Thursday, October 21, 2021

Streaming on FACEBOOK & YouTube: Glendale Noon Concerts 11/3/21

Streaming on FACEBOOK & YouTube

Glendale Noon Concerts  11/3/21

Works by  Ysaÿe, Velichkin, & Schnittke

Philip Vaiman -violin

Maksim Velichkin - piano

    

During the Covid-19 "Safer at Home" period, 

Glendale Noon Concerts will bring our programs

to you via streaming on Facebook and YouTube:

 
The NOVEMBER 3, 2021 program can be viewed at this link beginning 

at 12:10 pm PT. (VIDEO will be available ongoing)

LINK TO VIEW THE CONCERT:  

 

http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com/2021/10/streaming-on-facebook-youtube-glendale.html

 

 

The program will be archived on the

Glendale City Church Youtube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt6zEXA-8F7CPOixLDWxGBA
 

Watch previous Glendale Noon Concerts streams: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oAfaPgGGMw&list=PLms1LJpnTpJzK7Yf6ryh2zyFMlkl7qC2z

Read about the previous programs:   

http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Facebook stream: GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10 pm PT
On Wednesday NOVEMBER 3, 2021 at 12:10 pm PT:

Philip Vaiman – violin

Maksim Velichkin – piano

 

Program:


Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)

Sonata in e minor, OP.27, No.4 for violin solo (1923)

(dedicated to Fritz Kreisler)

1. Allemande. Lento Maestoso

2. Sarabande. Quasi lento

3. Finale. Presto ma non troppo

 

Maksim Velichkin

Piano Improvisation

 

Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

 Selections from the Suite in Old Style for violin and piano. 

1.Pastorale

3. Menuet

5. Pantomime.Andantino

 

(Scroll down for artist bios)

 

Facebook NOVEMBER 3  event page:  

https://www.facebook.com/events/421460406249655


Please keep checking the site below for updates:

http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Streaming on Wednesday NOVEMBER 17, 2021 at 12:10-12:40 pm PDT:

Brendan White-  piano

Program:

Liebesleid - Fritz Kreisler, Arr. Rachmaninoff

 

Plum Blossom - Chen Yi

 

El Puerto, from Iberia - Isaac Albéniz  

 

Miles 5 and 6 from The Road, Part I: Turns - Frederic Rzewski 

 

Prelude in G Op. 23 No. 5 - Sergei Rachmaninoff

 

Toccata, Op. 39 - Cécile Chaminade

 

 

PLEASE HELP THESE CONCERTS TO CONTINUE WITH A DONATION: 

https://adventistgiving.org/#/org/ANPPGL/envelope/start 

or by mailing it to 610 E California Ave, Glendale, CA 91206 to the Friends of Music.

The Glendale Noon Concerts series is presented by Glendale City Church every first & third Wednesday at 12:10-12:40 pm. www.glendalecitychurch.org

Concert schedule: www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Glendale City Church also presents the Second Saturday Concert Series,

http://glendalecitychurch.org/index.php/ministries/second-saturday-concert-series.html  and sponsors the Caesura Youth Orchestra http://www.mycyo.org

Much appreciation to the Hennings-Fischer Foundation for their mission to support art & education and their generous grant to GNC.
RELAX DURING YOUR LUNCH HOUR WITH LIVE MUSIC 

 

ARTIST BIOS:

Philip Vaiman is a Russian-born American violinist who continues the great Russian string-playing tradition. Philip Vaiman started his professional career at the age of 4. By the time he had graduated from Moscow's renowned Gnessin Musical Lyceum, he had performed asa soloist and chamber musician all over Russia, England, Israel and Cyprus. As a participant in the Special program "New Names in Russian Art and Music", he

made recordings for the Russian National Radio Network and the National Television.

 

Mr. Vaiman came to the United States in the early 1990s. He gratudated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a Master of Music Degree and went on to win numerous awards and honors including membership in the National Music Honor Society.

