Thursday, June 6, 2019

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 6/19/19


FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday JUNE 19, 2019 at 12:10-12:40 pm:


MAKSIM VELICHKIN:
PIANO IMPROVISATIONS
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.


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:

JULY 3, 2019
MOZART Fantasia in c minor, K.475 
SCHUBERT Duo Sonata in A Major, D.574
FRANK BASILE - piano
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin


JULY 17, 2019
Flute Recital:
PAUL TAFFANEL Andante Pastoral et Scherzettino
PHILIPPE GAUBERT Nocturne & Allegro Scherzando
GEORGES BARRERE Nocturne
GEORGE N. GIANOPOULOS Romance & Finale, Op.19
KATHERINE MARSH - flute
BRENDAN WHITE - piano


AUGUST 7, 2019
CALICO WINDS 


AUGUST 21, 2019
JOHANNES BRAHMS  Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34
Brendan White - piano
with the LYNX QUARTET:
Nancy Roth - violin
Jacqueline Suzuki - violin
Lynn Grants - viola
Mary Anne Steinberger -cello

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019
CESAR FRANCK Piano Quintet in F minor
Alexander Knecht - violin
Jacqueline Suzuki - violin
Adriana Zoppo - viola
Jonathan Flaksman - cello
Brendan White - piano

SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
ERGO MUSICA:
Adriana Zoppo -viola d'amore
http://www.ergomusica.com 

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


Monday, May 20, 2019

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 6/5/2019


           
























                

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday JUNE 5, 2019 at 12:10-12:40 pm:



YuEun Gemma Kim - violin

Isaac Friedhoff - piano 

Program: 

Maurice Ravel: Violin Sonata No.2 in G Major
Blues. Moderato
Perpetuum mobile. Allegro


Pablo de Sarasate
Zigeunerweisen, Op.20
Carmen Fantasy, Op.25 


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:

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

Artist Bios:
 
YuEun Kim, Violin

Having earned her Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from Seoul National University, Ms. Kim received her Artist Diploma, as a Starling Fellow on full scholarship at the USC-Thornton School of Music, under the tutelage of violinist Midori Goto.
Since moving to Los Angeles in 2013, she has won first place in USC’s Solo Bach Competition and the Strings Concerto Competition, and was a semi-finalist at the Qingdao International Violin Competition and the Michael Hill International Violin Competition. In 2018, she won second prize at the Boulder International Duo Competition with pianist Sung Chang.
YuEun’s biggest passion is chamber music, she is a founding member of the Zaffre String Quartet and has been performed at chamber music festivals around the country, including the Perlman Music Program, Yellow Barn, Banff Chamber Music Residency, Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival and collaborated with such distinguished artists as Ida Kavafian, Colin Carr, Roger Tapping, Michael Kannen and Steven Tenenbom.
YuEun has appeared as a soloist with the USC Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Irvine, LA Virtuosi, Temecula Valley Symphony and Sequoia Symphony. She has won the “Beverly Hills National Audition” and has been selected to play at “Sundays Live at LACMA”, and joined the roster at ‘Classics Alive’ management.
In 2017, YuEun undertook a project dear to her: performing Beethoven’s complete violin sonatas over three concerts, with pianist Sung Chang. She recently completed a tour in the Bay area with guitarist Ines Thome and solo recitals at LACMA and Dame Myra Hess series in Chicago.
Her 2019 season highlights include regular performances with the chamber ensemble ‘Delirium Musicum’ of which she is a founding member, solo debut at Seoul Art Center in Korea and the ‘Chopin Project’ that was inspired by her Youtube video which hit 2 million views. https://www.facebook.com/yueunkimviolin/

 
Isaac Friedhoff, piano

 
A native of Catalonia (Spain), Isaac Friedhoff has
performed extensively as a soloist and recitalist
in Europe, North and South America. He received
his  Masters from USC and his Bachelors from
 Indiana University. He is currently pursuing a
Doctorate degree at the University of Southern
California with Antoinette Perry.
As a soloist. Isaac has appeared twice with the
UC Davis  Symphony under the baton of Christian 

Baldini at the Mondavi Center (Davis, CA) and 

at Palau de la Música Catalana in his hometown 

of Barcelona. He has also performed with 

 the Vancouver Symphony (WA) under 

Salvador Brotons.

