SongSalon to Present 'B IS FOR BRITAIN' at The Coffeehouse Club, 11/10
In 1924 Benjamin Britten heard Frank Bridge's music for the first time and was "knocked out". In 2015, SongSalon presents "B is for Britain", offering a look at the song output of these two notable Britons. We know you will feel the same!
Join us November 10 for a cocktail hour concert, or make it a full evening with dinner after the concert. Doors open at 6 PM, Concert begins at 6.30 pm. Optional Dinner follows (approx. 7.30) Tickets must be purchased in advance for SongSalon at The Coffeehouse Club are available here:About the Artists
HAI-TING CHINN, mezzosoprano, takes time out from her busy international season schedule to appear on this event. Hai-Ting is known for the role of Belle in Phillip Glass's La Belle et la Bête. She has performed with New York City Opera, The Wooster Group, OperaOmnia, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke's, and the Waverly Consort; and regularly premieres contemporary vocal works. She is an Artist in Residence at HERE arts center in NYC.A newcomer to the New York City classical music scene, tenor JASON WEISINGER is already in demand as both a singer and classical vocal collaborative pianist. He recently finished his vocal performance studies at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and has appeared at Tanglewood and Songfest. Jason is thrilled to have an opportunity to appear as a soloist with SongSalon. Composer and collaborative pianist JAMES BASSI appears regularly as a collaborative artist in both the classical and Broadway theater worlds. His compositions have been heard at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and other major venues, and he has received composition grants from NEA, Meet-The-Composer, and New York Foundation for the Arts. Mr. Bassi's commissioned oratorio "Five Prayers" premiered earlier this year in Minneapolis. Recently he has appeared at 54 Below in NYC and at Feinstein's in San Francisco as musical director for actress Tovah Feldshuh.
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