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SalonEra: Afro-Caribbean Roots

  • Monday, Feb 1 at 7:30 pm ET

February 1st’s SalonEra episode features Haitian baritone Jean-Bernard Cerin, soprano Sherezade Panthaki, and keyboardist Henry Lebedinsky. Cerin probes the first iterations of Haiti in the Classical music tradition, Lebedinsky introduces modinhas by mulatto composer Joaquin Manoel da Câmara (approx. 1780-1840), and all our guests collaborate remotely to record rarely-performed songs and arrangements by Guadeloupe-born composer Joseph de Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799).


Program includes 

 Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799)
“Dans le sabot perdu”
“Charmante fleur”
“Jouissés de l’allegresse” from L’amant anonime

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)
“Lisette, quitté la plaine” (Chanson Nègre)

Clara Gottschalk (1837-1910)
“Zélim to quitté la plaine”

Joaquim Manoel da Câmara (1780-1840)
“Desde o dia em que eu nasci”
“Nunca fui falso ao meu bem”
“Ouvi montes, arvoredos”

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