THE CLICKABLE CHAMBER MUSIC NEWSLETTER FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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** SPECIAL NOTE **

The BEVERLY HILLS NATIONAL AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED

Date: Saturday, Saturday, April 18, 2020
Location: City of Beverly Hills, Roxbury Community Center
Application Deadline: Monday, April 6, 2020
There is an option to audition via posted internet performances if it is not possible to audition in person.
Find information by clicking:
https://c-cmp-socal.org/

Artists and ensembles will be selected for three 2020-2021 concert series:

The City of Beverly Hills' "Music In The Mansion"
http://bit.ly/BeverlyHills-MusicInTheMansion

Classical Crossroads' "The Interludes" in Torrance CA
http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/TheInterludes.htm

The City of Encinitas' "Music By The Sea"
https://encinitasca.gov/Concerts

In addition, Beverly Hills National Auditions winners are also recommended to the 50 members of the Consortium of Chamber Music Presenters of Southern California, who are invited as guests to the auditions. These include LACMA's "Sundays Live!", "Laguna Beach Live!", Rolling Hills United Methodist Church's "Second Sundays At Two", and Classical Crossroads' "First Fridays at First! ~ fff", to name just some. See the full list by clicking:
https://encinitasca.gov/Concerts


I N   T H I S   I S S U E :
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
(full information further down in body of newsletter)


** THE LIST


A. THE COMPREHENSIVE LIST of UPCOMING CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS
   is generated in partnership with PerformingArtsLIVE.com.
   See THE LIST by clicking:
   http://bit.ly/PerformingArtsLIVE-ChamberMusic

   IMPORTANT NOTE to presenting organizations and artists:
   Please see Item EE below about posting concert announcements on
   http://www.PerformingArtsLIVE.com/


** HIGHLIGHTS and HIDDEN GEMS
   Select Concerts Not To Be Overlooked
   (full information further down in body of newsletter)

B. Chamber Music at the Clark
   MARKUS GROH piano
   Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 2:00PM
   Thursday, February 27, 2020 - Ticket lottery deadline
   UCLA Clark Memorial Library - West Adams district
   http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/markus-groh/

C. Colburn School Faculty Recital - Free
   MARTIN BEAVER violin and FABIO BIDINI piano
   Beethoven's Violin Sonata Cycle - Concert III
   Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:30PM
   Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School - Downtown
   http://bit.ly/Colburn-Bidini-BeaverRecital003

D. CSUN Faculty Artist Recital/Guest Artist Recital
   JULIE JUNG cello and JENNIE JUNG piano
   CSUN Cellobration! Festival
   Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:30PM
   Music Recital Hall - Cal State University Northridge
   http://bit.ly/CSUN-003

E. Philharmonic Society of Orange County presents
   Charlie Chaplin's Smile: A Musical Tribute to Charlie Chaplin
   PHILIPPE QUINT violin
   Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:00PM
   Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine CA
   http://bit.ly/Barclay-ViolinistPhilippeQuint

F. Loyola Marymount University Faculty Recital - Free
   KEN AISO violin and VALERIA MORGOVSKAYA piano
   Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:00PM
   Murphy Recital Hall - Loyola Marymount University
   http://bit.ly/LMU-KenAiso002

G. Segerstrom Center for the Arts
   VIENNA PIANO TRIO
     STEFAN MENDL piano, DAVID McCARROLL violin, CLEMENS HAGEN cello
   Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 8:00PM
   Samueli Theater - Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa CA
   https://www.scfta.org/events/2020/vienna-piano-trio

H. The Peninsula Symphony Association presents - Free
   EDITH KNOX CONCERTO COMPETITION FINALS
   Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 2:00-5:00PM
   Redondo Union High School - Redondo Beach CA
   http://www.pensym.org/

I. UCLA American Jewish Music Festival
   Pianist INNA FALIKS performs LJOVA Premiere
     with students from UCLA's Piano Studio
   BO FENG, VALERIE STERN, and BRANDON ZHOU
   Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 2:00PM
   Lani Hall - Schoenberg Music Building, UCLA
   http://bit.ly/UCLA-InnaFaliks

J. Chamber On The Mountain
   ZLATOMIR FUNG cello and JANICE CARISSA piano
   Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 3:00PM
   Logan House - Ojai CA - SOLD OUT
   http://www.chamberonthemountain.com/zlatomir_fung_2020.html

K. SUNDAYS LIVE! Chamber Music Series - Free
   CHOIR OF SAINT JAMES
   JAMES BUONEMANI director
   Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 6:00PM
   St. James Church - Wilshire Blvd (near Western)
   https://www.sundayslive.org/concerts/2020/3/1/choir-of-saint-james

