Future of American Popular Song with Steven Blier.
Blier discusses, with the accompaniment of song, the future of American popular music.
Steven Blier enjoys an eminent career as an accompanist and vocal coach. Among the many artists he has partnered in recital are Samuel Ramey, Lorraine Hunt, Susan Graham, Frederica von Stade, Kurt Ollmann, William Sharp, Suzanne Mentzer, Dwayne Croft, Roberta Peters and Arlene Auger. His collaboration with Cecilia Bartoli, begun in 1994, has continued with appearances at Carnegie Hall, throughout the US and Canada, where Mr. Blier played both piano and harpsichord. In concert with soprano June Anderson, he was most recently heard at La Scala, Milan. He began a new recital collaboration in winter, 1999 with soprano Renee Fleming, with concerts throughout North America and Europe and also with bass Samuel Ramey.