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Amelia Island Chamber Music Winterfest

Jan 30, 2013 02:00AM
Mark your calendars next week for a wonderful, mid-winter treat, the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Winterfest 2013. The Festival offers a sure cure for beating the winter blues, a special mini-Festival featuring a dazzling array of internationally renowned artists on February 4, 6, and 11.

February 4: The Kruger Brothers at Walker’s Landing. The trio is acknowledged as one of the most innovative ensembles playing American folk music. Jens Kruger, banjo and vocals, has been described as “one of the world’s most musically sophisticated and technically accomplished five-string banjo players.”

February 6: Hilary Hahn at Amelia Plantation Chapel. Grammy-winning violinist Hilary Hahn’s technical brilliance and original interpretations have made her one of the most sought-after artists of our time. She appears regularly with the world’s elite orchestras and in the most prestigious recital series.

February 11: Rhapsody in Blue at the Palace Saloon. George Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue will feature the dueling pianos of Julie Coucheron and Elizabeth Pridgen. Rhapsody in Blue is one of the most popular and enduring of all American concert works.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: www.aicmf.com