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

Program

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.

 

March Performances

Saturday, March 19, 7:30pm performance

Augusta Choral Society and Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra

Violin 1
Ryan Kho
Jonathan Aceto
Laura Tomlin

Ashley Horvat
Pawel Kozak

Violin 2
Mary Burndrett
Kerri Sellman
Damir Horvat
Debra Schab
Angela Shaw

Viola
Carl Purdy
Karl Schab
Larissa Powers
Arthur Ross
Laurin Smith

Cello
Ruth Berry
Justin Resley

Bass
Barry Garman
Sara Neal Lokey

Flute
Cynthia Hopkins

Oboe
Kelly Odell

Clarinet
Joe Eller

Bassoon
Dan Worley

Horn
Judy Thompson
Darian Washington

Trumpet
Todd Jenkins

Trombone
Matt Henderson

Harp
Vonda Darr

Tympani
Rebekkah Nordan

Percussion
Kent Hannibal


Sunday, March 20, 8:45am and 11:00am services

Magellan String Quartet

  • Jonathan Aceto, violin
  • Ryan Kho, violin
  • Carl Purdy, viola
  • Ruth Berry, cello

Sunday, March 20, 9:30am and 11:00am services

Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra

Laurin Smith, violin
Essena Setaro, violin
Arthur Ross, viola
Justin Resley, cello
Sara Neal Lokey, bass
Vonda Darr, harp

Friday, March 25, 7:00pm service

Ruth Berry, cello


Friday, March 25, 7:00pm service

Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra

Ryan Kho, concertmaster
Laura Tomlin, violin
Jonathan Aceto, violin
Pawel Kozak, violin
Carl Purdy, viola
Angela Shaw, viola
David Gee, cello
Sara Neal Lokey, bass
Kelly Odell, oboe
Mike Katterjohn, percussion
Rebekkah Nordan, percussion

Sunday, March 27, 8:45am and 11:00am services

Magellan String Quartet

  • Jonathan Aceto, violin
  • Ryan Kho, violin
  • Carl Purdy, viola
  • Ruth Berry, cello

Sunday, March 27, 9:30am and 11:00am services

Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra

Angela Morgan, violin
Essena Setaro, violin
Arthur Ross, viola
Amy Sawicz, cello
Barry Garman, bass

Sunday, March 27, 11:00am service

Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra

Laurin Smith, concertmaster
Scotty Allen, violin
Pawel Kozak, violin
Yeiry Castillo, violin
Larissa Powers, viola
Priscilla Hollingsworth, viola
David Gee, cello
Sara Lokey, bass
Kelly Odell, oboe
Manda Cawthon, oboe
Patrick Herring, bassoon
Andrew Johnson, bassoon
Jessie Morlan, trumpet
Michael Shomo, trombone
Andrew Bednarz, trombone
Michael Katterjohn, tympani

Sunday, March 27, 11:00am service

Meredith Boyd, horn


Sunday, March 27, 6:00pm service

Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra

Ryan Kho, concertmaster
Laura Tomlin, violin
Jonathan Aceto, violin
Carl Purdy, viola
Ruth Berry, cello
Sara Neal Lokey, bass
Kelly Odell, oboe
Addison Whitney, horn

Kiokee String Quintet Performances

Dance Around the World

Kiokee String Quintet

  • Jonathan Aceto, violin
  • Ryan Kho, violin
  • Carl Purdy, viola, mandolin and pennywhistle
  • Ruth Berry, cello
  • Sara Neal Lokey, double bass

Sunday, January 17, 4:00 pm

  • Lutheran Church By The Lake
  • 100 Twelve Oaks Drive and Hwy 378, Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick, SC 29835
  • Admission is $20
  • Free reception immediately following the performance

Friday, February 26, 7:30 pm

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • 3131 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909
  • Free Admission
  • Masterclass: February 27, 2016, 10:00am

Program

Czardas Vittorio Monti, 1868 –1922
Rumanian Folk Dances

  • Poarga Româneascã — Mãrunțel
Bela Bartok, 1881-1945
Samiotisa Trad./arr. Economides
Largo al Factotum (from Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini, 1792-1868
Eine kleine Nachtmusik

  • Menuetto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791
Liebesfreud Fritz Kreisler,
1875-1962
Leading the In-Laws Home Naftule Brandwein, 1884–1963
It Don’t Mean A Thing Duke Ellington/arr. Braz, 1899-1974
West Side Story

  • Mambo
Leonard Bernstein, 1918-1990
Oblivion Astor Piazzolla, 1921-1992
Hernondo’s Hideaway Richard Adler (1926-1955) and Jerry Ross (1921-2012)
Scaramouche

  • Brazileira
Darius Milhaud, 1892-1974
Danzas de Panama

  • Cumbia y Congo
William Grant Still, 1895-1978
Beltane Fire Dance Carl Purdy, b.1960
Old Dangerfield (Tribute to Rodney Dangerfield) Bill Monroe, 1911-1996

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.