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The Song Company | Close Up: Book of Travelers [ POSTPONED ]
4 April 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT$30 – $50
Postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions
Ensemble Artists Ethan Taylor (tenor) and Hayden Barrington (baritone) spread their vocal wings in this Close-Up program of two works from both ends of art song history – Beethoven’s majestic An die ferne Geliebter (“To the distant beloved”),the first narrative song cycle,and Gabriel Kahane’s astonishing 2018 work, Book of Travelers, a fusion of classical, jazz, and pop that weaves a musical tapestry of stories collected during the composer’s 6000-mile train journey across the USA.
Gabriel Kahane – Book of Travelers
Beethoven – An die ferne Geliebter
Approximately 70 minutes. No intermission.