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Laura Kargul, pianist and Ronny Lantz, violinist
June 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concert featuring world-renowned pianist Laura Kargul and Portland String Quartet founding member and violinist Ronald Lantz.
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Tickets available here on April 27th – $20
TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR
As part of its 2023 musical series, The Little White Church is pleased to present a Sunday afternoon concert featuring world-renowned pianist Laura Kargul and Portland String Quartet founding member and violinist Ronald Lantz. Together they will perform “Images of Love” featuring Beethoven’s 8th Sonata, Vaughan Williams’ “The Lark Ascending,” and some gorgeous works by William Grant Still and Florence Price.
Laura Kargul has performed to critical acclaim in venues across Europe and the United States for 35 years; her 1985 Netherlands debut was heralded as ‘one of the most remarkable debut recitals recently given in our country.’ She has served as Director of Keyboard Studies at the University of Southern Main School of Music since 1989, and holds a doctorate in piano performance from the University of Michigan.
Ronald Lantz, who performs with a violin and bow made in Paris in the 1850s, is a founding member of the Portland String Quartet and has performed in 33 countries over more than 50 years. He studied at the Juilliard School of Music, holds an honorary Doctorate in Music from Colby College, and has served on the music faculties of Bowdoin, Bates and Colby Colleges, the University of New Hampshire, University of Southern Maine and Portland Conservatory of Music.
Veteran performers Kargul and Lantz have appeared together in numerous venues for over a decade. Reviewers regularly applaud them for their passionate music making, characterized by intellect and musicianship of the highest order.