Lisette: A song’s journey from Haiti and back.

Event time: 
Sunday, February 12, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
William L. Harkness Hall (WLH ), Sudler Hall See map
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Calendar Speaker/Performer: 
The Elm City Consort presents Jean Bernard Cerin, Michele Kennedy and Joyce Chen.
Event description: 

Baritone and musicologist Jean Bernard Cerin explores the tale - across centuries and continents - of “Lisette quitté la plaine,” an enduringly popular song from Cerin’s native Haiti alongside other music that intersects with the African diaspora. Cerin will be joined in the performance by soprano Michele Kennedy and keyboardist Joyce Chen. The performance is co-sponsored by the Yale Department of Music with support from the Institute for Sacred Music. In Sudler Recital Hall on the Yale campus.