Harry Wimmer, the internationally celebrated concert cellist and raconteur, presents a Fun Evening of Great Music, with Great Sayings, Great Quotes and Great Puns by William Shakespeare and Friends.
The Maestro is abetted by Kevin Wimmer ( fiddler extraordinaire), Robert Raines Martin ( versatile actor/performer), Eduard Laurel (pianista superbo) and Special Guests Alexis Walls (virtuoso violinist) and Tom Mitchell ( swinging guitar slinger).
This concert is dedicated to dear Shirley Givens, world-renowned violinist and beloved teacher, and an alumna of the 7 past "Soup to Nuts" shows at the Thalia.
Net proceeds of this event go to the Givens Fellowship for The International Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico.
The program will feature glorious music by Frescobaldi, Beethoven, Albeniz, Grainger, Bach, Falla, Bloch, Webern, Grieg, Villa-Lobos and Schubert plus arrangements by Django Reinhardt.
For a special treat, listen to Harry Wimmer play Charlie Chaplin’s “Oh,That Cello” on YouTube.
Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
Expected Run Time is 120 minutes