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15 Feb 2006

The Lewds and the Prudes Offer Much to Sing About

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/15/arts/music/15lott.html

felicity_lott_small.jpgBy ALLAN KOZINN [NY Times, 15 February 2006]

Felicity Lott's recitals tend to be livelier than most, probably because she doesn't worry much about keeping composers, eras, styles or even languages sorted into strictly defined groups. Her concern, instead, is with larger themes, assembled with songs of all stripes — serious and comic, from the heart of the classical repertory or the periphery. And her programming signature is her way of weaving subsidiary themes through the evening.

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