Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, & Lieder of Brahms, and Mahler
Friday, March 28, 2014 at 8pm, Old First Concerts, 1751 Sacramento Street at Van Ness, San Francisco
Karen sings lieder of Brahms, and Mahler, on a program featuring Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire with the best of the Bay Area's chamber musicians: pianist, Karen Rosenak; Leslie Chin, flute; Terrie Baune, violin; Rob Bailis, clarinet; and Judiyaba, cello, led by Michael S. Orland. A pre-concert lecture is given by Professor Emeritus, Will Johnson at 7:30pm. Click above on the Performances Page to download a flyer and read program notes.
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Now Available on CD! Karen is featured on the new 2014 Microfest release performing Ben Johnston's song cycle Parable- on Rumi poems. The Los Angeles Times writes: "Karen Clark brought a rich intensity to the [Rumi] stories...The performance was stunning."
Schwantner and Lassus LISTEN
"I was immediately drawn to the evocative and hauntingly beautiful voice of contralto Karen Clark." ___ Joseph Schwantner, Pulitzer Prize and two-time Grammy Award Winning composer. In 2014, hear Karen sing Orlando Lassus's Prophetiae Sibyllarum and the West Coast Premiere of Joseph Schwantner's Dream Drapery- Songs on Thoreau with the Galax Quartet on the San Francisco Early Music Society's concert series. January 31 (Palo Alto, CA), February 1 (Berkeley) & 2 (San Francisco).
On Cold Mountain: Songs on Poems of Gary Snyder Karen's recording with the Galax Quartet, On Cold Mountain: Songs on Poems of Gary Snyder is on the Innova label and available on Amazon. "Karen Clark's majestic, throaty singing hints of modernist extravagance and medieval troubadours." San Francisco Chronicle