• By Walkertown Branch
  • Posted Saturday, April 29, 2017

Laura Semilian Performs Songs of 1800s America at Walkertown May 16

Enjoy diversions from days of old as soprano Laura Semilian performs Time-Keeper, a program of song-entertainments of 1800s America. Journey through frontiers of American imagination to encounter a bonanza of excavated echoes from the era of the Gold Rush, the Mexican and Civil Wars, and more!

Laura holds the MA in history from Wake Forest University and the MM in opera performance from UNCSA.  She won first place in the Southeastern Region's Metropolitan Opera competition. In addition to her upcoming Nashville-recorded debut CD, Time-Keeper: Songs of 1800s America, Laura’s performance projects include vocal settings of poetry by Will Alexander and George Quasha, soundscapes for experimental films, and programs of works by Hungarian composers and ethnographers Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály.

No reservations required. Sponsored by the Walkertown Area Historical Society.

Walkertown Branch library
Thursday, May 16th at 6:30 pm.


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