New York Festival of Song: “America, Come Home”
On Tuesday, January 26, tune in to the New York Festival of Song’s “America, Come Home” concert stream, featuring Thomas Hampson and renowned artists performing songs by Leonard Bernstein, Paul Simon, Richard Danielpour, William Grant Still, and George Gershwin.
Premiering on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 7pm ET and available to view for free through February 28, the event features soprano Angel Riley, mezzo-sopranos Amanda Lynn Bottoms and Isabel Leonard, tenors Joshua Blue and Miles Mykkanen, baritones Justin Austin and Thomas Hampson, cellist Laura Metcalf, and pianists Steven Blier and Lucy Yates. Co-hosted by Steven Blier and tenor Miles Mykkanen.
A live Q&A session featuring Isabel Leonard, Miles Mykkanen, Joshua Blue, and Angel Riley, with Steven Blier as host, follows immediately after the concert premiere. To participate, leave your questions in the comments section next to the video or email them in advance to [email protected].
Photo: Jiyang Chen