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Voice of the Baroque

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Countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen
Photo by Fay Fox

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Close Encounters with Music continues with the Mid-Winter Fireside Concert, Saturday, February 24, in Great Barrington. One of opera’s most promising rising stars, countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen brings his “velvety gentleness” to English songs of Dowland, Purcell and more. The New York Times said “At just 23, Cohen, a baby-faced countertenor from Brooklyn, already possesses a remarkable gift for intimate communication…Expressive yet dignified, his phrasing confident and his ornamentation stylishly discreet, he brought tears to my eyes.” We spoke with this rising star about the concert, and how he came to opera late.

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