Szalon: ANIMUS


Join us in person or online at the Szalon! The line up: Iris Malkin, Mezzo-soprano, and Daniel Gledhill, Piano perform Hebrew songs and prayers from Iris's home in Los Angeles. Accordionist/composer Guy Klucevsek will present videos of his works “Clarissa” and “Eleven Large Lobsters Loose in the Lobby,” from his home in Staten Island, NY Bill Koutsouros and ANIMUS perform exciting original world fusion, from the Salon in Philadelphia V. Shayne Frederick, jazz piano and vocals, will perform a solo short, elegant and contemporary suite, from the Salon Soprano Lisa Willson Denolfo and pianist Michal Schmidt perform selections from the songcycle Love in the Midst by Cynthia Folio to poetry by Susan Albertine, from the Salon Flutist Joan Sparks performs selections from Daniel Dorff’s “Songs of the Open Road” based on the Walt Whitman poem of the same title Alaska-based singer/songwriters Tom Begich and Sarah Sledge return to the Salon with their original music, exploring the complications and yearnings of the human condition Bert Lee will perform two original songs in his signature folk rooted style, from the Salon Kimberly Reighley, flute and Nina Siniakova, piano/composer perform two movements from Nina’s composition "Three Wishes", from the Salon Tawa will deliver original ambient and contemporary compositions for the Duduk and Synthesizer with looping board, from the Salon Karen Bentley Pollick performs 'Aftermath' (2017) for solo violin by Thomas E. Flaherty from her home studio in San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico

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