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September 16, 2014 all-day
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Two Sides Sounding: The Unsung City at the Brooklyn Historical Society

Part of 2014 BEAT Festival

Tuesday, September 16, 7:30 pm

$20/$15 for BHS Members Purchase your ticket

Two Sides Sounding presents the premiere of Daniel Felsenfeld’s Bruce Bailey, an “urban cantata” on the life and times of the late tenants’ rights activist, the opera scene Stop and Frisk by Sidney Marquez Boquiren, a look at two childhood friends in conflict over a police incident, and the premiere of Ellen Mandel’s poignant and introspective song cycle HAIKU NYC (all three pieces have text by Daniel Neer), plus songs by Daron Hagen, Gabriel Kahane, Ray Lustig, Gilda Lyons, Rachel Peters and William Bolcom.

With performances by Eleanor Taylor (soprano), Brandon Snook (tenor), Daniel Neer (baritone), Jorell Williams (baritone), Mila Henry (piano), Lynn Bechtold (violin), Jennifer DeVore (cello) and Ted Gorodetzky (director & multimedia composition.)

*For the BHS Member discount code, email [email protected]