CHARLOTTE – The Providence Chamber Music Series will feature “Music of the United States” in the final concert of the 2018-19 season.
It includes the world premiere of “Concerto for Viola” by Winthrop faculty composer Leonard Mark Lewis with the Charlotte Symphony’s principal violist Ben Geller, for whom the work was written.
The featured ensemble of the evening is The Madison Park String Quartet performing Florence Price’s “String Quartet in G major” (1929) and Jessica Mays’ “On Shapes and Figures” with UNC Charlotte faculty guest Jessica Lindsey on the bass clarinet. The quartet consists of violinists Kari Giles and Jenny Topilow, violist Kirsten Swanson and cellist Mira Frisch.
The free concert starts at 7 p.m. May 12 at Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Road.
Call 704-333-9536 or 704-366-7442, as well as visit www.providenceumc.org/music for details.