When yesterday we met... Storytelling through song

Barber Concert Hall - Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Arts and Law, Performance
Saturday 5th March 2016 (14:00)
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Photograph of Dominic Harlan

From fables and Greek myths to tales of the extraordinary and the everyday, songs have always been a supremely powerful way to tell stories. Pianist and presenter Dominic Harlan is joined by two singers for a stunningly original concert that includes music by Schubert, Rachmaninov, Brahms and Ives.

By turns hilarious, horrifying, moving and profound, this sixty minute concert guides novices into the world of each song while challenging connoisseurs to find new and unexpected twists in familiar repertoire.

When Yesterday we Met... is a thrilling, hands-on show that pays homage to classical music’s most notoriously under-represented genre, the Art song.

Free drop-in craft session

Bring Greek myths and fables to life in this pre-concert session in the Barber foyer
12:30-13:45 (Concert ticket holders only)

Admission: £5, £3 students/under 16s

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  • In person tickets can be purchased from the Festival desk in the Barber foyer immediately following Barber Concerts.

Venue: Barber Concert Hall