Performing Arts Guide-Classical, Chamber Music & more

October 5, 2010
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Oct 7- 8 RACHEL GOES ‘GOLD A child prodigy to rival Mozart, Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto, performed by Rachel Barton Pine. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Oct 8 at 7:30 pm INTERCOLLEGIATE CHORAL FESTIVAL UNF will host the choirs of Florida State College, Jacksonville University and their own chorus to kick off the collegiate choral season. UNF Lazzara Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Oct 10 at 4 pm CLAIRE CHASE & BRIDGET KIBBEY Harpist Bridget Kibbey and flutist Claire Chase. St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville Beach, 270-1771, www.beachesfinearts.org

Oct 10 at 4 pm CLARINETS IN RESIDENCE Chamber music for clarinet quartet and piano featuring the Jacksonville Symphony clarinet section. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Oct 10 at 3 pm MARKUS GROH, Piano Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 899-6008, www.cummer.org

Oct 13 at 7:30 pm RITZ CHAMBER PLAYERS OPENING CONCERT Terrence Wilson joins the Ritz Chamber Players for a performance of the beloved Brahm Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25. Times-Union Center, Jacoby Hall, 354-5547, www.ritzchamberplayers.org

Oct 14 at 7:30 pm FIRST COAST WIND ENSEMBLE This sixty member group of JU students and community musicians perform masterworks from the wind repertoire. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Oct 15 CELEBRATE! AN EVENING OF MOONLIGHT AND MUSIC The PLAYERS Benefit for the Arts features a cocktail party, live and silent auction, dinner and a concert under the starts. Funds raised will support arts, music and education programs. TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse, 354-9136, www.jaxsymphony.org

Oct 15 at 8 pm 6th ANNUAL UPBEAT PINK: NIGHT AT THE MOVIES A musical tribute of silver screen melodies to support breast cancer survivors. UNF’s Lazzara Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Oct 17 at 6 pm UNF BRASS ENSEMBLE Dr. Randall Tinnin, conductor. Church of the Good Shepherd, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Oct 19 at 7:30 pm DOUGLAS ANDERSON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS FALL BAND CONCERT Douglas Anderson Theatre, www.da-arts.org

Oct 22 at 7:30 pm FRIDAY MUSICALE SEASON GALA OPENING American mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton is joined by Jon Easter on piano. Friday Musicale, 355-7584, www.fridaymusicale.com

Oct 23 AMERICAN STRING TEACHERS ASSOCIATION Florida State Solo String Competition
Dr. Simon Shiao, coordinator. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Oct 26 at 7:30 pm ORCHESTRA CONCERT The JU Orchestra performs Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Oct 27 at 7:30 pm UNF ORCHESTRA SHOWCASE CONCERT Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor. Featuring Dr. Marc Dickman, guest soloist. UNF Lazzara Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 3 at 7:30 pm BENISE The enchanted spanish guitar becomes a treasure chest of masterful playing with choreographed dance numbers and orchestral pieces. Times-Union Center, Moran Theater, 632-3373 or 1-888-860-BWAY, www.artistseriesjax.org

Nov 5 at 7:30 pm UNF CUMMER FAMILY FOUNDATION CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES Dr. David Dees (saxophone) with Dr. Mimi Noda (piano). Dr. Guy Yehuda, artistic director. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 6 at 8 pm FREDERICA’S FAREWELL The beloved Frederica von Stade in her farewell tour. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Nov 6 at 7:30 pm PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CONCERT JU Percussion performs John Cage’s lost radio play: The City Wears A Slouch Hat. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Nov 6 at 8 pm THE REVOLUTIONARY PIANO Thomas Pandolfi performs music by Fréderic Chopin and Franz Liszt. Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800, www.emmaconcerts.com

Nov 7 at 3 pm COREY CEROVSEK, Violin Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 899-6008, www.cummer.org

Nov 8 at 7:30 pm DR. KRZYSZTOF BIERNACKI, baritone Faculty recital. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 9 at 7:30 pm SCHUMANN CONCERT Performances by Bobb Robinson, Kimberly Beasley, Marguerite Richardson, and Scott Watkins. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Nov 9 at 7:30 pm THEMES AND/OR VARIATIONS Special guest Dr. Marc Dickman, euphonium and trombone. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 12 at 8 pm THE CHRISTMAS MUSIC OF MANNHEIM STEAMOLLER By Chip Davis Beloved Christmas music with state of the art multimedia effects. Times-Union Center, Moran Theater, 632-3373 or 1-888-860-BWAY, www.artistseriesjax.org

Nov 12 at 7:30 pm CLARINET STUDENTS from the Studio of Dr. Guy Yehuda. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 12 at 8 pm ANA VIDOVIC Ana comes from the small town of Karlovac near Zagreb, Croatia and started playing guitar at the age of 5. Church of the Good Shepherd, 389-6222, www.riversidefinearts.org

Nov 13 at 7:30 pm FRENCH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA with Eugene Albulescu Baroque, classical, romantic and contemporary music. Thrasher-Horne Center, Orange Park, 276-6750, www.thcenter.org

