Rise, My Love: celebrating LGBT composers and poets in song

Friday, June 27, 2014

Ticket Information

$15 advance; $20 at the door
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Date
11/08/14

Time
8 pm

Location
487 Hudson Street
New York, New York

Time
8:00 PM
Presented By
Cheah Chan Duo
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Classical/Contemporary
Event Contact
Trudy Chan
Contact Email
Description

To kick off the 2014 Pride Weekend in New York City, Cheah Chan Duo (Phillip Cheah, voice; Trudy Chan, piano) presents RISE, MY LOVE, a celebratory program of songs and short piano pieces by nearly two dozen LGBT composers and poets, both historical and contemporary, foreign and home-grown, from classical art songs to the avant-garde, Broadway hits, and more!

Featuring music by Samuel Barber, Chester Biscardi, John Cage, Noël Coward, David Del Tredici, Mohammed Fairouz, Drew Hemenger, Jennifer Higdon, Laura Kaminsky, John Kander, Gian Carlo Menotti, Meredith Monk, Francis Poulenc, Ned Rorem, Camille Saint-Saëns, Robert Savage, Dennis Tobenski, and others, with texts by Rafael Campo, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Wayne Koestenbaum, Rainer Maria Rilke, Gertrude Stein, and more.


Ensemble Name
Cheah Chan Duo
Musicians
Phillip Cheah, voice; Trudy Chan, piano
Composers
Barber, Del Tredici, Fairouz, Hemenger, Hersch, Higdon, Kaminsky, Menotti, Poulenc, Rorem, Savage, Tobenski, and more!

Venue
Church of St. Luke in the Fields
Location
487 Hudson Street
New York, NY