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Photo by Fay Fox Green

Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano

A New Country

The 78th Season of Concerts 2019–2020

  • Sunday, March 8, 2020
  • 3:30 p.m.
  • West Building, Main Floor - West Garden Court
  • In-person

A naturally gifted singer noted for her commanding stage presence and profound artistry, Jennifer Johnson Cano has garnered critical acclaim for her performances of both new and traditional repertoire. Together with a chamber ensemble consisting of piano, strings and flute, she performs a program featuring American works, including Paul Moravec’s new vocal chamber piece, A New Country, commissioned by the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival to celebrate its 35th anniversary theme, Destination America. This five-movement piece showcases texts by Emma Lazarus, Walt Whitman, and Anna Vacek.