December Performances

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Dec 14: Lyra Vivace & Cirque Musica Holiday’s “Wonderland”

Friday, December 14, 2018: 8:00pm Cirque Musica Holiday presents “Wonderland” Bell Auditorium, Augusta, GA Click here to purchase tickets Lyra Vivace Orchestra

First Violin Laura Tomlin, concertmaster Damir Horvat Mayumi Nakamura Nyamka Odsuren Shadwa Mussad

Second Violin Laurin Smith Camilia Mouton Angela Shaw Thomas Lai

Viola Carl Purdy Arthur Ross Jeff Watson Stan […]

Dec 8: Lyra Vivace & Augusta Choral Society

A Caroling Messiah Featuring Selections from Handel’s Messiah plus many of your favorite Christmas carols and audience participation The Lyra Vivace Orchestra Dr. J. Porter Stokes, Artistic Director and Conductor Augusta Choral Society December 8, 2018, 7:30 pm St. Paul’s Church, 605 Reynolds St, Augusta, GA 30901 Admission is $35 for adults, $30 for seniors […]

2017 December Performances

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Oct 21: Lyra Vivace & Augusta Choral Society

Carmina Burana

by Carl Orff

Featuring Diana Thompson, Soprano Richard Cook, Tenor Washington Isaac Holmes, Bass Women’s Chorus from South Aiken High School Dancers from the Jessye Norman School of the Arts The Augusta Choral Society The Lyra Vivace Orchestra Dr. J. Porter Stokes, Artistic Director and Conductor Augusta Choral Society October 21, 2017, […]

Mar 25: Lyra Vivace and Augusta Choral Society

Verdi’s Requiem Featuring Augusta Choral Society Choral Friends from Presbyterian College Candace Dickinson, soprano Magdalena Wor, mezzo-soprano Timothy Miller, tenor Christian Elser, bass The Lyra Vivace Orchestra Dr. J. Porter Stokes, Artistic Director & Conductor March 25, 2017, 7:30 pm Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901 Admission is $35 for adults, […]

December Concerts

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Oct 22: Lyra Vivace with Augusta Choral Society

A Crowning Achievement October 22, 2016, 7:30 pm Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901 Admission is $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and $10 for students and military. Click here to purchase tickets. Program Handel’s Coronation Anthems and other selections for royal occasions

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Oct 9: Lyra Vivace, featuring harpist Vonda Darr

Sundays at Four October 9, 2016, 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 The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from […]

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 […]