a poulenc cabaret

operamission presents –

a Poulenc Cabaret

Thursday, February 2, 8:00 PM – one show only

$20 cover, tickets at the door

Gershwin Hotel, 7 East 27th Street, just east of 5th Avenue, New York

This year, for our annual winter cabaret slot,  operamission is presenting potent readings of Francis Poulenc‘s most sensual and alluring songs. We’ll cross between the vocal genres, and will feature a select offering of his most touching instrumental works, performed by outstanding soloists.

Not in New York? — watch the live videostream at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/poulenc-cabaret

PDF of the program

The performers:

baritone Ross Benoliel
soprano Michelle Jennings
pianist Max Midroit
tenor John Carlo Pierce
soprano Marcy Richardson
mezzo-soprano Kimberly Sogioka
countertenor Nicholas Tamagna
clarinetist Cory Tiffin
baritone Randal Turner
soprano Deborah van Renterghem
baritone Michael Weyandt

co-curated by Jessica Goldring and Jennifer Peterson

selections to include:

Chansons gaillardes
La courte paille
Hommage à Edith Piaf
  Les Mamelles de Tirésias (from the opera)
Sonate pour clarinette et piano
songs written for Yvonne Printemps
settings of poetry by Guillaume Apollinaire, Louis Aragon, and more…


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conductor, vocal coach, pianist, harpsichordist
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