Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 5/16/18

Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm 
On Wednesday, MAY 16, 2018 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
KEWA ENSEMBLE performs the SCHUMANN Piano Quartet

ROBERT SCHUMANN Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op.47 (1842)

Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo
Scherzo: Molto vivace - Trio I – Trio II
Andante cantabile
Finale: Vivace

Jacqueline Suzuki -violin
Adriana Zoppo - viola
Clement Chow- cello
Brendan White - piano

Please scroll down for artist bios.


The Glendale Noon Concerts series now takes place
in the Sanctuary at
610 E. California Ave (at Isabel St)
Glendale, CA 91206

(NO SOLICITATIONS, PLEASE: Glendale Noon Concerts
is not accepting artists to the program.)
Call 818-244-7241 (office)
or email
General info & parking:
UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm; 
programs subject to change)

At the Edendale Branch Library in ECHO PARK

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. 

Adriana Zoppo performs on the violin, viola, baroque violin, baroque viola, and the unusual and rarely heard viola d’amore. She plays with many southland ensembles including Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra, Los Angeles Baroque Players, Bach Collegium San Diego, the Corona del Mar Baroque Festival and the Santa Barbara Symphony, and is Director/Curator of the Glendale Noon Concerts’ early music sub-series featuring her ensemble Ergo Musica. As a freelancerAdriana plays for many different events, such as for film and TV, video games, solo artist recordings, and live shows of all musical styles and genresShe has recently played for the Broadway shows “Amelie” , “An American in Paris”, and “Hamilton.”

Cellist Clement Chow has studied at Rice University and Cleveland Institute of Music where he received his Bachelor and Master of Music. He has been to music festivals around the world which include the Aspen Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival in Japan, as well as Schleswig Holstein Music Festival in Germany. He made his solo debut with the Houston Symphony at the age of 16. He has also studied with some of the greatest chamber music groups around the world. The groups include Tokyo, Cleveland, Alban Berg, and Amadeus String Quartets.

Pianist Brendan White has appeared as soloist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Musica Nova (Eastman School of Music), and the Delta Symphony 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: Local recital appearances include: Glendale Noon Concerts, Pasadena Presbyterian Music at Noon, Music@Mimoda, Mason Concerts, Piano Spheres Emerging Artist Recital at Boston Court on JUNE 8, 2018.

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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