Category: Press Releases

Lyric Fest Announces 2017 – 2018 Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Peter C. Phillips, M.D. pcphillips1@comcast.net, 215-808-1963 (mobile) Lyric Fest Announces 2017 – 2018 Season In celebration of its 15th year of concerts, Lyric Fest continues its fresh and innovative approach to art song performance, showcasing song in an intimate and glorious expression. Laura Ward, Lyric Fest’s Co-Founder and internationally recognized collaborative […]

La Dolce Vita – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 Lyric Fest Presents La Dolce Vita Thirteenth season premieres sweetly with a program of Italian favorites and little-known gems PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 9, 2015  Designed to be a delightful Lyric Fest season opener with a lot of sparkle and fun, La Dolce Vita […]

The Raven – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 Experience Edgar Allan Poe as you never have before with settings for solo voice, string quartet, and narration. LYRIC FEST PRESENTS THE RAVEN­ – A POE FEST   PHILADELPHIA, PA – OCTOBER, 2015 In a co­-production with Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, […]

Sibelius Celebrates 150 – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 Lyric Fest Presents Sibelius Celebrates 150 Happy Hour Concert Features His Philadelphia Connections and Lifetime Contributions to Music and Swedish Culture In a new concert format that combines a happy hour with a week night mini performance, Lyric Fest fetes the 150th anniversary of the […]

Johannes Brahms – ­­­Biography in Music Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933  Lyric Fest Presents Johannes Brahms­­­ – Biography in Music  The man behind the music and the music behind the man  Philadelphia, Pa December, 2015 Johannes Brahms’s lullaby is widely known and often used to conjure up the mood of an innocent child sleeping. Yet, […]

LYRIC FEST PRESENTS HAPPY BIRTHDAY IRVING BERLIN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 LYRIC FEST PRESENTS HAPPY BIRTHDAY IRVING BERLIN Happy Hour mini-concert toasts this song-writing genius PHILADELPHIA, PA – April, 2017 Born Israel Isidore Baline in 1888 in Tyumen, Russia, Irving Berlin became the Jewish immigrant who penned popular standards including God Bless America, White Christmas and Easter […]

Lyric Fest presents It’s Elementary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 LYRIC FEST PRESENTS IT’S ELEMENTARY John Musto and Michael Djupstrom premiere two newly commissioned song cycles PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 16, 2017 As technology becomes central to our lives, what happens to our relationship with the natural world? In commissioning two new song cycles – […]

Lyric Fest Presents Music in the White House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 Lyric Fest Presents Music in the White House A retrospective of the American spirit as seen through the music of our Presidents In collaboration with Singing City, Lyric Fest offers a musical documentary detailing the development of the American spirit as reflected in the music […]

Lyric Fest Presents Letters to Santa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 Lyric Fest Presents Letters to Santa Kick Off the Holiday Season with a Happy Hour and Mini Concert In a new concert format that combines a happy hour with a week night mini concert, Lyric Fest starts the holiday season Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 […]

I Hear America Singing – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 Lyric Fest Presents I Hear America Singing Throughout history American song has given voice to our rich cultural heritage PHILADELPHIA, PA – September, 2016 Lyric Fest’s fourteenth season, Song for America, begins with a look at the richness and variety of American music. I Hear […]

Lyric Fest Announces 2016 – 2017 Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933 LYRIC FEST ANNOUNCES 2016 – 2017 SEASON Song for America PHILADELPHIA, PA – June, 2016 In this fourteenth season, Lyric Fest casts its vote for American music with the theme Song for America. The season begins early October with I Hear America Singing, featuring […]

Sincerely Yours – Letters Set to Music Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Lari Robling larirob@gmail.com 215 978 6933   Lyric Fest Presents Sincerely Yours – Letters Set to Music Commission project celebrates the most personal of all communication and a dying art Philadelphia, Pa March, 2016 The final Lyric Fest concert of this season premieres newly commissioned works by Philadelphia composers Benjamin C.S. […]