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Collaborative Arts: Voice & Piano
02.03.22 | Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall
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Collaborative Arts: Voice & Piano


Simon Barrad, baritone
Kseniia Polstiankina Barrad, piano

Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall
Shenandoah Conservatory

Genius Child

Robert Owens (1925–2017)

Strange Fruit

Abel Meeropol (1903–1986)
arr. Simon Barrad

Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing

J. Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954)

Frederick Douglass

Tom Cipullo (b. 1956)

Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti, op. 145

I. Истина - Truth
II. Утро - Morning
III. Любовь - Love
IV. Разлука - Separation
V. Гнев - Wrath
VI. Данте - Dante
VII. Изгнаннику - To the exile
VIII. Творчество - Creativity
IX. Ночь (Диалог) - Night (Dialogue)
X. Смерть - Death
XI. Бессмертие - Immortality

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)

Undergraduate Masterclass

Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall

Graduate Masterclass

Friday, February 4 at 4:30 p.m.
Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall

Observe baritone Simon Barrad and pianist Kseniia Polstiankina Barrad as they work with our keyboard and voice students during these exclusive masterclass opportunities. Limited seating is open to the public for quiet observation. Please arrive early.

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These masterclasses are presented as part of the 2022 Collaborative Arts: Voice & Piano Residency featuring baritone Simon Barrad and pianist Kseniia Polstiankina Barrad.

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