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“Songs of War and the Journey Home”

  • Museum of the City of New York 5th Ave & 103rd St New York, New York 10029 (map)

Revisit the hauntingly beautiful songs and poetry of the Great War with baritone John Brancy and pianist Peter Dugan. An exploration of the timeless themes of longing and the search for meaning and peace, the program features music by WWI veterans, including New York natives Alan Seeger and Irving Berlin, alongside classics by Schubert, Rachmaninov, and more. Afterwards, Brancy and Dugan will be joined by Dr. Libby O’Connell, Chief Historian Emeritus at History Channel and Commissioner of the National World War I Centennial Commission, for a conversation about armistice and the lasting impact of the music of the Great War. 

Reception and CD signing to follow. 

Use the code SONG1 for $10 tickets: http://www.mcny.org/wwi

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Earlier Event: March 16
Women's History Month Celebration
Later Event: March 23
Covello Fashion Show