August Reviews

Pirates of Penzance at Thomas Nelson Community College

CD Review: Deep Water: The Murder Ballads

Where go the Boats?
Anna Sterrett & Oksana Lutsyshyn

Opera della Riva's
Lucia di Lammermoor



Virginia Symphony “Unplugs”
with Season Preview Event

Friday, September 5th

Opera in the Park
Saturday, September 6th

Music and the Brain
September 6 th & 7th

Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi
Sunday, September 7th

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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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