Pan Harmonia announces Joie de vivre, Feb. 22 and 24

Press release from Pan Harmonia:

Joie de vivre is a French phrase often used to express a cheerful enjoyment of life; an exultation of spirit and this program certainly offers that in the midst of our winter!

Festive chamber music was all the rage in the 19th and early 20th century parlors of France and England.  Texts from history’s most notable playwrights and melodies borrowing from the exotic far east to the lithe sounds of blues and jazz  filled the intimate spaces of modest and wealthy homes alike.  These vocal selections are indicative of the “Spotify” and ITunes playlists of their time!

Joie de vivre  Music of Maurice Ravel, André Caplet, Benjamin Godard, Philippe Gaubert
Brittnee Siemon, mezzo-soprano; Kate Steinbeck, flute; Grace Lee, piano

MIDDAY CONCERT with light reception to follow Friday, February 22, 12:30 PM –  St. Philips Episcopal Church  256 East Main Street, Brevard, NC 28712

Sunday, February 24, 3 PM – Oakley United Methodist Church  607 Fairview Road, Asheville, 28803

Tickets: $20 in advance, buy here:
$25 day of / $5 students 26 and under and active military

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