She is a harpist born Maria Adamo
who performed with the Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
on their 1987 holiday recording Gloria!
Gloria! which also featured the soprano Benita
Valente and The Philadelphia Singers.
Her husband is the cellist Peter Kucirko
who was the Executive Director of the Lexington Philharmonic in Kentucky
from 1999 until his retirement in 2010. Together they established the Horsetails
program with the proceeds going towards the Lexington Philharmonic
Orchestra’s Partners in Education which brings musical education to
children in high-risk areas.
They also spend time raising miniature horses.
Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia recordings
Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakely/John
RCA 6559-2-RC (Gloria! Gloria!)
Soprano – Benita Valente
The Philadelphia Singers
Conductor – Michael Korn
Liner Notes: Gloria! Gloria!