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"Their extensive
knowledge of the field,
the original research
that goes into each
creative program, the
well-wrought program
notes and their smart
repartee
from behind
the keyboard all combine
to create a sense of celebratory occasion
at every concert
they give."
—Andante Magazine

 

A Modern Person's Guide to Hooking
Up and Breaking Up

hooking up performance

The songs in this program span the wide spectrum of the experience of love – from joyful desire to fear, anxiety and loneliness – as interpreted by composers including Loesser, Brel, Kern, Bolcom and Guettel. Sung by young talents from The Juilliard School, including sopranos Meredith Lustig
and Jennifer Zetlan, mezzo-sopranos Rebecca Jo Loeb and Renee Tatum, tenors Paul Appleby and Alex Mansoori, baritones Paul LaRosa and David McFerrin with Steven Blier, pianist and arranger and Michael Barrett, piano.

cummings: may i feel, said he
Loesser: Standing On the Corner
Bienert: That
Bolcom: I Knew a Woman
Kleban: Do It Yourself
Sellars/Merrill: JNNY
Guettel: The Light In the Piazza
Kern/Hammerstein: Some Girl Is On Your Mind
Previn: Vocalise
Springsteen: Ain't Got You
Madsen/Greene: Through the Wall
Kahane: Neurotic and Lonely
Lehrer: I Got It From Agnes

Hear It Live: a new rendition of A Modern Person's Guide to Hooking Up and Breaking Up will be performed in February 2012 in New York City and Boston. Learn more >