Camerata Chicago announces first performance of 'Rising Stars' series

WHEATON – Chamber orchestra Camerata Chicago will host the first performance of its new series featuring young, world-class musicians Dec. 8, with 12-year-old violinist Masha Lakisova, according to a news release from the organization.

Lakisova represents the first of the James A. Scharnell Rising Star Series.

She has performed in venues all over Europe and the U.S., and will play the “Violin Concerto for Two Violins” by Johann Sebastian Bach alongside Camerata Chicago director and Wheaton-resident Drostan Hall and other musicians from the orchestra.

Lakisova will then continue the performance accompanied by her mother, Lyudmila Lakisova, who is an accomplished pianist.

The concert will conclude with an offering from jazz pianist and brother to Drostan Hall, Bartholomew Hall.

A limited number of tickets are available for the event, which is black tie. Tickets cost $125 per person.

Doors open at the Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club at 5 p.m. for a champagne reception. Music will begin at 6 p.m.

For ticket information, call 847-997-8947. For more information about Camerata Chicago, visit www.cameratachicago.com.