12th Annual An Evening with Chrystal E.

Governor's School for the Arts Orchestra Plays Ravel, Saint-Saëns & Shostakovich

Schola Cantorum & Leigheas: Springtime in Paris

Virgina Chorale


Audra McDonald



2015 Worship & Arts Summer Conference
July 27th - August 1

Virginia Symphony Summer Concert
Thursday, July 30th

Williamsburg Symphonia
Summer of Freedom Concert Weekend

July 31st - August 2nd

Sundays at Four
Terrific Teen Talent

Sunday, August 2nd

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What is art song?

  An art song might be defined as "a poem set to music, usually for trained voice and piano accompaniment with a duration of about three minutes." The German word for such classical song is Lied (singular) and Lieder (plural), so that you will hear the terms "art song," "lied" and "lieder" used interchangeably. In France the term is Melodie, and in Italy, Romanza. But more than this simple . . .

Art Song Societies on the East Coast

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