Barb Jungr Sings Bob Dylan & Leonard Cohen at the Ancram Opera House [Berkshire on Stage]

August 15th, 2017, 11:00 am by Sara

Barb Jungr, the internationally acclaimed cabaret artist, will perform “Hard Rain: The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen” at the Ancram Opera House for one night only at 8:30pm on Saturday (August 19).

Barb Jungr has been called “possibly our greatest interpreter of Dylan’s songs.” Based on her 2014 album, which brings the colossal talents of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen together, Hard Rain reinterprets some of these two artists’ most political and monumental work.

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Across her 40-year career, Jungr has carved a significant reputation for combining immaculate vocal technique, impassioned performance, piercing insight, lacerating wit and beautifully unexpected musical arrangements to reinterpret a century’s worth of European and American popular songs in a manner which The New York Times described as “revelatory” and The Guardian as “casually virtuosic.”

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