Thursday, August 8, 2019

Free admission Glendale Noon Concerts 8/21/19

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm  
On Wednesday AUGUST 21, 2019 at 12:10-12:40 pm

TSCHAIKOVSKY PIANO TRIO in a minor, Op.50 

JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
JONATHAN FLAKSMAN - cello
BRENDAN WHITE - piano 


PROGRAM:  

PYOTR ILYICH TSCHAIKOVSKY (Russian, 1840-1893)
Piano Trio in a minor, Op.50 (1881-1882)
I. Pezzo elegiaco. Moderato assai-Allegro giusto
II. Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto-
Variazioni finale e coda

Please scroll down to read artist bios.

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


Jonathan Flaksman, born in 1981 in Akron, Ohio, started playing the cello at five years of age. His first regular teacher was Madalena Burle-Marx. Hestudied 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 (former professor at Cal State Northridge), completed an artist diploma in orchestral studies in 2010, and was a member of Live Music Now. He has had master classes with Bernard Greenhouse, Harvey Shapiro, Youngchang Cho, Jens Peter Maintz, Frans Helmerson, Maria Kliegel, and Ralph Kirshbaum among many others. He attended the Interlochen Arts Camp and the Aspen Music Festival in the United States, masterclasses in Portogruaro and Lucca in Italy, the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Germany, the summer academy in Łancut, 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 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 soloist and chamber musician have brought him all over the United States and Europe as well as to Asia. He performs annually at the Chamber Music Festival of Ascoli Piceno in Italy. He performed as soloist with  As a teacher he has given master classes in Cividale del Friuli in Italy and at University of California Santa Barbara. He has served on the jury of various string competitions.
He currently lives in LA and plays with the Symphonies of Pasadena, New West, Modesto, and Hawaii. He is also an active recording artist covering all genres.
He is tenured since 2015 as Assistant Principal Cellist of the Santa Barbara Symphony.

Pianist Brendan White has appeared as soloist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Musica Nova (Eastman School of Music), Delta Symphony Orchestra, Crown City Symphony., and the Vicente Chamber 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.


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