Sunlight and Shadow: A Musicale of African American Song

When

Saturday, June 4, 3pm (Rain Date: Saturday, June 11)

Where

Courtyard

Admission Purchase general admission

Join one of Westchester’s favorite sopranos, Yolanda F. Johnson, and several of her musical colleagues, including pianist Michael Eisenberg, violinist Joyce Balint, and cellist Kate Dillingham, as they celebrate Black Music Appreciation Month by tracing the history of African American music from its origins in African song to spirituals, from the blues to operatic works like Porgy and Bess and art song compositions by Florence Price and Margaret Bonds. The audience will be carried away to the salons of the Harlem Renaissance by this specially curated concert in the courtyard.

 

Photo: Eric Bardin