Mack the Knife, Music of Kurt Weill
Venue: Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium
Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series
West Circle Series presents works by German-born composer Kurt Weill who was known for writing operas and music that blurred the lines between classical, jazz and popular music.
The concert will open with Surabaya Johnny and Matrosen Lieder, performed by James Forger, saxophone; Deborah Moriarty, piano and Jane Bunnell, mezzo-soprano. The remainder of the first half of the program features well-known favorites — September Song (Knickerbocker Holiday), My Ship (Lady in the Dark), Mack the Knife, Ice Cream Sextet (Street Scene). The second half of the program will include several movements from Little Threepenny Music, conducted by Kevin Sedatole. Concert guides for this exciting voyage into the world of Kurt Weill will be Marc Embree and Kevin Sedatole.
$15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens (age 60 and older), $5 for students with ID and anyone under age 18. Tickets available online, at the door, or at 517.353.5340.
Generously sponsored by Belle and Julius Harris Visiting Artist Fund established by Lauren Julius Harris
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