Veteran operatic bass-baritone Laurence Albert visits Berklee's Voice Department from March 6 to 8. Raised in an inner-city neighborhood in Memphis, Albert has gone on to sing an impressive repertoire of 50 operatic roles and 300 songs in seven languages internationally since his 1977 debut with the Detroit Opera. Along with Berklee Piano Department faculty member Jennifer Elowsky-Fox, he will present Friendship, Poetry, Song—A Recital on Friday, March 7.
On the program will be Margaret Bond’s Three Dream Images, set to texts of Langston Hughes, as well as works by Wagner, Wolf, Schubert, Poulenc, and Carl Riley, the academic sssistant to the dean of the Berklee Performance Division. The recital is free and open to the entire Berklee community and the general public.