Norris Center in St. Charles to present acclaimed performersBy KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE - firstname.lastname@example.orgJan. 16, 2019 [Photos provided]ST. CHARLES – The Norris Cultural Arts Center unveiled its Music in the Gallery events, kicking off at 2 p.m. Jan. 20 with a return performance by one of the Chicago area's favorite Irish pub bands, The Ragged Rascals.[Tetyana Torzhevska] Four international vocal soloists from Fox Valley Lyrical Productions will perform a concert of "Voices from Around the World" at 3 p.m. Feb. 24, according to a news release. Featured will be Canadian soprano Solange Sior, Italian tenor Franco Martorana, Ukrainian soprano Tetyana Torzhevska and Korean tenor Simon Kyung Lee. [Photo provided by Steven Kaiser][Chiayi Lee] Accompanist for the vocalists will be pianist Chiayi Lee of Batavia. On March 24, jazz quintet ZAZZ appears for a concert of jazz standards, show tunes and original compositions.The Norris welcomes internationally acclaimed concert pianist Julia Siciliano in her Norris debut on April 14, as she performs music of Ravel, Basque composers and American composer Logan Skelton.On Mother's Day, May 12, The Norris presents a concert of songs by Beethoven and Schumann, performed by Kindra Scharich, a San Francisco-based mezzo soprano who has thrilled audiences throughout the United States and internationally with her expressive interpretations of lieder and opera repertoire, the release stated.Pianist Jeffrey LaDeur will perform with Scharich, accompanying her and as a soloist. LaDeur is based in San Francisco, but is a St. Charles native and graduate of St. Charles East High School.The season of gallery events concludes May 26, with Debra Ann Miller's portrayal of American author Louisa May Alcott. Miller has delighted Norris audiences in past seasons with her portrayals of Mary Todd Lincoln and Jane Austen. The season's Sunday programs will be presented at a variety of starting times. Two begin at 2 p.m., two at 3 p.m. and two at 6:30 p.m. Tickets to see The Ragged Rascals cost $25. Visit norrisculturalarts.com for more details and links to online ticketing.