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Lawrence Brownlee Featured in Benefit Concert to Combat Racial Injustice



Music Worcester proudly announced this engagement of acclaimed vocalist Lawrence Brownlee as a community benefit concert via Live Stream from Worcester’s BrickBox Theater at the JMAC. All ticket sales proceeds from this virtual concert will be passed on to several programs and organizations addressing systemic racism and racial injustice in the Greater Worcester community. With your ticket purchase you will be supporting the Worcester Black History Project, OurStory Edutainment, and the Black Heritage Juneteenth Festival.

Following his 2018 Cycles Of My Being project, Brownlee brings a new program to Worcester: “Songs Of My Youth.” The concert takes place on Saturday, May 22 at 7:00 PM and is a livestream event.


Below is Music Worcester an in-depth conversation with tenor Lawrence Brownlee and executive director Adrien Finlay in advance of his May 22, 2021 Live Stream concert with Music Worcester from the BrickBox Theater at the JMAC.



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Selections from the 24 Italian Songs & Arias Caccini – Amarilli mia bella Torelli – Tu lo sai Legrenzi – Che fiero costume Scarlatti – Già il sole dal Gange German Art Songs Schubert – Der Jüngling an der Quelle Schubert – Nacht und Träume Strauss – Heimliche Aufforderung Strauss – Cäcilie French Art Songs Fauré – Après un rêve Poulenc – Montparnasse Liszt – Oh! Quand je dors – Intermission – Mozart – “Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön” from Die Zauberflöte Mozart – “Il mio tesoro” from Don Giovanni Britten – Down by the Salley Gardens Weill – “Lonely House” from Street Scene Spirituals arranged by Damien Sneed



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