Acclaimed musicians to perform in Huletts

A local woman who has performed in operas throughout the country and abroad and an internationally acclaimed pianist will appear together during a special performance in Huletts Landing.

Soprano Helen Lyons and pianist Benjamin-Edouard Savoie will present an eclectic program of beloved works from the operatic, classic, and musical theater genres at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church.

The performance will works from “La Boheme,” “Aida,” “The Sound of Music” and “Show Boat,” among others.

A native of Vermont and Huletts Landing, Lyons recently completed an artist diploma in opera at the University of Cincinnati’s College — Conservatory of Music and has degrees from in music from Wellesley College and the Royal Academy of Music.

She has performed as a soloist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Phillipine Philharmonic Orchestra. She made her professional operatic stage debut in April 2011 in Gluck’s “Iphigenie en Tauride” with the Coburg Landestheater in Germany.

Savoie studied at the Mannes College of Music in New York City and later at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He has performed classical and jazz concerts in the United State and Europe. He has also appeared in a number of theatrical roles, including “West Side Story,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “The Man of La Mancha.”

Tickets for the show are $25 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags:

Lakes Classifieds – 06/26/15

Northshire Freepress – 06/26/15

Weekender – 06/26/15

North Country Freepress – 06/26/15

Classifieds 06/24/14

Future uncertain, McHugh to speak at graduation

School

By Dan King Despite a whirlwind of rumors Thursday and Friday, high school Principal Kelly McHugh will be allowed to […]

Sixty to graduate Friday night

Class_2015-8771_B

By Dan King A group of 60 Whitehall High School seniors will have years of hard work come to a […]

Granville to graduate 87

GranvilleSeniors2015

By Joshua Bassett For the 87 students graduating from Granville Junior-Senior High School, a journey that began 12 years ago […]

Undersheriff urges grads to ‘make better choices’

Undersheriff

By Dan King With graduation season upon us, Washington County Undersheriff John Winchell is taking the opportunity to educate the […]

Bike path could lead to Whitehall

Bike Path 2

By Dan King A topic that is often discussed in Whitehall is how to bring in more tourism, and one […]

School board, students praised

Saying that he has worked with the American Legion for more than 16 years and interviewed many students from Granville […]

A place for veterans to turn

By Joshua Bassett The perception of a returning veteran does not always match the reality, says Butch Hurlburt, especially regarding […]