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SUMMER CHAMBER CONCERT:
SUNDAY August 28, 2016 3 pm
WHERE: The Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
201 South Washington Street Alexandria, Virginia
COST: FREE; donations accepted;
PARKING NOTE: Ample nearby on street parking is available; parking is free on Sunday.
Piotr Pakhomkin, guitar
Carl Friedrich Abel, Prelude and Fantasie for Viola da Gamba
J.S. Bach, Chaconne from Partita No. 2 for Violin Solo
Johann Kaspar Mertz, Hungarian Fantasy
Heitor Villa-Lobos, from 12 Etudes dedicated to Andres Segovia
Mauro Giuliani, Gran Sonata Eroica
Hailed by the Baltimore Sun as an artist of "formidable talents," Russian-American guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin has performed at the Kennedy Center, Strathmore, Jordan Hall in Boston, and in many countries around the world. After finishing his studies at Peabody, Piotr became the First Prize winner of the 2012 Mexican International
Guitar Competition in Culiacan and has taken top prizes at the 2012 Boston GuitarFest International Guitar Competition, Great Lakes Guitar Competition, Montreal International Guitar Competition, and the European International Guitar Competition in Italy. As the winner of the 2016 Respighi International Soloist Competition, he will make his concerto and solo debut at Carnegie Hall in the Chamber Orchestra of New York's "Masterwork Series" for the 2017-18 season. Piotr plays exclusively on a 2010 Ross Gutmeier Guitar.
Check out Piotr's website: http://piotrguitar.com/
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About the 2016 Summer Chamber Concert Series:
This popular free concert series begins this year on Sunday June 12 and takes place every Sunday through September 11. All concerts are at the Lyceum in Old Town Alexandria on Sunday at 3 pm, unless otherwise specified. Click here to see this year's performers and programs and additional information..
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Spring2ACTion! Many Thanks!
On Wednesday, April 20th our community came together for 24 hours of giving to support the amazing work of Alexandria nonprofits through Spring2ACTion, hosted by ACT for Alexandria. Many thanks to all of our wonderful donors. WMPA raised over $19,000. WMPA was the top fundraising organization on the Spring4Arts leaderboard and we won a $500 prize (3rd place) for the number of unique donors. For more Spring2ACTion results, click here.