|"MYRON FINK AND FRIENDS" kicks off Lemon Grove Historical Society's Music at Lee series|
(San Diego County, CA) will launch a six-part music series in two local venues
this fall: the historic
1928 Tudor Revival H. Lee House,
series will kick off on Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. at St. Philip-the-Apostle when U.S.
composer, Myron Fink, provides
a sneak peek at his new opera, “Edith Wharton:
A Self Portrait,” based on the life of the famous novelist. Joining Fink will be the opera’s librettist,
Donald Moreland, soprano Patricia McAfee and tenor Richard Geiler.
“Myron Fink and Friends” will perform and discuss excerpts from the opera.
Fink was trained at the
Donald Moreland graduated from the Yale School of Drama. He has acted and directed Off Broadway and at the Arena Stage in
MUSIC AT LEE honors the 70th anniversary of the music program in Lemon Grove Schools. The series is made possible in part by a Community Enhancement Grant from the
Source: Helen M. Ofield, (tel) 619-462-6494; (fax) 619-462-8266 (E)
Myron Fink's website
Don Moreland's website
Animalopera by Fink and Moreland
Fink and Moreland have also recently collaborated on "Animalopera" an opera for children which was commissioned by the San Diego Opera and produced by the company's Education and Outreach Program in partnership with several San Diego area schools. "Animalopera" is now available both on Enhanced CD and as a production package.
The Music at Lee 2003-04 Music Series
The Tudor Revival H. Lee House
This recent San Diego Union-Tribune article provides more information about the newly renovated historical house, now a venue for musical programs in the San Diego, CA. area.
The Lemon Grove Historical Society