Nov 14 at 4 pm ANDREAS KLEIN A fascinating piano program, entitled Postcard from Italy, includes works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Busoni, and Dallapiccola. St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, 270-1771, www.beachesfinearts.org

Nov 14 at 5 pm JSYO FALL CONCERT The Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra assembles the most talented young musicians from the First Coast. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Nov 15 at 7:30 pm TRIO FLORIDA Featuring Renate Falkner, viola. Dr. Gary Smart, piano; Dr. Simon Shiao, violin; and Dr. Nick Curry, Cello. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 18 at 7:30 pm UNF FALL WIND BAND CONCERT Dr. Gordon Brock, UNF Wind Symphony, conductor. Charlie Rankin, UNF Concert Band, conductor. UNF Lazzara Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 19 at 7:30 pm LOW BRASS EVENT Mr. Lee Harrelson, Dr. Marc Dickman, Mr. Paul Weikle, Dr. Clarence Hines. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 19 at 7:30 pm MAZURKA Chopin’s life, written and performed by students from JU’s piano studio. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Nov 19 at 11 am & 7:30 pm NING YU, piano Friday Musicale, 355-7584, www.fridaymusicale.com

Nov 19- 20 GERMAN REQUIEM Brahms’ immortal legacy lies in the German Requiem. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Nov 21 at 7 pm CELTIC THUNDER These four Irishmen and one Scotsman span six musical decades including unique interpretations of classic songs. Times-Union Center, Moran Theater, 632-3373 or 1-888-860-BWAY, www.artistseriesjax.org

Nov 21 at 3 pm JU CHAMBER CONCERT JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Nov 22 at 7:30 pm UNF ORCHESTRA BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS Featuring UNF Faculty and Student Soloists. Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor. UNF Robinson Theater, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 23 at 7:30 pm UNF PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CHAMBER CONCERT Charlotte Mabrey, conductor. UNF Robinson Theater, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Nov 28 at 2 pm ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800, www.emmaconcerts.com

Dec 1 at 7 pm JSYO FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT The Jacksonville Symphony Youth will be performing at Jacksonville’s Downtown Art Walk. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Dec 2 at 7:30 pm CHRISTMAS CHORAL CONCERT Features a candlelight processional and recessional, carols, motets, anthems and songs of the Christmas season. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Dec 3 at 11 am FRIDAY MUSICALE CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Friday Musicale Chorus is comprised of members of the organization committed to the art or choral singing. Friday Musicale, 355-7584, http://fridaymusicale.com

Dec 3 at 7:30 pm SOUNDS OF THE SEASON First Coast Wind Ensemble and the Don Thompson Chorale perform in this popular holiday concert.JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Dec 3 at 7 pm HANDEL’S MESSIAH Featuring UNF Chamber Singers, UNF Chamber Players, and Student Soloists. Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Dec 4 at 7:30 pm ORCHESTRA CONCERT The JU Orchestra performs seasonal selections. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Dec 4 at 2 pm 5th ANNUAL FEAST OF CAROLS UNF’s annual holiday choral event includes local school and community ensembles. Featuring Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor. UNF Lazzara Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Dec 4 at 8 pm HANDEL’S MESSIAH Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Dec 4 at 7:30 pm UNF HOLIDAY SCHOLARSHIP SHOWCASE CONCERT Featuring UNF Ensembles and Faculty. UNF Lazzara Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Dec 9 at 7:30 pm TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Jacksonville Memorial Arena, (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com

Dec 10 at 7:30 pm CHRIS NORMAN ENSEMBLE WITH DAVID GREENBURG Flutes, pipes, guitar, mandolin, mandola, harmonium, bass, percussion, drums & vocals with renaissance and baroque music. St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, 270-1771, www.beachesfinearts.org/

Dec 10 VOCAL COMPANY CONCERT Florida School of the Arts/St. Johns River Community College, (386) 312-4300, www.floarts.org

Dec 10- 11 HOLIDAY POPS Enjoy holiday favorites and the voice of soprano Kishna Davis. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Dec 12 at 2 pm ALISON BUCHANAN, Soprano MOCA Theatre, 354-5547, www.ritzchamberplayers.org

Dec 26 at 4 pm FRIDAY MUSICALE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS CONCERT
Friday Musicale invites its scholarship winners back for an annual celebration of music featuring their outstanding talent. Friday Musicale, 355-7584, www.fridaymusicale.com

Jan 6-8 TRIPLE DOUBLE Four romantic giants, three dazzling concertos, two amazing soloists, one exciting night of music. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Jan 7 at 11 am & 7:30 pm DONNA KWONG, piano Friday Musicale, 355-7584, www.fridaymusicale.com

Jan 8 at 8 pm THE CLAREMONT TRIO The piano trio is known for thrillingly virtuosic and richly communicative performances. Church of the Good Shepherd, 389-6222, www.riversidefinearts.org

Jan 8 at 8 pm VIOLIN AND PIANO Violinist Andrew Sords and pianist Anita Pontremoli. Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800, www.emmaconcerts.com

