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A Concert to Benefit Hudson Area Library: American Songbook and Art Songs

July 11, 2018 05:39 pm

HUDSON — The Hudson Area Library invites you to a benefit concert on Sunday, July 15 at 4 p.m. in the library’s community room. American tenor Christopher Reames and pianist Martin Néron will present music for a mid-summer afternoon consisting of American songbook and art songs by Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Ginastera and others, with short solo piano selections as well.

Proceeds from this concert benefit the Hudson Area Library, with its newly expanded hours and ever-increasing programming for everyone in the community. Suggested donation is $15 and seats can be reserved online by visiting, or visiting the circulation desk in the library. For further information call 518-828-1792 x101

Christopher Reames is a concert artist, recitalist, and dynamic performer on the operatic stage. Praised for his “lustrous” singing and “great musicality” by the The Examiner, his compelling performances captivate audiences with beauty and sensitivity.

Canadian pianist Martin Néron is acclaimed for his performances of art song repertoire and research in linguistics. Praised as “an attentive partner” (Opera News), he has accompanied vocal recitals at Lincoln Center, CAMI Hall, the Kosciuszko Foundation, the United Nations, the Metropolitan Room, the Onassis Center, and the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, among other venues.

The Hudson Area Library enriches the quality of life by providing free and equal access to programs, services and resources, and by creating opportunities for all members of our community to connect, create, learn and grow. The library is located at 51 N. 5th Street in Hudson, NY. For more information, visit