London to Rome!
From English jigs to the familiar well loved Neapolitan songs of Italy, to music of the Red Violin movie! English composer Gustav Holst composed the famous symphonic work, “The Planets”. However, a charming work of his, not as well known, is on our program: The Saint Paul Suite. This wonderful work has the feel of English jigs and incorporates the traditional “Greensleeves” melody in the 3rd movement. Holst also composed beautiful songs for soprano that will be sung by Youna Hartgraves. Tenor Sergio Cepeda will sing traditional Neapolitan songs, and both our vocalists will perform Italian opera arias. Violinist Tim Angel will perform the virtuosic Red Violin Caprices, composed for the 1998 drama film Red Violin, by John Corigliano. Other performers include violinist LeeAnne Chenoweth, pianist Heejung Kang and cellist Oliver Schlaffer. Complimentary wine, soft drinks and snacks.
Note: Seating is limited to 50 and unassigned. Unlike the Hickman location, there is no table seating. Many of our regulars enjoy the small intimate space, salon style.