- Friday January 25, 2013
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm
- 6135 Beechwood Ave, Sarasota, FL
- Group Hosting:
- Pine Shores Presbyterian Church
- Rick Holdsworth
- Contact Phone:
- 941-922-1597 x224
- Contact Email:
- Ticket Price:
- FREE - suggested donation of can of soup for All Faiths Food Bank
Belle Canto, which means beautiful singing, was founded by conductor and artistic director, Elizabeth Goldstein, in September 2009 and is dedicated to the performance of repertoire for women's voices. The ensemble includes many of Sarasota's most talented women and its repertoire consists of not only classical, traditional, secular and sacred choral works but also gospel and Broadway. Belle Canto's concerts have received rave reviews in the Herald Tribune and Observer newspapers and appearances have included holiday concerts with the Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota at the Historic Asolo in 2010 and The Glenridge in 2012. Other appearances have included the prestigious Munchtime Musicales and Selby Library Series at Holley Hall. Belle Canto has also been invited to participate in the church concert series of St. Boniface Episcopal, St. John's United Methodist, St. Armand Key Lutheran, First United Methodist and Faith Lutheran.
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