Thomas Nelson Community College's Iolanthe or The Peer and the Peri

Tidewater Opera Initiative's The Impresario and Dido and Aeneas


Upcoming Events

Norfolk Chamber Consort
George Frederick and His Frenemies

Monday, September 18th

Brian Nedvin and Stephen Coxe, Faculty Recital
Tuesday, September 19th

I. Sherman Greene Chorale
People's Concert

Sunday, September 24th

Great Bridge Pres Candlelight Concert

Sunday, September 24th

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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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