L. Music Guild presents
   TRIO CÉLESTE
     IRYNA KRECHKOVSKY violin, KEVIN KWAN LOUCKS piano,
     ROSS GASWORTH cello
   Monday, March 2, 2020 - 8:00PM
     University Synagogue - Brentwood CA
   Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 8:00PM
     Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall - CSULB
   Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:00PM
     David Familian Chapel - Adat Ari El - Valley Village CA
   https://themusicguild.org/75th-anniversary-season

M. USC Thornton Edge Concert - Free
   YASMINA SPIEGELBERG clarinet soloist
   USC THORNTON EDGE New Music Ensemble
   DONALD CROCKETT conductor
   Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:30PM
   Alfred Newman Recital Hall - USC
   https://music.usc.edu/events/details/?event-id=32141578364743

N. USC Thornton School of Music presents - Free
   STRINGS: STUDIO SHOWCASE
   Continuing...
   Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 6:30PM
   Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 6:30PM
   Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 6:30PM
   Jeanette MacDonald Recital Hall - USC
   https://music.usc.edu/events/

O. CHAMBER MUSIC PALISADES
   Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:00PM
   The Sanctuary of Saint Matthew's Parish - Pacific Palisades CA
   https://cmpalisades.org/events/program-3-march-4-2020-8pm/

P. Colburn Chamber Music Society
   JIM WALKER flute, MINGJIA LIU oboe, RICHARD BEENE bassoon
   alongside Colburn Conservatory students
   Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 7:30PM
   Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School - Downtown
   http://bit.ly/ColburnChamberMusicSociety-003

Q. Classical Crossroads, Inc. - Free
   First Fridays at First! ~ fff presents
   BARRANTES & PINTO-RIBEIRO PIANO DUO
   ROSA MARIA BARRANTES & FILIPE PINTO-RIBEIRO
   Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:15-12:45PM
   First Lutheran Church & School - Torrance
   The first part of a recital in two parts:
   See announcement S. below for Part Two.
   http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/FirstFridays.htm

R. Beverly Hills National Auditions Winner
   DELIRIUM MUSICUM - Chamber Ensemble
   Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00PM
     Nichols Canyon Music - Nichols Canyon - Hollywood
   Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 8:00PM
     Boston Court - Pasadena CA
   http://deliriummusicum.com/concerts/

S. Second Sundays At Two presents - Free
   BARRANTES & PINTO-RIBEIRO PIANO DUO
   ROSA MARIA BARRANTES & FILIPE PINTO-RIBEIRO
   Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 2:00PM sharp!
   Rolling Hills United Methodist Church - Rolling Hills Estates CA
   The second part of a recital in two parts:
   See announcement Q. above for Part One.
   https://rhumc.org/second-sundays-at-two-12/

T. Lark Musical Society presents
   DILIJAN CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
   Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00PM
   Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School - Downtown
   https://dilijan.larkmusicalsociety.org/program/

U. CSULB Faculty Artist Series
   THE ORPHEUS DUO
     ALTHEA WAITES and MARK URANKER pianos
   Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 4:00PM
   Daniel Recital Hall - California State University, Long Beach
   http://web.csulb.edu/depts/music/events/

V. Le Salon de Musiques
   THOMAS MICHAEL ALLEN tenor,
   CHIAI TAJIMA and BENJAMIN HOFFMAN violins,
   JOHANNA NOWIK viola, STELLA YE LIN CHO cello
   MARISA GUPTA piano, FRANÇOIS CHOUCHAN piano
   Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 4:00PM
   Impresario Room (5th floor) - Dorothy Chandler Pavilion - Downtown
   http://bit.ly/LeSalonDeMusiques007

W. Great Music at St. James - Free
   THE CHOIR OF SAINT JAMES followed by
   Organist MALCOLM MATTHEWS
   Sunday, March 8, 2020
     Evensong with THE CHOIR OF SAINT JAMES - 4:30PM
     Organ recital by MALCOLM MATTHEWS - 6:00PM
   St. James Church - Wilshire Blvd (near Western)
   https://stjla.org/greatmusic/


** THE REST OF THE NEWSLETTER
   Table of Contents (cont'd)
   (full information further down in body of newsletter)

X. SoCal 2019-2020 Chamber Music Concerts Series Announced
   http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/SoCalCM.html

Y. REVIEWS OF RECENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS and
   OTHER ITEMS OF HIGH INTEREST ON THE SOUTHLAND CHAMBER MUSIC SCENE

 * Music Critic TRUMAN C. WANG's review on Classical Voice
   "Angela Hewitt in Beverly Hills, a Hopeless Romantic for Bach"
   http://bit.ly/ClassicalVoice-TrumanCWang001

 * Music Critic HENRY SCHLINGER's review on Culture Spot LA
   "Angela Hewitt Plays Bach at The Wallis"
   http://bit.ly/CultureSpotLA-HenrySchlinger004

