Performances to re-create music of World War I in New Orleans _lowres

Photo provided by The Historic New Orleans Collection -- 'America They Are Both for You'; lyrics by Samuel J. Perrault; music by Armand J. Piron; New Orleans: Williams and Piron, 1917; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Judice, 92-521-RL.

The New Orleans music scene during World War I will be highlighted during a lecture and musical performance from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. The event is free and open to the public

“Songs from the War Years: Music in New Orleans during World War I” is being presented in connection with the exhibition “At Home and at War: New Orleans, 1914-1919.” There will be an exhibition viewing from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The galleries at the Williams Research Center generally are open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

The program will feature performances by vocalist Amy Pfrimmer from Tulane University and pianist Pierre Queval, young-artist-in-residence at St. Louis Cathedral. Pfrimmer and THNOC exhibition curator Eric Seiferth will provide commentary on music from the period.