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“Humanity and Lucifer” and “The Soldier's Tale”

Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham MA

Jun 23 2022
“Humanity and Lucifer” and “The Soldier's Tale”

Daniel Stepner, Artistic Director

On June 23rd at 7 p.m. at the Slosberg Music Center, Aston Magna presents a double bill of Scarlatti’s “Humanity and Lucifer” and Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale.”

“These two morality tales mirror each other across two centuries, representing humanity’s struggle with its demons,” says Artistic Director Daniel Stepner, who will deliver pre-concert talks at 6:15 p.m. before each event. “And Stravinsky’s 1918 piece has resonance for today: war, revolution, pandemic. In fact, Spanish influenza halted performances of ‘The Soldier’s Tale.’”

Soprano Kristen Watson and tenor Frank Kelley are featured in the Scarlatti piece. Kelley will also

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415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453

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