Drawn to Song: The Glimmerglass Festival
To parallel the history of draftsmanship in Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection, artists from The Glimmerglass Festival will perform a program reflecting the history of the art song. Selections will include songs and poetry by composers and writers contemporary to the artists featured in the Thaw collection. Works by Purcell, Dowland, Mozart, Beethoven, Granados, Schubert, Schumann, Wolf, Faure, Duparc, Debussy, Poulenc, and John Cage. Performers include Michael Hewitt, baritone, Tesia Kwarteng, mezzo-soprano, Ariana Wehr, soprano, and Lachlan Glen, piano, with an introduction by Francesca Zambello, Artistic & General Director, The Glimmerglass Festival.
The exhibition Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection will open at 6 pm for program attendees.