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Baritone Donnie Ray Abert kicks off the classical portion of the series on March 23

DeSoto Hosts Music Series

The DeSoto Arts Council begins its three-month-long Uptown/Downtown Music Series today, featuring jazz and classical on alternating Sundays.



published Sunday, March 16, 2014

 

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Baritone Donnie Ray Abert kicks off the classical portion of the series on March 23

DeSoto — The DeSoto Arts Council has announced its first music series in the Corner Theater, called the Uptown/Downtown DeSoto Music Series, playing every Sunday from March 16 to June 8, alternating between jazz and classical music. The jazz series happens on the even-numbered dates, and the classical series on odd-numbered dates. The jazz series is curated by Bill Martin, and the classical one by Gregory Sullivan Isaacs, who will also have the world premiere of his cantata Undelivered performed on May 11.

 

Isaacs is also the TheaterJones chief classical music and opera critic.

There's free parking in the garage at DeSoto Town Center, and you can enjoy a discount at Tuscany Italian Restaurant in the Civic Center with a ticket to the Uptown/Downtown series. Admission for each concert is $10.

Here what's on the schedule; all shows are at 3 p.m. unless otherwise noted:

Downtown (Jazz)
 
Mar 16 - Brad Leali & Shelley Carrol Big Band with Tatiana Mayfield
Mar 30 - Andrea Dawson Quintet with Freddie Jones
Apr 6 - Sandaga Jazz Band
Apr 20 - Joyce Spencer Quintet
May 4 - Andrew Griffith Quartet
May 18 - Sandaga Jazz Band & vocalist
Jun 8 - Rosana Eckert's Brasuka Brazilian Latin Jazz Band with Jose Aponte
 
Uptown (Classical)
  
Mar 23 - Donnie Ray Albert, baritone
Apr 13 - Wyeth String Quartet
Apr 27 - D'Drum Percussion Ensemble
*May 11 - Hall Ensemble and friends - World premiere of Gregory Sullivan Isaacs' dramatic cantata, Undelivered, based on JFK's undelivered final speech, for three singers and chamber orchestra.
May 25 - Richardson Symphony Orchestra
Jun 1 - Gary Levinson Trio

* begins at 7 p.m. Thanks For Reading





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