Colella, Cox, Graff, Larsen, Llana, Walsh and Moore Sing Evans Songs Feb. 23

News   Colella, Cox, Graff, Larsen, Llana, Walsh and Moore Sing Evans Songs Feb. 23 The acclaimed Songbook series — produced, hosted and directed by John F. Znidarsic — continues Feb. 23 with an evening dedicated to the songs of composer David Evans.
Jenn Colella
Jenn Colella

The free concert features the vocal talents of Jill Abramovitz, Gerard Canonico, Catherine Cox, Jenn Colella, John Cunningham, Todd Graff, Liz Larsen, Jose Llana, Crista Moore, Andrew Hill Newman, Mary Beth Peil, J.K. Simmons and Barbara Walsh. Show time is 6 PM. Concertgoers can expect to hear songs from Evans' Birds of Paradise, Children's Letters to God and Love Comics, among others. Evans' lyricists include Doug Cohen, Mindi Dickstein, Faye Greenberg, Winnie Holzman, Sarah Schlesinger and Jane Smulyan.

Composer Evans will be featured on the piano with Helen Campo on flute and Danny Miller on cello.

Now in its 18th season, the Songbook series is held at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium, which is located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue, south of 65th Street.

For more information call (212) 870-1630.