Mary Bove Remembered – By Sandy McBride

It was a night to remember one of Mechanicville’s most beloved citizens whose untimely death several months ago was a huge loss to our community. The incredibly beautiful music of a single harp soaring to the heights of the historic Arts Center on the Hudson on Friday evening was a fitting tribute to the late Mary Bove.

Rita Costanzi, internationally renowned harpist, composer, actor and teacher performed an array of music ranging from delicate and lilting to powerful and moving.  Telling the story behind each piece she would play, Ms. Costanzi played masterfully some of the greatest compositions for the harp ever written.

 

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