THE LAND OF LOST CONTENT: THE GREAT WAR IN SONG Brian Thorsett, tenor | Richard Masters, piano


Recital Salon, Squires | Music

April 17, 2017 at 7:30pm

This unique musical evening features reflections on World War I. The Great War affected the lives of many individuals, from classical composers and poets to the singers of music hall ballads.

Prominent on the program will be works of Denis Browne (died at Gallipolli in 1915) and Ivor Gurney (shell shock, never recovered), alongside the U.S. premiere of modern composer Ian Venables' "Through These Pale Cold Days."

Read: The School of Performing Arts remembers the Great War through music

Main Street Inn and The Inn at Virginia Tech are the official lodging sponsors for the Music on Mondays and Visiting Artists series.



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