Saturday, August 20, 2016

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 9/7/16

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS

Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm

On Wednesday SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 at 12:10-12:40 pm



ERGO MUSICA: In Residence at the Glendale Noon Concerts
Music for viola d'amore by SCHOP, BOISMORTIER & ARIOSTI
featuring ADRIANA ZOPPO - viola d'amore
& JUSTIN HAYNES - viola da gamba
http://www.ergomusica.com

A native of Los Angeles, Adriana Zoppo performs professionally on violin, viola, baroque violin, baroque viola, and viola d’amore. She is the baroque violinist for the Los Angeles Baroque Players and plays with the original instrument ensemble Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra. She was a member of the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra for several years and currently plays for the Corona del Mar Baroque Festival.
Ms. Zoppo plays frequently for film and television, solo artist recordings, Broadway musicals, live shows encompassing musical styles from classical to jazz and performs regularly in the string sections of symphonies and numerous other ensembles in the Southern California area.

Justin Haynes studied viola da gamba at Harvard and the Royal Dutch Conservatory. He has performed with many leading Canadian early music ensembles including Tafelmusik, Opera Atelier, and Les Voix Humaines, and appears regularly as both soloist and continuo player with the Toronto Masque Theatre and the Toronto Consort.
Justin is a founding member of Elixir Baroque Ensemble. His interest in the viola da gamba includes the history and construction of the instrument itself. After making the viol he currently plays on, he was awarded a Shaw traveling fellowship to study instrument making in London and to explore the great Northern European viol collections. In Los Angeles, he plays with Musica Angelica and the Los Angeles Baroque Players.

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)
Glendale, CA 91206

INFO:
please call Victoria Lucero (818-244-7241 office) 
General info
*************************************
UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-
12:40 pm; programs subject to change)

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Violinist JOHANA KREJCI
performs BACH, PAGANINI & DVORAK

OCTOBER 5, 2016
ELBERT TSAI - violin
JENNIE JUNG - piano

OCTOBER 19, 2016
JUNG TRIO

NOVEMBER 2, 2016
ERGO MUSICA: In Residence at the Glendale Noon Concerts
Baroque programs curated by ADRIANA ZOPPO

NOVEMBER 16, 2016
CONNIE KUPKA - violin
DAVID SPELTZ - cello

DECEMBER 7, 2016
Vocal Jazz:
KAROLINA NAZIEMIEC
with pianist TOM RANIER

DECEMBER 21, 2016
JAMES SULLIVAN -clarinet
JACQUELINE SUZUKI  -violin
DEREK STEIN - cello
Works by 
Hindemith & Ingolf Dahl (Concerto a tre)

CONCERT UPDATES:

MORE FREE CONCERTS:
At the Edendale Branch Library in ECHO PARK

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS

Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm

On Wednesday AUGUST 17, 2016 at 12:10-12:40 pm
VIRGINIA FIGUEIREDO -  clarinet
                             LORENZO SANCHEZ - piano
Program:
Arturo Márquez       Zarabandeo
Paquito D’Rivera     The Cape Cod Files


Clarinetist Virginia Figueiredo has performed worldwide as an orchestral and chamber musician. Dr. Figueiredo’s performances have been broadcasted throughout many venues including the Portuguese radio and television, and here in the United States at LACMA’s Sundays Live concert series. She holds degrees from the Lisbon Superior School of Music, CSU, Fullerton, and from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Figueiredo has been awarded top prizes in clarinet and chamber music competitions in Portugal and in the US. She has premiered clarinet works by Wiliam Kraft, Ken Walicki, and Jenni Brandon, among others. Dr. Figueiredo is on the faculty at CSU, Fullerton, at the Moorpark College, and at the Cerritos College, and a clarinet freelancer in Los Angeles. She performs often with the Pacific Opera Project.


