Faculty Recital: Jack Brown performs Schubert's "Schwanengesang"
GREAT BARRINGTON, MA –Faculty member of the Simon's Rock Community Music Program, baritone Jack Brown will perform Schubert's great song cycle "Schwanengesang" accompanied by guest artist Harriet Rothstein. The concert will take place on Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 pm in the Kellogg Music Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Jack Brown who directs both the Simon's Rock Chorus and the Simon's Rock Madrigal Group, also teaches voice at the College. As a singer he has established himself in hundreds of oratorio performances throughout the United States. Recent concerts include the Brahms’ Requiem in Georgia, Mendelssohn's Elijah in New York City and Beethoven's 9th Symphony in Illinois. In addition to teaching at Simon's Rock, he directs the choral program at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams and teaches voice at both The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT and at The Berkshire Music School in Pittsfield. He has recently been appointed as the Artistic Director of The Berkshire Lyric Chorus in Pittsfield.
Pianist Harriet Rothstein is new to the area having arrived from Philadelphia where she holds advanced degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. She has also studied at the Curtis Institute of Music and the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau. She has toured extensively in Europe and also Central and South America, having lived a number of years in Venezuela. She is on the faculty at the Rudolph Steiner School and The Berkshire Music School in Pittsfield.