January 31, 2019

Season’s Greetings Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 30, 2018 
Contact: Suzanne DuPlantis
suzanneduplantis@gmail.com 215-432-5946 

Upcoming Lyric Fest Happy Half-Hour and Mini Concert Season’s Greetings – Good Tidings from Lyric Fest 
Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at 6:30PM at the Moorestown Community House, NJ
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 at 6:30 PM at The Academy of Vocal Arts 
Running Time of Music: 45 minute with no intermission 

A concert to get a little music into the work-week featuring songs to celebrate the holiday season. For the season of giving, Lyric Fest offers songs of good tidings and joy. Designed for mid-week, this experience starts with warm hors d’oeuvres and wine, then guests enjoy a short concert of the beautiful songs of Herbert Howells, Pietro Cimara, Erik Korngold and Alfred Burt, alongside Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser and other popular seasonal favorites. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the season for some holiday cheer, and join LF at 6:30 p.m. for a happy half-hour then at 7 for a short concert on both Tuesday, December 4th at the Moorestown Community House in NJ and Wednesday, December 5th at The Academy of Vocal Arts. Kara Mulder, soprano, and Colin Doyle, tenor, join Laura Ward at the piano.  Details on the concert season, featured artists and more may be found at www.lyricfest.org.  

About Lyric Fest Lyric Fest’s mission is to bring people together through the shared experience of song by offering to diverse audiences lively, theme-oriented voice recitals designed to engage, educate, stimulate dialogue and foster community. LF is committed to expanding the region’s interest in and knowledge of song as an important and relevant art form, and to access through affordable ticket prices. With a growing national reputation for excellence and innovation, LF receives critical acclaim and attention in a number of national publications such as Opera News. Lyric Fest was founded in 2003 by three Philadelphia-area musicians: mezzo soprano DuPlantis, pianist Ward and soprano Randi Marrazzo, with the shared goal of celebrating and revitalizing the song tradition. It has produced and presented over 100 concerts and recitals featuring more than 200 local, regional and national artists, actors, dancers and choral groups.

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