 * Music Critic TIMOTHY MANGAN's review on Voice of OC
   "Yuja Wang Displays Virtuosity and Temperament
   for a Puzzled Segerstrom Audience"
   http://bit.ly/TimothyMangan006

 * Art & Piano Teacher LINDA WEHRLI's interview on her Blog
   Pastimes for a Lifetime - "The Vieness Piano Duo"
   VIJAY VENKATESH and EVA SCHAUMKELL
   http://bit.ly/LindaWehrli008

 * The BEVERLY HILLS NATIONAL AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED
   Date: Saturday, Saturday, April 18, 2020
   Location: City of Beverly Hills, Roxbury Community Center
   Application Deadline: Monday, April 6, 2020
   Information: https://c-cmp-socal.org/
   Artists and ensembles will be selected for three
   2020-2021 concert series:
   The City of Beverly Hills' "Music In The Mansion"
   http://bit.ly/BeverlyHills-MusicInTheMansion
   Classical Crossroads' "The Interludes" in Torrance CA
   http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/TheInterludes.htm
   The City of Encinitas' "Music By The Sea"
   https://c-cmp-socal.org/

 * Music Journalist MATT COOPER writes in the Los Angeles Times
   "Classical music in L.A. this week Feb 23-March 1:
   Dvorák and Ives with the LA Phil and more"
   http://bit.ly/LATimes-MattCooper039

 * The KUSC Free Download
   LACO Concertmaster MARGARET BATJER is featured with the
   Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and conductor JEFFREY KAHANE
   performing Latvian composer Peteris Vasks' Lonely Angel.
   Stream or download.
   https://www.kusc.org/radio/free-download/

 * LACMA Sundays Live! from the KUSC website.
   Sundays Live concerts are at St. James Church on Wilshire,
   while a new LACMA recital hall is constructed.
   Listen to previous week's Performances.
   https://www.kusc.org/radio/on-demand/sundays-live/

Z. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CLASSICAL GUITAR RECITALS
   GEORGE GUTMAN's Weekly Summary
   For the full calendar, click:
   http://ocgc.org/pages/SoCalEvents.htm

AA. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORCHESTRA CONCERTS
   MICHAEL CLEARY's Selections
   For the full calendar, click:
   http://www.palosverdes.com/SoCalOrch/

BB. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VOCAL EVENTS
   LAURI D GOLDENHERSH's Weekly Highlights
   For the full calendar, click:
   http://www.laurislist.com/calendar

CC. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORGAN CONCERTS

DD. WEBSITES OF HIGH INTEREST TO SOUTHLAND CHAMBER MUSIC AFICIONADOS

EE. IMPORTANT NOTE TO PRESENTING ORGANIZATIONS AND ARTISTS
   About posting concert announcements on
   http://www.PerformingArtsLIVE.com/

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N E W S L E T T E R   B E G I N S
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GREETINGS, CHAMBER MUSIC AFICIONADOS


** THE LIST


A. LISTINGS OF UPCOMING CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS

THE COMPREHENSIVE LIST of Upcoming Chamber Music Concerts & Recitals
is generated in partnership with PerformingArtsLIVE.
See THE LIST by clicking:
http://bit.ly/PerformingArtsLIVE-ChamberMusic

EASILY CUSTOMIZE the list to find other types of concerts
or for concerts just in your area by clicking:
http://www.performingartslive.com/?p=advsear

IMPORTANT NOTE to presenting organizations and artists: Please see Item EE below about posting concert announcements on
http://www.PerformingArtsLIVE.com/


** HIGHLIGHTS and HIDDEN GEMS
   Select Concerts Not To Be Overlooked


B. Chamber Music at the Clark
   MARKUS GROH piano

   Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 2:00PM
   Thursday, February 27, 2020 - Ticket lottery deadline (see below)
   UCLA Clark Memorial Library
   2520 Cimarron St., West Adams district of Los Angeles
   [midWilshireLA]
   For driving directions, click:
   http://www.clarklibrary.ucla.edu/visit

Program
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827):
  Piano Sonata No.27 in E Minor, Op.90
  Piano Sonata No.28 in A Major, Op.101
  Piano Sonata No.29 in B-flat Major, Op.106, "Hammerklavier"

Pianist MARKUS GROH gained global attention after winning the Queen Elisabeth International Competition in Brussels in 1995. In recent seasons, Mr. Groh made his debut with the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica under Carl St. Clair; he toured the U.S. with the Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet; he made debuts with the Pacific Symphony and the National Symphony of Colombia; as well as return appearances with the Omaha Symphony and the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica. Read about MARKUS GROH by clicking:
https://www.markusgroh.org/

A wine, hors d'oeuvre, and dessert reception follows, where you can talk to the artists and fellow music lovers.

