Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church
Monday, June 26, 2017
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2017-2018 Concert Series

 

Oct. 8   “Viola and Piano” 

We open our season series with a classical concert featuring the viola and piano. With Michael Klotz on viola and Grigorios Zamparas on piano, we will be treated to classics by Beethoven and Rachmaninoff and in celebration of Columbus Day, some offerings from Latin composers too. 

 

Nov. 12  “A Jazz Tribute to Veterans"

Just in time for Veterans Day, the Al Downing AllStars with featured vocalist Synia Carroll will get our toes tapping. The Suncoast Jazz Classic (Nov.18-20) assisted Peace in booking this band and concert attendees will be offered discounts for the fest on Clearwater Beach. For more info visit www.suncoastjazzclassic.com.

 

Dec. 10  "Holiday Magic"

To liven your holiday mood, we will bring you the beautiful voices of singers from the St. Pete Opera Company. The program will feature seasonal classics, carols and popular holiday favorites. In addition there will be highlights from the company’s coming production of Mozart’s delightful “Magic Flute”.

 

Jan. 14  “Gypsy Serenade”

The popular the Con Brio String Quartet returns to us from Boca Raton, this time joined by Pianist Sheng-Yuan KuanWith selections by Brahms, Dohnanyi, and Liszt, gypsy dances and serenades will be in the air.

 

Feb. 11  “My Jazzy Valentine”  

New to our series, the remarkable Peter & Will Anderson Trio (clarinet, sax and guitar) will delight you with jazzy renditions of your favorite romantic tunes from the Great American Songbook.  Selections by Gershwin, Cole Porter and much more.

 

Mar. 11  “The Sister Act: Pipes and Viola"  

As we enter Spring, sisters Cathy and Carol Rodland will bring us an exciting program featuring viola and pipe organ.  Peace Memorial’s fine Cassavant pipe organ will be on full display, combining with the soaring strings of the viola.  Their diverse selections will include classics as well as lovely hymn and pop arrangements by composers such as Bach, Brahms, Bruch and Cole Porter.