He has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in major halls across the world and has performed at international festivals including Huddersfield International Music Festival, England, Spoleto Music Festival, Italy, Music Festival of Pitea, Sweden, Hvar International Summer Festival, Croatia, and Soesterberg International Music Festival, Netherlands. His concerts have won the admiration of audiences, and critical acclaim in the major newspapers throughout Russia, United States, England, Sweden and the Netherlands. 

         Philip Vaiman’s solo recordings are featured on the soundtracks of award-winning motion pictures, documentaries, animated films and commercials. Mr. Vaiman appeared on both soundtrack and camera in the blockbuster “Spider Man 3”. Philip Vaiman is featured on a soundtrack of the 2007 Oscar-winning film “West-Bank story” He also collaborated with such artists as Placido Domingo, Andrea Boccelli, Tony Bennett, Shakira, Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel, Persian cultural icon Googoosh, Dwight Yoakam,  Lindsey Lohan as well as rock bands such as Guns N' Roses, Goo Goo Dolls, and KISS. Mr. Vaiman is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Theatre “La Camerata”. Recent performances by "La Camerata" include concerts at the historical Clark Library in Los Angeles, The House of Lords in London and Bruman Chamber Music Festival at UCLA.

 

https://theredquartet.com/

 



Maksim Velichkin is an accomplished cellist, pianist, and harpsichordist who has been active as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra artist among an international circle featuring venerable conductors and headlining classical stars. He has worked with James Levine, Kurt Masur, Charles Dutoit, Yuri Temirkanov, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Herbert Blomstedt, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Sarah Chang, Masaaki Suzuki, Maxim Vengerov, Yuri Bashmet, Andras Schiff, Bobby McFerrin, Joshua Bell, Martha Argerich, Gabriela Montero, Renaud Capucon, Lynn Harrell, Misha Maisky, Frans Helmerson, Sergey Babayan as well as many others. Maksim’s performances have been featured on Radio Suisse Romande, WQED FM in Pittsburgh, National Radio and Television of Uzbekistan. Moreover, as an improviser and interpreter of contemporary and popular music Maksim’s performance and recording career includes credits with Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Billy Childs, Burt Bacharach, Bobby McFerrin, Dwight Trible, Bitter:Sweet, Chris Botti, Bob James, Josh Groban, Red Elvises, Bernadette Peters, Natalie Cole, Alan Silvestri, Richard Thompson and many others. He performs and tours frequently with the Verbier Chamber Orchestra throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.   https://www.youtube.com/user/MaksimVelichkin/videos

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Streaming on FACEBOOK & YouTube: Glendale Noon Concerts 10/20/21

Streaming on FACEBOOK & YouTube

Glendale Noon Concerts  10/20/21

Works by Brahms & Kreisler:

Ken Aiso -violin

Valeria Morgovskaya - piano

    

During the Covid-19 "Safer at Home" period, 

Glendale Noon Concerts will bring our programs

to you via streaming on Facebook and YouTube:

 
The OCTOBER 20, 2021 program can be viewed at this link beginning 

at 12:10 pm PT. (VIDEO will be available ongoing)

LINK TO VIEW THE CONCERT:  

On Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/102903054696946/videos/306876737552611

 On YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq5lCCEL26w

The program will be archived on the

Glendale City Church Youtube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt6zEXA-8F7CPOixLDWxGBA
 

Watch previous Glendale Noon Concerts streams: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oAfaPgGGMw&list=PLms1LJpnTpJzK7Yf6ryh2zyFMlkl7qC2z

Read about the previous programs:   

http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Facebook stream: GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10 pm PT
On Wednesday OCTOBER 20, 2021 at 12:10 pm PT:

KEN AISO – violin

VALERIA MORGOVSKAYA – piano

 

Program:
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Sonatensatz

 

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)

Violin Concerto in C (in the style Vivaldi)

Movement 1 : Allegro energico, ma non troppo

Movement 2 : Andante doloroso

Movement 3 : Allegro molto

 

Johannes Brahms (transcribed for violin and piano by Joachim)

Hungarian Dances No. 2, 17, 5

 

