CONCERT SERIES in BEAUFORT & MOREHEAD CITY, NC

Barbara McKenzie, Artistic Director


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9.9.17

CELLOBRATION with Amit Peled

Boccherini – Handel – Ligeti – Schubert – Haydn

Amit Peled

“True artistry…compelling…”  — Baltimore Sun

AMF presents a cello lover’s dream — a “cello orchestra.”  World-renowned cellist Amit Peled brings a dynamic ensemble of international protégés to present a wide range of classical favorites from the Baroque to Contemporary.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, First Presbyterian Church, 1604 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC


11.4.17

SCHUMANN QUARTETT

Haydn – Barber “Adagio” – Schubert “Rosamunde”

Schumann Quartett

“sheer beauty”  — Die Zeit

Their youthful verve, audible enthusiasm and breathtaking technical mastery creates a powerful musical experience altogether inspiring. They visit AMF from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, First Presbyterian Church, 1604 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC


1.27.18

DUO FRANÇAIS

Taffanel – Gaubert – Debussy – Poulenc – Copland

Barbara Mckenzie and Nicolas Duchamp

“contagious enthusiasm…”  — Francis Dubois

Among the most captivating French music interpreters performing today, Nicolas Duchamp and Barbara McKenzie transport the listener into a lush world of French elegance and beauty; nuance and sensitivity; leaving a tonal landscape compatible with the palette of Monet.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, the History Museum of Carteret County (formerly the History Place), 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC


2.24.18

ACRONYM

Vivaldi “Four Seasons” and other Italian surprises

Acronym

“animated…first class…”  — Philadelphia Inquirer

These gutsy Troubadours seem more like a contemporary music group than a Baroque string band, so don’t expect to hear anything stiff or artificial. Their sound is luxurious, their interpretations are expressive and warm and loaded with rhythmic surprises and unforgettable melodies.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, First Presbyterian Church, 1604 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC


4.7.18

CALIDORE QUARTET

Tchaikovsky – Janácek – Beethoven – Shaw

Calidore Quartet

“remarkable”  — LA Times

Selected by BBC Radio 3 as “New Generation Artists,” Calidore is emerging internationally as an exceptional young ensemble. Their passionate music making has garnered many fans and honors, including a plum residency at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, First Presbyterian Church, 1604 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC