"Someday" Concert for the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act
Please Note: This event is from 2014.
First Annual Fundraiser from the St. Augustine Orchestra presents A Trio of Musical Event s celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act. Classical music, drinks, music and an evening of fine entertainment welcomes visitors to celebrate the monumental Civil Rights Act.
Prelude to the Concert: This event includes hors d'oeuvres, an open bar of wine and beer. There will be a meet and greet with composer Bob Moore, composer in residence and creator of Someday. Visitors can participate in chance drawings for Unique Musical Prizes!
Concert: Someday is a concert celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act written by Bob Moore, who is the composer-in-residence of the St. Augustine Orchestra. Someday will feature a performance from the acclaimed virtuoso, Thomas Pandolfi.
This piece will commemorate the Civil Rights Act anniversary with the music of Duke Ellington performed by Bill Prince. Moore wrote this beautiful instrumental piece just for the occasion.
Thomas Pandolfi, a world renowned pianist, playing all over the world including Canada, Germany and China, will perform in this orchestra as well. Pandolfi will play the first movement of Griegs Piano Concerto in A minor. The St. Augustine Orchestra will join the piece playing the music of Beethoven and Brahms, as well as selections from Gershwins Porgy and Bess.
Finale: Includes dessert and champagne for guests. Visitors can also meet and mingle with William McNeiland, the conductor and Thomas Pandolfi, the renowned pianist. Takes place in the Ballroom of the Lightner Museum at 9:45 pm.
Admission: Adult: $50 plus $5 for handling. Tickets will also be available at the door prior to the concert if not already sold out.
Where? Lightner Museum Antique Courtyard located at 25 Granada Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084. (Across the street from Flagler College in downtown St. Augustine).
When? Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Click here for tickets and more information on this event or call (904) 355-7944. Someday Concert will also be performed on February 28th and March 1 - 2, 2014.