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New York Festival of Song

New York City, United States
About  ABOUT NYFOS Since its first season, the NYFOS motto has been “No song is safe from us!” Manhattan-based pianists Michael Barrett and Steven Blier presented the very first concert season of New York Festival of Song in 1988. It was a series of intimate, original ensemble song programs consisting almost exclusively of rarely-heard...read more


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17 November 2021newyorkclassicalreview.comDavid Wright
An emotional year is reflected in the return of New York Festival of Song
The New York Festival of Song, founded by Blier and pianist Michael Barrett in 1988, emerged from a year of online-only existence onstage at Merkin Concert Hall Tuesday night, with an arresting program of intimate expression over an even-wider-than-usual range of emotions. Blessedly, in the small venue, no microphones were needed or wanted.