Ellsworth American highlights Manning performance

The Ellsworth American shared information about a performance by pianist Deiran Manning, faculty at the University of Maine School for Performing Arts, at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Hammond Hall. Manning will perform with soprano Celine Mogielnick for a recital called “Sirens and Sailors — Songs of Love and the Sea,” featuring a range of songs, from Mozart, Strauss and Rachmaninov to traditional folk, sea shanties and siren songs. The concert will explore the many reasons why composers and singers from all over the world have been captivated by the people, stories and mysteries of the sea.