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Matinee Idylls:

Matinee Idylls: Linda Apple Monson and Friends

The Art of the Piano

  • March 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Gregory Family Theater

Join International Steinway Artist Linda Apple Monson and her esteemed colleagues for an afternoon of thrilling piano music. This exciting program includes works for solo piano, voice and piano, and duo-piano that are sure to rouse the spirit. Award-winning pianist Linda Apple Monson also serves as Director of Keyboard Studies at George Mason University's School of Music, an All-Steinway school. Don't miss this afternoon of inspiring repertoire, including Spanish masters Albeniz and Turina, German masters Bach and Beethoven, and Russian masters Prokofiev and Rubinstein.  In addition, Mason composer Glenn Smith's solo piano work "Dhirling Wervish Phantasy" (composed for Monson in 2009) will be performed. Monson will be joined by coloratura soprano Lisa Berger; lyric tenor, Seong Nam; and pianist Anna Balakerskaia.

Lunch Buffet Menu:

Honey Orange Rosemary Chicken (served warm over greens)
Bone-in chicken breast marinated with fresh rosemary, orange & honey, roasted and deglazed with pan juices, served over homegrown greens & arugula with grilled red onion and orange segments

Andean Quinoa Salad
Quinoa and red rice salad with poblano, black beans, diced peppers, fresh lime juice and green onions

A Taste of the South Bread Basket
Sweet potato biscuits, cheddar chive corn muffins and Gluten Free Brazilian cheese bread with honey butter on the side

Lunch Sponsor: À La Carte

$45 (12:30 lunch and concert)
$25 (concert only)