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Ben Bliss

Songs of Summer with Ben Bliss

Expired Thursday, September 3, 2020.:00 PM

This recital is no longer available.

Tenor Ben Bliss debuted  with Seattle Opera in Mozart’s Così fan tutte (’17) and returned in 2018 as Peter Quint in Brittens’ eerie The Turn of the Screw. “You’ll seldom hear a finer performance” (The New York Times) and Bliss’s Summer of Songs recital will be no exception.

Bliss has prepared a varied program with selections by Mozart, Gounod, and Strauss, collaborative performances with Barnaby Bright, Sammy Miller and The Congregation, and self-accompanied pieces by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and more.

Full Program

PARTNER ORGANIZATION:

The partner organization for this recital is LANGSTON—a nonprofit that centers Black art, artists, and audiences in its work. LANGSTON is the organization behind the historic Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center in the Central Area of Seattle. We are honored to have a budding partnership with LANGSTON, and we encourage you to learn more about this organization. Originally created by three Black artists, the Artist Relief Fund has provided almost $600,000 in relief, particularly for Black artists and other artists of color.

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Special thanks to our 2020/21 Season sponsors Barbara Stephanus and James and Sherry Raisbeck.

Add to Calendar 8/20/2020 7:00:00 PM 8/20/2020 8:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Songs of Summer with Ben Bliss Songs of Summer with Ben Bliss Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM Joins us for an online recital with tenor Ben Bliss with a varied program with selections by Mozart, Gounod, and Strauss, collaborative performances with Barnaby Bright, Sammy Miller and The Congregation, and self-accompanied pieces by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and more. This recital is no longer available.

 Video editing by Bill Mohn. Recital expires September 3, 2020 at 6:59 PM.