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march, 2018

18marsunChasing Rainbows – Celebrating St. Patrick's Day7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Event Type :Folksongs

Chasing Rainbows

Event Details

Continue the St. Patrick’s weekend celebration with opera singers Laurie Lindemeier & Kyle Hancock, and pianist Robert Goodwin.

They’ll share music from or about the Emerald Isle … and Scotland, too. “Oh Danny Boy,” “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows,” “That’s an Irish Lullaby,” “The Last Rose of Summer,” “The Sweetest Flower That Blows,” “It Was a Lover and His Lass,” “Killarney,” “The Bonnie, Bonnie Banks of Loch Lohmond,” “The Parting Glass” and other classics.

Laurie LindemeierLaurie Lynn Lindemeier, classical soprano, sang several seasons with the Dallas Opera. Laurie lives in Uptown Dallas where she is a medical editor and a staff church singer. She studied English literature as an exchange student at the University of Exeter in England and was a nanny for a family in southern Germany. Her degree is from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota where she grew up on a farm. Although opera is her first love, Laurie also enjoys musical theater, jazz, and folk tunes. She’s an active performer with the nonprofit org. Opera on Tap.

Laurie has blogged on travel, theater, and the arts for D Magazine, Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Dallas Morning News, and her own WordPress blog: LLLOpera. She often illustrates her blog with watercolor paintings and has been known to sit in a corner of her favorite hangouts and paint for hours. Her paintings also appear in her memoir, a work in progress, in which she tells how a dairy farmer’s daughter happily ends up as a classical soprano and writer in Dallas, Texas.

Kyle Logan HancockKyle Logan Hancock, bass-baritone, has sung in The Dallas Opera Chorus since 2001 and is the bass section leader at First Presbyterian Church in Dallas. Kyle serves as Managing Director of the North Texas chapter of Opera on Tap. He has sung solos with The Dallas Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Natchez Festival of Music, Brookhaven Choral Society, Regal Opera of Colleyville, and Theatre Coppell. Kyle performed the bass solo of the Charpentier “Te Deum” in Salzburg, Austria at the Salzburg Dom Cathedral at the December 31, 2012, New Year’s Eve Mass.

Robert GoodwinRobert Goodwin Bob began accompanying other musicians in 1962 and has played countless recitals, concerts, musicals and other events since then throughout Texas, Ohio, and Colorado. Also, as a church musician, Bob has been at the organ or piano almost every Sunday morning since then –31 years at his current position with Unity Church of Dallas. A long line of Shetland Sheepdogs have shared his home. Austin and Cookie are the current representatives.

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