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LAAC Presents Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Nonet and Other Works
May 8 @ 2:00 pm-4:00 pm$5 – $60
OboeBass! & friends perform masterworks by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and William Grant Still, featuring Coleridge-Taylor’s sumptuous Nonet. Live and Livestreamed. Sunday, May 8, 2:00 pm, Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave, Lakeville, MN
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was a leading British composer at the turn of the 20th Century. In 1898 Sir Edward Elgar, then England’s leading living composer, described Coleridge-Taylor as “far and away the cleverest fellow amongst the young men.” Also on the program: Coleridge Taylor’s “Five Negro Melodies” for piano trio and Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 3, and William Grant Still’s “Vignettes for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano.”
Performers include Rui Du, violin, Hyobi Sim, viola, Laura Sewell, cello, Rolf Erdahl, double bass, Carrie Vecchione, oboe, Jennifer Gerth, clarinet, Garrett McQueen, Bassoon, Ellen Dinwiddie Smith, horn, Pınar Basgöze and Hanna HyunJung Kim, piano.
Tickets: $18 / $15 (ages 60+/18 & under). Streaming links $5. Call 952-985-4640 or Purchase tickets online at www.lakevilleareaartscenter.com/374/Attend-an-Event
Audrey Johnson Companies is celebrating its 56th anniversary in residential and commercial real estate in Lakeville. In honor of this occasion, they are a Season Sponsor for this 14th season of the Coffee Concerts at the Lakeville Area Arts Center.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.