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
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UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-
12:40 pm; programs subject to change)



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