Let Us Sing For Your Supper!

Jan 31, 2014 by

Let Us Sing For Your Supper!

American Classics presents %22Chic and Delishous%22 at The Hampshire House

American Classics presents

Chic and Delishious A Culinary Cabaret
Feb. 28 and March 2 at 6:00pm
At The Hampshire House

Featuring music by Rodgers & Hart (“Sing for Your Supper”), Jerome Kern (“Ragtime Restaurant”), Lerner & Loewe (“The Night They Invented Champagne”), and other favorites including “Be Our Guest” and “Animal Crackers in My Soup”Drinks and a three-course dinner prepared by Chef Markus Ripperger with music performed by Caroline Musica, Cynthia Mork, Benjamin Sears, Davron Monroe, with Bradford Conner and Margaret Ulmer on piano.

Guests may choose from a special menu prepared by world-renowned chef Markus Ripperger which features a choice of appetizer, a choice of entree, and dessert.  Appetizers range from Heirloom Pumpkin Bisque to Organic Baby Spinach Salade.  Entrees include Char-Grilled Beef Tenderloin, Slow Roasted Pork Loin, Herb Crusted Atlantic Salmon and Pear & Thyme Roasted Chicken.

Tickets/Reservations are $62, music, tax and gratuity included (does not include beverages) The Hampshire House, 84 Beacon Street, Boston ($6 self-parking validations available at Boston Common Garage) 

For more information call 617-254-1125 or visit amclass.org

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

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Davron S. Monroe holds a Master of Music in Opera Performance from the Longy School of Music and performs throughout New England as a soloist and vocal consultant. He has been featured with The Key West Symphony, Houston Ebony Opera Guild, Brevard Music Center, Connecticut Opera, Opera Providence, The Longy School Orchestra, New England Voices, Vox Consort, and many other organizations in the greater Boston area. Full opera productions include Carmen, Treemonisha, Mozart’s Impresario and La Finta Giardiniera, Cabildo, Rigoletto, Lucia di Lammermoor, La Fille du Regiment, L’elisir d’amore, Cosi fan Tutte, Die Zauberflute, and The Tailor of Gloucester. In music theatre, Davron was recently featured in Key West Symphony’s “Broadway Bound: Musicals Across Paradise” premiere of Songs for a New World. Other major performances of note include the roles of Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, James ‘Thunder’ Early in Dreamgirls and Cain in Children of Eden; jazz cabarets The All Night Strut and Smokey Joe’s Cafe; and roles in Cinderella, Sweet Charity, Show Boat and Ain’t Misbehavin’.

CMork 02Cynthia Mork, mezzo soprano, is making her American Classics debut with these performances. Mork is a versatile singer of classical music, opera, American popular song and jazz. She often appears as a soloist in musical events and services at the First Parish in Bedford, MA, under the musical direction of Bradford Conner, where she has been a soloist and choir member since 2002. Recent appearances include a concert of Schumann works, as the mother in Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, as Bastienna in Mozart’s Bastien and Bastienna, as well as guest soloist appearances in concerts with Cantilena, a women’s chorale based in Arlington, MA, and concerts for the lunchtime concert series both at MIT/Lincoln Labs and the First Parish Church in Lexington. Ms. Mork has performed in area clubs with jazz pianist David Rumpler, and, on occasion, with song duo Benjamin Sears and Bradford Conner. A current vocal student of Sue Ellen Kuzma, she resides with her husband and son in Bedford, MA.

CarolineMusicaCaroline Musica, soprano, made her American Classics series debut in Up Close and Presidential (2008) and appeared in Recognize the Tune (2009). She appeared with the ensemble in a Shubertiad at the First Parish Church in Bedford, singing selections from Sigmund Romberg and Dorothy Donnelly’s Blossom Time. Recent performances include La Chauve-Souris in L’Enfant et les Sortileges with MetroWest Opera, soprano soloist with Masterworks Chorale in Handel’s Messiah and in the Mozart Requiem under the direction of Steven Karidoyanes, Longwood Opera’s summer concert series, guest singer with the Longy Large Jazz Ensemble, Siren in the Boston premier of Odysseus and as Mme. Silverpeal in The Impresario at the Natick Center for the Arts and Longy. Musica has performed in Strauss’s Die Fledermaus and in concert with Maine Grand Opera and in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, as a member of Boston Opera Collaborative. She has appeared as Maria in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music at Community Little Theatre, and in the premier of Beth Weimann’s opera Deeds as leading lady, Mary, at the University of Maine, where she was also seen as Belinda in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and Sally in Gesner’s You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. Musica received her B.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of Maine with honors in 2004. She has been a part of the Crittenden, Harrower and Key West Symphony Young Artist Programs and is a student of Robert Honeysucker.