With their unique spectacular blend of instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing, this powerhouse group combines all the facets of Irish culture and puts forth an immensely humorous and entertaining package. Grammy® Nominated Irish/American Supergroup.
A Lifetime Achievement Award and Induction into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame
Founding Member of the New Orleans Jazz Fest
The New Orleans-based musician’s smooth sound and elegant persona lend themselves to guest appearances with symphony orchestras. Ronnie is admired by top stars, from Harry Connick Jr. to Allen Toussaint. Enjoy the works of Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, and George Gershwin. Kole is a piano man’s piano man.
Top honors at Citta di Senigalia International Piano Competition (Italy). Has appeared with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall and the Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie. Recording artist for Decca and Deutche Grammaphone. Traditional classical programming with International pedigree offers top- notch concert experience.
Top-flight ensemble with impeccable touring credentials. Members have performed with the L.A. Philharmonic, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, “Blast,” Broadway musicals and Hollywood film scores. A feast for the senses in a program featuring all-time movie favorites.
“Chamber music got a kick in the pants.”– The Washington Post
As seen at Chautauqua & Carnegie Hall
New Production: American Tapestry
21st century vision for chamber music. An amplified chamber band with an extraordinary range of styles, including Frank Zappa, traditional Americana, cartoon music, ambient techno, and 20th-century orchestral scores. Bringing their music to audiences beyond the concert hall.
“You are going to be a pretty big star.” – Barbara Streisand
Pavoratti at 21!
The power and raw emotion of Rock and Opera in one voice!
Under the tutelage of master star-maker David Foster, Varela is on the fast track to the top. Easily striding Opera and Pop, he is the very picture of the modern tenor. Popular and classical appeal, headline grabber.
“Big, strong playing…excellent ensemble.” – The New York Times
Music – Art – Multimedia
Raines is “mesmerizing!” (Trend Hunter)
The Vega String Quartet with abstract artist Timothy Raines. Vivaldi’s landmark composition is accompanied by the creation of two unique acrylic-on-canvas pieces for every concert. Finished art to be donated to the presenter. Cutting-edge, multimedia musical arts experience.
Wind ensemble redefined. Nationally recognized for innovative and unconventional performances. Playing by memory, their infectious, dramatic style has propelled their award-winning ascent. Superb musical and performance quality.
2012 Winner – Chopin (Budapest) and Osaka International Competitions
Virtuoso bundle of talent and charm. Garrett’s orchestral debut and appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres show at the age of nine launched her career into the fast lane. Her precocious musical sensibility and dazzling technique continue to thrill audiences worldwide. Newsmaker.