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Erika Baikoff, soprano
Kunal Lahiry, piano
Songs by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Strauss, Marx, Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff
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Franz Schubert
Atys, D. 585
Felix Mendelssohn
Frühlingslied, op. 8/6
Suleika , op. 34/4
Hexenlied, op. 8/8
Richard Strauss
Das Rosenband, op. 36/2
Die Nacht, op. 10/3
Wie sollten wir geheim sie halten, op. 19/4
Joseph Marx
Selige Nacht
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
To forget to soon
If only I had known, op. 47/1
Cradle song, op. 16/1
At the ball, op. 38/3
Why?, op. 6/5
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Six romances, op. 38
Erika Baikoff
Erika Baikoff

Russian American Soprano, Erika Baikoff, is a recent graduate of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. As a Lindemann Young Artist, she sang the roles of Xenia (Boris Godunov) and Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro). From 2018 to 2020, Erika was a member of the Opéra National de Lyon Studio. Equally passionate about chamber music, she made her debut with Schubertíada and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, both of which she will return to in future seasons. Erika is the first-prize winner of the 2019 Helmut Deutsch Liedwettbewerb and the 10th Concours International de chant-piano Nadia et Lili Boulanger. Erika is an alumni of the Atelier Lyrique at the Verbier Festival, where she sang Musetta (La Bohème), and the Académie Vocal Residency of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in French Studies from Princeton University and a Master of Music from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Kunal Lahiry
Kunal Lahiry

Indian-American pianist Kunal Lahiry is a 2021-2023 BBC New Generation Artist and recipient of the 2021 Carl Bechstein Foundation scholarship. He has commissioned and premiered works by Nico Muhly, Molly Joyce, Heloise Werner, Viktor Orri Árnason or Guðmundur Emilsson. Kunal has been invited to several young artist programs for pianists specializing in art song. In 2018, he was selected for the inaugural Royaumont-Orsay Academy. He also joined the first Song Studio, mentored by Renee Fleming, at Carnegie Hall, was invited by Thomas Hampson to participate in the Heidelberg Lied Academy. Originally from Gainesville, Georgia, Kunal was a Schulich Scholar at McGill University, and graduated with distinction in Song Interpretation, under the tutelage of Wolfram Rieger, from the Hochschule for Müsik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin.

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