Monday, February 12, 2018

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 2/21/18

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm 
On Wednesday, FEBRUARY 21, 2018 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
 

PROGRAM:

J. S. Bach: Sonata No. 1 in G minor for Violin Solo, BWV 1001
Adagio
Presto

Johana Krejci, Violin


Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78
Vivace ma non troppo
Adagio
Allegro molto moderato

Brendan White, Piano
Johana Krejci, Violin 

About Brahms:

RELAX DURING YOUR LUNCH HOUR WITH LIVE MUSIC

PLEASE NOTE:
The Glendale Noon Concerts series now takes place
in the Sanctuary at
GLENDALE CITY CHURCH
610 E. California Ave (at Isabel St)
Glendale, CA 91206

INFO:
(NO SOLICITATIONS, PLEASE: Glendale Noon Concerts
is not accepting artists to the program.)
Call Victoria Lucero (818-244-7241 office)
or email glendalesda@gmail.com
General info & parking:
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UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm; 
programs subject to change)

MARCH 7, 2018
Mishkar Núñez-Fredell
Medieval music program

MARCH 21, 2018
NANCY FIERRO  Piano Recital 


APRIL 4, 2018 
BRENDAN WHITE Piano Recital  
Artist in Residence at the Glendale Noon Concerts.
http://lamusart.org/teachers/brendan-white/  
Program will feature "Djami" by SORABJI

APRIL 18, 2018
DIMITRY OLEVSKY Solo Violin Recital:
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA Six Tango Etudes
DANIEL SCHNYDER The Four Winds 
https://www.dimitryolevsky.com 
http://www.danielschnyder.com 


MAY 2, 2018
CALICO WINDS
A resident ensemble at the Glendale Noon Concerts .
http://calicowinds.com 


MAY 16, 2018
ROBERT SCHUMANN Piano Quartet in Eb major, Op. 47
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
ADRIANA ZOPPO - viola
CLEMENT CHOW - cello
BRENDAN WHITE - piano 


JUNE 6, 2018
SERGEI PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.80
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
BRENDAN WHITE - piano


JUNE 20, 2018
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
FRANK BASILE - piano

JULY 4, 2018
National Holiday!
No concert...

JULY 18, 2018
KATHERINE MARSH Flute Recital     
https://www.kathymarshflute.net/bio
BRENDAN WHITE -piano
HENRI DUTILLEUX Sonatine for flute and piano (1943)

CONCERT UPDATES:
http://www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com/

MORE FREE CONCERTS:
At the Edendale Branch Library in ECHO PARK
http://www.edendaleupclose.blogspot.com/


Artist bios:
 

Johana Krejci was born in Prague, Czech Republic.   She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the Prague Conservatory, where she studied violin performance with Professor Nora Grumlikova.  She then furthered her musical studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London and continued her advanced studies at USC.  In the summers of 1989 and 1990 she was a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute.  Ms. Krejci has toured Europe with the Prague Chamber Opera and has done extensive concert work with numerous orchestra and chamber ensembles throughout the world.  She has since made her home in Southern California where she teaches violin and freelances with many local orchestras, chamber groups and recording studios.  She has just recently founded the Brendan Trio with Brendan White and Kevan Torfeh.


Originally from Tennessee, Brendan White enjoys the diverse life of a pianist in Los Angeles, where he combines his love of the traditional classical piano repertoire with an avid interest in genre-bending modern and experimental music. White studied with Alice Jackson in Tennessee before attending the Eastman School of Music to study with Thomas Schumacher and then University of Southern California with Kevin Fitz-Gerald, where he was awarded Outstanding Master’s Graduate of the Thornton School of Music. He has performed as soloist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Eastman’s Musica Nova, and the Delta Symphony Orchestra. As a devoted performer of new music, he has worked with notable composers and conductors including Thomas Adès, Donald Crockett, Alan Pierson, Steven Stucky and Jeffrey Milarsky. White is a member of the Mühlfeld Clarinet Trio, winners of the Beverly Hills Auditions, which performs traditional chamber music alongside brand new works for clarinet, cello and piano. He collaborates regularly with the immersive theater group the Speakeasy Society, whose shows often feature largely improvised music that evolves with the narrative. In addition to playing piano, White can occasionally be spotted as a secret organist, percussionist, or tenor.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 2/7/18

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm 
On Wednesday, FEBRUARY 7, 2018 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
 
BELA BARTOK Piano Quintet in C major, Sz.23
Pianist BRENDAN WHITE 
with the
Lynx Quartet:
NANCY ROTH - violin
JACQUELINE SUZUKI -violin
ADRIANA ZOPPO - viola
CLEMENT CHOW -  guest cellist
http://earsense.org/chamberbase/works/detail/?pkey=957 
http://www.sunsetchamberfest.com/brendanwhite/

Please scroll down for artist bios.

