Lawrence Brownlee & Kevin J. Miller: Rising
Tenor Lawrence Brownlee and pianist Kevin J. Miller spotlight a time marked by increasing black self-awareness. With Rising, they present an important cultural initiative, in which new work is performed on texts by great black writers and poets in The Concertgebouw.
Lawrence Brownlee and Kevin J. Miller
Lawrence Brownlee captivates audiences and critics worldwide and has been hailed as "an international star in the bel canto operatic repertoire" ( The New York Times ). The American tenor brings his fellow countryman Kevin J. Miller to Amsterdam for this song recital. With this pianist, who invariably touches the listener with his dynamic playing, he presents the program Rising, which features new work based on texts by great black writers and poets from the Harlem Renaissance.
In a busy opera season - roles in Rossini's Otello and Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and more - Lawrence Brownlee finds time for an important cultural initiative. In his song " Rising, " he sings a series of newly commissioned works based on texts by great black writers and poets from the Harlem Renaissance, the heyday of African-American cultural expressions between 1920 and the Second World War. With this program, Brownlee and his pianist, Kevin J. Miller, spotlight a time characterized by increasing black self-awareness.
Dates and times
|Tuesday 4 June
|20:15 - 22:35
|Saturday 15 June
|16:00 - 18:20
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