of songs for solo voice and piano); and Hair Emergency! by celebrated contemporary American composer Richard Pearson Thomas.

Presented by St. Paul & St. Andrew in collaboration with Carnegie Hall.

Lead support for Carnegie Hall Citywide is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation and the Hearst Foundations.

Additional support provided by Northwell Health, Official Healthcare Partner of Carnegie Hall. 

No advance tickets or reservations required; seating is first come, first served. Doors on West End Avenue open at 6:30 p.m. (accessible entrance on W86th Street)

Program:

BERG Sieben frühe Lieder

RACHMANINOFF Selections from Six Songs, Op. 38
– The Rat-Catcher
– A Dream
– A-u!

RACHMANINOFF “Sing not to me, beautiful maiden,” Op. 4, No. 4

RACHMANINOFF “Spring Waters,” Op. 14, No. 11

RICHARD PEARSON THOMAS Hair Emergency!

 

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