Cellisimo

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 – 7:30PM

“Hot & Intense” – Los Angeles Times

  • Rich Musical Heritages
  • Personality and Precision

Bringing artists of different disciplines together, Cellisimo speaks to a range of audiences by creating multi-genre performances and interactive experiences. Dynamic soloists Ruslan Biryukov and Anne Suda perform works by Bach, Vivaldi, Paganini and Piazzola. The duo is known for their superb artistry, passion and individuality. Masters of the cello!

Twin Kennedy

Thursday, November 15, 2018 – 7:30PM

“…100% made for the stage…” – Nashville Music Examiner

  • Winner of Two 2016 VIMA Awards
  • 2015 John Lennon Songwriting Contest Grand Prize Winners

Known for their sibling harmonies and high-energy show, two-time Canadian Country Music Award nominees, Twin Kennedy, are a Canadian country sensation. Carli (guitar) and Julie (fiddle) blend their classical training with their country roots to create a program enjoyed by all ages. Classical to Country!

Ilya Yakushev

Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 7:30PM

“…superb control…” – New York Times

  • Astounds and Mesmerizes Audiences
  • Featured Soloist with International Symphony Orchestras

Ilya is an award-winning Russian pianist whose program will feature compositions by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Gershwin as well as Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Featuring a multi-media presentation, Ilya’s performance is a visual and technical spectacular.

Sergei Teleshev & Veronika Shabashava

Sunday, March 24, 2019 – 3:00PM

“…dazzling fingers.” – The Oregonian

  • Award-Winning Instrumentalist
  • Recent Winner of the National V-Accordions Competition

Internationally-acclaimed Sergei Teleshev, performs works by Bach, Piazzolla, Tchaikovsky and more. He was classically trained at the Academy of Music in Voronezh, Russia, and has won many regional and international accordion competitions. An engaging entertainer and a master of the accordion, Sergei performs with classically trained, world-renowned violinist, singer, actress and dancer Veronika Shabashava.

3 Redneck Tenors

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – 7:30PM

3RedneckTenors“Bravo!” – Chicago Herald

  • Finalists on America’s Got Talent
  • Broadway and opera stars in their own respects

A new breed in the “tenor genre” featuring classically-trained veteran artists, is like Duck Dynasty goes to Carnegie Hall – down home laughs with big city music! Written by opera-veteran Matthew Lord and arranged by award-winning composer Craig Bohmler. Larry the Cable Guy meets Il Divo.

 

Steven Vanhauwaert

Thursday, November 2, 2017 – 7:30PM

StevenVanhauwaert“…well-balanced tones and emotional power…” – The Examiner

  • Solo recitals in the world’s largest venues.
  • Live radio broadcasts across Europe, Australia & the US.

This Belgium native is hailed by the LA Times for his “sense of structure” and “monster technique.”  Steven’s solo repertoire consists of works by Schumann, Schubert, Liszt, Chopin, and Debussy.  It is his passion for the works and performance that sets him apart.

Neave Trio

Thursday, January 18, 2018 – 7:30PM

NeaveTrio“…exceeded the gold standard…” – Fanfare Magazine

  • Appearances in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center
  • Play music to engage, exchange and connect

The Neave Trio has enjoyed tremendous international success in concert series and at festivals worldwide and has distinguished themselves as ambassadors of music to a wider audience through their innovative concert presentations. One of the finest emerging young chamber ensembles.

Two On Tap

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 – 7:30PM

TwoOnTap“… rhythm, style, humor, and Broadway flair…” –New Orleans Times

  • High-energy routines!
  • Heralded by presenters and critics!

Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano take you to the days when Fred & Ginger and Mickey & Judy filled the screen with undeniable chemistry, effortless harmony and precision tap dancing. Gorgeous vocals, exciting choreography and unique musical arrangements. This duo breaths new life into classic song-and-dance.

 

Brandon Ridenour

Sunday, October 9, 2016 – 3:00PM

BrandonRidenour450“Herald’s the trumpet of the future” – Chicago Sun Times

  • Former Member of Canadian Brass
  • Three Juno Award Nominations

Winner of the 2014 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition. His wide-ranging activities as a soloist and chamber musician paired with his passion for composing and arranging are manifested in his versatile performances and unique repertoire. Sophisticated arrangements of classical masterworks. Brandon, a Juilliard School Graduate, will be accompanied by piano.

Sonic Escape

Thursday, November 17, 2016 – 7:30PM

Sonic-Escape_450“It was an evening designed to entertain… with a wide-ranging, anything-goes sense of fun. Wonderfully imaginative… smile-inducing… impressive.” – Stephen Brookes, The Washington Post (Washington, DC)

  • Original, organic show… “Celtic with a Twist”
  • Celtic classic tunes brought to life through flute and fiddle

Celtic with a Twist combines the tunes you love with flute & fiddle playing like you’ve never heard (or seen) before! Shawn and Maria will take your breath away as they transform the flute & fiddle into a Celtic orchestra right before your eyes. You just have to see it to believe it! Come hear your favorites as though for the very first time; come experience Celtic with a Twist.