Violinist-Violist KEN AISO & Pianist VALERIA MORGOVSKAYA:
Works by SCHUMANN & BRAHMS
During the Covid-19 "Safer at Home" period,
Glendale Noon Concerts will bring our programs
to you via streaming on Facebook Live and Youtube:
The MAY 20, 2020 program can be viewed at this link
beginning at 12:10 PDT:
The concert will be available on the
Glendale City Church Youtube Channel:
View concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNWhz8bdC-o&t=461s
Facebook LIVE stream: GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10
On Wednesday MAY 20, 2020 at 12:10:
Violinist/Violist KEN AISO & Pianist VALERIA MORGOVSKAYA
Märchenbilder for viola and piano Op.113 (1851)
Nicht schnell (Not Fast)
Langsam, mit melancholischem Ausdruck (Slowly, with Melancholic Expression)
Violin Sonata in A-Major op.100 (1886)
Andante tranquillo- Vivace-Andante-Vivace di più-Andante-Vivace
Allegretto grazioso (quasi andante)
Program note links:
Scroll down to read artist bios.
Facebook MAY 20 event page:
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Streaming on Wednesday JUNE 3, 2020 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF Sonata No.2
STEVEN STUCKY Album Leaves (Movts. 1&4)
Brendan White- piano
PLEASE HELP THESE CONCERTS TO CONTINUE WITH A DONATION:
Or by mailing it to 610 E California Ave, Glendale, CA 91206 to the Friends of Music.
The Glendale Noon Concerts series is presented by Glendale City Church every first & third Wednesday at 12:10-12:40 pm. www.glendalecitychurch.org
Concert schedule: www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com
Glendale City Church also presents the Second Saturday Concert Series,http://glendalecitychurch.org/index.php/ministries/second-saturday-concert-series.html
and sponsors the Caesura Youth Orchestra http://www.mycyo.org
Much appreciation to the Hennings-Fischer Foundation for their mission to support art & education and their generous grant to GNC.
Internationally acclaimed violinist/violist Ken Aiso has performed worldwide as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Ken graduated form the Royal Academy of Music in London studying with Erich Gruenberg. His other teachers include Eduard Schmieder and Chikashi Tanaka. Equally at home with modern and period instruments, Ken has appeared as principal violin with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the London Philharmonic, the Hallé and the Scottish Chamber Orchestras.
He has been invited to renowned music festivals in UK, France, Sweden, Switzerland, India, Georgia, Bolivia and Kazakhstan, and has taught at Montecito Summer Music Festival since 2008. Ken is a laureate of Long-Thibaud International Competition in Paris and International Music Competition of Japan, and was elected Associate of Royal Academy of Music in London. He received Shimousa Kan-ichi Music Award in his native Japan in 2018. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2015, Ken has been serving as faculty at Loyola Marymount and La Sierra Universities, and performs with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Valeria Morgovskaya, pianist, graduated from the Kiev State Conservatory. Since her immigration to the US in 1990, Ms Morgovskaya has been in high demand as accompanist for singers and all orchestral instrumentalists. She has been an official accompanist to festivals and courses such as Piatigorsky Cello Seminar and Beverley Hills Music Festival, and has performed throughout the US, Germany and Japan, as well as on numerous radio broadcast. She has provided accompaniment for many national and international competitions, and was an official accompanist at Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong (2013) and Harbin (2014). Ms. Morgovskaya is currently staff accompanist at Loyola Marymount University and UCLA, and is often engaged in that capacity at USC, Cal State Long Beach, Colburn School, Montecito International Music Festival, Academy of the West and Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts.