2011-11-04 / Events

Chamber Innovista Series opens its 2011-2012 season

Contributed by USC

The Chamber Innovista Series, known for providing a collection of innovative and original chamber music performances, will open its 2011-2012 season with a concert at 3 p.m. November 13.

The concert will take place at Dupre Catering and Events, 300 Senate Street. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Series tickets are available for $30, which include two more concerts in the spring. To reserve tickets, call 803-777-4280. An all-you-can-eat brunch will be available from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tickets are $14.95 for adults and $5.95 for children 12 and younger.

The opening concert, keeping with the USC Innovista theme of “live, work, learn, play,” will include performances by faculty Christopher Berg, guitar; Craig Butterfield, double bass; Joseph Eller, clarinet; Robert Jesselson, cello; Lynn Kompass and Bert Ligon, piano; Jennifer Parker Harley, flute; and William Terwilliger, violin.

In honor of Gian Carlo Menotti’s 100th birthday, Terwilliger, Eller and Kompass will perform his “Trio” for violin, clarinet and piano. Music of the Baroque period will also be featured as “Sonata No. 4 in C Major, BWV 1033” by J. S. Bach and will be performed by Parker-Harley, Jesselson, and Berg. The second half of the program will feature Ligon, Butterfield, and friends playing a couple sets of jazz to close out an afternoon of great music and food.

For additional information, contact USC School of Music at 777- 4280, frontoffice @mozart.sc.edu

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