She Is the Music

Sunday, March 20, 2022 - 2:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church
2050 Oak Street
Sarasota, FL 34237

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Female composers throughout history take the stage front and center. Celebrate Women’s History Month with this unique program devoted solely to works by female composers. Fanny Mendelssohn, Clara Schumann, Alma Mahler and many others are featured in this program with Thea Lobo, mezzo-soprano and Francisca Mendoza, violin.


Thea Lobo, mezzo-soprano                                                            Francisca Mendoza, violinist


Susan Versage, piano
Joseph Holt, piano
Choral Artists of Sarasota
Joseph Holt, conductor
Kevin Trapasso, conductor

Andrea Ramsey: Anyone Can Sing
Fanny Mendelssohn: Abendbild, Op. 10 #3
Clara Schumann: Romance for Violin and Piano, Op. 22 #1
Florence Price: Songs to the Dark Virgin
Nadia Boulanger: Soleils Couchants
Lili Boulanger: Hymn to the Sun
Alma Mahler: In Mein Vaters Garten
Clara Faisst: Meditation for Mezzo-Soprano, Violin and Piano
Katerina Gimon: Language of the Stars
Andrea Clearfield: Into the Blue: A Choral Prayer


Melanie De More: Lead With Love
Augusta Holmès: Violon D’Amour for Mezzo-Soprano, Violin and Piano
Ethel Smyth: The Clown
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: Fairy Lullaby
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: Romance for Violin and Piano
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: After
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name
Mari Esabel Valverde: Lord, Make Me an Instrument

Concert Length: 75 minutes plus intermission

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Price of event: $35