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'Garden of Treasures' - rare gems by early 20th century composers

'Garden of Treasures' - rare gems by early 20th century composersby LYRIC THEATRE.  Streaming premiere of 19 beautiful 1900-1924 songs in 4 original languages with 6 professional opera singers in a garden setting.

LYRIC THEATRE, in our 48th year of high quality live musical theater productions, presents the premiere of an all new streaming of neglected songs from 1900-1924 by BIPOC composers.

Professor of Opera and Musical Theatre, Dr. Michael Mohammed, has curated 19 art songs and arias in their original languages of English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Tagalog, performed by six professional Bay Area opera soloists in a beautiful garden setting.

Composers include: Nicanor Abelardo (Filipino), Bob Cole (American), Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (English), Chiquinha Gonzaga (Brazilian), James Rosamond Johnson (American)

Song Themes:
Magic of Nature
Adam & Eve/Birds & Bees
Latin American Influences
Sailing Away

Soloists: Nena Aldaz, Alexa Anderson, Kathryn Benedicto, Aisha Campbell, Wilford Kelly, Sidney Ragland
Music Director: Professor Michael Mohammed, PhD
Producer and Film Director: Asha Kelly
Assistant Producer: Doreen Finkelstein

Presenter / Producer: Lyric Theatre of San Jose

Listed Categories
Music > Opera
Music > Classical

Event Phone: 408-986-1455

Virtual/Online Event
San Jose CA 95112


Performance Dates: 11/26/2021
Friday, 11/26/2021

Performance Times
11/26/21,  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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