Next Performances of New
Work on May 15, 21 and 22
AGAR's commission to Ray Weidner of his String Quartet No.1 (The AGAR Quartet) premiered on Saturday, May 7. The next performances will be will be:
May 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Composer talk at 3 pm). Amherst Presbyterian Church, 163 Second Street, Amherst, VA 24521. Tickets are $15/adults and $2/Students/children. Reception and "Meet the artists" after the performance.
May 21,2016 at 7:00 pm. Bower Center, 305 North Bridge St. Bedford, VA 24523.
IN CASE BOWER CTR RENOVATIONS NOT
FINISHED: Concert same day and time at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 314 N. Bridge Street, Bedford, across the street from the Bower. Tickets are $15/adults and $2 for students/children.
May 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Composer talk at 3:00 pm.) First Presbyterian Church, 1215 VES Road, Lynchburg, VA 24533. Free Admission with a “love offering” gathered outside the sanctuary towards artist fees after the performance.
James String Quartet will play the first public performances of Lynchburg Composer Ray Weidner’s String Quartet No. 1, (“The AGAR Quartet”) commissioned by AGAR with partial support from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and Greater Lynchburg Community Trust. Also featured on the programs will be Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8 in c minor Op. 110, and Giacomo Puccini's Chrysanthemums.
Ray Weidner, above, and below, clockwise from top right, Joe Nigro, Domenico Luca Trombetta, David Feldman, Christi Salisbury.
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