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Lawrence Brownlee

Saturday, May 22, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
Kevin Miller, pianist

This performance serves as a community benefit concert for these partner organizations:


Watch the performance via livestream: $25


Selections from the 24 Italian Songs & Aria

German & French Art Songs

Various Spirituals arranged by Damien Sneed

Music Worcester proudly announces this engagement of acclaimed vocalist Lawrence Brownlee as a community benefit concert.  All ticket sales proceeds from this virtual concert will be passed on to several programs and organizations addressing systemic racism and racial injustice in the Greater Worcester community. With your ticket purchase you will be supporting the Worcester Black History Project, OurStory Edutainment, and the Black Heritage Juneteenth Festival.

Following his 2018 Cycles Of My Being project, Brownlee brings a new program to Worcester: “Songs Of My Youth.”

Interested in sponsoring this event? Learn more!

Community Partnership with The College of the Holy Cross:

Statement from students: The “Music, Performance, and Community” seminar announces a partnership with Music Worcester in support of the upcoming Lawrence Brownlee concert and racial justice initiatives. Members of the seminar are raising funds to sponsor this performance, serving as both a fundraiser for Music Worcester and a student introduction to fundraising and development within arts administration. To learn more about the class, or to make a donation to their fundraiser (all funds to directly benefit Music Worcester), please visit siacomposingcommunity.com

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Full Program Information

Selections from the 24 Italian Songs & Arias

Caccini – Amarilli mia bella
Torelli – Tu lo sai
Legrenzi – Che fiero costume
Scarlatti – Già il sole dal Gange

German Art Songs

Schubert – Der Jüngling an der Quelle
Schubert – Nacht und Träume
Strauss – Heimliche Aufforderung
Strauss – Cäcilie

French Art Songs

Fauré – Après un rêve
Poulenc – Montparnasse
Liszt – Oh! Quand je dors

– Intermission –
Mozart – “Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön” from Die Zauberflöte 
Mozart – “Il mio tesoro” from Don Giovanni 
Britten – Down by the Salley Gardens
Weill – “Lonely House” from Street Scene 
Various Spirituals arranged by Damien Sneed

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Is there a finer Rossini tenor than Lawrence Brownlee?

--Alex Ross

The New Yorker

Lawrence Brownlee



Saturday, May 22, 2021
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Concert can be viewed ONLY during the time indicated.