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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
from behind
the keyboard all combine
to create a sense of celebratory occasion
at every concert
they give."
—Andante Magazine




Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 8pm
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY

Corrine Winters, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano;
Andrew Garland, baritone; Michael Barrett and Steven Blier, pianists
This exciting new program explores the lives of women, narrated in their own words and also observed through the eyes of men. It features world premieres by four of today’s most interesting song composers: Mark Adamo, Harold Meltzer, Carla Kihlstedt, and Mohammed Fairouz. Rapidly rising soprano Corinne Winters, acclaimed by Opera News for her “passionate lyricism and deep burgundy coloring,” leads the program alongside mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, celebrated for her “luminous tone, a generously supported musical line, a keen sense of verbal nuance, and a flair for seduction” (Alex Ross, The New Yorker). Also returning is baritone Andrew Garland, praised in prior NYFOS seasons for his “commanding intensity” (The New York Times) and “beautifully tragic overtones” (The Washington Post), along with Steven Blier and Michael Barrett on piano. Rounding out the musical program are songs by Thea Musgrave, John Musto, and others.
Read the press release >

Performed without intermission; approx. 90 min
Complimentary wine reception with the artists to follow.

Tickets: $40-55. Purchase online > or call 212.501.3330

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call the Merkin Box Office at 212.501.3330. Phone orders only.


All NYFOS programming is funded, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

NYFOS at Merkin Concert Hall and NYFOS Next at DiMenna Center are funded, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.