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The Sunday Concert series feature a variety of local performers for your listening pleasure. The concerts are at 2:00 p.m. in the Carnegie Community Room. Seating is limited for this free concert series. Doors will open 20 minutes prior to each performance. DROP IN
Questions? Contact Denise Blaszynski at 630-584-0076, ext. 240.
January 13 ■ Ani Gogova *
Ani Gogova’s dazzling artistic presence has been captivating audiences around the world for almost two decades. Her career started early in her native Bulgaria when she won all major competitions, including the most prestigious National Music Competition “Svetoslav Obretenov”, as well as top prizes in several international competitions for young pianists. Since then, Gogova has appeared in solo recitals and concerts with orchestras in Bulgaria, Italy, Serbia, England, and throughout the U.S.
January 27 ■ Matt Peterson
Pianist Matt Peterson plays a vibrant, soulful brand of jazz. Matt will perform songs by jazz pianists Duke Ellington, Horace Silver and Herbie Hancock, and explore the roots of jazz with the ragtime music of Scott Joplin.
February 10 ■ Avanti Guitar Trio *
The Avanti Guitar Trio is a world-class chamber ensemble whose performances are exciting, approachable, and welcoming. Guitarists Jason Deroche, Julie Goldberg, and Wesley Hixson blend together pristine technique and sensitive interpretation, earning critical acclaim for their engaging concerts and varied programming. Their repertoire ranges from the Baroque to Contemporary, and features newly composed music, engaging transcriptions of classical masterpieces, and an occasional rock/pop or jazz tune.
February 24 ■ Mark Dvorak
Chicago's Mark Dvorak performs "The Life & Songs of Woody Guthrie". This concert includes a biographical background on Guthrie, readings from his vast collection of essays and letters, and of course, lots of great songs from America's iconic folk ballad maker. Eleven of Guthrie's most well-loved songs will be performed including "This Land is Your Land", composed on February 23, 1940.
*Designates a classical concert funded through donations to the St. Charles Public Library Foundation.