Pianist Mary Towse-Beck and soprano Morgan McCurdy will be offering a recital featuring the music of German Romantic composers on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the First Congregational Church at Kittery Point, Maine. The program will include the Impromptu Op. 90, No. 4 of Franz Schubert, the Op. 39 Liederkreis of Robert Schumann, the Brahms Piano Rhapsody No. 2, Op. 79, and assorted Brahms songs. Guest violist Iris Ingelfinger will play for two of the Brahms songs.
Towse-Beck has been a performing artist for the past twenty-five years. A graduate of Indiana University, she is equally at home as both soloist and collaborative artist, and has performed throughout Europe, Australia and the United States. She has been a featured artist on Australian National Radio and her 2013 release of The Impressionists not only received critical acclaim but also extensive airplay throughout North America. Recently, she gave a solo recital at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and appeared as soloist with the Portsmouth Symphony. She maintains a large teaching studio in her home in Kensington, NH, and continues to perform chamber music and solo recitals.
Soprano Morgan McCurdy received her BA and BFA in Music and Voice from University of Washington, Seattle and her MFA in Voice at the New England Conservatory, studying with Patricia Craig and Irma Vallecillo. She has taught adult education voice classes in Brookline, MA and Kittery, Maine, and teaches privately in Kittery, Maine.
This concert is part of the Kittery Point church’s Sunday Evening Musicales. A free will offering would be gratefully accepted at the door. The church has plentiful parking, and is located at 24 Pepperrell Road, Kittery Point, Maine. The phone number is (207) 439-0650 and the email is email@example.com.