Music for Thought - Season II - Concerts and Talks (October 17)

Poster Music for Thought Series

Poster Music for Thought Series, © Hannah Harnest

30.09.2021 - Article

MFTS – Season II revolves around the question to what extent the Covid-19 pandemic has had an impact on society and the arts & culture world on the American continent, and particularly in New York. With an outstanding group of young and critically acclaimed musicians, who all have a connection to Germany, Music for Thought joins the ranks of the city’s high-quality musical events. At the same time, they want to make a difference by picking up on current and relevant themes from national media, and discuss with experts from distinguished partner organizations the following issues, which have been carefully curated.

First Event

October 17, 2021: “A transatlantic journey of identity and culture:” Program of French, American, and German art song and secular cantata, coupled with Venezuelan and Cuban folksong & contemporary classical art song.

Artists: Maria Brea, soprano; Hannah Harnest, piano; baroque ensemble (Kevin Sherwin, Edson Scheid, Isabelle Lee, Maria G. Figueroa).

Speakers: Manuel Laufer, pianist, and Rosa Vento, soprano (Faculty/NYU Steinhardt, scholars & performers of Latin American music).

Co-presented with St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery, New York.

Location & Time


131 East 10th Street

10003 New York

October 17, 2PM

Please register here.

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