RELAX DURING YOUR LUNCH HOUR WITH LIVE MUSIC

PLEASE NOTE:
The Glendale Noon Concerts series now takes place
in the Sanctuary at
GLENDALE CITY CHURCH
610 E. California Ave (at Isabel St)
Glendale, CA 91206

INFO:
Please call Victoria Lucero (818-244-7241 office)
or email glendalesda@gmail.com
General info & parking:
*************************************
UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm; 
programs subject to change)
http://www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com/

MORE FREE CONCERTS:
At the Edendale Branch Library in ECHO PARK
http://www.edendaleupclose.blogspot.com/


Artist bios:

 
Originally from Tennessee, Brendan White enjoys the diverse life of a pianist in Los Angeles, where he combines his love of the traditional classical piano repertoire with an avid interest in genre-bending modern and experimental music. White studied with Alice Jackson in Tennessee before attending the Eastman School of Music to study with Thomas Schumacher and then University of Southern California with Kevin Fitz-Gerald, where he was awarded Outstanding Master’s Graduate of the Thornton School of Music. He has performed as soloist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Eastman’s Musica Nova, and the Delta Symphony Orchestra. As a devoted performer of new music, he has worked with notable composers and conductors including Thomas Adès, Donald Crockett, Alan Pierson, Steven Stucky and Jeffrey Milarsky. White is a member of the Mühlfeld Clarinet Trio, winners of the Beverly Hills Auditions, which performs traditional chamber music alongside brand new works for clarinet, cello and piano. He collaborates regularly with the immersive theater group the Speakeasy Society, whose shows often feature largely improvised music that evolves with the narrative. In addition to playing piano, White can occasionally be spotted as a secret organist, percussionist, or tenor.

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Nancy Roth, violinist and violist, is currently concertmaster of the Culver City Symphony and Marina Del Rey Summer Symphony. She is also principal second violinist of the Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay, and a member of the Pasadena Symphony. She is a former member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, was co-principal violist of the Graz Philharmonic in Austria, and she served many years as concertmaster of the San Fernando Valley Symphony and the Carson-Dominguez Hills Symphony. Nancy has been a featured soloist with numerous Southern California orchestras including the Culver City Symphony, Carson Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Southland Symphony Orchestra, Valley Symphony, and Rio Hondo Symphony. She has given recitals and radio broadcasts in the United States, Austria and Mexico, and she is currently a member of the new music group “TEMPO” based at CSU Northridge. Nancy is a member of the String Family Players (quintet), which performs educational programs for the Music Center On Tour, and she has been on the faculty of the Max Aronoff Viola Institute Summer Music Festival. She has played baroque violin and viola with James Tyler in the London Early Music Group and Los Angeles Musica Viva. Nancy holds a Bachelor of Music from CSUN, a Master of Music from the Juilliard School and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from USC.


Jacqueline Suzuki, violin, is a longtime member of the Long Beach and Santa Barbara Symphonies. A native of San Francisco, she began her earliest chamber music studies on scholarship at the San Francisco Conservatory. She has performance degrees from the Mannes College of Music (BM), where she studied with William Kroll, and the California Institute of the Arts (MFA).
As a Los Angeles freelancer, she has performed with many ensembles and in many genres, from rock, jazz, Latin and Arabic, to playing in the pit for the Bolshoi Ballet and onstage with the Three Tenors. She has recorded with diverse artists: Snoop Dogg, Neil Sedaka, Leonard Cohen, Whitney Houston, Bocelli, Lalo Schifrin, McCoy Tyner, Placido Domingo and many others, and appears on recordings by the Long Beach, Santa Barbara and Pacific Symphonies. She has spent summers at the Peter Britt, Oregon Coast, Carmel Bach and Cabrillo Festivals and has performed in a string quartet “in residence” on a raft trip down the Green River in Utah. Tours have taken her many times to Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and throughout the US. 


Adriana Zoppo performs on the violin, viola, baroque violin, baroque viola, and the unusual and rarely heard viola d’amore. She plays with many southland ensembles including Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra, Los Angeles Baroque Players, Bach Collegium San Diego, the Corona del Mar Baroque Festival and the Santa Barbara Symphony, and is Director/Curator of the Glendale Noon Concerts’ early music sub-series featuring her ensemble Ergo Musica. As a freelancerAdriana plays for many different events, such as for film and TV, video games, solo artist recordings, and live shows of all musical styles and genresShe has recently played for the Broadway shows “Amelie” , “An American in Paris”, and  “Hamilton.”


Cellist Clement Chow has studied at Rice University and Cleveland Institute of Music where he received his Bachelor and Master of Music. He has been to music festivals around the world which include the Aspen Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival in Japan, as well as Schleswig Holstein Music Festival in Germany. He made his solo debut with the Houston Symphony at the age of 16. He has also studied with some of the greatest chamber music groups around the world. The groups include Tokyo, Cleveland, Alban Berg, and Amadeus String Quartets.