Music Carolina SummerFest 2021

Kairoff at the Keyboard

Tuesday, August 3, 7:30pm

Pianist Peter Kairoff performs an evening of solo piano works by Schubert, including the haunting Sonata in A-minor; the rarely heard Huettenbrenner Variations; and selections from the Impromptus and the Moments Musicales.

The Great American Songbook: “At Last”

Saturday, August 7, 7:30pm

Excerpts from The Great American Songbook, including selections by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Harry Warren, and others.

Classical Conversations

Monday, August 2, 11am (Peter Kairoff)

Wednesday, August 11, 11am (James Allbritten)

FREE 45-minute lecture discussion with the artists.

From Operetta to Ragtime: Music at the Turn of the Century

Saturday, August 14, 7:30pm

The artists of Piedmont Opera explore music in America at the dawn of the 20th century.  From Joplin to Cohan to Lehar, it was the melting pot of musical style!

Jazz Classique: “Beethoven and His Teachers”

Wednesday, August 18, 7:30pm

Jazz Classique celebrates Beethoven’s 251st birthday in this tribute concert. Works by Beethoven, Haydn, Albrechtsberger, and Salieri.

An Evening of Dance, Music & Art

Friday, August 20, 6pm & 8pm

Music Carolina is bringing back another dance and live music event, in partnership with SECCA. Featuring the choreographic work of Christina Soriano, Janice Lancaster and Monet Beatty, audience members will move through three locations for a brief and distinct music and dance performance event at each spot. 

Eno String Quartet & Dmitri Vorobiev

Tuesday, August 31, 7:30pm

The newly-established Eno Quartet in collaboration with UNCSA faculty pianist Dmitri Vorobiev. The program includes: “Blueprint” by Caroline Shaw, a NC native and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer; Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18, No. 6; and Antonín Dvořák’s Piano Quintet No. 2.