Tickets by lottery: $35 / $10 for UCLA students
Reservation-by-lottery deadline: Thursday, February 27, 2020

For concert information, and to be included in the online reservation-by-lottery, click:
http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/markus-groh/




C. Colburn School Faculty Recital - Free
   MARTIN BEAVER violin and FABIO BIDINI piano
   Beethoven's Violin Sonata Cycle - Concert III

   Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:30PM
   Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School
   200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA
   [DowntownLA][Free]
   For a Google map, click:
   http://goo.gl/IwB59X

Program
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.8 in G Major, Op.30
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.10 in G Major, Op.96
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.9 in A Major, Op.47, "Kreutzer"

Canadian-born violinist MARTIN BEAVER was First Violin of the world-renowned TOKYO STRING QUARTET from 2002 until the Quartet disbanded in 2013. His chamber music collaborations include eminent artists such as LEON FLEISHER, LYNN HARRELL, SABINE MEYER, and ALICIA De LARROCHA. Mr. Beaver's teachers include legends VICTOR DANCHENKO, JOSEF GINGOLD, and HENRYK SZERYNG. A laureate of the Queen Elisabeth, Montreal, and Indianapolis Competitions, he subsequently served on juries of major international competitions including the 2009 Queen Elisabeth Competition. He was Artist-in-Residence at the Yale School of Music, and since August 2013 he has served on the faculty of the Colburn School teaching violin and co-directing string chamber music studies. Read about Martin Beaver by clicking:
https://www.colburnschool.edu/faculty-listing/martin-beaver/

Italian-born FABIO BIDINI is among the world's leading pianists. He has appeared as concerto soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre, Philharmonia Orchestra of London at Royal Festival Hall, San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra Prague at the Rudolfinum, and Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra at Liszt Academy Hall, among many others. A Steinway artist, he is the Carol Colburn Grigor Piano Chair at the Colburn Conservatory. Read about Fabio Bidini by clicking:
https://www.colburnschool.edu/faculty-listing/fabio-bidini/

Free admission. For information, click:
http://bit.ly/Colburn-Bidini-BeaverRecital003




D. CSUN Faculty Artist Recital/Guest Artist Recital
   JULIE JUNG cello and JENNIE JUNG piano
   CSUN Cellobration! Festival

   Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:30PM
   Music Recital Hall
   Cypress Hall (Music Building)
   Cal State University Northridge
   [SanFernandoValley][Free]
   For a campus map and driving directions, click:
   http://www.csun.edu/csun-maps

Program
Selections by Beethoven, Martinu, and Chopin

Cellist JULIE JUNG has performed internationally as a soloist and member of the award-winning Jung Trio with her two sisters Jennie and Ellen. A prizewinner in the 2000 Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition, she has been presented in recitals by the Debut-Young Concert Artist Series in Montreal and the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC Radio) across Canada. As a member of the NEC Honors String Quartet, she was awarded the Silver Medal at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.  Ms. Jung has performed with iPalpiti in the International Laureates Festival in Los Angeles since 2007 and appeared with the ensemble in Carnegie Hall, Disney Hall, and the Kimmel Center. With the Jung Trio, she was awarded the Grand Prize at the Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition and the Bronze Medal at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. Ms. Jung received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Toronto, her Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music, and completed studies at the Yale School of Music in the Artist Diploma Program.  Ms. Jung is currently a member of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Redlands Symphony Orchestra, and the Riverside Philharmonic. She is on faculty at Vanguard University, Mount San Antonio College, and is also on the Board of Advisors for the Young Musicians Foundation. Read about Julie Jung by clicking:
https://jungtrio.wordpress.com/jung-trio-2/julie-jung-cello/

Pianist JENNIE JUNG is a member of the Jung Trio, Grand Prize winner of the 2002 Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition. She has been a collaborative pianist at the Aspen Summer Music Festival, the Gregor Piatigorsky Seminar for Cellists, the Banff Centre for the Arts, and the Mozarteum Summer Academy in Salzburg. Ms. Jung earned her Master of Music degree and Artist Diploma from Yale University and a Doctor of Musical Arts from Juilliard. Read about Jennie by clicking:
https://jungtrio.wordpress.com/jung-trio-2/jennie-jung-piano/

CSUN Cellobration!

Continuing...

