Pianist Svitlana Smaga, formerly of Siskiyou County, will perform Modest Mussorgsky’s famous piano suite “Pictures at an Exhibition” on March 18 at POPS Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Dunsmuir. She will play the ten movements inspired by the 1874 exhibit of paintings by renowned artist Viktor Hartmann. The concert will be enhanced by a slide exhibition of various Hartmann paintings.
Michael Whitson and the Pacific Crest Chamber Players will return to POPS Performing Arts and Cultural Center on Sunday January 8. They will combine string quartets and quintets for a spirited evening of chamber music including Mozart’s String Quartet No. 14, and Beethoven’s dramatic String Quartet No. 7. Siskiyou Countiy violin soloist, Caya Layman, will join them in a movement of the Mendelssohn String Quintet No. 2.