Dave McLellan & Fanny Lora
January 21, 3:00 pm
Dave McLellan, Guitar and Fanny Lora, Mezzo-soprano
About Fanny Lora
Fanny is a versatile artist and entrepreneur with a passion for classical singing, specializing in Spanish/Latino repertoire. Her genuine interpretations breathe life into the music, captivating audiences during her nationally and internationally performed recital tours.
She holds Vocal Performance and Music Education degrees from Ithaca College, and is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Alexander Technique Training Program where she now teaches.
About Dave McLellan
Dave McLellan has performed in the U.S., South America, Great Britain, and Europe since 1976, including debut and chamber appearances in Jordan Hall, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, and Wigmore Hall (London). Beginning in 1981, he lived a double life as software engineer and concert guitarist with duo partner Neil Anderson. The Anderson-McLellan Duo gave several hundred concerts throughout the 1980’s, including two concert tours of Great Britain, and festival performances in the US and South America. Supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the D ’Addario Foundation, they gave their farewell performance in November 1989 in Merkin Hall, New York, in a program of American duo guitar music, including 3 premier performances. Mr. McLellan’s collaborators include the late guitarist/composer Frank Wallace, the Serata Quartet, soprano Rebecca Grimes, soprano Rebekah Alexander, contralto Emily Marvosh (Handel & Haydn Society, Lorelei), flutist Tracy Kraus, violinist Judith Eissenberg, and guitarist Edward Flower. Mr. McLellan has served on the faculties of The Hartt School and the University of Connecticut, where he also performed regularly with Edward Flower. He currently serves on the faculty of the Performing Arts Center – Metrowest of Framingham, MA. He is a self-taught free-lance timpanist and mallet percussionist and has appeared with community and professional orchestras in the Metrowest Boston area. He is the timpanist, publicist, and guitar soloist of the Lincoln-Sudbury Civic Orchestra, in residence at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.