Daytona Solisti Chamber Orchestra to open its 2022-2023 concert season on Oct. 9

The orchestra will take place at Lighthouse Christ Presbyterian Church in Ormond Beach.

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by: Susan Pitard Acree

The Daytona Solisti Chamber Orchestra will open its 2022-23 season with a familiar “friend” — Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart. Or, as the world would come to know him — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Solisti will present “Mozartiana,” an all-Mozart concert, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Lighthouse Christ Presbyterian Church, 1035 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, where Solisti is in residence again this concert season. A $20 donation is requested at the door. For more information call 386-562-5423 or go online at

“Mozartiana” will include Concerto in C Major for Two Violins and Oboe, which will feature Solisti founder and music director Susan Pitard Acree and concertmaster Olga Kolpakova on violins, and Nicholas Kruger on oboe. The program also will include La Finta Giardiniera Overture, Concerto No. 3 in G Major for Violin: Allegro, featuring violinist Olivia Corporon, and Symphony No. 29 in A Major.

Daytona Solisti was founded in 2005 by Acree after she moved to Daytona Beach from Atlanta, where she performed in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for 22 years. Solisti members include professional musicians from throughout central and northeast Florida.

“Mozartiana” is the first of five concerts scheduled for Solisti’s 2022-2023 season.

Below is the remainder of the season schedule. All concerts will be at 3:30 p.m. Sundays at Lighthouse Christ Presbyterian Church, 1035 W. Granada Blvd, Ormond Beach. Admission for each concert is a requested $20 donation.

  • Nov. 20: Pianist Dr. Michael Rickman, Solisti’s Artist in Residence, performs a solo recital to include Beethoven’s Sonata in F Minor (Appasionnata).
  • Jan. 29, 2023: The Rickman-Acree-Corporon Piano Trio performs the music of Hummel, Schubert and Clara Schumann.
  • Feb. 26, 2023: The Daytona Solisti Chamber Orchestra performs its annual Romancing the Strings concert. The program will include Haydn’s Concerto in F Major for Violin and Harpsichord and Bach’s famous Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins.
  • March 26, 2023: The Daytona Solisti Chamber Orchestra performs Beethovenfest, featuring concertos of Beethoven, the accompaniments for which are transcribed for chamber orchestra. The program will include Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major featuring violinist Olga Kolpakova, and Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major featuring pianist Dr. Michael Rickman. Dr. Rickman is a Steinway Artist and Daytona Solisti Artist in Residence.


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