The AKamerata Quartet.

The AKamerata Quartet.

Arts Briefs

KPO holds summer concerts this weekend

For its annual summer concert series, the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra holds concerts in Homer, Kenai and Soldotna this weekend and next week.

At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, and Monday, Aug. 5 at Faith Lutheran Church in Homer, the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra presents chamber music concerts featuring the AKamerata Quartet, under the direction of Dr. Oleg Proskurnya from Anchorage. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 Crescendo Club members, and youth 18 and under are free. Tickets are available at The Homer Bookstore, River City Books in Soldotna, and Already.read Books in Kenai.

At 2 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Kenai Senior Center, KPO presents the Anchorage Bowl Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Kyle Lindsey. This concert is free and open to the public.

At 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Mariner Theatre in Homer, and Aug. 10 at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium in Kenai, KPO presents its annual Gala Concerts. This summer, KPO performs music by British composers: “Overture to The Wasps,” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; movements from “The Enigma Variations,” by Edward Elgar; and “The Planets”, by Gustav Holst, in its entirety, featuring an extended orchestra and an offstage treble choir. A preconcert conversation is at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 Crescendo Club members, and youth 18 and under are free. Tickets are available at The Homer Bookstore, River City Books in Soldotna, and Already.read Books in Kenai.

The AKamerata Quartet.

The AKamerata Quartet.

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