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The Spirit Of Creation With The Lyric Arts Trio

Sarah Tannehill Anderson, Elena Lence Talley, and Dan Velicer
Kristina Fulton
Lyric Arts Trio members Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano; Elena Lence Talley, clarinet; and Dan Velicer, piano.

Guest host Dan Margolies speaks with the Lyric Arts Trio about commissioning new work, taking their music to smaller underserved communities and the group's musical and personal bonds. We'll hear performances of works by local composers Jean Belmont Ford, Ian Coleman and Robert Pherigo.


Dan Margolies


Elena Lence Talley, clarinet
Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano
Dan Velicer, piano


Images at Nightfall, Georgian Bay
by Srul Irving Glick

by Ian Coleman
Text from "Epitaphs of the War" by Rudyard Kipling

En la memoria Yda Garcia Lence
by Jean Belmont Ford
Text includes words by Alfred, Lord Tennyson and a Spanish prayer translated into English by Julio Garcia Lence

by Robert Pherigo
Text by Gordon Parks

Learn more about the Lyric Arts Trio and see performances at

Dan Margolies has been a reporter for the Kansas City Business Journal, The Kansas City Star, and KCUR Public Radio. He retired as a reporter in December 2022 after a 37-year journalism career.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at