Evenings of Great Songs & the Stories Behind Them

presents

Chansons Parisiennes

Singers: Susan Cooke, Brendan Daly, Junko Watanabe

Piano: Yoko Hagino

Narrator: Lisa Mullins of The World, WGBH Radio 89.7 FM

8 pm Friday, October 19th

Longy School of Music’s Rey-Waldstein Building
33 Garden Street, Cambridge

Songs & duets by Bizet, Chausson, Delibes, Duparc, Fauré, Ferrari, Koechlin, Kosma, Louiguy, Poldowski, and Saint-Saëns, including Piaf’s “La vie en rose” and “Les feuilles mortes” (Autumn Leaves), with text by Jacques Prévert and Johnny Mercer.

Other poets include L.Ackermann, H. de Balzac, Théodore de Banville, Jean Benédict, Robert de Bonnières, François Coppée, Edouard Haraucourt, Victor Hugo, Leconte de Lisle, M. de Marsan, Alfred de Musset, and Paul Verlaine.

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