Poetic Passions: Songs on the text of Heinrich Heine, Rainer Maria Rilke and James Weldon Johnson

Poetic Passions celebrates piano vocal music from three composers spanning 170 years and is a salute to poetic and musical couplings featuring Dichterliebe (R. Schumann and H. Heine), Four Rilke Songs (N. Carey and R. M. Rilke) and Passionale (H. T. Burleigh and J. Weldon Johnson).

Beer and wine cocktail hour before the concert and reception immediately following where we will toast to poetry, passion and music!

Charles Williamson, tenor and Norman Carey, piano