Lawrence Brownlee is one of the best opera singers in the world, recently nominated for “Male Singer of the Year” by the International Opera Awards.
A crypt, they thought, would be an appropriate setting to perform their version of the song. So we took our cameras and microphones — and a lovely piano — deep into the active crypt below the historic Church of the Intercession in Harlem. The 1915 structure at 155th Street and Broadway is a New York City landmark and a dramatic setting for occasional concerts, including a December 2015 recital by Brownlee.
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via NPR Music