Skylark’s La Vie en Rose in Weston February 17

Skylark is back in Weston and bringing Paris with it. On Friday, February 17, you can board your plane hop in your Subaru for an escape to the ever-romantic City of Lights brought to you by a chamber group of Skylarks (last seen here in Weston with A Christmas Carol in December).

Celebrate romantic music inspired by the French capital with La Vie en Rose, Skylark’s innovative classical-crossover collaboration with GRAMMY®-nominated pianist Joy Schreier. The program includes a “delightful and delectable mix of music inspired by a trip to Paris, exploring stunning French and Paris-inspired compositions from the last 150 years.”

All of the Skylark artists in the program are featured in significant solo roles, spanning genres including classical art songs by Gabriel Fauré and Cecille Chaminade, mid-century jazz standards made famous by Edith Piaf and Charles Trenet, theatrical classics from Cole Porter and Leonard Bernstein, and even contemporary French pop songs debuted by Dalida and Laura Fabian. Showcasing their “extraordinary breadth of programming” (Limelight Australia), Skylark’s artists also come together as an ensemble to deliver their signature “crystalline sound” (BBC Radio 3) in choral compositions from Claude Debussy, Camille Saint-Saëns, and others, including world premiere arrangements from acclaimed composer Saunder Choi and veteran Boston Pops arranger Peter Mansfield. Throughout the album, GRAMMY®-nominated Joy Schreier offers her trademark “ideal support” at the piano (The Washington Post), culminating in a gorgeous solo performance of D’Un Jardin Clair by Lili Boulanger.

The concert is a part of the album release tour. You can pre-order the album for pick-up at the concert or buy it there.

You can learn more at the Skylark website, check out their video, and buy your tickets here.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2023  |  7 pm
(6:15 pm pre-concert talk)
First Parish Church in Weston, 349 Boston Post Road

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