(Scroll down for artist bios)

 Facebook OCTOBER 20  event page:  

 https://www.facebook.com/events/583308139531547



Please keep checking the site below for updates:

http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Streaming on Wednesday NOVEMBER 3, 2021 at 12:10-12:40 pm PDT:

Philip Vaiman -violin

Maksim Velichkin- piano

Program:

E. Ysaye Sonata No. 4 for violin solo

M. Velichkin Piano Improvisations 

A. Schnittke Selections from the Suite in Old Style for Violin and piano

PLEASE HELP THESE CONCERTS TO CONTINUE WITH A DONATION: 

https://adventistgiving.org/#/org/ANPPGL/envelope/start 

or by mailing it to 610 E California Ave, Glendale, CA 91206 to the Friends of Music.

The Glendale Noon Concerts series is presented by Glendale City Church every first & third Wednesday at 12:10-12:40 pm. www.glendalecitychurch.org

Concert schedule: www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Glendale City Church also presents the Second Saturday Concert Series,

http://glendalecitychurch.org/index.php/ministries/second-saturday-concert-series.html  and sponsors the Caesura Youth Orchestra http://www.mycyo.org

Much appreciation to the Hennings-Fischer Foundation for their mission to support art & education and their generous grant to GNC.
RELAX DURING YOUR LUNCH HOUR WITH LIVE MUSIC 

 

ARTIST BIOS:

Internationally acclaimed violinist/violist Ken Aiso has performed worldwide as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Ken graduated form the Royal Academy of Music in London studying with Erich Gruenberg. His other teachers include Eduard Schmieder and Chikashi Tanaka. Equally at home with modern and period instruments, Ken has appeared as principal violin with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the London Philharmonic, the Hallé and the Scottish Chamber Orchestras.

He has been invited to renowned music festivals in UK, France, Sweden, Switzerland, India, Georgia, Bolivia and Kazakhstan, and has taught at Montecito Summer Music Festival since 2008. Ken is a laureate of Long-Thibaud International Competition in Paris and International Music Competition of Japan, and was elected Associate of Royal Academy of Music in London. He received Shimousa Kan-ichi Music Award in his native Japan in 2018. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2015, Ken has been serving as faculty at Loyola Marymount and La Sierra Universities, and performs with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

 

Valeria Morgovskaya, pianist, graduated from the Kiev State Conservatory. Since her immigration to the US in 1990, Ms Morgovskaya has been in high demand as accompanist for singers and all orchestral instrumentalists. She has been an official accompanist to festivals and courses such as Piatigorsky Cello Seminar and Beverley Hills Music Festival, and has performed throughout the US, Germany and Japan, as well as on numerous radio broadcast. She has provided accompaniment for many national and international competitions, and was an official accompanist at Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong (2013) and Harbin (2014). Ms. Morgovskaya is currently staff accompanist at Loyola Marymount University and UCLA, and is often engaged in that capacity at USC, Cal State Long Beach, Colburn School, Montecito International Music Festival, Academy of the West and Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts.

Program notes: 

Brahms Sonatensatz & Hungarian Dances:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F-A-E_Sonata 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_Dances_(Brahms)

Great biographical info about Fritz Kreisler:

https://www.therightnotes.org/fritz-kreisler.html

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Streaming on FACEBOOK & YouTube: Glendale Noon Concerts 10/6/21

Streaming on FACEBOOK & YouTube

Glendale Noon Concerts  10/6/21

Ken Aiso -violin

Valeria Morgovskaya - piano

    

During the Covid-19 "Safer at Home" period, 

Glendale Noon Concerts will bring our programs

to you via streaming on Facebook and YouTube:

 
The OCTOBER 6, 2021 program can be viewed at this link beginning 

at 12:10 pm PT. (VIDEO will be available ongoing)

LINK TO VIEW THE CONCERT:  

On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/102903054696946/videos/315501337044074
On YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srs4tsy-hZc

The program will be archived on the

Glendale City Church Youtube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt6zEXA-8F7CPOixLDWxGBA
 

