On October 30 at 7:30pm join organist Austin Philemon at Christ Episcopal Church for an exciting Halloween event in the spirit of the Roaring ‘20s! Mr. Philemon, a senior Levine Scholar at UNC Charlotte, will accompany the 1920 silent horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, along with several other young musicians from UNC Charlotte. A freewill donation will be taken for the Levine Children’s Hospital Free admission; freewill donation takenhttp://www.christchurchcharlotte.org/su-event/364710511/silent-film-the-cabinet-of-dr-caligari/
Mid-century art meets mid-century music on the first Friday of each month at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Jazz concerts are performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet. The quartet features Ziad Rabie, artistic director and saxophone; Noel Freidline, keyboards; Ron Brendle, bass; and Rick Dior (or Al Sergel), drums. Concerts may also feature guest musicians and vocalists. Concertgoers may choose from one of two shows: 6 to 7:30 p.m. or 8:15 to 9:45 p.m. Each concert is performed without an intermission. Tickets are $14 for the public and $8 for museum members.http://bechtler.org/Learn/Events/details/jazz-at-the-bechtler-new-sound-series-the-harmonica-in-jazz-featuring-frederic-yonnet
"One of the foremost tango ensembles in the country" returns to Charlotte after a thrilling performance early this year. Featuring unique arrangements of tango classics, talented improvisations, and breathtaking original works, this Austin, TX quintet is not to be missed.
Three Charlotte-area Episcopal church choirs: Holy Comforter, Christ Church, and St. Martin's; along with members of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, present works of Gabriel Fauré (his Requiem and "Cantique de Jean Racine"), along with instrumental works for organ, viola, and cello. Soloists include Hannah Jessup, soprano; Joshua Wald, baritone; Ben Geller, viola; Sarah Markle, cello; and Rob Keene, organ. The concert is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be received to benefit Galilee Ministries of East Charlotte, a new ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. Freehttp://www.holycomfortercharlotte.org
The Trio SIMKHE, which is Yiddish for "celebration," performs music connected to the Jewish culture- Klezmer music, music for the Broadway and concert stage. Sometimes referred to as "Jewish jazz,"Klezmer music is rooted in eastern European lively dance tunes and was revived in the mid 1970s. Members are Gene Kavadlo, principal clarinetist with the Charlotte Symphony; Ali Kavadlo, principal violinist emeritus with the Charlotte Symphony; and Dr. Paul Kitsch, pianist, the Macavity Artist-In-Residence at Queens. Freehttp://www.queens.edu