BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Critically acclaimed pianist Laura Kargul of the USM School of Music will present a program of two masterpieces from the Romantic piano sonata literature on Sunday, October 21, at 2 p.m., at the Opera House in Boothbay Harbor. Kargul will perform the Sonata in B-Flat Major D. 960 of Franz Schubert, and the Sonata in B Minor, Op. 58, by Frédéric Chopin.
Kargul has been the director of the keyboard program at USM since 1989. A resident of Freeport, she has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician, adjudicator, lecturer and master class technician throughout Europe and the USA, as well as in Canada and the West Indies. Her solo performances have been greeted with critical acclaim in venues such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Schleswig-Holstein and Nordhessen Music Festivals in Germany, the Evian Music Festival in France, and the Lesvos Arts Festival in Greece.
Tickets for the performance at the Opera House are $15 if purchased in advance, or $20 at the door on the day of the concert. The Opera House box office is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are also available online at www.boothbayoperahouse.com. The concert is at 2 p.m., and doors for seating will open at 1:30 p.m. The box office will open at 1 p.m. on the day of the show.