Julianne Baird performs The Jane Austen Songbook

Julianne Baird
The Jane Austen Songbook
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 8pm

Recital Hall, Robert Glidden Hall (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/music.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Free and open to the public

Internationally recognized soprano and visiting artist Julianne Baird (http://juliannebaird.camden.rutgers.edu/) will present The Jane Austen Songbook together with pianist William Averill, and narrator Patricia Pease. The concert weaves pertinent literary passages around a series of arias and late eighteenth-century songs selected from Jane Austen’s own musical collection. Cosponsored by the School of Music (http://www.finearts.ohio.edu/music/) and the English Department (http://www.english.ohiou.edu/) of Ohio University.

One of the most extraordinary voices in the service of early music that this generation has produced . . . a natural musicianship which engenders singing of extreme expressive beauty. –Washington Star

One of the most recorded and distinguished sopranos of the early music movement . . . . artistry of a high order –The New York Times

Jane Austen info: (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Austen)

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