Welcome to a
celebration of song,
and an exciting
introduction to
Gena Branscombe

“Kathleen Shimeta
as the hot-and-cold
Queen Elizabeth I
did a pro’s job with…
very difficult music.”

— The Charlotte Observer

A versatile interpreter of art songs, mezzo-soprano Kathleen Shimeta celebrates musical and theatrical excellence in Life! Love! Song! A Visit with Gena Branscombe! Ms. Shimeta's lively and elegant portrayal of Gena Branscombe has been enthusiastically received from coast-to-coast in America.

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Audio CD: "Ah! Love, I Shall Find Thee:
Songs of Gena Branscombe"

Enjoy the enchanting and romantic songs of composer Gena Branscombe on CD with 25 songs sung by mezzo-soprano Kathleen Shimeta in partnership with Martin Hennessy on piano.

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Sample Track: Ah! Love, I Shall Find Thee (0:48 seconds)
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"These are lovely, sensitive songs.Branscombe had a keen sense of what worked for the voice and supported her melodies with sophisticated and rewarding piano accompaniments.They are pieces that any recitalist would do well to program."

— Dr. Michael Linton, Professor of Music
Middle Tennessee State University