KPO launches 2011 summer music festival

By Randi Somers
Homer Tribune

Leading up to major concerts, free music performances at restaurants begin August 1 under the auspices of the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra. Fresh Sourdough Express is the site of Monday’s performance. On Tuesday Rudy Multz performs at the Mermaid Cafe. Wednesday brings Victim with Crime to the Harbor Grill, Don Jose’s is the fun spot Thursday and Two Sister’s Bakery is the music scene Friday.
Sunday, August 7, features Champagne, Chocolate and Chopin a la Tutka at the Tutka Bay Lodge on the far side of Kachemak Bay. That soiree is held from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and is $120 per person.
Noon tunes continue Monday August 8 with Michael and Jessica Schallock performing at Fat Olives, Mark Wolbers at the Bunnell Street Gallery Tuesday, Jack Will and Sue Biggs at the Duncan House Wednesday, Madison String Quartet at Land’s End Resort Thursday and Amy and Todd Schendel, Gerrall Heiser and Tony Cecere at Latitude 59 Friday.
The Madison String Quart with Maria Allison and Mark Wolbers performs Monday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church.
The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra Gala Concert with Tammy Vollom-Matturro and Mark Robinson conducting, performs Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Overture and Beethoven’s Symphony number nine at the Mariner Theatre Saturday August 13 at 3:00 and 7:30 p.m. There is a lecture 45 minutes before show time. Tickets are $18 general admission, $15 senior or parent, and $12 for youth or member.
The Brass Chamber Concert with Amy and Todd Schendel, Anthony Cecere, Mary and Eric Simondsen and Harvey Ambrose will be presented at the Faith Luthern Church Sunday August 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 general, $12 senior/youth/member.

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