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#RAGivesBack with Music in the Members' Room!

Friday, October 28, 2022

The Library was delighted to participate as a venue for the Recording Academy® New York Chapter Day of Service on October 27 - whose hashtag is #RAGivesBack. The Recording Academy®, the leading community of music professionals, celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards®. More about the Recording Academy here.

In the afternoon, two-time GRAMMY Award-winning music creator Lucy Kalantari brought "Swinging Sounds and Spooky Tunes" to the Members' Room with clarinetist Linus Wyrsch - inviting everyone to be a Jazz Cat for the day!

Learn more about Lucy Kalantari | Learn more about Linus Wyrsch

The evening hosted the live debut of a new opera by Kristin Hevner, adapting Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" and written for GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist Zachary James. The recording of The Raven, available for listening on your favorite music streaming platform, is a candidate for a 2023 GRAMMY Award.

More about Zachary James | More about Kristin Hevner

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