Watch previous Glendale Noon Concerts streams: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oAfaPgGGMw&list=PLms1LJpnTpJzK7Yf6ryh2zyFMlkl7qC2z

Read about the previous programs:   

http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Facebook stream: GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10 pm PT
On Wednesday OCTOBER 6, 2021 at 12:10 pm PT:

KEN AISO – violin

VALERIA MORGOVSKAYA – piano

 

Program:
Clara Schumann (1819-1896)

Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op.22

Andante molto

Allegretto

Leidenschaftlich schnell (passionately quick)

 

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Violin Sonata No.1 in A minor, Op.105

Mit leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck

Allegretto

Lebhaft

 

 (Scroll down for artist bios)

 Facebook OCTOBER 6  event page:  

 https://www.facebook.com/events/553848492558368


Please keep checking the site below for updates:

http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Streaming on Wednesday OCTOBER 20, 2021 at 12:10-12:40 pm PDT:

Ken Aiso -violin

Valeria Morgovskaya - piano

Johannes Brahms

Sonatensatz

 

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)

Violin Concerto in C (in the style Vivaldi)

Movement 1 : Allegro energico, ma non troppo

Movement 2 : Andante doloroso

Movement 3 : Allegro molto

 

Johannes Brahms

Hungarian Dances No. 2,17,5

 

PLEASE HELP THESE CONCERTS TO CONTINUE WITH A DONATION: 

https://adventistgiving.org/#/org/ANPPGL/envelope/start 

or by mailing it to 610 E California Ave, Glendale, CA 91206 to the Friends of Music.

The Glendale Noon Concerts series is presented by Glendale City Church every first & third Wednesday at 12:10-12:40 pm. www.glendalecitychurch.org

Concert schedule: www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Glendale City Church also presents the Second Saturday Concert Series,

http://glendalecitychurch.org/index.php/ministries/second-saturday-concert-series.html  and sponsors the Caesura Youth Orchestra http://www.mycyo.org

Much appreciation to the Hennings-Fischer Foundation for their mission to support art & education and their generous grant to GNC.
RELAX DURING YOUR LUNCH HOUR WITH LIVE MUSIC 

 

ARTIST BIOS:

Internationally acclaimed violinist/violist Ken Aiso has performed worldwide as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Ken graduated form the Royal Academy of Music in London studying with Erich Gruenberg. His other teachers include Eduard Schmieder and Chikashi Tanaka. Equally at home with modern and period instruments, Ken has appeared as principal violin with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the London Philharmonic, the Hallé and the Scottish Chamber Orchestras.

He has been invited to renowned music festivals in UK, France, Sweden, Switzerland, India, Georgia, Bolivia and Kazakhstan, and has taught at Montecito Summer Music Festival since 2008. Ken is a laureate of Long-Thibaud International Competition in Paris and International Music Competition of Japan, and was elected Associate of Royal Academy of Music in London. He received Shimousa Kan-ichi Music Award in his native Japan in 2018. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2015, Ken has been serving as faculty at Loyola Marymount and La Sierra Universities, and performs with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

 

Valeria Morgovskaya, pianist, graduated from the Kiev State Conservatory. Since her immigration to the US in 1990, Ms Morgovskaya has been in high demand as accompanist for singers and all orchestral instrumentalists. She has been an official accompanist to festivals and courses such as Piatigorsky Cello Seminar and Beverley Hills Music Festival, and has performed throughout the US, Germany and Japan, as well as on numerous radio broadcast. She has provided accompaniment for many national and international competitions, and was an official accompanist at Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong (2013) and Harbin (2014). Ms. Morgovskaya is currently staff accompanist at Loyola Marymount University and UCLA, and is often engaged in that capacity at USC, Cal State Long Beach, Colburn School, Montecito International Music Festival, Academy of the West and Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts.

Program notes: 

http://www.editionsilvertrust.com/Schumann-Clara-three-romances-op22.htm

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violin_Sonata_No._1_(Schumann)