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Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano & Julius Drake, piano
March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$50
Fleur Barron’s mezzo-soprano is “multi-layered and vibrant: imagine a voice that seems to have the blood in one’s viens and the life forces of nature running through it” (Opera News).
Hailed as “a charismatic star” (The Boston Globe) and “a knockout performer” (The Times), the Singaporean-British artist possesses “incredible poise and expressive weight – not to mention a thrillingly dark and rich-veined mezzo, and a striking stage presence” (Seen and Heard International).
Barron makes her Atlanta debut with Julius Drake, the “collaborative pianist nonpareil” (The New Yorker) who conjures “myriad pianistic moods with a masterly touch” (The Times).
Pre-concert Talk one hour before performance at 2pm.
Clayton State music professor Dr.Kurt-Alexander Zeller gives engaging, insightful talks about the music, and often plays recorded excerpts of pieces in the program. These talks begin one hour prior to concert time for selected Strings and Vocal series concerts and are free for all ticket-holders.
Homeland, Dreams, Childhood: Music by Antonín DVOŘÁK, Johannes BRAHMS, Charles IVES, Alban BERG, and Bun-Ching LAM plus new works by Zubaida AZEZI and Edo FRENKEL, FANG Man, and CHEN Yi.