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’s Summer Music Under the Stars
August 21st & 28th

Sour Angelica & Gianni Schicchi
August 22nd & 24th

Symphonicity: Hooray for Hollywood
Thursday, August 28th

Ambrosia Quartet
Thursday, August 28th

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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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