Cellist JULIE JUNG of the JUNG TRIO
Masterclass: Fri, February 28, 2020 - 9:00AM-12:00 noon - Free
Recital w/Jennie Jung: Fri, February 28, 2020 - 7:30PM

Cellist OVIDIU MARINESCU Professor at West Chester University
Masterclass: Tue, March 10, 2020 - 3:00-5:00PM
  & 6:30-9:00PM - Free

Cellist THOMAS ROSENBERG
Masterclass: Mon, March 30, 2020 - 8:30-11:30AM
  & 12:30-3:00PM - Free

Tickets: $15 / $10 Faculty, Staff, & Seniors / $7 Students
For information, click:
http://bit.ly/CSUN-003




E. Philharmonic Society of Orange County presents
   Charlie Chaplin's Smile: A Musical Tribute to Charlie Chaplin
   PHILIPPE QUINT violin

   Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:00PM
   Irvine Barclay Theatre
   4242 Campus Drive, Irvine CA
   [OrangeCounty]
   For directions, click:
   http://bit.ly/BarclayDirections

Program
Charlie Chaplin: selection of eleven love songs
  arranged for piano and violin

American violinist of Russian heritage PHILIPPE QUINT is constantly in demand and regularly appears with major orchestras and conductors worldwide at venues ranging from the Gewandhaus in Leipzig to Carnegie Hall in New York, while making frequent guest appearances at the most prestigious festivals including Verbier, Aspen, Colmar, Hollywood Bowl, and Dresden Festspiele. Read about Philippe Quint by clicking:
https://www.philippequint.com/about

Tickets: $32 to $100. For concert information and tickets, click:
http://bit.ly/Barclay-ViolinistPhilippeQuint




F. Loyola Marymount University Faculty Recital - Free
   KEN AISO violin and VALERIA MORGOVSKAYA piano

   Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:00PM
   Murphy Recital Hall
   Loyola Marymount University
   1 LMU Drive, Westchester CA
   [WestSide][Free]
   For driving directions and a campus map, click:
   https://cal.lmu.edu/murphy#.Xlf6siGQFrR

Program
Beethoven: Romance No.1 in G Major, Op.40
Beethoven: Romance No.2 in F Major, Op.50
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.10 in G Major, Op.96

Laureate of the prestigious Thibaud-Long International Violin Competition in Paris (1995), KEN AISO has performed widely in leading concert halls of Europe, the U.S., and Japan, with appearances at the famed Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Musikverein in Vienna, and Wigmore and Queen Elizabeth Halls in London. Trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he later taught, Ken Aiso is an iPalpiti alumnus and an Associate at the Royal Academy of Music in London. His playing is praised not only for his singularly beautiful tone, but also for the unique atmosphere of intimacy. In 2003 he was honored to appear before the Emperor and Empress of Japan. Read about Ken Aiso by clicking:
https://www.laco.org/people/ken-aiso/

Pianist VALERIA MORGOVSKAYA graduated from the Kiev State Conservatory in Ukraine. Since her immigration to the US in 1990, Ms Morgovskaya has been in high demand as accompanist for singers and instrumentalists. She has been an official accompanist to festivals including the Piatigorsky Cello Seminar and Beverly Hills International Music Festival and has provided accompaniment for national and international competitions, including the Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong (2013) and Harbin, China (2014). Ms. Morgovskaya is currently staff accompanist at Loyola Marymount University and UCLA. Read about Valeria Morgovskaya by clicking:
http://montecitomusicfestival.com/teachers/valeria-morgovskaya/

Free and open to the community. For concert information, click:
http://bit.ly/LMU-KenAiso002




G. Segerstrom Center for the Arts
   VIENNA PIANO TRIO
   STEFAN MENDL piano, DAVID McCARROLL violin, CLEMENS HAGEN cello

   Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 8:00PM
   Samueli Theater
   Segerstrom Center for the Arts
   600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa CA
   [OrangeCounty]
   For a Google map, click:
   http://goo.gl/7Va27c

Program
Haydn: Trio in E Minor, Hob.XV:12
Ravel: Piano Trio in A Minor
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in C Minor, Op.66

The VIENNA PIANO TRIO was founded in 1988 by the Viennese pianist STEFAN MENDL. His partners are the Californian violinist DAVID McCarroll, a member of the trio since 2015, and the Austrian cellist CLEMENS HAGEN, who joined in 2018. Engagements in 2018-19 included a concert cycle at Vienna Konzerthaus and a performance at the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg, while the 2019-20 season emphasizes Beethoven and, in series at the Vienna Konzerthaus and London's Wigmore Hall, the piano trios and string sonatas of Brahms. In 2020 the trio is making a tour of the USA, visiting Philadelphia, New York, Houston, and Los Angeles. Read about the Vienna Piano Trio by clicking:
https://viennapianotrio.com/

Tickets: $29 - $89. For information, click:
https://www.scfta.org/events/2020/vienna-piano-trio




H. The Peninsula Symphony Association presents - Free
   EDITH KNOX CONCERTO COMPETITION FINALS

   Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 2:00-5:00PM
   Redondo Union High School
   222 North Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach CA
   [SouthBay][Free]
   For a Google map, click:
   https://goo.gl/DsnwhP

The finalists in the Edith Knox Performance Competition play with their accompanists in a full-dress stage performance for professional judging. The first-prize winner will be selected at the end of the program, and will perform as soloist with the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra at its June concert. Read about the Knox competition by clicking:
http://www.pensym.org/Knox.html

