Pianist Peter DembskiMusic & Poetry at The Camden Opera House Brenda Bonneville, editor August 25, 2020 (Camden, ME) The Camden Opera House resumes its new SoundCheck series of safely distanced, 45-seats/one-set-only concerts in the auditorium. On Friday, August 28 at 7:30 pm, award-winning pianist Peter Dembski will present an intimate evening of improvisation. Dembski’s playing style ranges from contemporary and free jazz to European impressionism. His rare solo piano concerts are always a unique musical voyage. Advance-purchase only tickets are $10 – doors will open at 7:00 pm. On Sunday, August 30, at 2:00 pm, the Opera House presents The Literary Salon: Poetry with Strings Attached. This hour-long program features Maine poets Kristen Lindquist and Paul Corrigan reading original poems that celebrate the people and landscape of Maine, interspersed with related musical pieces performed by violinist/guitarist Susan Ramsey and cellist Ruth Fogg. Advance-purchase only tickets are a $5 donation to the Community Arts Fund. Doors will open at 1:30 pm. Venue Information The Camden Opera House is located at 29 Elm Street in Camden. Masks are required while in the building, and all seating is assigned. To purchase tickets, please visit camdenoperahouse.com or call (207) 236-3154. *Note: These performances will also be livestreamed on the Camden Opera House Facebook page.