Soprano Jenni Samuelson to perform at UC Merced Jan. 21

Soprano Jenni Samuelson returns to UC Merced for “An Evening of Song with Jenni” Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Lakireddy Auditorium.

She performed a similar program two years ago in Lakireddy. She’ll be joined by pianist Dennis Brown. She’s a lecturer with UC Merced's Global Arts Studies Program.

Stephen Mouillesseaux, tenor, will join her on duets. John Albano, classical guitar and Sandra Stocking, flute, will be featured on the piece, "Sing God a Simple Song.”

Ten-year-old Jessica Spencer will perform a special duet from Samuelson's new CD, “Once Upon a Lullaby.”

The event is hosted by Arts UC Merced Presents. Tickets are $20 general admission/$10 students and are available at Christina's Fine Clothing, 2852 G Street - Bear Creek Galleri,) or online at arts.ucmerced.edu. For more information, (209) 658-8118 or (209) 228-4566.