The Kennedy Center


Vocal Arts DC presents Brian Mulligan, baritone, and Timothy Long, piano

Sunday, September 16, 2018 2:00 PM

Admired as much for his ringing, burnished baritone as for his musical versatility and interpretive depth, Brian Mulligan makes his Washington solo debut in an all-American program.

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Vocal Arts DC presents
Brian Mulligan, baritone, with Timothy Long, piano

In collaboration with the illustrious pianist Timothy Long, Brian Mulligan's program includes the world premiere of a new song cycle, Walden, based on texts by Henry David Thoreau, by acclaimed young composer Gregory Spears, whose opera Fellow Travelers has garnered unanimous plaudits since its 2016 premiere in Cincinnati. The program is balanced by Dominick Argento's cycle From the Diary of Virginia Woolf, recorded for the Naxos label by Mulligan and Long.

Performance Timing: Part One - 30 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Part Two - 32 min.

"A wonderful, rich voice and a fine stage presence." (Opera News)