Prizes
$1600 First Prize
$850 Second Prize
$600 Third Prize
$450 Fourth Prize
$350 Fifth Prize

The Finalists

DALLAS NOBLE violin
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op.47

TIFFANY KOO piano
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat Major, Op.23

MI-HYUN SUH piano
Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F Minor, Op.21

AUSTIN HO piano
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43

KEVIN SONG piano
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33

The winner will also receive a $1000 honorarium from Classical Crossroads for a recital on its "First Fridays at First! ~ fff" series in Torrance on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 12:15 p.m. For information, click:
http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/FirstFridays.htm

Free admission. For information, click:
http://www.pensym.org/




I. UCLA American Jewish Music Festival
   Pianist INNA FALIKS performs LJOVA Premiere
   with students from UCLA's Piano Studio
   BO FENG, VALERIE STERN, and BRANDON ZHOU

   Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 2:00PM
   Lani Hall
   Schoenberg Music Building, UCLA
   [WestSide][Free]
   Park in P2. For directions and a map, click:
   http://www.ucla.edu/maps-directions-parking/

Program

Peter Golub: Bagatelle
Beethoven: Bagatelle, Op.126 No.1
Tamir Hendelman: Bagatelle
Beethoven: Bagatelle, Op.126 No.2
  INNA FALIKS piano

George Gershwin: Concerto in F Major - first movement
  BO FENG piano and BRANDON ZHOU orchestral piano
Erich W Korngold: Two Klavierstücke from Marchbinder
  VALERIE STERN piano

Arnold Schoenberg: Six Klavierstücke, Op.19
  BRANDON ZHOU piano

LJOVA (Lev Zhurbin): Voices - World Premiere
  Suite in three movements, for piano and historical recording
  Sirota - Altered Zhok - Fraydele
  INNA FALIKS piano

Read about composer LJOVA (b.1978 in Moscow) by clicking:
https://www.ljova.com/about/bio/

"Adventurous and passionate" (The New Yorker) Ukrainian-born American pianist INNA FALIKS has made a name for herself through her commanding performances of standard piano repertoire, as well genre-bending interdisciplinary projects, and inquisitive work with contemporary composers. After her acclaimed teenage debuts at the Gilmore Festival and with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, she has performed on many of the world's great stages, with numerous orchestras, in solo appearances, and with conductors such as Leonard Slatkin and Keith Lockhart. Faliks is currently Professor of Piano and Head of Piano at UCLA. Read about Inna Faliks by clicking:
https://www.innafaliks.com/

Tickets $20 / $10 students. For information, click:
http://bit.ly/UCLA-InnaFaliks




J. Chamber On The Mountain
   ZLATOMIR FUNG cello and JANICE CARISSA piano

   Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 3:00PM
   Logan House (adjacent to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts)
   8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai), Ojai CA
   [Ventura/SantaBarbara]
   For a detailed map and directions, click:
   http://www.chamberonthemountain.com/map_directions.html

All-Brahms Program
Piano Sonata No.3 in F Minor, Op.5
Violin Sonata No.1 in G Major, Op.78
  arr. for cello and piano
Lieder "Unbewegte Laue Luft" (Motionless Mild Air), Op.57 No.8
  arr. for cello and piano
Sonata for Cello and Piano No.2 in F Major, Op.99

Read about American cellist ZLATOMIR FUNG, First Prize winner of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition in St. Petersburg, Russia (2019), by clicking:
https://www.zlatomirfung.com/

Read about Indonesian-born pianist JANICE CARISSA, a Curtis Institute of Music student studying with Gary Graffman and Robert McDonald, by clicking:
https://nscmf.org/artists/janice-carissa/

Note: This concert is sold out. Email ChamberOnTheMountain@gmail.com if you would like to be on the waiting list.

Admission is $25. Meet-the-Artists reception will follow the performance. For concert and artist information, click:
http://www.chamberonthemountain.com/zlatomir_fung_2020.html




K. SUNDAYS LIVE! Chamber Music Series - Free
   CHOIR OF SAINT JAMES
   JAMES BUONEMANI director

   Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 6:00PM
   St. James Church
   3903 Wilshire Blvd (near Western)
   Los Angeles CA
   [midWilshireLA][Free]
   Free church parking on the west side of Gramercy,
   one block north of Wilshire.
   By metro: Take the Purple Line to the Wilshire/Western station
   Walk two blocks west on Wilshire Boulevard
   For directions and parking information, click:
   https://stjla.org/visitor-info/

Program
Contemporary music of the British Isles, the Balkans, and Los Angeles's celebrated composer MORTEN LAURIDSEN

The CHOIR OF ST. JAMES is made up of amateur and professional adult singers from the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Under the direction of Organist and Choirmaster JAMES BUONEMANI, it is the first American choir to have sung in performance with the Choir of Westminster Abbey. The Choir of Saint James' has been honored to serve three times as Westminster Abbey's choir-in-residence, and has sung at many of England's great Cathedrals and Chapels. Inviting the Choir to return to Westminster Abbey, Precentor Deiniol Morgan wrote "the quality of singing was exceptionally high and our worship was much enriched by your contribution." Read about the Choir of St. James by clicking:
https://stjla.org/choirs/

Begun in 1948, SUNDAYS LIVE! is the longest-running music broadcast in Los Angeles. It presents weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. No tickets or reservations are required, and all are welcome.

