Source: NorthFulton.com

Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra director to put on recital
‘Maestro and Friends’ to entertain with a night of favorite tunes

by Ryan Pieroni

October 23, 2013

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — On Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m., J. Wayne Baughman, director and conductor of the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra, will be performing a vocal recital alongside family and friends.

The recital will be his last official vocal performance, though he will continue his conducting and all other involvement with the JCSO. The recital will take place at St. Benedict Church, 11045 Parsons Road in Johns Creek.

Known for his bass-baritone oratorio performances, Baughman has collaborated with Grammy-award winning conductor Robert Shaw on multiple occasions.

The program is to range from opera to Broadway and many things in between, and will include pieces by Bizet, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Puccini, Wolf and Gershwin.

Performing alongside him for the recital will be his two daughters, Katie Baughman, a soprano, and Adelaide Federici, the concertmaster for the JCSO and a violinist. They will all be joined by pianist Sara Lorusso.

IF YOU GO:

What: “Maestro and Friends” vocal recital

Where: St. Benedict, 11045 Parsons Road, Johns Creek

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24

Cost: $35 per ticket

Information: Visit www.johnscreeksymphony.org for ticket information.