Music at Trinity presents First Friday concerts in the Trinity Cathedral featuring emerging artists and musicians from around the Valley.
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Arizona School for the Arts Advanced Guitar Ensemble performs, featuring compositions by Japanese composers Taksahi Ogawa and Keigo Fujii. In the second half of the program, ASA student Liwanu Smith will perform works by guitarists Matteo Carcassi, Francisco Tarrega, Federico Moreno Torroba and Heitor Villa-Lobos.
7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix Symphony principal cellist, Melita Hunsinger, performs the Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 by Robert Schumann, accompanied by Gail Nowak. This masterful concerto displays Schumann’s deeply expressive lyricism as well as his whimsical and dramatic flair.
7:45 – 8:00 p.m.
Catherine Nichols, long-time orchestra teacher from the Mesa Public Schools, and Margaret Schmidt, professor of music education at ASU, perform Vivace and Largo from the Concerto in D minor for Two Violins by J.S. Bach, accompanied by Peter Mahigian, Cathedral Choir member and formerly organist at the Episcopal Cathedral in Albany, NY.
The Olney Gallery exhibition features surreal paintings by Marilyn Collins and mixed media works by Marty Treinen.
First Fridays performances are scheduled to coincide with exhibitions of local visual artists in the Trinity Cathedral Olney Gallery. For more information on exhibitions, please visit the Olney Gallery Facebook page.