Join St. Augustine's 450th Commemoration as the myths of St. Augustine will be debunked. From seven-foot tall Timucuan Indians to buried pirate treasure, fictional accounts and historical embellishments of St. Augustine will be examined, exposed and laid to rest in a lively game show setting. The evening's highlight will be a historical reenactment of the First Thanksgiving. Audience members will leave the program armed with history and facts. This event is sponsored by Tour St. Augustine.
Three Petrarch Sonnets by Franz Liszt
James Hall, tenor, enjoys an active and varied career that includes opera, oratorio, chamber music, and solo recital. His artistic versatility is evident through a diverse repertoire that spans baroque to contemporary music. Consistently praised for his elegant musicality and soaring high register, Hall has performed as a soloist throughout the United States with groups such as Mercury Baroque, Masterworks Chorus and Orchestra of Washington, D. C., Shepherd School of Music Chamber Orchestra, and St. Matthew’s Cathedral. A new music advocate, Hall has participated in projects with renowned composers Kirke Mechem, Daniel Catan, Carlisle Floyd, and Ann Gebuhr.
Recent and upcoming engagements include appearances with Miami Bach Society as haute-contre soloist in Andre Campra’s "Requiem" and as tenor soloist in Carl Orff’s "Carmina Burana" with The University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory Dancers, Choirs, and Wind Symphony.
Well-regarded as an accomplished pedagogue, Dr. Hall has presented master classes in Los Angeles, Kansas City, Washington, D.C., and throughout Texas. He maintains an active voice studio at the University of North Florida, where he joined the faculty in 2011. Dr. Hall holds advanced degrees from The Maryland Opera Studio at the University of Maryland as well as Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music.
$20/series of four or $6/event