In celebration of the 100th birthday of Walter Anderson, The University
of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Ambassador Series will present
Benno Schollum, baritone, and Dr. Theresa Sanchez, pianist Feb.
The 5 p.m.
concert, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the
Walter Anderson Museum in Ocean Springs. Accompanied by Sanchez,
Schollum will present lieder by Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Strauss,
and Grieg. He will also include some American literature in the
Born in Klagenfurt,
Austria, Schollum studied voice at the University for Music in Vienna.
He has a varied repertoire that includes many opera roles as well
as a large part of the classical-romantic Lied and Oratorio repertoire.
Under the baton of conductors such as Menuhin, Rostropovich and
Entremont, Schollum has performed with orchestras such as the Berlin
Philharmonic, the San Francisco Symphony, the Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra London, The BBC Philharmonic and the Vienna Symphony,
he will sing several times the Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in Vienna,
Lisbon, and the United States, Mahler's Kindertotenlieder with orchestras
in Spain, a tour with Viennese music in Florida, and several recitals
in Austria and the United States.
a varied performing career as a soloist and collaborative musician.
She has presented recitals in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Sanchez is presently a faculty member at Jones Junior College in
Ellisville, Miss., and is a past president of the Mississippi Music
Teachers Association. She has been a national finalist in the Music
Teachers National Association Collegiate Artist Competition, and
serves regularly as an official accompanist for the MTNA Southern
For more information
call Joanne Edwards at (228) 863-9879.