Listen to the previous Sunday's concert streamed on-demand or downloaded as a podcast from the KUSC website by clicking:
http://www.kusc.org/radio/on-demand/sundays-live/

Free admission. For concert and artist information, and to livestream the concert, click:
https://www.sundayslive.org/concerts/2020/3/1/choir-of-saint-james




L. Music Guild presents
   TRIO CÉLESTE
   IRYNA KRECHKOVSKY violin, KEVIN KWAN LOUCKS piano,
   ROSS GASWORTH cello

   Monday, March 2, 2020 - 8:00PM
     University Synagogue
     11960 Sunset Blvd, Brentwood CA
     (one mile west of the San Diego Fwy)
     [WestSide]
     For a Google map, click:
     http://goo.gl/XxcNge

   Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 8:00PM
     Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall
     University Music Center (UMC)
     Cal State University, Long Beach
     [LongBeach]
     For directions, click:
     http://csulb.edu/maps/

   Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:00PM
     David Familian Chapel
     Adat Ari El
     12020 Burbank Blvd, Valley Village CA
     (at Laurel Canyon Blvd)
     [SanFernandoValley]
     For a Google map, click:
     http://goo.gl/I2jNPy

Program
Mozart: Sonata for violin and piano in G Major, K301
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D Minor, Op.49
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor, Op.50

"A first-class ensemble...These players mesh well and easily as a group, thinking, breathing and moving as one. The performance was patient, perfectly paced and seamless." ~ Timothy Mangan, Orange County Register

Hailed as "unfailingly stylish" (The Strad), "technically dazzling" (Long Beach Gazette), "flawless" (New York Concert Review), and "the epitome of what chamber musicians should be" (Palm Beach Daily News), TRIO CÉLESTE has firmly established itself among leading chamber music ensembles on the classical music scene today. Trio Céleste is Ensemble-in-Residence at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine and Directors of the acclaimed arts organization Chamber Music | OC, where they have been featured in collaborations with violist Paul Coletti, Emerson String Quartet violinist Philip Setzer, and principal players of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Winners of the prestigious Beverly Hills National Auditions, the ensemble has performed recitals worldwide. In 2014, Trio Céleste was selected from over 500 applicants to be Artists-in-Residence at The Grand Canyon National Park. Read about Trio Céleste by clicking:
http://www.trioceleste.com/

Tickets: $56 / $48 seniors / $12 students /
  $46 AAA, AARP, AMAC, ATAS, KCET, KCRW, KUSC, LACMA, MOLAA
For concert and ticket information, call (310)558-3500 or click:
https://themusicguild.org/75th-anniversary-season




M. USC Thornton Edge Concert - Free
   YASMINA SPIEGELBERG clarinet soloist
   USC THORNTON EDGE New Music Ensemble
   DONALD CROCKETT conductor

   Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:30PM
   Alfred Newman Recital Hall
   University of Southern California
   [SouthLA][Free]
   For Google map to USC Entrance No.3, click:
   https://goo.gl/9xS67W
   For a campus map to Newman Hall, click:
   http://web-app.usc.edu/maps/?id=2
   For Google walking directions to Newman Hall, click:
   https://goo.gl/LTqk6M
   Look for the mastodon!:
   http://travelphotobase.com/v/USCAA/CABU161.HTM

Program
Don Caputo: Memoryscapes - World Premiere
Kalevi Aho: Clarinet Concerto, (2005)
  World Premiere of the sinfonietta version by Michael Kallin
  YASMINA SPIEGELBERG clarinet soloist

Award-winning clarinetist YASMINA SPIEGELBERG performs a world premiere of composer Kalevi Aho's Clarinet Concerto in its reduced version for solo clarinet and 12 musicians (arr. by Michael Kallin). The composer is collaborating with the soloist on the interpretation of his piece. The concerto in its original version was written in 2005 for the clarinetist Martin Fröst. Kalevi Aho (b.1949) is one of Finland's leading composers. The chamber edition was commissioned jointly by Yasmina Spiegelberg and Larry Livingston. Read John Henken's program notes for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's performance of Kalevi Aho's Clarinet Concerto by clicking:
https://www.laphil.com/musicdb/pieces/1296/clarinet-concerto

