Thursday, December 6, 2018

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 12/19/20

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday DECEMBER 19, 2018 at 12:10-12:40 pm:

JONATHAN FLAKSMAN - cello
BRENDAN WHITE - piano
(Please scroll down to read artist bios)
 
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op.19 (1901)
1.    Lento – Allegro moderato
2.    Allegro scherzando
3.    Andante
4.    Allegro mosso


 
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 818-244-7241 (office)
or email glendalesda@gmail.com
General info & parking:
http://www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com/
Accessible for wheelchairs. Seating available next to wheelchairs.
Loading zone near California Ave. entrance.
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UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series: 
 
           JANUARY 2, 2019
  1. ARTHUR OMURA Baroque Chamber Organ Recital

    JANUARY 17, 2019
    BRENDAN WHITE Piano Recital:
    Scriabin Sonatas

    FEBRUARY 7, 2019
    CATHERINE DEL RUSSO Oboe Recital

    FEBRUARY 21, 2019
    Violin Recital:
    JOHANA KREJCI - violin
    BRENDAN WHITE - piano 
     
    MARCH 6, 2019
    HAROUT  SENEKEREMIAN Piano Recital:
    Bach - Toccata in C minor BWV 911
     
    Messiaen- from Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jesus
    I. Regard du Père
    IV. Regard de la Vierge
    XI. Premiere communion de la Vierge

    Nikolai Medtner - Sonata Tragica Op.39 No.5
     
      
    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:

    Jonathan Flaksman, born in 1981 in Ohio, started playing the cello at five years of age. He had lessons with Madalena Burle-Marx and then studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music with Richard Aaron and the Juilliard School with Fred Sherry. In 2002 he moved to Germany and graduated in 2007 from Mannheim University in the class of his father Michael Flaksman and completed an artist diploma in orchestral studies in 2010. He has attended master classes with Bernard Greenhouse, Young Chang Cho, Jens Peter Maintz, Frans Helmerson and Maria Kliegel among many others. He attended Interlochen Arts Camp and Aspen Music Festival, various masterclasses in Italy, the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Germany, the summer Academy in Lancut, Poland, and Aurora Chamber Music Festival in Sweden. In 2013 he was a fellow at the Richard Wagner Festival in Bayreuth. He has played in the Orchestra of the Nationaltheater Mannheim, as principal cellist of the Mannheimer Philharmoniker and Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, as continuo cellist of the  La Folia Baroque Orchestra, and has toured as a member of the Philharmonie Der Nationen. His activities as chamber musician have brought him all over the United States, Europe, and Asia. He performs annually at the Ascoli Piceno Festival in Italy. In 2014 he performed as soloist with the symphony orchestra of Bari to great acclaim. As a teacher he has given master classes in Cividale del Friuli. 
    He is the Assistant Principal Cellist of the Santa Barbara Symphony and currently resides in Los Angeles.

    Pianist Brendan White has appeared as soloist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Musica Nova (Eastman School of Music), and the Delta Symphony Orchestra. White’s collaborations in Southern California have included the Mühlfeld Trio, which won the prestigious Beverly Hills Auditions, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, the Speakeasy Society, and Eighteen Squared. He is also a founding member of the Sunset ChamberFest in Los Angeles:www.sunsetchamberfest.com Local recital appearances include: Glendale Noon Concerts, Pasadena Presbyterian Music at Noon, Music@Mimoda, Mason Concerts, Emerging Artist Series Recital at Boston Court.

    White was born and raised in Tennessee before attending Eastman to study with Thomas Schumacher, and then, the University of Southern California, with Kevin Fitz-Gerald, where he was awarded Outstanding Master’s Graduate of the Thornton School of Music. 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.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 12/5/2018


FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday DECEMBER 5, 2018 at 12:10-12:40 pm:

French Program:

FAURE   Berceuse

MESSIAEN   Fantasie

DEBUSSY   Violin Sonata (2018 is a Debussy centenary year!) 
Allegro vivo 
Intermède: Fantasque et léger 
Finale: Très animé


JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
BRENDAN WHITE - piano
Please scroll down to read 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:
(NO SOLICITATIONS, PLEASE: Glendale Noon Concerts
is not accepting artists to the program.)
Call 818-244-7241 (office)
or email glendalesda@gmail.com
General info & parking:
http://www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com/
Accessible for wheelchairs. Seating available next to wheelchairs.
Loading zone near California Ave. entrance.
*************************************
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:
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. 

Pianist Brendan White has appeared as soloist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Musica Nova (Eastman School of Music), and the Delta Symphony Orchestra. White’s collaborations in Southern California have included the Mühlfeld Trio, which won the prestigious Beverly Hills Auditions, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, the Speakeasy Society, and Eighteen Squared. He is also a founding member of the Sunset ChamberFest in Los Angeles:www.sunsetchamberfest.com Local recital appearances include: Glendale Noon Concerts, Pasadena Presbyterian Music at Noon, Music@Mimoda, Mason Concerts, Emerging Artist Series Recital at Boston Court.

White was born and raised in Tennessee before attending Eastman to study with Thomas Schumacher, and then, the University of Southern California, with Kevin Fitz-Gerald, where he was awarded Outstanding Master’s Graduate of the Thornton School of Music. 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.