Juneau Lyric Opera presents Leneida Crawford in concert Sept. 27 at Egan Hall, UAS

Posted: Thursday, September 18, 2008

Juneau Lyric Opera presents mezzo soprano Leneida Crawford in concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Northern Light United Church.

Tickets cost $15 in advance and $18 at the door. They are available at Hearthside Books or by calling 586-ARIA.

Crawford will also teach a master class on vocal performance beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28 in the Egan Lecture Hall at the University of Alaska Southeast. People may sign up to participate or audit the class at

Crawford has been described as "an exceptional new performer" by Andrew Porter in The New Yorker, and as "a fine-grained mezzo-soprano of remarkable agility with viola like colors" by the San Francisco Chronicle. The Washington Post characterized her as a "rosy, unblemished mezzo."


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