This week’s Song of the Day curator is the devilishly funny and sublime English tenor Hal Cazalet, a NYFOS favorite. He’s been heard at the English National Opera, the Aldeburgh Festival, Glyndebourne on Tour, Lincoln Center, and Dallas Opera, among other venues around the world. As a composer and lyricist, he has written stage musicals as well as instrumental and choral works. He’ll be performing at the NYFOS Gala on April 5th alongside David Hyde Pierce, Lauren Worsham, and Bryce Pinkham.
DAVID BOWIE SINGS ‘CHANGES’
I am so grateful to be sharing these songs with you this week. It’s an eclectic mix as my tastes have never been particularly grounded in one musical style.
I grew up with Bowie’s music and loved it. It is extraordinary to think that throughout his career & even up to his recent death he went through so many re inventions and transformations. His songs provoke us to examine who we are, what we stand for and to question the very meaning of our existence. I am sure they will continue to do so for generations to come. This well known song from the 1971 Hunky Dory album is quintessentially Bowie – a kind of manifesto for ‘change’. A real gem.