St. Augustine is known for its melting pot of various cultures and backgrounds. This spring, the sounds of music from around the world are coming to St. Augustine through concerts from world-renowned artists. Whether you are looking to dance to Celtic bagpipes or want to relax to authentic classical Cuban music performed by a symphony, there is something for every music-lover this Spring in St. Augustine.
March 4, Austria | Learn More
Be whisked away to Austria through the music of renowned Austrian classical composers Anton Webern and Franz Schubert. Often described as music performed in an intimate setting by an ensemble of friends for an audience of friends, chamber music lives on today through our musicians providing enjoyment for listeners of all ages.
The March 4th performance will feature Webern’s “Langsamer Satz” and Schubert’s String Quartet No.14 in D minor, D.810 “Death and the Maiden.
March 7, Europe | Learn More
Travel through time with European composers from the 1840s -1930s at the Lightner Museum. Escape to a time of social change and revolution in Europe, through Italian, German, Russian, Czech, and Norwegian composers. Not only is the music beautiful, but the Lightner Museum contributes to the awe of this symphony performance. The performance will be in the pool of the former Alcazar Hotel from the 1880s!
March 13, Cuba | Learn More
The exciting and colorful sounds of Cuban and Latin American music are brought to St. Augustine by the National Symphony of Cuba through traditional, classical music. This symphony prides itself on bringing Latin American music to the international classical music community through their wide variety of performances, ranging from baroque to contemporary. The St. Augustine performance will be led by Conductor Enrique Perez Mesa.
March 10-11, Scotland/Ireland | Learn More
Prepare for St. Patrick’s Day the original Celtic way! Experience the Celtic culture like you never have before, through traditional music, food and activities. This festival includes seven of the top 100 Celtic bands in the world. Here is a sneak peek on who to look out for this year:
Albannach is Scots-Gaelic for “Scottish” or “Scotsman”. This five-member group consists of bass, drums/vocals, an award-winning piper, and a didgeridoo.
Take a look at why Albannach is being hailed for their charismatic stage performance and distinctive style that has drawn popularity from coast to coast.
Dublin City Ramblers
There is no question this group deserves their spot as Ireland’s Number One Group after listening to their witty banter and catchy tunes. They have performed worldwide at countless festivals and concert halls across the world for over 35 years.
Take a look at the Dublin City Ramblers live in concert here.
April 28, United States (Nashville) | Learn More
Ever wonder what the real stories behind your favorite songs are? It’s one thing to hear a song played on a radio, it’s another to hear the stories and inspirations behind hit songs from the songwriters themselves. What’s even better than that? The songs’ writers performing their work! You are sure to hear some of your favorite country songs performed at this year’s singer-songwriter festival in Ponte Vedra. So kick back, grab a cold beer and take a look at the lineup from 2017 to prepare for this year’s Roscolusa.
Performed at Roscolusa 2017:
And many more.