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20th Century Vocal Music

  • Arthuk Zankel Music Center 815 N Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12833 USA (map)

This program will explore vocal repertoire form the first half of the 20th century, including Poulenc’s La courte paille, and selections of songs by Erich Korngold and Florence Price, as well as more contemporary music by composers such as Isabelle Aloukbar, John Metcalf, Chris DeBlasio, Jeff Blumenkranz, and Mostly Modern Composer & Artistic Director Robert Paterson.

The program will explore a number of styles and approaches to vocal writing, and will be a fantastic opportunity to hear engaging and lesser-known works in addition to beloved 20th century classics.

Wine, Beer & Snack Bar opens @ 7 PM. $6 Drinks make this the best deal in Saratoga Springs!

FLORENCE PRICE –  Beside the Sea, Sunset, Night, Hold fast to dreams
FRANCIS POULENC – La courte paille
ERICH KORNGOLD – Das Stänchen, Liebesbriefchen, Versuchung, Mond so gehst du wieder auf 


ISABELLE ABOULKER – Savoir vivre et usages mondains
JOHN METCALF – Plas Bodorgan (Caneuon y gerddi), Plas y ward (Caneuon y gerddi), Y Foelas (Caneuon y gerddi)
ELLEN REID – Comme les ailes d’un oiseau
CHRIS DEBLASIO – All the Way Through Evening
ROBERT PATERSON –Crossing the Hudson                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Selections and movements subject to change.

Rachel Schutz, Soprano
Christopher Dylan Herbert, Baritone
Timothy Long, Piano

Earlier Event: June 17
American Modern Orchestra