What's In A Name: An exploration of different musical settings of the same text

For its third concert of the 2015/2016 season, the Cheah Chan Duo will be exploring the relationship between music and text, specifically how composers create different musical settings of the same text. Featuring the poetry of Alfred Tennyson, Paul Verlaine, Oscar Wilde, Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti, William Butler Yeats, William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Stéphane Mallarmé, and Edna St. Vincent Millay with the music of Roger Quilter, Ned Rorem, Leonard Bernstein, Jack Beeson, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Daron Hagen, Frank J. Oteri, Charles Griffes, Rebecca Clarke, and more.