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UC Berkeley Alum applauded in reviews for Songfest

This past summer, UC Berkeley Music Department alum, Clarissa Lyons participated in the second Los Angeles performance of Songfest (the first having been in 1983). Songfest originated as an event where Leonard Bernstein created a dozen songs for six singers and an orchestra in 1976. This performance included seven rather than six singers who performed both solo and ensemble performances. Clarissa Lyons was applauded for her strong performance in her soprano of “A Julia De Burgos.” Read more about the event and performances here.