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It’s Time for Tea… and Music!

THE MARGARET CARNEY TEA AND MUSIC SERIES RETURNS TO THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY… THIS TIME FEATURING SOLOISTS FROM THE COLUMBUS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA!

The Valley’s most delightful concert series returns to the Columbus Public Library this May! Join us at 3:00pm on most Fridays this month for TEA & MUSIC: SYMPHONY U!, the wonderful concoction of concert, lecture and tea that has entertained audiences for the last 12 years.

All concerts take place in the Columbus Public Library Auditorium, 3000 Macon Road. Attendance is free, and no advance reservations or tickets are needed.

This year we are pleased to welcome  MAESTRO GEORGE DEL GOBBO and members of the COLUMBUS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA to Tea & Music. Each week we will hear a intriguing concoction of musical selections, augmented by commentary and additional insights into the musical world by the Maestro.

Don’t forget to bring your teacup!

Upcoming concerts:

May 17, 3:00pm

  • Music: RUSLAN APOSTOLOV, Violin and INA PETKOVA-APOSTOLOVA, Cello – “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” by Mozart; “Duos” from Gliere and Hoffmann; “Passacaglia in G Minor for Violin and Cello” by Handel/Halvorsen.
  • Lecture with the Maestro: “What Makes Romantic Music So Romantic?” – An exploration of the dominant musical thinking in 19th Century Western Music.

May 24, 3:00pm

  • Music: JAZZ TRIO with BRYAN CANONIGO, Saxophone, REGINALD CORBIE, Bass, and ERIC BURGESS, Guitar – “Joy Spring” by Clifford Brown; “Bag’s Groove” by Milt Jackson; “Body and Soul” by Johnny Green; “There Will Never Be Another You” by Harry Warren; “Take the ‘A’ Train” by Duke Ellington.
  • Lecture with the Maestro: “Classical Music in Film Part One” – A look at the use and influence of classical music in film and popular culture.

May 31, 3:00pm

  • Music: ANDREW HARRY, Piano – “Piano Sonata in C Major, Op. 1, I. Allegro” by Brahms; “Lyric Pieces, Op. 65, No. 4 Salon, No. 5 Ballade, No. 6 Wedding Day at Trodhaugen” by Grieg; “Pirates of the Caribbean” by Badelt/Radnich.
  • Lecture with the Maestro: “Classical Music in Film Part Two” – A continuation of the previous week’s lecture on the use and influence of classical music in film and popular culture.

Performers, repertoire and lectures are subject to change.

 

The concert series is named to honor the memory of longtime Library volunteer Margaret Carney. She was devoted to many library programs and helped establish the initial Tea & Music concerts.

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