My Fancy Late and Early - A Springtime "Greeriade"

My Fancy Late and Early - A Springtime "Greeriade"

The Songs and Vocal Chamber Music of John Greer
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 . 8PM
John Greer
John Greer
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Composer and pianist John Greer

Soprano Linda Mabbs

Piano Rita Sloan


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Canadian composer John Greer has written some of Canada’s most-performed art songs and arrangements of Canadian folk music. He been working with UMD singers and pianists for the semester.

Some of these students, along with faculty friends Linda Mabbs and Rita Sloan will join him in a presentation of his vocal music that includes folk arrangements, song cycles, and a performance of his answer to Brahms’ Liebeslieder, the Liebesleid Lieder for vocal quartet and piano four hands.

Also featured will be a performance of his arrangement of the Richard Strauss Vier Letzte Lieder in which he and soprano Linda Mabbs will be joined by the student string quartet invoke.