May 22: Lyra Vivace & Aiken Choral Society

  • Aiken Choral Society, Dr. Maureen Simpson, Artistic Director
  • Accompanied by: The Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra
  • Special guests:
    • Misty Brinkley, soprano
    • Richard Cook, tenor
    • South Aiken High School Thoroughbred Chorale

Sunday, May 22, 3:00 pm

  • First Presbyterian Church, 224 Barnwell Ave. NW, Aiken, SC 29801
  • Tickets
    • available at the Aiken County Historical Museum, at the door, and through the Aiken Choral Society
    • $20 adults, $10 students and military, free for children 12 and under


Sacred music in the European and American traditions.
Hildegard von Bingen Chant
J.S. Bach Gloria in excelsis Deo, BWV 191
W.A. Mozart Veni Sancte Spiritus, K. 47
Salamone Rossi Hebrew service music
Randall Thompson Alleluia
Bob Chilcott The Real of Heart, newly commissioned by ACS
American Spirituals and Folk Hymns  


May 5: Trio d’Esprit

Reid Arts


Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 49

  • I. Molto Allegro agitato
  • II. Andante con moto tranquillo
  • III. Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
  • IV. Finale: Allegro assai appassionato
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1 No. 2

  • I. Adagio – Allegro vivace
  • II. Largo con espressione
  • III. Scherzo: Allegro
  • IV. Finale: Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Primavera Porteña Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Free admission