Aspect Chamber Music Series has announced its Winter/Spring 2022 season which features chamber music from Ravel, Schubert and Beethoven, among others.
In this article, vocal performance will be the focus.
Baroque and classical specialists, Four Nations Ensemble, will present “Pleasure Garden Music.” The program focuses on music that might have been heard in London’s pleasure gardens in the 18th century.
The evening’s program includes music by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Chilcot and Battishill. Caltech Emeritus Professor of Literature and History, John Brewer, will lecture on pleasure gardens and their importance in early modern England. The singers scheduled to perform are soprano Pascale Beaudin and tenor Thomas Cooley.
Performance date: April 28, 2022 at Bohemian National Hall, New York, NY
Aspect’s closing season will be “Alma Mahler: muse or monsterwith mezzo-soprano Rebecca Ringle. On stage with Ringle, pianists Bryan Wagorn and Adam Gorka, violinist Michelle Ross and cellist Brook Speltz will be present. The ensemble will explore the enigmatic composer and her impact on music and culture.
The music includes works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky and Korngold.
Performance date: May 18, 2022, at the Italian Academy, New York, NY