Dates: Dec 14, Feb 18, Mar 16, Apr 15, May 11 2018
9/28 - "From La Scala To Broadway" (Heymann Center)
Local soloist, Choruses from Nicholls State University and Baton Rouge Symphony - Beloved selections from most famous operas and Broadway musicals. Music by W.A. Mozart, G. Puccini, G. Verdi, R. Wagner, A.L. Webber and Rogers/Hammerstein.
11/19 - "Gershwin Spectacular" (Heymann Center)
Christopher Goodposture, pianist - The best of the iconic American composer including: Overture to "Lady Be Good", Rhapsody in Blue, American in Paris, "Catfish Row" Symphonic Suite from Porgy and Bess.
12/14 - "Home for Christmas" (Heymann Center)
Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-stars, Chorale Acadienne - Traditional holiday favorites including selections by G.F. Handel, P. Tchaikovsky, I. Berlin, L. Anderson and others.
2/18 - "Heartstrings" (Acadiana Center for the Arts)
ASO Chamber Orchestra, soloist Brain Shaw, trumpet - One of a kind musical journey through the centuries of changing musical styles and sounds of trumpet and strings. Hear how the technology changed the timbre and the way of trumpet playing from Baroque to modern jazz and experience how the composers took advantage of it. Music by C. Monteverdi, J.S. Bach, J. Haydn, G.F. Chadwick, C. Brown.
3/16 - Music and Dance: From Shakespeare to Virtual Reality (Heymann Center)
Collaboration with Clare Cook Dance Theater, UL School of Architecture & Dance Department, Tantrum Lab and Lafayette High School Chorus - Side by side presentation of the classical story by W. Shakespeare told by music and words and groundbreaking dance suite by E. Satie shown with the help of virtual reality. Erik Satie "Parade", Felix Mendelssohn "Midsummer Night's Dream".
4/15 - "Cavani Quartet" (Acadiana Center for the Arts)
A special concert by leading American string quartet, featuring Lafayette's own Eric Wong on viola. This prestigious resident chamber group at the Cleveland Institute of Music performs jewels of chamber music repertoire by J. Haydin, M. Ravel and A. Dvorak.
5/11 - "Music & Architecture" (St. John's Cathedral)
Chorale instrumental concert with B.R.E.V.E. vocal ensemble. A musical tour of great architectural structures of Florence, Venice and Dresden contrasted with the drama of the great architect of musical structure, L. van Beethoven and his Symphony No. 1. Music by G. Dufay, C. Monteverdi, J.S. Bach and L. van Beethoven.