On January 20, 2013, Le Petit Salon de Musique in East Setauket presents an exciting program of the world’s favorite vocal music from Mozart to Ravel to Gershwin, performed by Ron and Julie Anne Meixsell, with pianist Doris Anne McMullen. This recital of show tunes and opera classics will include songs from The Marriage of Figaro, Carmen, Camelot, Godspell and other favorite shows. For more than twenty years, Ron and Julie Anne Meixsell have performed in concert to consistent rave reviews. Among the highlights of their appearances are concerts at The Bruno Walter Auditorium in Lincoln Center and three seasons with The Sound Symphony Summer Concert Series on Long Island. They currently perform with Long Island’s newest opera ensemble, OperAlive.
Baritone Ron Meixsell’s credits include German Lieder recitals at The Bruno Walter Auditorium in Lincoln Center as well as leading roles with the New York Grand Opera, Opera on The Sound, The Long Island Opera, the Manhattan Opera Ensemble, and Ridotto. As the designated vocalist for The Long Island Association, he has sung the National Anthem for no less than three Presidents. Soprano Julie Anne Meixsell has toured nationwide as part of an ensemble produced by Neil Diamond and recorded on Columbia Records and performed solo concerts including a starring role in the premiere performance of the musical “Strether” by William Flanders. The Meixells are accompanied by Doris Anne McMullen, who has performed as a soloist, duo-pianist, lecture-recitalist, chamber musician and accompanist throughout Long Island and across the United States and England. Her live and taped radio broadcasts have been broadcast on WQXR, WNYC and the BBC. She has performed with the Long Island Philharmonic and as a concerto soloist with the Suffolk Symphony, Sound Symphony, West Islip Symphony Orchestra, Bay Area Friends of the Fine Arts (BAFFA) and the University Orchestra at Stony Brook University.
Tickets for this event are $20 at the door or $15 online at www.lepetitsalon.org. Tickets for seniors are $15 at the door or $10 online and for students are $5. Le Petit Salon de Musique is located at 380 Nicolls Rd., East Setauket, NY and is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook (www.UUFSB.org), a non-profit religious organization whose mission includes support for social and economic justice. All proceeds are used to fund UUFSB and its mission.