Spotlight: Musicians in the Community
For 19 years Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge has received the proceeds from the Woodford Serenade for Wildlife benefit concert. On Sunday, April 27, at 3 PM, Orchestra musicians Jonathan Beiler and Renard Edwards participate in the 20th annual concert, which includes works by Brahms, Ravel, and Sarasate. The concert takes place at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Tabernacle, NJ. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call 856.983.3329.
The Dolce Suono Ensemble, whose roster includes many Philadelphia Orchestra musicians, presents a concert on Sunday, April 27, at 3:00 PM, at Old Pine Street Church, 412 Pine Street. The concert features music by Dowland, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Martin, and Piazzolla. Tickets are $25.00 general, $20.00 senior, $10.00 student. For more information, call 267.252.1803 or visit http://dolcesuono.com/.
Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales joins the Daedalus Quartet for a concert on Sunday, May 4, at 3:00 PM, in Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center. The concert, presented by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, includes works by Capanna and Beethoven, along with Hindemith’s Clarinet Quintet. Tickets are $24.00. For more information visit www.pcmsconcerts.org or call 215.569.8080.
1807 & Friends, a chamber music group that includes many Philadelphia Orchestra musicians, presents a concert on Monday, May 5, at 7:30 PM, at the Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce Street. The performance includes works by Janáček, Saint-Saëns, and Dvořák. Tickets are $17.00. For more information, visit www.1807friends.org or call 215.438.4027 or 215.978.0969.
Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Timpani Don Liuzzi conducts the Main Line Symphony in its final concert of the 2013-14 season on Friday, May 9, at 8:00 PM at Valley Forge Middle School, 105 West Walker Rd., Wayne. The program features works by Brahms, Kreisler, Massenet, Sarasate, Schubert, and Bach. Tickets are $18.00 for adults and $12.00 for students and senior citizens. For more information, please call 610.688.0235 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the Lyra Society, a non-profit foundation founded and directed by Principal Harp Elizabeth Hainen, for its 9th Annual Benefit Concert, After the Rain, celebrating its students, while also contributing to the development of new music and music education. The concert and reception will be held on Sunday, May 18, at 3 PM at Gould Rehearsal Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music, 1616 Locust St. Special guests include Lauren Fadeley and James Ihnes from Pennsylvania Ballet, Elizabeth Hainen, violist Anna Marie Ahn Petersen from The Philadelphia Orchestra; CBS’ Pat Ciarrochi is host. For more information please call 215.625.0365 or visit http://lyrasociety.org/.
The Lower Merion Symphony, led by Philadelphia Orchestra Co-Principal Bassoon Mark Gigliotti, presents the final concert of its 2013-14 season on Sunday, May 18, at 3:00 PM at Harriton High School, 600 N. Ithan Ave., Rosemont. Philadelphia Orchestra violinist Jennifer Haas is the concert’s guest artist Saint-Saëns’s Third Violin Concerto; the remainder of the program includes works by Bizet and Ravel. For more information, please e-mail email@example.com.