february, 2018

21feb7:30 pmJoseph HoustonUniversity of York

Event Details

Loré Lixenberg soprano 
Joseph Houston piano

Cage     Aria
Ives       Down East; Charlie Rutlage
Cage     The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs;  Nowht Upon Nacht
Ives      Walt Whitman; Thoreau
Ives      Three-Page Sonata
Ives      Like a Sick Eagle
Cage     A Flower
Ives      The Housatonic at Stockbridge
Ives      General William Booth Enters Into Heaven
Cage     Song Books

Charles Ives and John Cage were both prolific composers of song, setting words by the leading writers of their time including Beckett, Joyce and Whitman.  Loré Lixenberg is particularly associated with Cage’s Songbooks, having made the first recording of them to great critical acclaim.  Joseph Houston is an award-winning performer of contemporary repertoire, and an alumnus of the Department of Music.



(Wednesday) 7:30 pm


Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall

University of York, Department of Music, York YO10 5DD

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