July 20, 2011
Press Release #11-129
Broadway star Melissa Errico joins the Chesapeake Orchestra and music director Jeffrey Silberschlag for the grand finale of the St. Mary’s College of Maryland River Concert Series July 29. The final concert of the season also includes a trumpet performance by Silberschlag of a new work composed for him by Corrado Saglietti, and Ravel’s “Daphne et Chloe” Suites. Enjoy world-class music and a variety of food from local vendors. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. The outdoor concert is free and open to the public, and picnic baskets are welcome. For more information, visit the River Concert Series’ web site.
Errico was described as “the voice of enchantment” by The New York Times. She was nominated for a best leading actress Tony; and has received numerous other awards for her talent, including two Helen Hayes awards.