This is a recital in homage to the Bi-Centennial of the death of Francis Poulenc [masked]) featuring student artists. Thomas Grubb's students - The Juilliard School's French diction and vocal repertoire classes in recital
Overview: An evening of songs by Francis Poulenc to also include songs and arias from other various French composers.
Date: Thursday, May 16th, 2013, 6pm
Location: The Juilliard School - Room 305
Address: 155 West 65 Street, Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY
Thomas Grubb is the famed author of Singing in French: A Manual of French Diction and French Vocal Repertoire (Schirmer Books, 1979, with a Foreword by Pierre Bernac). Mr. Bernac eventually became his primary mentor and the inspiration for his specialization in French Vocal Repertoire. As a performing pianist, Thomas Grubb has appeared in recital with Elly Ameling, Benita Valente, Eleanor Steber, Elizabeth Mannion and Dawn Upshaw, plus numerous others. Mr. Grubb was decorated as Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture in Paris for his advancement of French culture throughout the world. He currently teaches at The Juilliard School in NYC.