Christmas and Wintersongs
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 877 Street Rd., Southampton, PA
THE 2019/2020 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church CONCERT SERIES
Come celebrate the kickoff concert of the new series featuring our organist/pianist, Robert Prester, with special guest vocalist Adriana Samargia
Concert I: Christmas/Wintersongs
Robert and Adriana’s signature jazz stylings of favorite Christmas classics, as well as handpicked classical and contemporary selections from their Wintersongs collection, including an original composition by Robert Prester
Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 7:00 PM
No admission fee. Good-will offering donations at the door go to church general fund, and cover musicians’ expenses.
About Robert Robert Prester is an American concert and jazz pianist, best known for his virtuosic and articulate approach to both classical and jazz idioms, effortless improvisatory agility, and innovative approach to stylizing jazz standards and Great American Songbook repertoire. His music has been documented on CD’s of his original compositions, and is heard on commercial recordings, live classical and jazz performances, and college performance lectures. His most recent recording, Rapsodya, features his original Piano Sonata in F Minor, as well as a collection of classical works by Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, and Debussy. Dogtown is the latest recording of his jazz and Latin jazz compositions, and achieved heavy rotation radio air-play and #16 on the jazz charts. About Adriana Adriana Samargia is an American singer best known for her ageless sound, instrumental approach and vocally acrobatic treatment of jazz and Brazilian standards, sacred works and Great American Songbook classics. Her talents have spread to cartoon, television and radio through recorded roles and jingles - even voices inside of toys. Her current projects involve; a Cole Porter review, “Burning Cole,” a compilation of spirituals and classical sacred pieces entitled “Sounds of The Good Shepherd”, a collection of newly arranged pop favorites from the 70’s-90’s labeled “Our Way”, a sampling of jazz and Brazilian classics entitled “Double Standards,” a Golden Age Broadway Musical review “From the Theater District” and lastly “First Snow” - a Wintersongs-Christmas collection.