Jan 9 at 3 pm ENSO STRING QUARTET Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 899-6008, www.cummer.org

Jan14 at 7:30 pm TRIO CAVATINA One of today’s outstanding chamber ensembles. St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, 270-1771, www.beachesfinearts.org

Jan 16 at 7 pm JACKSONVILLE OBOISTS Presented by the San Marco Chamber Music Society. Artists: Tony Kamnikar, Eric Olson, Claudia Minch. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, www.sanmarcochambermusic.org

Jan 16 at 2 pm A FAR CRY Sixteen young professional musicians bring the flexibility of a string quartet as well as the power and beauty of an orchestra. Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800, www.emmaconcerts.com

Jan 19 at 7:30 pm IN REMEMBERANCE OF A DREAM The Ritz Chamber Players recognize a major contributor to the advancement of African-American society and celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Times-Union Center, Jacoby Hall, 354-5547, www.ritzchamberplayers.org

Jan 21 at 11 am & 7:30 pm LE CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGES “The Black Mozart”
Violinist Tyrone Tidwell will narrate the life of Saint-Georges interspersed with several works by the 18th century composer. Friday Musicale, 355-7584, www.fridaymusicale.com

Jan 21 at 7:30 pm RUSSIAN FUSION Enjoy an assortment of Zakuski (that’s Russian for appetizers) and explore music of the Russian soul with JSO violinist Ruxandra Marquardt. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

Jan 24 at 7:30 pm MUSIC FROM EASTERN EUROPE Presented by the UNF Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series, featuring Pianist Chih-Yi Chen. UNF Robinson Theater, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Jan 29 at 8 pm TRIO SOLISTI Violinist Maria Bachmann, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach and pianist Jon Klibonoff give soulful and passionate performances. Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800, www.emmaconcerts.com

Feb 4 at 11 am & 7:30 pm MARY L’ENGLE ENSEMBLE Friday Musicale, 355-7584, www.fridaymusicale.com

Feb 6 at 3 pm THE ALBERS TRIO The Albers sisters captivate audiences with diverse musical styles. Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 899-6008, www.cummer.org

Feb 7 at 7:30 pm UNF PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CHAMBER CONCERT Charlotte Mabrey, conductor. UNF Robinson Theater, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Feb 8 at 7:30 pm UNF ORCHESTRA CONCERTO SHOWCASE CONCERT Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor. UNF Lazzara Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Feb 10 MUSIC OF LOVE First Coast Wind Ensemble plays music from the heart. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Feb 12 at 8 pm ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE A string octet, string sextet and in other configurations. Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800, www.emmaconcerts.com

Feb 12 at 7:30 pm PALMS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FINE ARTS SERIES Featuring UNF Choral Ensembles. Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor. Palms Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville Beach, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Feb 13 at 7 pm STRINGS AND FLUTE Presented by the San Marco Chamber Music Society. Mozart: Quartet for Flute and Strings. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, www.sanmarcochambermusic.org

Feb 13 at 4 pm CHRISTOPHER HOULIHAN Organist. St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville Beach, 270-1771, www.beachesfinearts.org

Feb 13 at 7:30 pm COMPOSERFEST This concert will feature works by Jian-jun He, Thomas Harrison and Tony Steve. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Feb 15 at 7:30 pm THE AMERICAN CHAMBER TRIO Featuring Daniel Morganstern, cello, Eric Larsen, piano, and June DeForest, violin. JU’s Terry Concert Hall, 256-7345, www.ju.edu/programs/music/events.aspx

Feb 15 at 7:30 pm VIOLIN & PIANO RECITAL Featuring Dr. Simon Shiao, violin with Dr. Li-Shan Hung, piano. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Feb 16 CHAMBER SINGERS AT EMERITI LUNCHEON Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor. UNF University Center, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Feb 18 at 11 am & 7:30 pm ROMANENKO-YOSHIKAWA DUO Vibrant musicality and technical brilliance. Friday Musicale, 355-7584, www.fridaymusicale.com

Feb 18 at 8 pm THE GRETCHEN PARLATO BAND Church of the Good Shepherd, 389-6222, www.riversidefinearts.org

Feb 19 at 5 pm UNF INVITATIONAL BAND FESTIVAL Featuring the UNF Wind Symphony and the Very Best in Regional High School Bands. UNF Lazzara Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Feb 20 at 2 pm CAPETOWN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA with violinist Phillippe Quint
Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800, www.emmaconcerts.com

Feb 20 at 2 pm AMADI AZIKIWE Violist. MOCA Theatre, 354-5547, www.ritzchamberplayers.org

Feb 21 at 7:30 pm CLARINET & PERCUSSION RECITAL Featuring Dr. Guy Yehuda, clarinet
with Charlotte Mabrey, percussion. UNF Recital Hall, 620-2878, www.unf.edu/coas/music/calendar.html

Feb 24 at 8 pm DAVID GARRETT, Violinist Florida Theatre, 355-2787, www.floridatheatre.com

Feb 24- 26 TCHAIKOVSKY’S FOURTH His most colorful symphony. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547, www.jaxsymphony.org

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