Diehn Series
Pianist Penelope Crawford & Soprano Martha Guth in Concert

HIP Music: Bianca Hall, recorder & voice; James W. Kosnik, harpsichord

Virginia Chorale's Splendid Messiah

Governor's School for the Arts Fully Staged Magic Flute



The Organ Swell 2016
May 2nd - 23rd

Avi Avital, Mandolin
Thursday, May 5th

Schola Flashback Tour
May 5th - June 5th

Music for an Olde Towne Afternoon
A Cabaret

Saturday, May 7th

YRSO: Orchestral Favorites
Sunday, May 8th

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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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