Press Release: 12/17/02
Bryden and Charkey Concert Slated for Sunday, Feb. 9
Marlboro, Vermont - Marlboro College music faculty member and pianist Stan Charkey will perform a concert with soprano Jane Bryden on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 3 p.m. in the Whittemore Theater of Marlboro College.
This performance will feature music by John Dowland and other 17th century English composers. Compositions will include music of the Elizabethan and Jacobean theater as well as theater songs of Henry Purcell.
Charkey is a former member of the New York Pro Musica, the Renaissance Consort, and the Music For A While ensemble, and in 1972 received the Bodky Award from the Cambridge Society for Early Music. He has played as a soloist and chamber musician at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center and Alice Tully Hall, and as a guest artist at the Marlboro Music Festival. He has recorded on the Musical Heritage Society, Angel and Arabesque labels. A composer of some note, Charkey has written scores for dance, theater, and chamber ensembles.
Bryden has recorded extensively and performed with important performing ensembles throughout the US and Europe.