October 9, 2020 - October 11, 2020
6:30 pm - 4:00 pm
I, Too, Sing America
with Michael Harper
Friday 9 – Sunday 11 October 2020
Accompanist: Nigel Foster
Explore the rich seam of Art Song by composers of African heritage, with a focus on stylistic interpretation, diction, poetry and historic context. Particular emphasis will be given to Harry T. Burleigh and women composers; participants should prepare two Art Songs and a Spiritual.
Michael is happy to make repertoire suggestions; click here to download a Word document with further repertoire information on Burleigh, anthologies and other resources. The course will end with an informal recital opportunity.
This course will take place on Zoom. You will require your own instrument, webcam, microphone and internet connection to participate. We will receive guidance on participating, alternative timetables and assistance in getting set up if required.
A £50 deposit is required to secure your place on this course; remaining balance payable 3 weeks before the course start.