The competition includes two divisions: Art Song
and Musical Theatre, with four age categories for each, children through college undergraduates.
Using an interdisciplinary approach in the presentation of music, Artistic and Musical Director, James Barnett leads the organization in the exploration of opera, musical theater, and art song
I chose to study voice in a classical technique, because I knew it would be a good investment and allow me to sing not only romantic arias and art song
, but also Broadway and modern music as well.
(n): A song written to be sung in recital, typically with piano accompaniment, and often set to a poem (Oxford Dictionaries)
The piece thus seemed to model an aesthetic of art song
in which the song recreated the text's conditions of possibility rather than projecting its emotional .
The winner of the main prize will receive PS15,000 and the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World trophy, while the Song Prize, awarded to the best singer of Lieder and Art Song
, carries a PS5,000 prize and trophy.
The four will have to perform on stage at the Old English Methodist Church in the Denbighshire town and sing an English Art Song
and a German lead or Italian aria.
Wainwright moves away from his earlier leanings to embrace a style reminiscent of 20th-century American art song
Von Otter, her voice as pure and brisk as a Nordic snowfall, rightly treats the material as if it were art song
A vital factor is the general movement away from considering the art song
as high art and towards considering it as more of a mainstream musical event.
Four Saints is a witty pairing of Stein's sensuous, free-form wordplay and Thomson's blend of art song
, Protestant hymns, and "Skip to My Lou" folksiness.
Canadian Art Song
Project (Toronto), canadianartsongproject.