Fourth Coast Ensemble presents Laughterreise [LAHF-tuh-RIZE-uh], a comedy revue that answers the age-old question: What is art song and... why? Hosts Robbie Ellis (WFMT) and Gretchen Eng guide a tour of the genre's greatest hits and unknown gems performed by a troupe of musicians and comedians. Explore the rich musical heritage of the most intimate of art forms, served up with a soupçon of shade, and a touch of Weird Al.
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For more on Robbie Ellis and to purchase the scores to his original works for Laughterreise, visit his website here.
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