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Published: September 13, 2019

UT Announces 2019-2020 Damron Concert Artist Series at Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values

The University of Tampa today announced the schedule for its popular, standing-room-only 2019-2020 Damron Concert Artist Series, which features concerts in UT’s Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values.

This year’s series includes a Broadway legend, organists, a Spanish piano duo and the popular holiday concerts.

The series is free and open to the public. This year’s series includes a Broadway legend, organists, a Spanish piano duo and the popular holiday concerts.

The concert dates follow. Seating is limited and unreserved, and doors open 30 minutes before the concerts.

  • Carles & Sofia Piano Duo, “Lieder Without Words,” Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m. One of the most acclaimed piano duos in the world present a collection of Schubert, Schumann and Brahms Lieder in the beautiful transcriptions for piano for four hands by German composer Christoph Ewers.
  • Liz Callaway, “From Stage to Screen,” Sunday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. Callaway will perform Broadway and film favorites including songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz.
  • The University of Tampa Holiday Concert, “Let Heaven and Nature Sing,” Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 and 4 p.m. A great Tampa institution and a joyful opening to the holiday season with traditional and new music sung by the student voices of the UT Chamber Singers and Camerata.
  • The Amernet String Quartet with Grigorios Zamparas, Piano, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m. The Amernet String Quartet has garnered recognition as one of today’s exceptional string quartets. They collaborate in this program with UT pianist Grigorios Zamparas in a performance of Johannes Brahms’s Piano Quintet Op. 34.
  • CANCELLED (will be rescheduled soon): Christopher Houlihan, Organist, Sunday, March 22, 2 p.m. Houlihan will play works of J.S. Bach and also Louis Vierne’s Symphonie No. 2 for Organ.
  • Ryan Herbert, Organist, The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay and Brett Karlin, Artistic Director, “Two Cathedrals,” Sunday, April 26, 2 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of music that explores the grand cathedral traditions of England and France.

Returning this year are First Fridays @ Noon Recital Series, which are a great way to spend a lunch break and kick off the weekend. This series of free, 45-minute recitals will be held the first Friday of each month throughout the academic year —Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6, Feb. 7, March 6, April 3 and May 1 — beginning at noon.

For more information, go to www.ut.edu/sykeschapel.


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