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Everyone Sang – May 1, 2015

Elinor Armer Everyone Sang; Pogo Cantabile; The Heart, A Lecture; The She-Who Apple Songs; and the World Premiere of Will You, Wont You?Old First Concerts presents a potpourri of vocal works by composer Elinor Armer, from her early, middle, and current periods. Featured performers include soprano Marcelle Dronkers, whose brilliant vocal and theatrical talents are well known to Bay Area audiences, and rising star mezzo Maria Kaganskaya, who will sing the World Premiere of Will You, Wont You?. The poets? – Siegfried Sassoon, Walt Kelly, Henry Gray, Judy Grahn, Lewis Carroll, William Carlos Williams, William Butler Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Juliet Wilson, and Ursula K. Le Guin. Come savor Armers unique settings of these literary lights, and join the celebration of her 75th birthday in this grand finale of her Diamond Jubilee Season. For more information please visit

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distributing programs

box office

set-up and clean-up

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