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Songs My Mother Taught Me
May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmGood will donation suggested
This is a benefit concert for the Saint Bede Music Ministry in honor of Mother’s Day. It will feature chant and music of the Baroque, Romantic, 20th and 21st centuries, as well as an inaugural performance of a commissioned art song cycle, “Sweet Oblivion” composed by David Leisner, setting the poetry of Kenneth F. Kessel. The concert will be presented by the following artists: Judy Olbrych, Emily Evans, Sara Meldrum and Claudia Kessel, voice; Jane Alcorn, piano; Tim Olbrych, guitar; Carina Brackin, organ and voice; Keara Parciak, piano and voice; and Diane Whittaker, cello. It will be held Saturday, May 7th, 2-3 p.m. at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, 520 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. For more information, call (757) 229-3631, or visit www.bedeva.org/concerts. Admission is free; a good will offering is suggested.