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Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Brooklyn, NY            

Brooklyn Youth Chorus is a collective of young voices led by Founder & Artistic Director Dianne Berkun Menaker. “A polished ensemble of miniature professionals” (The New York Times), the world-class chorus performs fluently in multiple musical genres. Achievements include a 2005 Grammy® for a recording of John Adams’ On the Transmigration of Souls; annual performances with world-renowned orchestras; collaborations with musical artists from Kronos Quartet to Beyoncé; and commissions, performances and recordings of new work.

Black Mountain Songs: An Interdisciplinary Concert

This 23-minute video includes both extensive performance footage and interviews with creator and co-curator Bryce Dessner, co-curator Richard Reed Parry, Brooklyn Youth Chorus Artistic Director Dianne Berkun Menaker, composer Caroline Shaw, dancer Gus Solomons jr, composer John King, and others. Recorded live in concert at BAM, Nov 20-23, 2014.
5:35-6:25: Black Mountain Song by Bryce Dessner.
8:10-9:15: Maximus to Gloucester by Bryce Dessner.
18:40-21:37: Their Passing in Time by Richard Reed Parry.

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Black Mountain Songs/Its Motion Keeps by Caroline Shaw

Brooklyn Youth Chorus performs an excerpt from Caroline Shaw’s “Its Motion Keeps” from the groundbreaking production, “Black Mountain Songs.” This performance was recorded at Water Music Recording Studios on January 17, 2015.

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Black Mountain Songs/Bubbles by Aleksandra Vrebalov

Brooklyn Youth Chorus performs “Bubbles” by Aleksandra Vrebalov from the groundbreaking production, “Black Mountain Songs.” This performance was recorded at Water Music Recording Studios on January 17, 2015.

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