Saturday, March 19, 2005, 7:30 pm:
John Sawoski's orchestration of Danny Boy will be performed by The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra in their annual "I Squared " concert event, which combines the music of Italy and Ireland, coupling the world's most beloved arias and Neapolitan songs with music from the Emerald Isle. Featuring tenors Matthew Surapine (Metropolitan Opera) and Jim Russell (New York City Opera).
The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, Saturday night, 7:30 PM at The Grand Ballroom of the Milford Town Hall, Milford, Massachusetts 01757. Tickets: $20-$30. For more information, see http://www.claflinhill.org or call 508-478-5924.
Mondays from April 11 to May 16, 2005:
John Sawoski music directs for Staar, a one-woman revue written, produced and starring Leslie Harter Zemeckis. Produced by Donalee Austin. Executive Producer Robert Zemeckis. At The Conga Room, 5364 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036 (one-and-a-half blocks west of La Brea). General Admission $20.00
For tickets & info please call 323-852-9409
May 6 to May 14, 2005:
John Sawoski plays piano for the play I Remember You at Norris Center for the Performing Arts in Rolling Hills Estates, CA, starring Bill Hayes, Lee Meriwether, and Caryn Richman.May 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 at 8 pm
May 8 & 14 at 2 pm
Click here for the season brochure including information about this show: http://www.norriscenter.com/src/pages/PDF/Season0405.pdf For tickets, call 310-544-0403
May 22, 2005:
John Sawoski plays piano and orchestrates for guest soloists, The Leading Ladies:
- Concert with Capistrano Valley Symphony Orchestra
Carlo Spiga, Conductor
The Capistrano Valley Symphony orchestra, conducted by Carlo Spiga, features classic symphony sounds, show tunes, and popular music from the 40's to the present day in the beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano courtyard. The music begins at 6:10 p.m.
Tickets: $15 -$55. For tickets and other information, call (949) 240-8584 or see the Capistrano Valley Symphony web site at http://www.capovalleysymphony.com/ .
Wednesday Evenings from 6:30 to 10:15 pm - John Sawoski plays piano, arranges, and music directs for Emmy Award-winning actor and vocalist Gregg Marx at Maggiano's Little Italy at The Grove. The group features veteran jazz bassist Nedra Wheeler and drummer Jack LeCompte. http://www.reviewplays.com says: Anyone who wants to feel the sounds of love should bring his/her significant other for a significant evening of song. Few singers have the magic in the voice that Gregg brings, and even fewer can reach through to your heart and play the love strings like a harp. The musical platter is full and rich, and everyone gets a little something they like. Maggiano's Little Italy at The Grove is located at 189 The Grove Drive Z80, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323-965-9665). No cover charge or reservations necessary.
Sundays 9 am: John Sawoski accompanies for the Caritas Chorus at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Parish in Los Angeles under the direction of renowned composer Christopher Walker. St. Paul's is located at: 10750 Ohio Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024.