Davies Concert Series 2018-2019
Join us for the Davies Concert Series, now in its 47th year of presenting acclaimed musical artists! All performances are held at the fully accessible Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church and are followed by an artist’s reception. Tickets are available at the door. For information on season subscriptions check our Facebook page, and be sure to “like” us while you’re there!
Spend a warm fall afternoon listening to beautiful works composed amidst turmoil, reflection, and unfettered imagination. This concert features original transcriptions of the Preludes by Frederic Chopin transcribed for wind quintet by David Plylar as well as works by Barber, Tomasi, and American composer Dennis Leclaire.
November 11, 2018 4:30 p.m.
Isoceles String Trio
American University string faculty members Teri Lazar, violin, Osman Kivrak, viola, and Nancy Jo Snider, cello will present a musical voyage through Gemany, France, and England with compositions by Beethoven, Cras, and Jacobs.
December 2, 4:30 2018 p.m.
IONA Celtic Band
IONA celebrates the Winter Solstice, Christmas and Hogmanay throughout the Celtic cultures with celebratory music and dance. Sing along with old favorites and wassailing songs, dance a Breton an dro for the Holiday season and sing Robert Burns’ traditional version of Auld Lang Syne to bring on your Christmas spirit!
In a musical tribute celebrating the 125th anniversary of the death of Abolitionist Frederick Douglass and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s birthday (January 27th), the Davies Concert Series partners with the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA) to present a historic concert connecting two genre; opera arias and Negro Spirituals performed by Washington National Opera musicians and accompanied by Maestro Dr. Lester Green. Meet the Artists Reception following. Proceeds benefit Black classical music students and musicians. Freewill Offering.
March 24, 2019 4:30p.m.
Matthew Van Hoose, Piano
Dr. Van Hoose’s Recital will include masterpieces from the Classical era to the Modern. Hailed by the Baltimore Sun for his “spirited and polished playing” Dr. Van Hoose is on the faculties of American University and the Sidwell Friends School. Additionally, he is the ballpark organist for the Washington Nationals.
World class guitarist William Feasley will present a program entitled “Echoes of Goya”. Feasley, who has toured internationally and domestically to enthusiastic reviews, will perform works by composers who were influenced by the famous Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.
The Davies Concert Series is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable trust committed to presenting classical music concerts, offering educational opportunities for young audiences, and providing a venue for new American music.
Donors: Your contributions help sustain the tradition of live music in Prince George’s County. Giving levels include Benefactor (donating $200 or more), Sponsor (donating $100 or more), Patron (donating $50 to $99), Associate ($25-$49), or Friend ($5-24). All donations are tax deductible.
The Davies Concert Series strives to bring the finest chamber music to the Camp Springs area to enrich the cultural life of Prince George’s County and to introduce young people to classical music.
For more information, call 301-375-7109.