The concluding concert of the 2013-14 Chamber Music series will be on Sunday, April 27, at 5 p.m. in the Art Trail Gallery. The program will feature a return engagement of the exciting North Carolina group Aurora Musicalis. Tickets will be available at the door for $10. A reception to meet the artist will follow the one hour program. Aurora Musicalis is a diverse chamber music ensemble composed of members of the North Carolina Symphony and other distinguished artists.
In keeping with the name which means “Musical Lights” they present a constellation of music for all occasions, including mixed quartets for serious concerts and string quartets for special events. The group was founded by principal clarinetist Jimmy Gilmore and associate principal cellist Elizabeth Beilman. Aurora Musicalis has made numerous appearances to critical acclaim including concert series’ across the state of North Carolina. The ensemble was listed in the Top Ten Concerts of 1998 for both the Raleigh News and Observer and The Spectator. Their first compact disc, Echoes of America: Chamber Music of Robert Ward, received excellent reviews, including a special notice in the international publication, “Fanfare.”