Oct: Lyric Intermezzo Performances

There are two upcoming opportunities to experience Lyric Intermezzo in a delightful program of popular classics from the salon, stage and screen, and contemporary favorites.

Fabulous tenor Jonathan Pilkington will be featured, along with pianist Carol Cook, violinist Jonathan Aceto and cellist Ruth Berry in a program including composers/lyricists Rodgers and Hart, Lerner and Loewe, George and Ira Gershwin, Lehar, Beethoven, Mozart, and Purcell.

Reid Arts Concert Series

October 7, 2017, 7:30 pm

  • Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904
  • Free admission and reception following the performance

Sundays at Four

October 8, 2017, 4:00 pm

  • Lutheran Church By The Lake, 100 Twelve Oaks Drive and Hwy 378,
    Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick, SC 29835
  • Tickets: $20
  • Free Reception on location immediately following the performance
  • For more information about the performance, please call 864-391-8022


If Music Be the Food of Love Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Folk Songs of the British Isles

  • Music, Love and Wine
  • No More, my Mary
  • Put Round the Bright Wine
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Un’aura amorosa ("A Loving Aura", from Cosi fan Tutte) Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Song to the Moon (from Rusalka) — Trio Intermezzo Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
À Chloris Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)
Dein ist mein ganzes Herz ("My Heart Belongs to You"; from The Land of Smiles) Franz Lehar (1870-1948)
Someone to Watch Over Me (from Oh, Kay!) George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Nice Work if You Can Get It (from A Damsel in Distress) George Gershwin
Porgy, I’s Your Woman/Bess, You is My Woman (from Porgy and Bess) –Trio Intermezzo Gershwin/arr.Aceto
Almost Like Being in Love (from Brigadoon) Frederick Loewe (1901-1988)
Fly Me to the Moon Bart Howard (1915-2004)
Bring Him Home (from Les Miserables) Claude-Michel Schonberg (b.1944)
Londonderry Air Frederick Weatherley (1848-1929)
When You Wish Upon A Star (from Pinnochio) Leigh Harline (1907-1969)

Click here to view the entire program.


6/17: Songs for a Summer Night

Songs for a Summer Night: Evenings in the Appleby Garden


Summertime George Gershwin (1898-1937)
If Music Be the Food of Love Henry Purcell (1659-95)
Twas within a Furlong of Edinborough Town Henry Purcell
Villanelle Hector Berlioz (1803-69)
Claire de Lune Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Chanson Triste Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
Sure on this Shining Night Samuel Barber (1910-81)
In the Silence of the Night Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Valse d’Amélie and Comptine d’un Autre Été: l’Après- midi Yann Tiersen (b.1970)
In the Beginning Jake Heggie (b.1961)
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Ewan McColl (1915-89) arr. Diane Haslam
L’Amour est un Oiseau Rebelle George Bizet (1838-75)
Nina Noel Coward (1899-1973)
I’ll be Seeing You Sammy Fain (1902-89)

Please click here for more information about Evenings in the Appleby Garden or download a brochure in pdf format.

Westobou Chamber Music Series

The Westobou Chamber Music Series continues its tradition of offering beautiful afternoon concerts in historic venues every day during the Festival. Come join us in celebrating the Sixth season of the Westobou Festival and the Chamber Music Series.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Student Showcase Concert
1:00 p.m.
Maxwell Performing Arts Center
Georgia Regents University
Free and open to the public

Selected students from the GRU Music Department will kick off the series with a concert featuring a variety of musical genres from the chamber music repertoire.

Thursday, October 3, 2013 Impressions of Childhood
12:00 Noon
Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church
2261 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
Free and open to the public

Duo pianists Martin David Jones and Clara Park return to Westobou to perform favorite French Four Hand Masterworks depicting nostalgic impressions of childhood, including selections from Ravel “Mother Goose”, Fauré “Dolly Suite” and Saint-Saëns “Carnival of the Animals”.

Friday, October 4, 2013 American Treasures
12 Noon
Church of the Good Shepherd, Parish Hall
2230 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
Free and open to the public

Bass-baritone Oral Moses and pianist Rosalyn Floyd perform art songs by American composers and spirituals with new arrangements, dating from 1950 to the present. Composers include Robert Owens, Uzee Brown, Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, and Moses Hogan.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 Three for Three
12 Noon
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
605 Reynolds Street
Augusta, GA 30901
Free and open to the public

Trio d’Esprit, featuring violinist Jonathan Aceto, cellist Ruth Berry, and pianist Carol Cook, makes its exciting debut at the Westobou Festival. They will perform celebrated selections from the piano trio repertoire, including Mozart K. 548, Schubert Andante from Op. 100, and Piazolla’s “Grand Tango”.

Sunday, October 6, 2013 HJCMS presents The Italian Saxophone Quartet
3:00 p.m.
Maxwell Performing Arts Theater
Georgia Regents University
For Tickets, see westoboufestival.com

The Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society presents this unique ensemble, formed in 1982, featuring four of the most established saxophone soloists in their field. This concert will inspire a new appreciation for the very versatile saxophone.