[Music in Midtown] BILITIS et BABAR: Paula Robison, Narrator

Date(s) - 04/04/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Elebash Recital Hall

Admission: Free

About the Program:

With Paula Robison as narrator, this concert features Sooyun Kim and Sungwoo Kim, flutes; Franziska Huhn and Krysten Keches, harps; and Tae Kim, piano and celesta. The program will include the ageless Histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant by Jean de Brunhoff with Francis Poulenc’s delightful music, Dialogue of the Young Ishmaelites from L’Enfance du Christ by Hector Berlioz, and the original version of Claude Debussy’s Bilitis, written for a staged presentation of Pierre Loüys’ sensuous and evocative poetry.

About Music in Midtown:

Music in Midtown is a series of free lunchtime concerts spotlighting the highly regarded musical performance program at the CUNY Graduate Center. Presented in the warm, intimate, acoustically rich Elebash Recital Hall, these performances feature the music program’s renowned faculty, alumni, outstanding performers selected from students in the DMA program and noted guest artists. Some concerts are followed by a master class, which the public is invited to observe. Norman Carey is Director and Jacqueline Martelle is Assistant Director.

Music In Midtown thanks its generous supporters, Helen Nash, Susan and Elihu Rose, and Angela Thompson. To become a supporter of Music In Midtown, please make a donation today. You can do this online by visiting: https://www.gc.cuny.edu/Friends-of-Music



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