Lorenzo Sánchez Pianist:
Lorenzo’s teachers include Anita N. Olsen, James Bonn, Robert Ward, Constance Keene, and Malcolm Hamilton. In 1992, he completed a doctorate of musical arts degree at USC.
Lorenzo has premiered new concert music for piano, including Robert Guillory's Concertino for Piano and Orchestra. His interest in Polish music led him to appear several times as lecturer and performer at the annual Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles, California.In 2004, Lorenzo accompanied a choral group on a concert tour of Rome, Italy, which included playing for mass at St. Peter’s Basilica. He accompanied a second choral music tour of Italy in January of 2013. He has collaborated in concerts featuring music by African-American composers such as William Grant Still and George Walker. In March of 2005, Lorenzo performed for Dr. Walker and Japanese composer Mitsuru Asaka in concerts taking place in Hawaii.
Looking toward his own heritage, Lorenzo has performed in vocal, chamber, and solo concerts featuring music by Mexican composers. He has edited and helped publish piano music by Mexican composer Domingo Lobato. He has recorded a solo piano CD of Lobato’s four Piano Sonatas available through the internet. He has frequently performed in Mexico with violinist Konstantin Ziumbilov, most recently in Guadalajara’s historic Teatro Degollado.He is a founding member of the Rolón Piano Trio, which is based in Southern California.

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)
Glendale, CA 91206

INFO:
please call Victoria Lucero (818-244-7241 office) 
General info
*************************************
UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-
12:40 pm; programs subject to change)


SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
ERGO MUSICA: In Residence at the Glendale Noon Concerts
Music for viola d'amore by SCHOP, BOISMORTIER & ARIOSTI
featuring ADRIANA ZOPPO - viola d'amore
& JUSTIN HAYNES - viola da gamba
http://www.ergomusica.com

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Violinist JOHANA KREJCI
performs BACH, PAGANINI & DVORAK

OCTOBER 5, 2016
ELBERT TSAI - violin
JENNIE JUNG - piano
http://www.elberttsai.com
https://jungtrio.wordpress.com/jung-trio-2/jennie-jung-piano/

OCTOBER 19, 2016
JUNG TRIO
https://jungtrio.wordpress.com/jung-trio/

NOVEMBER 2, 2016
ERGO MUSICA: In Residence at the Glendale Noon Concerts
Baroque programs curated by ADRIANA ZOPPO
http://www.ergomusica.com/

NOVEMBER 16, 2016
CONNIE KUPKA - violin
DAVID SPELTZ - cello

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

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



Friday, July 22, 2016

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts



















FREE ADMISSION 
GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm







On Wednesday AUGUST 3, 2016 at 12:10-12:40 pm: 



MARY ANNE STEINBERGER - cello
ALAN STEINBERGER - piano

Program:

François Couperin:  
Pièces en Concert 

Ralph Vaughan Williams:  
Six Studies in English Folk-Song.  


Mary Anne Steinberger is active as a cellist in the film industry, with credits including featured performances on the TV cult hit Firefly and the groundbreaking series of Uncharted video games.

She has served for twenty-five years as principal cellist of the Downey Symphony, appeared in concert with the Pasadena, Pacific, New West and Long Beach Symphonies, played for the American Ballet Theater, Bolshoi, San Francisco and Luminario ballet companies, and given recitals with the Blackbird Trio, Kewa Ensemble and Lynx Quartet.

In her spare time, Mary Anne can often be found either on her Lipizzan "Zeus" practicing dressage and riding the trails of the Tujunga Wash, or in her solar powered electric car riding the asphalt of the Crescenta Valley.


Alan Steinberger is a first-call concert and studio musician, principal keyboardist for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Pasadena Symphony and Muse/ique, and a frequent performer with the LA Philharmonic, LA Opera Orchestra, LA Chamber Orchestra and Long Beach Symphony. 


Credited and prominent throughout the score to March of the Penguins, some recent motion pictures on which he has performed include Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Big Friendly Giant, The Secret Life of Pets, Jersey Boys, The Book Thief, Toy Story 3 and Tangled (as the one-handed thug who dreams of becoming a concert pianist.)

Alan is currently in his eighth year serving as a composer for the Pageant of the Masters, and has also orchestrated multiple award-winning video games, composed music for award-winning commercials, performed on nearly every keyboard instrument from pipe organ upstage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall to accordion downstage at the Hollywood Bowl, is one of a small number of artists named a Freunde des Hauses Bösendorfer, and has been caricatured on a Warner Brothers cartoon.

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)
Glendale, CA 91206

INFO:
please call Victoria Lucero (818-244-7241 office) 
General info
*************************************
UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-
12:40 pm; programs subject to change)