This spring, Mannes Sounds Festival presents a series of four concerts that represent a musical journey through American history. Part 1 features repertoire that reflect the emergence and development of American styles with works by Foster, Gottschalk, Burleigh, Joplin, Beach, Foote, MacDowell, Chadwick, Parker, Grant Still Jr., Price, Porter, Griffes, Copland and Gershwin.
The premiere streaming event will take place on February 26, 2021 at 7pm on coparemote.com/mannessounds. On demand streaming thereafter.
Founded in 1999 by Pavlina Dokovska, chair of the Mannes Piano department, the Mannes Sounds Festival presents more than 20 concerts annually performed by young artists from Mannes School of Music, the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music and the School of Drama as well as master classes and lectures by distinguished faculty members and renowned guest artists. It is one of the outstanding components of the Mannes performance program. The events are held at various prestigious concert venues and cultural institutions throughout New York City. The Spring 2021 events will take place virtually.