April 2024 Concerts

The Frank H. Kenan Chapel Presents:

From the Wilmington Symphony

The Riverside Chamber Arts Duo: Cello and Piano

When: April 7th at 5:00 p.m. at Kenan Chapel

This remarkable chamber duo recital features celloist John Illingworth and pianist Florance Aquilina. Both exceptional musicians play with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra as well as performing together as the Riverside Chamber Arts Duo and with the Southport Chamber Players. John holds a degree in cello performance from the University of Wisconsin and has played professionally with many orchestras in Wisconsin and North Carolina.

Pianist Florence Aquilina holds a Music degree in Piano Performance from Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music degree from the University of Alabama. She has taught music at several universities here and abroad. Along with her current activities with the WSO and Southport Chamber Players and other chamber music performances, she is a piano teacher and serves as an evaluator at piano performance festivals.

Included in this wonderful duo recital will be compositions from Beethoven and Rachmaninoff.

The concert begins at 5 p.m. Complimentary tickets are required and will be available at the NE Branch of the New Hanover County Library on April 1st. This Kenan Chapel concert is made possible in part through a generous grant from the Landfall Foundation. For more information about this wonderful music program and how to support the Kenan Chapel, please see Kenanchapel.com and “Like” us on Facebook.

The Frank H. Kenan Chapel Presents:

The Coastal Strings:  Viola, Cello, Violin, and Piano

April 21, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.

Kenan Chapel is again honored to welcome The Coastal Strings. This very talented string trio includes Christine Maynard on violin, cellist Kathy Meyer and Landfall’s own Diane Stephens on viola. These three wonderful musicians play regularly with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra where Christine is the concertmaster and Kathy is currently the principal cellist.  And this year they will be accompanied on piano by John Tabler, the Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church of Wilmington.  Their carefully selected music selections will be from W.A. Mozart, Piano Quartet in G minor, and Josef Suk, Piano Quartet in A minor.

The concert begins at 5 p.m. Complimentary tickets are required and will be available at the NE Branch of the New Hanover County Library on April 15th. This Kenan Chapel concert is made possible in part through a generous grant from the Landfall Foundation. For more information about this wonderful music program and how to support the Kenan Chapel, please see Kenanchapel.com and “Like” us on Facebook.