ARTE Block A - Sept. 15th 2020
Father Bob and Dr. Patricia Kent will be performing an afternoon of "art song selections" on Tuesday, September 15th in Escher Amphitheater from 12:00-1:00pm. Fr. Bob has a special gift for breaking down the complexities of music and explaining them in very relatable ways. He is a story teller, and often highlights certain parts before playing in a “what to listen for” type of manner. He often performs pieces that are narrative, as well. He provides a story for someone to "listen for” or invites the listener to create their own story. Audiences are able to follow and remain engaged by his performance and their own imaginations. He often improvises as well, and talks about that process before performing a piece. Dr. Patricia Kent has a brilliant, commanding voice that can fill a recital hall with amazement and delight. She is a dynamic performer and introduces songs with personal connections as well as historical background. As a duo, they have performed together countless times, and are able to effortlessly communicate without words.