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The Western Wind Vocal Sextet Presents My Funny Valentine – Love! Silly, Sexy, Sacred on February 13 at New York City’s St Michael’s Church

February 12, 2018

The Western Wind vocal sextet will present My Funny Valentine – Love! Silly, Sexy, Sacred on Tuesday, February 13 @ 7:30 PM at St Michael’s Church Recital Hall, 225 West 99th Street in Manhattan.

 The program celebrates Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras with Love Songs from the 16th through the 21st centuries by Monteverdi, Billings, Dowland, Marenzio, Duke Ellington, Billy Joel, Richard Rodgers, Elliot Z. Levine, Kurt Weill, Robert Dennis, Gayla D. Morgan, & more. Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Elliot Levine, baritone, will join sopranos Linda Lee Jones and Gayla D. Morgan, tenors Todd Frizzell and David Vanderwal and countertenor William Zukof for this concert.

Tickets for the February 13 concert are $35 General Admission, $25 Student/Senior, and can be purchased online at http://www.westernwind.org/store.html?tix. Join The Western Wind for a meet and greet reception with the artists after the concert, celebrating the performance and Mardi Gras. For more concert information, please call 212-873-2848 or e-mail: info@westernwind.org.

Since 1969, the internationally acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind has devoted itself to the special beauty and variety of a cappella music. The New York Times has called them, “A kaleidoscopic tapestry of vocal hues…” The Ensemble’s repertoire reveals its diverse background – from Renaissance motets to Fifties rock ’n’ roll, from medieval carols to Duke Ellington, from complex works by avant-garde composers to the simplest folk melodies. Visit them at http://www.westernwind.org/.


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