A double-concert offering, two programs together explored the inward journey of love and loss. Featuring Schubert's great masterwork, Die Winterreise, performed Friday by Randall Scarlata and Laura Ward, followed by Sunday's concert of two newly commissioned song cycles inspired by Schubert's cycle. Composers Andrea Clearfield and Daron Hagen, commissioned by Lyric Fest in commemoration of its 10th Anniversary season. A meet-the-composer talk with Clearfield and Hagen followed Sunday's performance.
With Artists: Justine Aronson, Joseph Gaines, Katherine Pracht, Randall Scarlata and pianist Laura Ward.