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Les Belles Chansons Françaises

  • Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-on-Hudson, NY US (map)

Multiple Grammy Award-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant returns to the Fisher Center for a special winter concert. Accompanied by Franco-American virtuoso pianist Dan Tepfer, the duo presents the enchanting music of the French Songbook, from Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel to Serge Gainsbourg and more. Sung in French

Tickets: $25—70
$5 tickets for Bard undergraduate students are made possible by the Passloff Pass.

The world first learned of the incredible vocal artistry of Cécile McLorin Salvant when she won the prestigious 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. In just under the span of a decade she has evolved from a darling of jazz critics and fans, to a multi-GRAMMY® Award winner, to a prescient and fearless voice in music today. Read more

Dan Tepfer has made a name for himself as a pianist-composer of wide-ranging ambition, individuality and drive — “a remarkable musician” in the words of the Washington Post and one “who refuses to set himself limits” in those of France’s Télérama. Read more

Earlier Event: November 2
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Later Event: February 9
Jazz and the Birth of Hip Hop