St. Croix Landmarks Society (SCLS) is pleased to present the 24th season of Candlelight Concert Series at Whim. This year’s lineup includes internationally acclaimed classical musicians and world class performances in an acoustically rich setting of the Estate Whim Greathouse under the magical ambiance of the candlelight chandelier.
This season SCLS present the following season of fabulous performances:
November 13th & 14th, 2009: Carolyn Banham, Horn and Michael Linville, Piano. Performing works by Bach, Ravel, Vaughan Williams, Hindemith and others.
December 18th & 19th, 2009: The Klemperer Trio: Erika Klemperer-Back, Violin; Gordon Back, Piano and Ron Crutcher, Violoncello. Enjoy a romantic evening of classical music by Haydn, Dvorak and Brahms, among other greats.
January 8th & 9th, 2010: The Copenhagen Chamber Ensemble Performing works of Handël, Telemann, Roman, Niels W. Gade, Erik Norby and Ibert.
February 5th & 6th, 2010: Ira Spaulding, vocals and Chika Jenkins, Piano. Songs from the “old world” (Brahms & Handel) and the “new” (Copeland & Negro Spirtuals).
March 12th & 13th, 2010: Bjorn Ranheim, Cello and Calin Lupano, Violin Virtuosic duos for violin and cello by master composers Ravel, Kodaly and Bartok.
April 9th & 10th, 2010: Katherine Collins, Violin and Paul Vasile, Piano. Musical program includes a selection of works by Mozart, Brahms and more.
Friday and Saturday night concerts commence at 7:30p.m. The SCLS Café Bar and Museum Store will be open at 6:30p.m.before the performances as well as during intermission. Reservations are highly recommended as seating is limited. Ticket prices for both Friday and Saturday nights are $40 for St. Croix Landmarks Society members and $45 for non-members. Meet the Artists after the performance on Saturday nights, light refreshments to be served.
About the St. Croix Landmarks Society: The mission of the St. Croix Landmarks Society is to advance understanding and appreciation of the unique historical and cultural legacy of St. Croix through preservation, research and education. The four areas of concentration are: Whim and Lawaetz Museums, Research Library & Archives, Educational Outreach, and Historic Preservation.
For more information and to purchase tickets visit the St. Croix Landmarks Society website.
ST. JOHN OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Includes 200 full color photos
St. John off the Beaten Track is your guide to the beaches, trails and hidden attractions of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Find quiet beaches, the best snorkeling spots and abandoned sugar estates. Learn about the islands history, geology, culture, people, ecology, plants and animals. National Park trails include detailed maps, information on historic ruins, and description on natural environment along the trails. Off trail adventures are also explored including secluded shorelines, pristine seasonal streams in the mountains (also known on island as guts), fresh water pools, seasonal waterfalls and more.
This is a must have book for every visitor going to St. John, and also for every resident. The information is excellent; you will learn, laugh and be intrigued by the wealth of details shared on the treasures and secrets of exploring St. John.