Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 2/5/20

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday FEBRUARY 5, 2020 at 12:10-12:40 pm:

CATHERINE DEL RUSSO - oboe

MARK ROBSON - piano


Program: 

Filippo Prover (1727-1774)                                                                      
    
Sonata op. I n. 6
          1. Allegro pastorale alla calabrese
          2. Adagio Villanella
          3. Presto

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) 
     Sonate
          1. Munter
          2. Sehr langsam/Lebhaft/Sehr langsam, wie zuerst 
          3. Weider lebhaft

Jeremy Gilien (1956- )
     Movement
          1. Allegro  
  


(Please scroll down for performers 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.
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UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:

FEBRUARY 19, 2020
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
BRENDAN WHITE - piano
FRANZ LISZT Grand duo concertant
sur la Romance de M. Lafont "Le marin", S.128
LISZT Les jeux d'eau à la Villa d'Este
J.S. BACH Preludes and Fugues Nos. 1 and 2 
from Book 1 of the Well Tempered Clavier

MARCH 4, 2020
Duo Recital
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
BRENDAN WHITE- piano

MARCH 18, 2020
Beethoven Recital
KEN AISO - violin
VALERIA MORGOVSKAYA-piano

APRIL 1, 2020
CHARLES MARTIN LOEFFLER
Two Rhapsodies for oboe, viola, and piano
Violist JONAH SIROTA & Friends

APRIL 15, 2020
Duo Recital
JOHANA KREJCI - violin
BRENDAN WHITE - piano

MAY 6, 2020
FRANZ SCHUBERT  Trout Quintet
BRENDAN WHITE -piano
JACQUELINE SUZUKI-violin
ADRIANA ZOPPO- viola
MADLEN SARKISSIAN- cello
DAVID YOUNG -bass

MAY 20, 2020
ERGO MUSICA
ADRIANA ZOPPO - viola d'amore  
  Artist bios:
Oboist Catherine Del Russo received her Bachelor of Music Degree and Performance Certificate at the Eastman School of Music where she studied with Robert Sprenkle.  She also received her Masters of Music Degree from Ohio University where she studied with John Mack in Cleveland. 

     Since then, Ms. Del Russo has performed around the world, beginning with the Eastman Wind Ensemble to the Far East as Principal Oboe. After that, she performed with the Buffalo

Philharmonic, Orchestra Filharmonica de Caracas, and Orquesta Municipal in Caracas, Venezuela.  Ms. Del Russo has played with many orchestras in Los Angeles, including the Glendale Symphony Orchestra, the Santa Barbara Symphony, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, the Desert Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, Riverside Symphony, San Bernardino Symphony, and was Associate Principal Oboe with the Honolulu Symphony. Currently, she is Principal Oboe of Opera Santa Barbara, Orchestra Santa Monica, Downey Symphony, Asia America Orchestra, and solo English horn with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.  Catherine has enjoyed playing on films, commercials and television shows. She has been a promoter of chamber music and new music in Los Angeles.   In 2011, she won the Consortium of Southern California Chamber Music Presenter’s with a chamber music trio for oboe, viola and piano. Catherine is the founding member of Lobo Ensemble, a chamber music group, with oboe, violin, and cello, for which she performs recitals regularly. Catherine is Professor of Oboe at Westmont College and Occidental College.  
 Mark Robson has been lauded by the Los Angeles Times on numerous occasions, singled out as a pianist with “one of the great techniques” and “an inquiring mind”.  His career has included performance as a keyboard soloist, chamber artist, composer, conductor and vocal coach.  He was a regular member of the music staff of the Los Angeles Opera from 1991 to 2013 as an assistant conductor and has worked as a musical assistant at the Salzburg and Spoleto (Italy) festivals.  Mr. Robson has been on the faculties of USC, Cal State Fullerton, Chapman University and Cal Arts in the capacity of vocal coach and piano teacher.  His music has been performed widely, including orchestral works premiered by the Brentwood-Westwood Symphony Orchestra and the Idyllwild Orchestra.  Soprano Patricia Prunty has recorded his song cycle A Child of Air, which has been performed at the winter Ravinia Festival.  Other compositions include a set of twenty-four preludes for the left hand, a bassoon trio and Dances and Dirges for piano, clarinet and cello.  Mr. Robson's teachers have included Lydia Frumkin, Yvonne Loriod, Alain Motard, John Perry and James Bonn.  Two of his large-scale music projects have been the performance of the complete Beethoven sonatas and multiple performances of Messiaen’s great piano cycle Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus.  He can also be heard on occasion in the ensembles the LA Chamber Orchestra and LA Philharmonic.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 1/15/20

FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday JANUARY 15, 2020 at 12:10-12:40 pm:

The Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 
will feature cellist Maksim Velichkin 
performing solo works by
Giovanni Gabrieli and
Los Angeles composers Matthew Hetz, Scott Lasky, Nabil Azzam,
and George N. Gianopoulos
in the Sanctuary of Glendale City Church.

(Please scroll down for artist bio)




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://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

                                             

Artist bio:
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.