The thirteenth season of Signature Chamber Concerts will present four Sunday afternoon performances, featuring outstanding professional musicians and an appealing variety of programming. Concerts begin at 3 p.m. at the Unitarian-Universalist Church, 13411 Shire Lane, off Daniels Parkway west of I-75 in Fort Myers.
The Aurore Piano Trio opens the season on Sunday, January 29, 2012, marking their fourth appearance of this well-known trio of Geoffrey Day, violin; Lan Lam, piano; and John Marcy, cello, in the Signature series.
The second concert on February 12 will offer the chance to hear a jazz vocalist well known throughout the area, Michelle Amato, with the Jazz All-Stars. The third concert, on February 26, will feature Michael Baron and Renato Premezzi, performing piano for four hands. The Sarasota Wind Quintet will be bringing their distinctive sound to us for the final concert of the season on March 18. Details of the programs will be forthcoming.
Each of the four concerts is followed by a reception at which audience members are invited to meet and speak with the performers. Series tickets are $60 per person; single tickets in advance are $18 per concert; and single tickets at the door are $20. One $8 student ticket covers all siblings in a family when accompanied by at least one adult.
Tickets went on sale on December 11 at the UU Church of Ft. Myers or by phone at 239 303-9165. Further information may be obtained from www.signaturechamberconcerts.org
The concert venue is acclaimed by performers and audiences alike for its excellent acoustics. The facility was designed for public performances with stadium seating, unobstructed views, cushioned seats, and soaring ceilings.
Signature Chamber Concerts was established in 1999 to promote the fine and performing arts in the Ft. Myers community. The concerts, planned and organized by a volunteer board, feature quality programming, the best Southwest Florida professional musicians, and affordable ticket prices.