Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 13, 1972 · Page 79
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August 13, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 79

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Barbara Harris and Jack Lemmon star In "The War Between Men and Women" nou showing at the Capitol. (Set film review on next ]Mge). Hatianal Shows Present MONDAY SEPT. 4THS.-00 P.M. i--flEALLMAN--i WITH SPECIAL GUEST STARS WETWILLEDR. JOHN WITH HIS NEW HIT SYLVIA'S MOTHER .·""I TICKETS '5 IN ADVANCE 1 6 AT DOOR-FESTIVAL SEATING ON SALE NOW · CIVIC CENTER* TURNERS* COREY'S ARLANS*SILVER BRAND · TAPE COTTAGE · SEARS IN HUNT. · SEARS · KEEN JEWELERS For Reservations Phone 343-6852 STARRING 10s WITH SPECIAL GUEST STABS URSA MAJOR and LOOKING GLASS With Itwlr N*w Hit "Inmdy" TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 5th 8:3O P. M. CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER TICKETS *4 *5 $ 6 ON SALE NOW at civic aunt BOX OFFICE, SIIVEB HAND CLOTHES, TURNERS, ARUMS, TAPE COTTACE, CORBYS SEABS IN HUNTIHCTON at SEARS KEEN JEWELERS it FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 343-6852 A NATIONAL SHOWS PRESENTATION CHARLESTON, W. VA. Czech Quartet to open Chamber Music season By Martha Smith It seems incredible that fall is just around the corner. That means Charleston's cultural season will once again be off at a full gallop, with various organizations soliciting memberships and season tickets being sold. It promises to be an exciting year. The Broadway play series is an excellent one if reports from a source close to National Shows are correct. Among other shows in the hopper for this seasons are Tony-award-winning "Applause," "Sleuth," and John Raitt '-making a return appearance in either "Kismet" or "Kiss Me, Kate." B e c a u s e Charleston ,is blessed with so many per- f o r m i n g organizations- Chamber Music Society, Symphony Orchestra, Community Music Assn., Kanawha Players and Light Opera Guild--this column will spend the next few weeks exploring the major groups and the entertainment they have in store this season. This week we'll take a look at the Charleston C h a m b e r Music Society which brings the absolute best in string music to this town each year. On the heels of last year's smashing successes with Pro Musica, the Tokyo String Quartet and the Fine Arts String Quartet, the announced scheduk for the up-coming season looks to be equally, outstanding. The first concert on Oct. 14 will highlight the Smetana String Quartet, the first Czechoslovakian ensemble to appear here. This group, which performs over TOO concerts on tour each year, has reached a high international prominence in the last 12 years and should set a very high standard for concerts to follow during the season. Perhaps the most exciting event of the series will be the second concert, featuring the Deller Consort. Alfred Deller, r e n o w n e d counter-tenor sings with, a group of six singers and players which include lute and guitar. This spicy variety in the typical all-string offering, promises to be a real experience for the audience. Deller's group specializes in music of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. They will come to us Nov. 4 from appearances at festivals and concerts throughout Europe. A duo provides yet another change of pace for concert number three, sehed- Current movies Downtown CAPITOL-- "The War Between Men and Women," with Barbara Harris and Jack Lemmon. HEARSE-- "Snoopy, Come Home," with P e a n u t s characters. LYRIC --"The Pigkeeper's Daughter," with Terry Gibson and Patty Smith. OWENS MIDTOWN-- "Nicholas and Alexandra," with Micliael Jaston and Janet Suzman. VIRGINIAN--* "What's Up, Doc?" with Barbra Streis- and and Ryan O'Neal. Neighborhood CINEMA SOUTH-- "Fiddler on the Roof," with Topol. CINEMA 21-- "Billy Jack," with Delores Taylor. * * * STATE- "Fritz, the Cat." VILLAGE-- "The Graduate," with Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Community ALBAN- "Joe Kidd," with Clint Eastwood. TRAIL, ELKVIEW-- "Joe Kidd," with Clint Eastwood; "The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid." * * # WALNUT GROVE- "Ginger," with Sherry Caffaro; "The Love Object," with Kim Hope. In one ear . uled for Feb. 24. Joerg Demus, pianist and Josef Suk, violinist compose what has been critically acclaimed as a "phenomenal" duo. Both artists are also well-known soloists. Of interest to local arts patrons is the fact that Suk is the great-grandson of Antonin Dvorak. He has appeared, with all the world's major symphony orchestras. The fourth concert of the season will be March 18 and will highlight the Czech Nonet. This columnist 'recalls with a chuckle Peter Godfrey's announcement of this booking. At that time he admonished the audience not to confuse the performance with "No, No Nonet." Groans followed this typically-awful Godfrey pun. Appearance of the nonet constitutes yet another .first for the chamber society. The ensemble includes violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn. The final concert will be that of the Borodin String Quartet on April 14. The quarter has appeared previously in the chamber music series and received great praise. The group hails from the Soviet Union and is regarded by experts as the perfect string quartet. A truly fine, novel season has been put together by directors of the Charleston Chamber Music Society. It is a diverse series with ev- erything from a duo to a nonet, with the marvelous Deller Consort in between. It promises to be an exceptionally triumphant year for the hard-working chamber group, and one which will be financially as well as culturally pleasing. MUSICAL NOTES: Doug Macomber, a familar figure in Charleston Ballet and Kanawha Players productions, is leaving the valley to become a steward with a major airline . . . Among the outstanding singers performing with the Beckley dramas this summer are a number from Huntington, and Charleston's own Herb Smith, a fnequent soloist with the Civic Chorus ... SHOW STARTS AT DUSK VALLEY DRIVE-IN ST.AL1ANS NOW SHOWING CLINT EASTWOOD JOE KIDD 7ECHNCOLOK* ' PANAViSION* \*rVl\ TWO EXCELLENT FILMS CLIFF ROBERTSON THE GREAT NORTHFIELD. MINNESOTA RAID THURS., FRI., SAT. THE OIGANIZAIION SEE NO EVIL WILDIQVCHS Reservations! Free Lasagna exciting Vocalist Moon Glows" Fri.-Sat.-Sun.--· Business Man's Lunch KANAWHA CITY CLUBHOUSE SUNDAY GAZETTE-MAIL

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