Master Class on songs set to Dickinson poetry with Sanford Sylvan

  • Thayer Hall, Colburn School 200 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 USA

Thayer Hall, June 7, 9:15-11:30 am
Sanford Sylvan
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

There came a wind like a bugle
Twelve Songs of Emily Dickinson
Aaron Copland
(1899-1984)
Victoria Erickson, mezzo-soprano
Erika Tazawa, piano

The world feels dusty
Twelve Songs of Emily Dickinson
Aaron Copland
(1899-1984)
Kelsey Lauritano, mezzo-soprano
Michal Biel, piano

I felt a funeral in my brain
Twelve Songs of Emily Dickinson
Aaron Copland
(1899-1984)
Ashlee Bickley, mezzo-soprano
Marika Yasuda, piano

On This Wondrous Sea
Craig Urquhart
Chris Remkus, tenor
Seonmi Lee, Piano

I Never Saw a Moor
Richard Pearson Thomas
Amanda Austin, soprano
Taylor Hutchinson, piano

The sun kept setting
How Well I Knew the Light
Jake Heggie
(b. 1961)
Alize Rozsnyai, soprano
Seonmi Lee, piano

ALTERNATE:

As imperceptibly as grief
Three Dickinson Songs
André Previn
(b. 1929)
Page Michels, soprano
Erika Tazawa, piano

"If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can warm me I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only way I know it. Is there any other way?” -Emily Dickinson