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Lara Downes, piano, and Theo Bleckmann, voice

In Our Time: Ellington, Bernstein and Weill

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Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 8:00pm

Pianist Lara Downes and vocalist Theo Bleckmann present a duo cabaret showcasing the music of Leonard Bernstein, Duke Ellington and Kurt Weill. A window into the lives and music of these composers as they captured the quickly-changing world of the 1940s, In Our Time is nostalgic yet timeless, and infused with the magnetic charisma for which Downes and Bleckmann are recognized. Inspired by Downes’ recent tribute album For Lenny, the evening will feature works by Bernstein and his fellow travelers through mid-century America: Marc Blitzstein, Charlie Chaplin, Duke Ellington, Morton Gould, Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Kurt Weill.

 

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Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
Jackson Hall Stage

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Individual Support Provided By

  • Mary B. Horton