New York Festival of Song

New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) is a non-profit, concert-giving organization based in Manhattan that has been delighting audiences and dazzling critics for over two decades. Newsday has rightly called NYFOS “the most reliably excellent musical organization in New York.” Sundays at 8 pm on Classical 90.5

Mar 25
TITLE: Romance in the Belle Epoque

SOLOISTS: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano; Kurt Ollman, baritone; Steven Blier, piano

Massenet: Ouvre tes yeux bleus Le nid
Chabrier: Les cigales
Paladilhe: Psyche Faure: En sourdine
Roussel: Sarabande
Hahn: Infidelite
Mozart: La ci darem la mano (in French)

Apr 1
TITLE: A Modern Person’s Guide to Hooking Up and Breaking Up

SOLOISTS: Jennifer Zetlan and Meredith Lustig, sopranos; Rebecca Jo Loeb and Renee Tatum, mezzo-sopranos; Paul Appleby and Alex Mansoori, tenors; Paul La Rosa and David McFerrin, baritones; Marc Webster, bass; Tae-Hee Im, violin; Heidi Schaul-Yoder, violin; Andrea Hemmenway, viola; Min-Jeong Kang, cello; Steven Blier, piano and arranger; Michael Barrett, piano

Cummings: May I Feel, Said She
Loesser: Standing on the Corner
Bienert: “That”
Bolcom: I Knew a Woman
Kleban: Do It Yourself
Sellars: JNNY
Guettel: The Light in the Piazza
Kern: Some Girl Is On Your Mind
Previn: Vocalise
Springsteen: Ain’t Got You
Madsen/Greene: Through the Wall
Lehrer: Masochism Tango
Kahane: Neurotic and Lonely