Phuzz Phest, Guys and Dolls, Organist Jimmy Jones, and the Secrest Artist Series
UNCSA Guys and Dolls
Guys & Dolls with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser comes to The Stevens Center this month courtesy of UNC School of the Arts. Broadway veterans Gus Kaikkonen who directs, and vocal coach Greg Walter, and UNCSA student actors Nickolaus Gordan (who plays Nathan Detroit) and Meagan Kimberly Smith (who plays Miss Adelaide) share what makes this musical and the School of Drama so great. The proof is in the pudding, and in this case the performance we feature in today's show, recorded by Nickolaus and Meagan in one take in our studio.
The UNC School of the Arts production of Guys & Dolls in the Stevens Center runs through the 19th.
Organist Jimmy Jones
Organist and UNC School of the Arts alumnus James Jones has appeared as soloist, chamber musician, and conductor throughout the U.S. and abroad. Next weekend he’ll be joined by Winston-Salem Symphony superstars trumpeter Anita Cirba and concertmaster Corine Brouwer in recital at Christ United Methodist Church in Greensboro. It will be a recital with a wide variety of music, sounds and textures all connected by the king of the concert stage: the mighty pipe organ!
On Friday, April 17th Jones will be in recital at Christ United Methodist Church in Greensboro. The concert begins at 7:30 pm with organ solo, and he’ll later be joined by the great trumpet player Anita Cirba and Winston-Salem Symphony concert master Corine Brouwer on music from the movie Schindler’s List by John Williams arranged by Jimmy Jones, and more.
Inon Barnatan and Alisa Weilerstein
She is the most talked about cellist in the world today. He was recently named the New York Philharmonic’s first Artist in Association, a three-season appointment for the pianist including multiple concerto and chamber collaborations with the orchestra.
On Thursday night, April 16th at 7:30 PM the powerhouse piano duo of Inon and world renowned cellist Alisa Weilerstein will perform in Brendle Recital Hall on the Wake Forest University campus.
On the program music by Rachmoninoff, Joseph Hallman, Franz Schubert and Beethoven, his Sonata No. 5.
Triad To Do
This week, David recommends the Cobblestone Farmer's Market (it's back starting April 18th), Bethany suggests you take in some art on Slow Art Day this Saturday, April 11th (Weatherspoon Art Museum and SECCA are participating), and Eddie enumerates the many festivals coming soon (Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Phuzz Phest, RiverRun International Film Festival, Merlefest, and Tuckfest) .