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Chamber Music Festival - Romie de Guise-Langlois, Chris Rex, and Elizabeth Pridgen

1/19/2019 11:30:00 AM
Story & Song Bookstore Bistro
1430 Park Avenue Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
1/19/2019 2:00:00 PM

Date: January 19, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Venue: Story & Song Bookstore Bistro

Address: 1430 Park Avenue Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Age Range: Adults

Cost: $55 includes lunch

Clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois, praised as “extraordinary” by The New York Times, has appeared as soloist and chamber musician on major concert stages around the world. An avid chamber musician, Ms. de Guise-Langlois has appeared in the concert series of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, the Royal Conservatory and the Ravinia Festival.

Pianist Elizabeth Pridgen has established a distinguished career as a soloist and chamber musician. She has appeared in concerts at Carnegie's Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall, Spivey Hall in Atlanta, the "Rising Stars Series" at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago and in recitals throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Christopher Rex, general and artistic director of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, was principal cellist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra before retiring after 39 years in that position in 2018. Mr. Rex was a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy for seven seasons before joining the Atlanta Symphony.

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Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.