the [plain] song is a group of ambitious young musicians whose mission is to share their passion for art song. From their website: “For centuries this intimate genre has synthesized the works of the greatest musical and literary minds in history. the [plain] song believes that the shared cultural heritage represented by the medium of the art song has continuing relevance and importance in today’s world.”
This weekend in Boston, the [plain] song launches their inaugural season with a presentation of Hugo Wolf‘s Spanish Songbook. It’s the first of a series of four concerts showcasing most of the output of one of the greatest art song composers of the 19th century. Performers include singers Ferris Allen, Katherine Growdon, Emily Quane and Jarvis Wyche, with pianists Elizabeth Avery and David Collins.
The program will be performed three times:
Thursday 9.16.2010, 7:30pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church
1 Roanoke Ave.
Jamaica Plain, MA
Saturday 9.18.2010 4pm
Center For The Arts,
376 Hale St. Beverly, MA
Sunday 9.19.2010 2:00pm
St.Anne’s-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church
147 Concord Rd.
Free admission, with with a suggested donation of $15. Tell them Miss Music Nerd sent you!