Friday, June 9, 2017

Cheah Chan Duo Sings "Love Rejoices," by African-American Composers, Friday, June 16 at 7 PM, Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson St., N.Y.C.

Cheah Chan Duo closes its eighth season with "Love Rejoices!", an evening of songs by African-American composers in celebration of Juneteenth and African-American Music Appreciation Month. The recital will be held on FRIDAY, JUNE 16, at 7:00PM at the historic Church of St. Luke in the Fields.

Featuring music by H. Leslie Adams, Margaret Bonds, Charles Brown, Eugene W. Hancock, Betty Jackson King, Undine Smith Moore, Florence B. Price, William Grant Still, Billy Strayhorn, and more, with texts by Claude McKay, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and others.

Tickets: $15 (advanced), $20 (at the door)


The Cheah Chan Duo, now in their eighth season, have performed at the Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, National Opera Center, the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, the Tenri Cultural Institute, Cornelia Street Café, and Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia as part of the 2011 Music of Now Marathon. Their concert programs have included a 90th birthday tribute concert to Ned Rorem, an evening devoted to the music of Frank J. Oteri (featuring the world premiere of the ASCAP Foundation Charles Kingsford Fund commissioned song cycle Versions of the Truth, composed expressly for them) and four nation-themed programs: an evening of French mélodies and short instrumental pieces for Bastille Day; a Time Out New York-featured program of British art songs; an American evening; and a German/Austrian liederabend. They have additionally premiered songs written for them by Chris Cresswell, Jonathan David, Drew Hemenger, and Martha Sullivan. 


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Dear Bill, THANK YOU for this very lovely shout out for our upcoming recital. We really appreciate the plug! Cheers, Phillip  Phillip Cheah, Co-Artistic Director

Cheah Chan Duo



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