AGAR & Bower Center for the Arts present . . . .
James String Quartet in Weidner World Premiere Series
May 21 @7:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 305 North Bridge Street, Bedford, VA
(NOTE: If the Bower Center renovations are not completed, the concert will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 314 N. Bridge Street, Bedford, across the street from the Bower Center.)
A collaboration between Amherst Glebe Arts Response (AGAR) and the Forest-based James String Quartet (JSQ) includes the world premiere of Lynchburg composer Raymond Weidner’s String Quartet No. 1 – The AGAR Quartet. Also included in the performances will be Dmitri Shostakovich’s emotional String Quartet No 8 in c minor Op. 110; an opening light and airy work by Giacomo Puccini, Chrysanthemums; and sections of Passages by Andrew Williams featuring Lynchburg College professor Dr. Chris Magee as guest artist on trumpet.
The Ray Weidner composition was commissioned by AGAR with the help of commissioning grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust.
Tickets are $15/adults and $2 for students/children.
2016 2nd Fridays:
June 10th – Opening for Annual Juried Exhibition
July 8th – Awards Reception for Annual Juried Exhibition
Aug 12 – Opening for Brazil, awards at 6:00 p.m.
Sept 9th – Opening for Sculpture and Steve Romine exhibits
Oct 14th – Opening for Lynchburg Arts Club
Nov 11th – LAC continued
Dec 9th – Opening for Art 4 Girfts, Bedford Artisan Trail and H2O