Concerts

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The 2018-19 Fabian Concert Series welcomes new friends as well as the return of artists from previous seasons. Reserve your seats today and enjoy performances by some of today's top classical musicians in the McCorkle Music Building's intimate Fickling Hall. Tickets are $15 per person/free with Mercer or any valid student ID. Purchase seasons tickets and save! Call (478) 301-5470 to subscribe and reserve by phone, or pay at the door.

Events are subject to change. Please call (478) 301-2886 to verify. 

2018 Labor Day Festival Closing Concert

The culmination of an intensive three days of master classes, coachings and rehearsals, the Labor Day Festival Closing concert features chamber and orchestral works performed by eight talented high school seniors, Center faculty and students. 

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Free admission; no reservations. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Center Young Artists Concert

Center students perform chamber and solo works in the Bell House’s wonderfully intimate Jennings Salon.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free admission. Seating is limited, first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Violin Master Class with Kyung Sun Lee

Celebrated soloist Kyung Sun Lee works with Center student violinists one-on-one.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free and open to the public. Time to be announced; for more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Viola Master Class with Melissa Reardon

Grammy-nominated violist Melissa Reardon works with Center students in the Bell House’s Jennings Salon.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free and open to the public. Time to be announced; for more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Fabian Series Concert 1

The Center welcomes Kyung Sun Lee and Melissa Reardon, both celebrated soloists and chamber musicians, along with the St. Lawrence String Quartet’s Christopher Costanza, for an evening of Brahms. Strad magazine raved about Lee’s “exceptional tonal suavity and expressive intensity in equal measure.” A first-prize winner in the Washington and D’Angelo International Competitions and medal winner in the Tchaikovsky Competition and the Queen Elisabeth Competition, she currently teaches at Seoul National University. Classical Voice has described Reardon’s playing as “elegant” and “virtuosic”. The Grammy-nominated violist is an internationally renowned performer and a member of the Ensō String Quartet. As a member of the St. Lawrence, Christopher Costanza is an Artist-in-Residence at Stanford University, where he teaches cello and chamber music and performs a wide variety of formal and informal concerts each season.

Kyung Sun Lee, violin
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin
Lawrence Dutton, viola
Melissa Reardon, viola
Christopher Costanza, cello
Elizabeth Pridgen, piano

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Tickets $15 per person/free with Mercer or any valid student ID. Call (478) 301-5470 to reserve or pay at the door. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Center Young Artists Concert

Center students perform chamber and solo works in the Bell House’s wonderfully intimate Jennings Salon.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free admission. Seating is limited, first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Fabian Series Concert 2

McDuffie Center young artists join distinguished faculty for an evening of chamber music, performing Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Bottesini’s Grand Duo for Violin and Bass, and Mendelssohn’s Octet. Annie Fullard, violinist with the famed Cavani Quartet, brings a wealth of experience to her role as chamber music coach at the Center, encouraging students to delve deep, exploring the composition process. Daniel Tosky, double bassist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, adds his expertise to the mix in the incredibly virtuosic Grand Duo.

Robert McDuffie, violin
Annie Fullard, violin
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin
Daniel Tosky, double bass
McDuffie Center young artists

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Tickets $15 per person/free with Mercer or any valid student ID. Call (478) 301-5470 to reserve or pay at the door. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Program to be announced.

Ward Stare, conductor

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Free admission, no reservations. For more concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Center Young Artists Concert

Center students perform chamber and solo works in the Bell House’s wonderfully intimate Jennings Salon.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free admission. Seating is limited, first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Violin Master Class with Cathy Cho

Center student violinists will work with recitalist and chamber musician Cathy Cho.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free and open to the public. Time to be announced; for more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Fabian Series Concert 3

Recitalist and chamber musician Catherine Cho makes her Fabian debut. An Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Cho has collaborated with renowned artists such as Richard Stoltzman, Andras Schiff, Anton Kuerti, and Mitsuko Uchida, and has performed the complete cycle of Beethoven’s violin sonatas with pianist Mia Chung. Cho joins fellow Juilliard faculty Hsin-Yun Huang, who will make her bow as a Center Distinguished Faculty in a program featuring Franck’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, Kodaly’s Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, and Chausson’s Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet

Catherine Cho, violin
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
Elizabeth Pridgen, piano
McDuffie Center young artists

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Tickets $15 per person/free with Mercer or any valid student ID. Call (478) 301-5470 to reserve or pay at the door. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Program to be announced.

Ward Stare, conductor

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Free admission, no reservations. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Chamber Music Master Class with Annie Fullard (Cavani Quartet, Center distinguished faculty)

Center chamber coach and Cavani Quartet violinist Annie Fullard works with Center Young Artists as they make final preparations for the Mozart Marathon on Jan. 11 and 12.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free and open to the public. Time to be announced; for more information, call (478) 301-2886.

The Great Romantics Marathon featuring Center Young Artist Ensembles

Center student chamber groups present the first of a two-concert marathon featuring the works of classical music’s Great Romantics. The concerts are the culmination of students’ work over the previous semester with chamber music coaches Annie Fullard (Cavani Quartet) and Lawrence Dutton (Emerson String Quartet).

Center Young Artists

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Free admission, no reservations. For more information, call (478) 301-2886.

The Great Romantics Marathon featuring Center Young Artist Ensembles

Center student chamber groups present the second of a two-concert marathon featuring the works of classical music’s Great Romantics. The concerts are the culmination of students’ work over the previous semester with chamber music coaches Annie Fullard (Cavani Quartet) and Lawrence Dutton (Emerson String Quartet).

Center Young Artists

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Free admission, no reservations. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Chamber Music Master Class with pianist Andrew Armstrong

Andrew Armstrong brings his passion for collaboration to a class with Center student chamber groups.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free and open to the public. Time to be announced; call (478) 301-2886 for more information.

Fabian Series Concert 4

Beethoven Sonata for Violin and Piano: Cycle 2

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin
Andrew Armstrong, piano

In the second of an ambitious three-concert cycle over three years, Amy Schwartz Moretti and pianist Andrew Armstrong reunite to perform Beethoven’s fifth, seventh, and ninth sonatas. The series concludes in 2020, the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Tickets $15 per person/free with Mercer or any valid student ID. Call (478) 301-5470 to reserve or pay at the door. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Program to be announced.

Ward Stare, conductor

Featuring the winner of the 2018 Townsend Concerto Competition

The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry Street. Free admission, no reservations. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Center Young Artists Concert

Center students perform chamber and solo works in the Bell House’s wonderfully intimate Jennings Salon.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free admission. Seating is limited, first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Fabian Series Concert 5

The ever-popular trio returns to Fickling. Each is an established and respected artist in her own right – Moretti as concertmaster, chamber musician, soloist and member of the renowned Ehnes Quartet; Albers as soloist and principal cellist of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; and Pridgen as concert pianist and director of the Atlanta Chamber Players. Together, they create a seamless soundscape, performing Chausson and Mozart on this evening’s program.

The Cortona Trio
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin
Julie Albers, cello
Elizabeth Pridgen, piano

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Tickets $15 per person/free with Mercer or any valid student ID. Call (478) 301-5470 to reserve or pay at the door. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.

Center Young Artists Concert

Center students perform chamber and solo works in the Bell House’s wonderfully intimate Jennings Salon.

Bell House, 315 College Street. Free admission. Seating is limited, first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Program to be announced

Ward Stare, conductor

The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry Street. Free admission, no reservations. For more information, call (478) 301-2886.

Center Young Artists in Concert - Warner Robins Community Concert Association

Center students perform chamber works as part of the Association’s 2018-19 concert season. 
First United Methodist Church
205 North Davis Drive
Warner Robins, GA 31093

For ticket information, contact the Warner Robins Community Concert Association at wrcca819@yahoo.com

 

 

Fabian Series Concert 6

The Fabian series closes on a high note, welcoming soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian for an evening of Brahms and Dvorak. A winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions — the same year she graduated from the University of Toronto cum laude with a Biomedical Engineering degree — Bayrakdarian’s diverse repertoire includes classical, tango, sacred, and even electronic dance music. On this evening’s program, she’ll perform works by Brahms and Dvorak with Huang and Center students.

Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano
McDuffie Center young artists

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Tickets $15 per person/free with Mercer or any valid student ID. Call (478) 301-5470 to reserve or pay at the door. For concert info, call (478) 301-2886.