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SFGC Presents: Mademoiselle: An American Inspiration

  • Herbst Theatre 401 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA, 94102 United States (map)
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Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 7:30pm


San Francisco Girls Chorus
Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Artistic Director
Nicholas Phan, Tenor

The San Francisco Girls Chorus opens its 40th anniversary season with an American choral showcase that salutes the unique influence of French composer Nadia Boulanger on some of the most important composers in American history. Internationally renowned lyric tenor Nicholas Phan makes his SFGC debut in a program that features works by Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, David Conte, Louise Talma, Nadia and Lili Boulanger.

PROGRAM

Nadia Boulanger: Exceprts from les Heures Claires
Lili Boulanger: Les Sirènes
Lili Boulanger: Excerpts from Clairieres dans le ciel
David Conte: In praise of music
Aaron Copland: An immorality
Virgil Thomson: Seven choruses from Medea
Samuel Barber: The virgin martyrs
Samuel Barber: A nun took the veil
Louise Talma: Three Madrigals
Leonard Bernstein:
I hate music