His is a winner of several Spanish piano competitions,

including 1st prize in the International Competition

“Ciutat de Carlet” (València, Spain), and has given

masterclasses as a guest artist at Classic Pianos

(Portland, OR).

Friday, May 3, 2019

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 5/15/2019

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday MAY 15, 2019 at 12:10-12:40 pm: 
 
ERGO MUSICA with
ADRIANA ZOPPO - viola d'amore
JAMES SULLIVAN - basset horn 
KAROLINA NAZIEMIEC - viola



Program:

Jan Krumlovsky- Partita in D Major
Karl Stamitz-Divertissement
Joseph Haydn-Divertimento

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

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

Artist Bios:
A Winner of the Beverly Hills Auditions of the Consortium of Southern California Chamber Music PresentersAdriana Zoppo performs on the violin, viola, baroque violin, baroque viola, and the rarely heard viola d’amore. She has played regularly with the Santa Barbara, Pacific, and Long Beach Symphonies, Pasadena Pops, Long Beach Opera, St. Matthew Chamber Orchestra and other ensembles in the area. Director/Curator of the Glendale Noon Concerts’early music sub-series Adriana, with Ergo Musica, is heard there frequently. Previously a member of the Carmel Bach Festival and L.A. Baroque Orchestra, she plays with the original instrument ensembles Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra, L.A. Baroque Players, Bach Collegium San Diego and the Corona del Mar Baroque Festival, where she has appeared as viola d'amore soloist.  Adriana has played for motion pictures, TV shows, video games, solo artist recordings, Broadway musicals, and live shows of all musical styles from classical to jazz, and was part of the band for the musical Hamilton during its recent run in Los Angeles. Adriana holds a Bachelors degree from U.S.C. and Masters from the University of Michigan, both in violin performance.

James Sullivan explores the versatility of the clarinet and bass clarinet family in an expansive scope of styles and repertoire. Collaborations range from free improvisation with Vinnie Golia, Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du soldat with Martin Chalifour, and several years with the Brad Dutz Quartet, a jazz chamber ensemble. Based in the Los Angeles area, he honed his microtonal skills studying maqam while playing for a decade with classical Arabic ensemble Kan Zaman. His just intonation background includes premiering and recording Ben Johnston’s Parable and participating in the creation and recording of composer Andrew McIntosh’s Symmetry Etudes. Additionally, he has performed with Partch ensemble in Harry Partch’s Oedipus, where he became special friends with the Chromelodeon. Classical orchestral performance includes work with LA Phil, Pasadena Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony, Seattle Symphony, and studio film and television recording. He has appeared as soloist on the series Jacaranda, Green Umbrella, Boston Court, and Microfest. When taking a break from music, he likes to spend the day running in the mountains of Southern California.

Karolina Naziemiec is a Polish vocalist and a violist who has been training, teaching and performing in the United States since 2001. She was granted an artistic visa on the recommendation of the American Federation of Musicians, who cited her as being “a violist of extraordinary ability.” Ms. Naziemiec earned her Masters in viola performance from USC while studying concurrently at the Henry Mancini Institute in Los Angeles.
She has performed with many orchestras in Poland, Germany, France, Belgium, Japan, and USA and participated in numerous music festivals throughout the world.
She has recorded in scoring sessions at studios such as Warner Brothers, Fox, Sony and Paramount. 
KaroliNa is also an accomplished jazz vocalist who has performed in both the United States and Poland. Her artistry and talent can be heard on two beautiful CDs, Introduction, and her latest, Songs of Hope, dedicated to the heroes of World War II. Songs of Hope is receiving wonderful reviews and acknowledgement throughout the musical world. Learn more about KaroliNa at www.karolinanaziemiec.com.