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Gala Concert Celebrating Beinecke's 50th Anniversary

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 5:30pm

Sprague Memorial Hall
470 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511

Gala concert featuring Yale musicians, faculty, and alumni performing works drawn from and based on Beinecke collections. In celebration of the Beinecke's 50th Anniversary. The program features: Camille Saint-Saëns’ Piano Trio no. 1 and Francis Poulenc’s “Les Biches” and a suite of art songs including John Hollander’s “An Old-Fashioned Song” with music by Ricky Ian Gordon, Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Windy Nights” with music by Alec Wilder, and Gertrude Stein’s “I Am Rose,” with music by Ned Rorem. The finale will be James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

Complimentary tickets available beginning September 30 at the Sprague Hall box office, 470 College Street, New Haven, CT.

Music & Performance
50th Anniversary


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