Pianist Sonya Lee and Vocalist Melina Kalomas Bring Rarely Performed Strauss Melodrama to Music at the Point
2015-05-20 · By Editor
Music at the Point is proud to welcome pianist, Sonja Lee and vocalist, Melina Kalomas to the Grace First Sanctuary on Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Pianist Sonya Lee has performed as a soloist at world-renowned concert halls throughout the U.S and abroad including Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Create Center Hall in Osaka, Japan, and the Salle des Colonnes in France . Ms. Lee is a graduate of The Juilliard School where she was the student of pianists Emanuel Ax and Oxana Yablonskaya.
Vocalist and actress Melina Kalomas is a graduate of The Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, and has performed at major theaters across the U.S. and abroad including LA’s Pantages Theater, Segerstrom Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago, and the Boston Opera House. As a duo, Ms. Kalomas and Ms. Lee have dazzled and delighted audiences with a diverse repertoire that spans classical, jazz, musical theater, and French chansons.
They will be performing Richard Strauss’s rarely heard setting of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poignant narrative poem, “Enoch Arden” for piano and narrator.
The concert will be held in the sanctuary of Grace First Presbyterian Church, on Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m. Grace First Presbyterian Church is located at 3955 Studebaker Rd. at the corner of Studebaker and Los Coyotes Diagonal in Long Beach. The phone number is 562-420-3393. This concert is a free-will donation concert, with a suggested donation of $10.