Belmont Abbey College offers a full season of concerts at the beautiful Abbey Basilica, 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd. Belmont. Each of these concerts is free for all, but donations are accepted. The college is off exit 26 from I-85, and very close to Charlotte in nearby Gaston County.
There will be an Arts at the Abbey Extra concert by the Bolivian ensemble CAMUS (Cámara Musical)
The Bolivian ensemble CAMUS (Cámara Musical) will stop by Belmont as they begin their summer 2018 tour. Their concert is a junction between Bolivian folk and western musical traditions, with a musical twist of Bolivian rhythms, jazz, world, and classical music. Director of the ensemble is Christian Asturizaga, violinist, and concert master of the National Symphony Orchestra of Bolivia. This ensemble has been performing together for over 10 years. Other instruments are flute, guitar, bass and percussion. Stops this summer include Miami, Washington. DC. New York City, Los Angeles and Mexico City.
The concert is at 8:00 PM, Saturday, June 30, 2018 in the Abbey Basilica, 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd, Belmont NC 28012. Admission is free. Donations will be gladly accepted.
The entire 2017/2018 season
September 10, 2017, 3:00 p.m.: The Path of Faith–Carolina Pro Musica & guests
Sept 25, 2017, 8 p.m.: Lopez-Tabor Duo: violin and piano from Venezuela
Oct 16. 2017, 8:00 p.m.: Southern Piano Music during the Civil War: David Thompson, piano
Nov 13, 2017, 8:00 p.m.: Queen City Ringers, handbell ensemble
Dec 9, 2017, 8 p.m.: Holiday concert – annual event
February 12, 2018, 8 p.m.: Divinely Inspired–Carolina Pro Musica
March 1, 2018, 8:00 p.m.: French Fireworks Allan Ware, clarinet & Jane Hawkins, piano
April 9, 2018, 8:00 p.m.: Flutes4: Music for Flute Quartet
April 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m. Spring concert – Abbey Chorus and Instrumental Ensemble