Oceans of Living Music

by on January 25, 2017

Enjoy a preview of three songs from my upcoming concert, Oceans of Living Music, Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2 p.m. at All Saints Church in the Choir Suite. Tickets are $10-$12 available for purchase at Eventbrite. I’d love to see you there! “Under the Night Sky” by James Gibson; and below is today’s post-rehearsal selfie of […]

Sir Edward Elgar: Sea Pictures, Opus 37

by on November 9, 2016

Hogrefe, Myrtle Beach, Sea Pictures

Sarah Ellena Hogrefe, mezzo-soprano, and John King Carter, pianist, perform Elgar’s Sea Pictures, Opus 37. Recorded live in concert in Jasper, Georgia on September 18, 2016, and performed again at Canterbury Court, Monday, November 7, 2016, at 7:30 pm. Sea Slumber-Song Poem by the Hon. Roden Noel. Sea-birds are asleep/The world forgets to weep/Sea murmurs […]

March 6 Concert Announcement

by on February 25, 2016

Ellena Hogrefe, recital, concert, mezzo-soprano, performance

Singing the World: Life, Loss & Love On our upcoming concert, John King Carter and I will perform arias from Bizet’s Carmen, Rossini’s Barber of Seville, and Verdi’s A Masked Ball, in addition to favorite spirituals, early 20th century popular songs, andBrahms’s Four Serious Songs. Join us for this beautiful evening of music at Lawrenceville […]

NuovAtlanta Concert

by on January 23, 2015

NuovAtlanta Concert Announcement I’m pleased to announce my upcoming concert of new music! I’ll be singing 7 songs composed within the past 5 years. The writing is lyrical with soaring melodies, and the poetry is by turns evocative, thought-provoking, and inspirational! Program Steep Trails by Leslie LaBarre features an excerpt from Chapter 11 of “The […]

Westminster Benefit Concert

by on April 26, 2013

Here are a few images from the Westminster Benefit Concert I organized and performed to help rebuild my home church after the tornado of February 2013. Rolando Salazar and I as we walk out to begin the second half of the program at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. Looking out at the fantastic audience of friends […]