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In Recital: Lisa Edwards-Burrs, soprano

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Join us as we air the 2012 August Musicales Recital of soprano Lisa Edwards-Burrs at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, Richmond, VA.  She is accompanied by  pianist Michael Simpson.

Purcell-Music for A While, Hahn-A Chloris,Debussy-Fantoches, Bachelet-Chere Nuit, Richard Strauss-Zueignung, Schlagende Herzen and Befreit, Puccini-O mio babbino caro, Previn-I Can Smell the Sea Air, Charles Ingram-Weep No More You Sad Fountains, Dream Valley & Little Lamb, Dett-Ride On, King Jesus, Michael Simpson-Deep River, Charles Lloyd-Ain't A that-a Good News, Flanders/Swann-A Word on My Ear

ENCORE:  Work-This Little Light of Mine

Lisa Edwards-Burrs, who has been described as “a soprano of crystalline beauty”, received degrees in Vocal Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia (B.M. and M.M.) and The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. (D.M.A.).   An accomplished lyric-coloratura soprano, her performances in recital, oratorio and chamber music are extensive.  Her operatic roles include: Athena in The Furies, Ola/Harriet Tubman in Vanqui, Blanche in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Monica in The Medium, Despina in Così fan tutti, Treemonisha in Treemonisha, Adina in L’elisir d’amore and Poppea in L’incoronazione di Poppea.