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First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

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119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States

October 2022

The World at War: In Memoriam I at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Friday October 7, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, 119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States
$35

Works by composers and poets inspired by The Great War. Alban Berg and Maurice Ravel saw the front lines of the Great War first hand, as did Guillaume Apollinaire, the…

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December 2022

The World at War: Hollywood Liederbuch at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Friday December 2, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, 119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States
$35

Hanns Eisler's haunting musical journal of exile. In 1941 Hanns Eisler found himself in Los Angeles, a refugee from Nazi oppression. Alone and out of place in Hollywood’s superficial glitz,…

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January 2023

The World at War: Recovered Voices at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Friday January 6, 2023, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, 119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States
$35

Works by composers who lost their lives in the Holocaust. The Holocaust silenced an entire generation of gifted composers This program includes works by those who lost their lives in…

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February 2023

The World at War: Rage at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Friday February 3, 2023, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, 119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States
$35

  Benjamin Britten wrote his John Donne songs after seeing firsthand the horrors of a concentration camp. Arnold Schoenberg’s Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte is a scathing indictment of the narcissism…

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March 2023

The World at War: La Resistance, at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Friday March 3, 2023, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, 119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States
$35

Works inspired by the French Resistance to Nazi Occupation. When Paris fell to the Nazis in 1940, ordinary Frenchman went underground to mount an insurrection unlike any in modern history.…

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April 2023

New Voices Festival: Worldliness I at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Thursday April 6, 2023, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, 119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States
$35

Works from the European Avant Garde. Worldliness I explores song through the prism of the European Avant Garde, including modern classics by Birtwistle, Reimann, and Saariaho alongside brilliant works from…

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May 2023

New Voices Festival: Worldliness II at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Friday May 5, 2023, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, 119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States
$35

Works from the recent explosion of creativity by composers of Asian decent. Worldliness II explores the extraordinary developments in recent years from composers of Asian descent, many of whom brilliantly…

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June 2023

New Voices Festival: Worldliness III, at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Thursday June 1, 2023, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, 119 Pierrepont Street
New York, NY NY 11201 United States
$35

New Music from the Americas including 2 World Premieres. BASS’s season finale celebrates the immense diversity of music from the Americas with works representing Canada, the US, the Caribbean, as…

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