Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society: Incendiary Artist Spotlight "Eminently Emily," featuring Emily Birsan, Soprano

Collins Recital Hall 
Hamel Music Center

Friday, June 9, 2023 | 7:30 PM, Reception to follow at 8:30 PM


About this event

Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society’s 23rd summer festival, OFF THE CUFF, is in celebration of the thrill of spontaneity. Join us for our nine programs this summer. Dress to the nines but keep your shirt on!

Incendiary Artist Spotlight
Eminently Emily, featuring Emily Birsan, soprano
, with Jeffrey Sykes, piano

Francis Poulenc Fiançailles pour rire -  sponsors: Maria Saffiotti Dale & Thomas Dale, in memory of Sofia Amman
Henry Purcell Music for a while and Sweeter than roses
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Three Songs, op. 22
Franz Liszt Pace non trovo
*repertoire subject to change


The eminent soprano Emily Birsan, known to Madison audiences through her memorable performances with Madison Opera, has selected some of her favorite pieces to share with the audience. From the hypnotic intensity of Purcell to the chattering laughter of Poulenc to the drama of Liszt, her program showcases the full range of emotions. Emily will be interviewed by Artistic Co-Directors Jeffrey Sykes and Stephanie Jutt, and will describe her musical successes and failures.

Bundle and save! Purchase 3 or more tickets together using the "Series Ticket" option and save $6 per ticket. But don't wait - series ticket bundles only available for purchase through May 1st!

Skip the line! Purchase early and save time later. All of our tickets, whether purchased online, by phone, or in-person cost the same - there are no "convenience" fees for any option. So buy your tickets now, and breeze right past the box office and straight to your seat!

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Prices (including all fees)

Series Ticket (three concerts minimum) Premium, Reserved Seat $47
Series Ticket (three concerts minimum) Reserved Seat $41
Individual Concert - Premium, Reserved Seat $53
Individual Concert - Reserved Seat $47
Individual Concert - Student (Any, 1 per order) $10