Kingdom County Announces 2013-14 Performance Series
Kingdom County Productions has announced its line-up for its 2013-14 performance series. The artists scheduled represent, among them, eleven Grammy awards, more than twenty-five Grammy nominations, an Emmy, and two Tony Awards. Also included: two world-class vocal ensembles from England, a ballet troupe from Moscow, and worldacclaimed drummers from Japan.
KCP’s fifth performance season will open with two-time GRAMMYWINNING JAZZ SINGER CASSANDRA WILSON at 7pm, Sunday, September 22nd, Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury Academy. Time Magazine calls Wilson “America’s best singer” for her extraordinary ability to phrase new material or give fresh interpretation to familiar songs by composers including Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams. Noted for her distinctive and throaty contralto – and her remarkable ability to stretch and bend pitches, elongate syllables, and manipulate tone and timbre from dusky to hollow. Critic Gary Giddens describes her as a singer “who has expanded the field” of vocal performance. This will be Cassandra Wilson’s exclusive northern New England concert.