The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is proud to present the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest’s jazz ensemble, Flight Plan. Flight Plan is the squadron’s dynamic “little big band.” This sleek, vibrant jazz ensemble presents exciting, uplifting music inspiring audiences to increased patriotism. The group also shares stirring accounts of the bravery and self-sacrifice of our expeditionary Airmen serving around the globe. From formal performances in grand auditoriums to casual concerts in the park, Flight Plan is in constant demand.
The Red River Chorale is a select choral ensemble completing their fourteenth year of performing in Central Louisiana. "Love and Laughter" is the final concert of the 2018-19 season. The concert begins in the church with selections both serious and silly. The event continues in the parish hall with a "cabaret"--refreshments, wine, and lighthearted performances by individual Chorale members. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. They may be purchased from redriverchorale.com, ticket-central.org, Red River Music Co., and at the door.
Three-time Grammy-nominated Afro-Caribbean music group Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest Latin bands today. Equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs, festival stages, and dance venues, Tiempo Libre is celebrated for its sophisticated tropical music featuring an irresistible, exhilarating mix of jazz harmonies, contemporary sonorities and seductive Latin rhythms.
For 23 years, Arna Bontemps African American Museum & Cultural Arts Center (ABAAM) has presented and created cultural programs to bring enrichment, education and entertainment for the literary, performing and visual arts to youth, children, and adult audiences. Each year, ABAAM has presented a free outdoor concert suitable for families of all ages. Attendees come from all over the State of Louisiana and neighboring Mississippi and Texas to experience this dynamic cultural event.
When was the last time you heard master composers like Hassler, Mozart, Bruckner, Schubert, Faure', and Rutter on the same program?!? On Tuesday evening, March 12, 2019, the Red River Chorale, will present a concert featuring these musicians--and more. Most early composers were inspired to write liturgical works, including music for the service of the mass. "Inspired by Liturgy" will present all of the components of the sung mass, with each movement chosen from the great work of a different major composer.
Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra for an afternoon of rare and beautiful music at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in downtown Alexandria. Cenla's own professional orchestra will perform music by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Poulenc, and Wagner.
- Adult - $25
- Senior (65+) - $15
- Student - $10
- Family (2 adults and up to 4 children/students) - $50
"Lessons and Love" is the annual concert of sacred Christmas music presented by the Red River Chorale, the area's only adult auditioned chorus. Within the format of the English service of Lessons and Carols, the Chorale will perform over twenty beautiful sacred selections, accompanied by the cathedral's magnificent pipe organ and a string ensemble. The beautiful sanctuary of the cathedral will be enveloped in growing candlelight, leading to a stunning conclusion of light and song.
Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 7 to 9:30 PM at the Hurst Loft on Washington Street for a great evening of gypsy jazz featuring the Russell Welch Hot Quartet.
Start your holiday season in spectacular fashion with the Rapides Symphony Orchestra and the Louisiana College Chorale on Sunday, December 2 at Louisiana College’s Guinn Auditorium. It will be a concert filled with holiday favorites that the whole family can enjoy. Tickets are only $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Visit rapidessymphony.org to get your tickets today!
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