Mozart By Candlelight
a Thanksgiving tradition for over 30 years
West Coast Chamber Orchestra
Friday, November 28th
First United Methodist Church
Downtown Santa Barbara
305 E Anapamu Street
Tickets: (805) 963-4408
Adagio for Violin and Orchestra
K. 261 in E Major
Rondo: Alla Turca
(arranged for strings by Torga Karaca)
Concerto for Piano No. 1
K. 37 in F Major
Eine Kleine Machtmusik
Serenade K. 525
Symphony No. 17 in G Major
Pianist Michael Sikich, a native of Santa Barbara, studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he is the recipient of the Premier Young Artist Award and studies with pianist Edward Auer, pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance. His previous teachers have included Lana Bodnar, Nina Bodnar, and Marilyn Clemens. Michael has participated in the CCM Prague International Piano Institute and Banff Piano Masterclass, studying with such notable artists as Jerome Lowenthal, John Perry, Tamas Ungar, Peter Bithell, and Ronan O'Hora. He was a winner of the Edward Auer Summer Workshop Solo Competition and was a finalist in the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Concerto Competition in Los Angeles. He has received awards from the Santa Barbara Foundation, Performing Arts Scholarship Foundation, Santa Barbara Music Club, and was a four-time winner of the Young Soloist Showcase Competition, playing concerti under the batons of Gary Sheldon (Miami City Ballet) and Avlana Eisenberg (Boston Chamber Symphony).
Brilliant young pianist joins West Coast Chamber Orchestra to perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 1
SANTA BARBARA, CA — Mozart By
Candlelight, West Coast Chamber Orchestra’s annual candlelit
Thanksgiving celebration of the glorious music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
takes place on Friday, November 28th
at 8pm in Santa Barbara’s First United Methodist Church, 305 E Anapamu Street, in downtown Santa Barbara. The program, conducted by Founder/Conductor Christopher Story VI
and Associate Conductor Dr. Michael Shasberger, will include Mozart’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in F Major, K. 37; the Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E Major, K. 261; the Rondo: Alla Turca from the Piano Sonata in A Major, K. 331, arranged for strings by Torga Karaca; the popular Serenade: Eine Kleine Nachtmuik, K. 525, and the Symphony No. 17 n G Major, K. 129.
CALENDAR LISTING SUMMARY FACTS
- WEST COAST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: MOZART BY CANDLELIGHT CONCERT presented
by Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts. Founder/Conductor Christopher Story VI and Associate
Conductor Dr. Michael Shasberger, conducting, with soloists Tamsen Beseke, violin and Michael Sikich, piano.
- FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28th at 8PM: First United Methodist Church (305 E Anapamu Street) in downtown Santa Barbara.
- PROGRAM: Adagio for Violin and Orchestra, Rondo: Alla Turca, Piano Concerto No. 1, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Symphony No. 17.
$25 general/$20 seniors/$10 Children to 19.