Tuesday, May 26 @ 6:15 pm: Music @ Main

Anne Elise Richie, Mezzo-Soprano
& Bonita Sonsini Wyke, piano
With guest artist Mary Richie, piano

Known for her warm, rich voice, Metropolitan Opera District Winner Anne Elise Richie has toured Italy, France and Germany in addition to her many performances in the United States, distinguishing herself as an opera singer and concert artist, as well as being a devoted teacher. Ms. Richie is joined by Jacksonville University's Bonita Sonsini Wyke, who has enriched the musical life of the First Coast since 1985 and earned the reputation as a collaborative musician of unsurpassed technical skill and artistry. A special performance by pianist Mary Richie completes the evening's line-up.

Program Selections include:
  • Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d’ été ("The Nights of Summer") (Selections)
  • Joseph Haydn: Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI:32
  • Michael Head: Three Songs of Venice (1977)
  • Francesco Santoliquido: I canti della sera ("Songs of the Evening")
  • Richard Pearson Thomas: Ladies of Their Nights & Days (Selections)

    Complete program information, including English translations of the French and Italian texts, is available at:

    Cost: FREE

    Main Library
    Hicks Auditorium (Conference Level)
    303 North Laura Street
    Jacksonville, FL 32202


    Concert Parking:
    Library customers who use the public garage at the corner of Duval Street and Main Street may take their garage tickets to the ground-floor Popular Services Desk to get validation for free parking weekday evenings when entering after 5 p.m., and on weekends. Free on-street parking is also available on weekends and evenings after 6 p.m.

    For more information about Music @ Main programs visit http://jplmusic.blogspot.com/

    or call 904-630-2665.

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