Join us as we close the 46th annual BFAS season of free concerts with … [Read More...]
The famed jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis will join the wonderful UNF Jazz Ensemble 1 in concert on Friday, March 3 at 7:30 PM at UNF’s Robinson Theater. Join us for this free concert, the culmination of a week-long residency at UNF, our annual collaboration with UNF’s Great American Jazz Series. We are grateful to the Lazzara Family Foundation for its support of this event. As always, FREE and FABULOUS!
Mark your calendars to see the Cuban group, The Habana Boys, in their first American tour, on Sunday, February 26 at 4:00 PM at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Jacksonville Beach. Doors open at 3:15 PM. This choreographed extravaganza is comprised of four outstanding classically-trained tenors, plus Piano, Bass, Drums & Guitar. Their program includes instantly recognizable opera arias, selections from Broadway, Classic Pop Hits from the 50’s-70’s, and naturally, several of the most recognizable Latin Popular Hits. As always, FREE AND FABULOUS!
Join us as we welcome the Grammy-winning Harlem Quartet to the series tomorrow, Sunday February 12 at 4:00 pm. Doors open at 3:15 pm and seating is first come, first served. Reception follows with art exhibit by Kevin Arthur. FREE and FABULOUS! Our thanks to Carrabbas in Jacksonville Beach for hosting our artists for dinner after the reception.
Join us to hear the Grammy-winning Harlem Quartet in a FREE concert on Sunday, February 12 at 4 pm in our beautiful home venue, St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville Beach. The Quartet advances diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with a varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. A reception follows with art exhibit by Kevin Arthur and a chance to meet and greet the performers.
Complètement Toqué! A musical comedy featuring BFAS Concert Artist group Fuoco e Cenere, with a tasting of French specialties prepared by Chef Denis Leroy. $25 per ticket.
Translation: Totally Cuckoo!
November 5, 2016 – 7pm
St. John’s Cathedral
256 E. Church Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
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Come and taste the delicious recipe for Complètement Toqué! This theatrical concert, followed by a tasting of French specialties, is a celebration of the legendary French cuisine. Take one Party Prince and one golden fingered Chef. Shake them up with the delightful Margoton, fresh off the farm. Sprinkle them all with the sweet sounds of recorder, viol and theorbo, and a smattering of breathtaking baroque music from France…Voilà! The delicious recipe for Complètement Toqué! Recently ranked as a world heritage by UNESCO, France’s legendary gastronomic savoir-faire was in large part dreamed up by the culinary wizards who worked their magic in the court of Louis XIV. Remembered for the sauces that have inspired today’s Haute Cuisine, their reputations were built upon richly appointed tables, as well as dazzling Musical and Theatrical entertainments that spiced up their memorable festive meals. Fuoco e Cenere has concocted a highly original musical honoring these purveyors of “taste” and shares the stage with Chef Denis Leroy.