Join June LeBell and Friends for Songs I Learned at My Mother’s Knee at the Historic Asolo Theater
Sarasota, FL – March 31, 2008 – Music lovers will enjoy nostalgic songs that they “learned at their mother’s knee” as Backstage Onstage at the Historic Asolo Theater presents the new series: Songs I Learned at My Mother’s Knee beginning April 15, 2008 at 11 a.m.
Hosted by WQXR radio personality, musician, and lecturer, June LeBell, this informal and entertaining three-part series will take place on select Tuesday mornings at 11 a.m.
LeBell and her special guests will offer a nostalgic look at the songs that will bring tears and joy to participants of all ages. From John Jacob Niles and Stephen Foster to Brahms, Puccini and Broadway, the series will feature both live and video performances. The audience will also be invited to sing along to some of their favorite songs.
The three-part series is as follows:
April 15, Lynne Meskey, soprano and Nancy Yost Olson, pianist
April 29, Lorraine Murphy, soprano and Nancy Yost Olson, pianist
May 13, Michelle Giglio, soprano and Lee Dougherty Ross, pianist
Tickets for each program are $18 and $15 for Ringling Members. Tickets for all three programs may be purchased for $49 or $40 for Ringling Members. Tickets are available by calling the Historic Asolo Theater Box Office at 941.360.7399 or www.ringling.org.
Regular Museum admission to the exhibitions is not included in the theater program ticket price. Regular Museum admission is $19 for adults, $16 for seniors, $6 for children ages 6-17 and free for members and children age 5 and under. Call 941.359.5700 or visit www.ringling.org for more information.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Florida State University, is the largest museum/university complex in the nation. It preserves the legacy of John and Mable Ringling, educating and enabling a large and diverse audience to experience and take delight in a world-renowned collection of fine art; Cà d’Zan, the Ringling historic mansion; the Circus Museum; the Original Asolo Theater; and historic architecture, courtyard, gardens and grounds overlooking Sarasota Bay.
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