The Dessoff Choirs, led by Music Director Malcolm J. Merriweather, celebrates the legacy of Stephen Sondheim with a concert by the 20-voice Dessoff Chamber Choir on Friday, February 10, 2023, at 7:30pm at Roulette (509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn). Sondheim Revue includes solos, duets, and choruses from Company (“Being Alive”), Merrily We Roll Along (“Not a Day Goes By” and “Old Friends”), Into the Woods (“Agony,” “No One Is Alone,” and “Children Will Listen”), Evening Primrose (“I Remember”), Sweeney Todd (“Johanna”), Follies (“Losing My Mind”), A Little Night Music (“Soon” and “Send in the Clowns”), and West Side Story (“America,” “Tonight,” and others). Steven Ryan joins on piano, and Merriweather both conducts and sings. On February 3, 2023, at the start of Black History Month, Dessoff will release the world premiere recordings of two cantatas, Credo and Simon Bore the Cross, by 20 th -century African American composer Margaret Bonds. Credo is set to the W. E. B. Du Bois’ prose poem of the same name.
Roulette Intermedium | 509 Atlantic Avenue | Brooklyn, NY, 11217 Tickets: $24-$50 Link: https://www.dessoff.org/events/sondheim-revue
Photo: Dan Wright