The Kennedy Center


Vocal Arts DC presents Simon Keenlyside and Malcolm Martineau, in Recital

Friday, November 30, 2018 7:30 PM

Vocal Arts DC is pleased to present the long-awaited debut of English baritone Simon Keenlyside, one of the most versatile artists of his generation.

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Vocal Arts DC presents
Simon Keenlyside, baritone, with Malcolm Martineau, piano

One of the most charismatic and in-demand singers of his time, Simon Keenlyside has graced virtually every major stage and concert hall and has amassed an enviable discography and videography. A favorite of audiences worldwide and many of his generation's most revered conductors, he makes his Washington debut in a solo recital in collaboration with the eminent pianist Malcolm Martineau, performing a program of songs by Poulenc, Schubert, Brahms, and Ravel.

This performance features projected titles.

Performance Timing: Part One - 45 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Part Two - 45 min.

"The British baritone is one of the best recitalists currently before the public ... Keenlyside sang a program rich in beauty, wit, and insight." (Opera News)