Douglas Renfroe Performs Early Broadway Music at the Morrin Centre

Douglas Renfroe Performs Early Broadway Music at the Morrin Centre

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Quebec, June 3, 2013 – The Morrin Centre will host a musical panorama of the history of North American musicals on Sunday June 16. Presented and sung by internationally acclaimed bass-baritone Dr. Douglas Renfroe, the program will focus on the beginnings and growth of musical theatre, featuring selections from the pre-Broadway era to current productions. He will perform examples of some of the most popular songs from the 1890s to the present day with guest tenor Robert Beane and pianist LaVon Mattson.

MorrinCentre_Logo_RedDr. Renfroe will delight the audience with music by Romberg, Gilbert and Sullivan, Weill, Gershwin, and Kern, and will perform timeless classics by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Bernstein, Sondheim, Bock, Webber and Schoenberg. Everyone in attendance will be tapping their feet and humming along to some of the most well-known melodies ever written. Perhaps this afternoon concert will lead on to Some Enchanted Evening…

Douglas Renfroe is an internationally acclaimed bass baritone who has been featured as soloist in several recordings with various symphonies throughout the world. His extensive theatre background includes the creation of two Equity theatre companies in South Carolina and New Hampshire, as well as an opera company in Florida. Among many other accomplishments, he has been Artistic Director for the Voices of Naples since 2010.

Don’t miss this concert to be held at the Morrin Centre on Sunday, June 16 at 2 p.m. To purchase your tickets today, please contact us at 418-694-9147 or info@morrin.org.

About the Morrin Centre

The Morrin Centre is an English-language cultural centre that promotes the heritage of the English-speaking community of Quebec City, fosters cultural exchange and offers a wide range of activities including library services, guided tours, readings by prominent authors, writing workshops, a writers’ festival and much more. This 200 year-old building, listed as a National Historic Site, is managed by the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec.

Morrin Centre
44 Chaussée des Écossais
Quebec City
QC G1R 4H3
418-694-9147
www.morrin.org

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