Renowned soprano and trumpeter to perform in Redeemer's April Evensong
Soprano Rebecca Price and trumpeter Daniel Mendelow will perform as part of the Church of the Redeemer's penultimate Solemn Evensong of the 2012/2013 season, at 5:15 p.m. Sun., April 21.
Price is known for singing in the altissimo soprano range, a full octave above high C. She debuted at Lincoln Center in 1997, and is known for performing works by Handel, Vivaldi, Bellini and Donizetti. She has won numerous prestigious awards for her singing and performs worldwide.
Mendelow is the former principal trumpet for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, where he played for 34 years. He is trumpeter in residence at Redeemer, and takes part in many chamber music performances and recitals in the area. He participated as a soloist and panel judge at the 2012 International Trumpet Guild Conference and recently held Bach clinics at Vandercook and Northwestern Universities.
The April Evensong Anthems will be “The Soldier Tir’d” from Artaxerxes by Thomas Augustine Arne and “Let the Bright Seraphim” from Samson by Handel. Service in C by C.V. Stanford.
Evensongs are free; donations are accepted. The Church of the Redeemer is located at 222 S. Palm Ave., in downtown Sarasota. For more information, visit redeemersarasota.org or call 941-955-4263.