Fall Preview: Mallarmé to celebrate 30th anniversary

Aug. 22, 2013 @ 01:22 PM

The Mallarmé Chamber Players will begin their 30th season with a concert of American art songs from the 1930s.
Singer Ellen Ciompi will perform songs by Kurt Weill and Alec Wilder in a concert in The Front Room at The Cookery, 1011 W. Chapel Hill St. in Durham, at 3 p.m. Sept. 15. Fred Jacobowitz will perform Wilder’s clarinet sonata. This opening concert will include a champagne toast and birthday cake.
Mallarmé will present a string jam at 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at Casbah, 1007 W. Main St. Performers at this concert will be Jennifer Curtis, violin; Matthew Slotkin and Dex Romweber, guitars; Suzanne Rousso, viola; and Nathan Leyland, cello. They will perform a jam session with Romweber, as well as works by composers Niccolo Paganini, Radames Gnattali and Mark O’Connor.
The first of two concerts in the ensemble’s family concert series will be held Oct. 5 at 12:30 p.m. in Kirby Horton Hall in Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
For tickets and more details about these concerts, call 919-560-2788 or visit www.mallarmemusic.cor/concerts.html.
The Chapel Hill-based Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle begins its season with an Oct. 13 concert titled “Three from One.” The orchestra, directed by Lorenzo Muti, will perform music of Erik Satie, Franz Joseph Haydn, and J.H. Vorisek. On Nov. 17, the orchestra will present “Bulls to Ballrooms,” performing music by Joaquin Turina, Anton Webern and Peter Ilych Tchikovsky.
All concerts are at 3 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre of Durham. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit www.carolinatheatre.org.
The Durham Symphony, directed by William Henry Curry, will present “Halloween Spooktacular” at 4 p.m. Oct. 26, with special guests Chuck Davis and the African American Dance Ensemble. (The location is still being determined.)
The symphony will present its annual holiday pops concert at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Durham Armory.
For information about tickets, and for updates, call 919-909-9140 or visit www.durhamsymphony.org.