Los Alamos Soprano Melissa Riedel Performs In Albuquerque Aug. 16

Los Alamos Soprano Melissa Riedel. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Soprano Melissa Riedel, along with Albuquerque pianist Darby Fegan, will present a recital Saturday, Aug. 16, at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 601 Montaño Road NW in Albuquerque.

The recital will begin at 4 p.m., and includes pieces from several different composers, including Richard Strauss and John Jacob Niles.

Darby Fegan. Courtesy photo

Riedel is a native of Los Alamos and performs regularly in Northern New Mexico and surrounding areas, along with teaching privately at her studio in Los Alamos. Fegan is an accomplished pianist who is part of the Performing Arts faculty at Sandia Prep, in addition to playing and singing with a number of groups in the Albuquerque area.

Donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to St. Michael and All Angels’ Food Pantry, which assists approximately 50 needy families per week.