Musaica chamber ensemble presents the first concerts of its 2013-14 season on October 7 and 10, 2013. The program in October will feature a tribute to Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday with the "Lachrymae" variations for viola and piano, and the beautiful "Lament" for two violas by Britten's mentor, Frank Bridge. Also highlighting the concert will be a performance of the Fantaisie for Harp and Violin by Camille Saint-Saëns. The Two Rhapsodies for Viola, Oboe, and Piano by Charles Martin Loeffler will round out the program. Performances will take place at Munholland Methodist Church, 1201 Metairie Road, on Oct. 7 at 7:30 pm, and at St. Charles Presbyterian Church, 1545 State Street, on Oct. 10, 7:30 pm. More information can be found at Musaica’s website,www.musaica.org or by calling 504-304-8608.