Monday, September 27, 2010

Charlotte Chamber Music Presents 'Lyric String Quartet' of William Grant Still October 5

[Africa: Piano Music of William Grant Still; Denver Oldham, piano; Koch 3 7084 2H1 (1991)]

“First Tuesday Concerts are back. Here’s everything you need to know: On the first Tuesday of the month, October through May, enjoy free chamber music. Concerts are performed in Uptown Charlotte at First Presbyterian Church, located on 200 West Trade Street. Concerts are at 12:10 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. The evening concert includes a wine and cheese reception in the Carillon Lobby.

“2010-2011 Season
Great Americans-October 5
A celebration of American music, from the epic sound of Aaron Copland to George Gershwin’s intimate Lullaby, from Amy Beach’s Quartet on Inuit themes to the Spiritual and jazz rhythms of the dean of African-American composers, William Grant Still.

“George Gershwin: Lullaby
Amy Beach: String Quartet in One Movement, Op. 89
Copland: Two Pieces for String Quartet
William Grant Still: Lyric String Quartet
“Musicians – Jennifer Topilow and Sakira Harley, violins; Sakira Harley, viola; Jennifer Humphreys, cello”
“If you need additional information please contact: (704) 335-0009 x2 or by email” [William Grant Still (1895-1978) is profiled at, where a complete Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma is found.]

No comments: