Sure on This Shining Night
James Taylor, director
Sprague Memorial Hall
470 College Street, New Haven
The Yale Voxtet, directed by James Taylor, will present an evening of art songs from the rich American tradition. The program will include songs by Stephen Foster, Charles Ives. Aaron Copland, John Duke and five living American composers: Ned Rorem, John Corigliano, Lee Hoiby, Jake Heggie, and Lori Laitman, along with a special tribute to one of America’s greatest composers of song, Samuel Barber, who would be celebrating his 100th birthday this year. Members of the group are students in Yale’s vocal program in Early Music, Oratorio, Art Song, and Chamber Ensemble.
This event was previously listed under a different title. The recital, presented by Yale Institute of Sacred Music, is free; no tickets are required. More information at 203-432-5062.