Swiss-born, award-winning clarinetist YASMINA SPIEGELBERG is a laureate of several international competitions, recipient of the prestigious full-ride Ingar Dobloug Scholarship, and winner of the Beverly Hills National Auditions. She performs all over Europe and North America, is guest soloist with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and the USC Symphony Orchestra, and collaborates with Lior Shambadal, Stefan Asbury, and Franck Ollu. Her chamber music collaborations include Hila Plitmann, Peter Frankl, and members of the Juilliard and the Brentano String Quartets. Yasmina appears at the International Ensemble Modern Academy and Yellowbarn, and premieres works by numerous composers. She is live-broadcasted as a soloist on KUSC and KING-FM. She holds a Bachelor's degree from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and a Master's from the Norwegian Academy of Music, and is soon finishing her Artist Diploma at USC with Yehuda Gilad. Read about Yasmina Spiegelberg by clicking:
http://www.yasminaspiegelberg.com/

DONALD CROCKETT is professor and chair of the composition department and director of Thornton Edge at the USC Thornton School of Music. He is also senior composer-in-residence with the Bennington Chamber Music Conference. Donald Crockett has received commissions from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (Composer-in-Residence from 1991-97), Kronos Quartet, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hilliard Ensemble, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, and the California EAR Unit, among many others. As conductor of the USC Thornton Symphony's annual New Music for Orchestra concert, he has premiered well over a hundred orchestral works by outstanding Thornton student composers. He has also been active over the years as a composer and conductor with the venerable and famed Monday Evening Concerts in Los Angeles. Read about Donald Crockett by clicking:
http://www.donaldcrockett.com/

USC THORNTON EDGE (formerly Contemporary Music Ensemble) was founded in 1976 by Robert Wojciak and has been under the direction of Donald Crockett since 1984. Comprised of student musicians in the USC Thornton School of Music, the ensemble presents a series of four concerts annually on the USC campus. Edge has also been part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Green Umbrella Series and New Music LA, and is a recipient of the Outstanding Ensemble Award given by LA Weekly in 2006. On tour, Edge has presented concerts at the Paris and Lyon Conservatories, the Berlin 250 Jahre Festival, as well as the
2014 Carlsbad Music Festival, and has appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in Stephen Scott's Concerto for Bowed Piano and Orchestra. Thornton Edge has had two recent recording projects: a set of new guitar concertos by Dusan Bogdanovich, Brian Head, Simone Iannarelli, Steven Gates, and Donald Crockett, performed by Thornton
faculty artists and released on the Doberman/Yppan label in 2015, and a collection of ensemble works by Frederick Lesemann in the final stages of production. Read about Thornton Edge by clicking:
https://music.usc.edu/usc-thornton-edge/

Free admission. For concert information, click:
https://music.usc.edu/events/details/?event-id=32141578364743




N. USC Thornton School of Music presents - Free
   STRINGS: STUDIO SHOWCASE

   Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:30PM
   Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 6:30PM
   Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 6:30PM
   Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 6:30PM
   Jeanette MacDonald Recital Hall
   University of Southern California
   [SouthLA][Free]
   For the location on a campus map, click:
   http://web-app.usc.edu/maps/?id=683

Talented students from the USC Thornton Strings program present evenings of unaccompanied and collaborative works, exploring the wide-ranging chamber music repertoire.

Free admission. For information, click:
https://music.usc.edu/events/




O. CHAMBER MUSIC PALISADES

   Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:00PM
   The Sanctuary of Saint Matthew's Parish
   1031 Bienveneda, Pacific Palisades CA
   [WestSide]
   For a Google map, click:
   http://bit.ly/GoogleMap-StMatthewsParish

Program
Jean Cras: Quintet for harp, flute, and strings
Bruce Broughton: Concerto for flute, harp, and piano - World Premiere
Beethoven: String Quartet No.9 in C Major, Op.59 No.3, 'Razumovsky'

Artists
LYRIS QUARTET
  ALYSSA PARK violin, SHALINI VIJAYAN violin,
  LUKE MAURER viola, TIMOTHY LOO cello
with
SUSAN GREENBERG flute
CRISTINA MONTES MATEO harp
BRUCE BROUGHTON piano
ALAN CHAPMAN commentary

LACO flutist SUSAN GREENBERG and pianist DELORES STEVENS founded CHAMBER MUSIC PALISADES in 1997. The artists are drawn from this town's finest. KUSC's ALAN CHAPMAN provides commentary for the evening. Read about Chamber Music Palisades by clicking:
http://cmpalisades.org/about/

Tickets: $35 at the door / students with current ID admitted free.
For information, call (310)463-4388  or click:
https://cmpalisades.org/events/program-3-march-4-2020-8pm/




P. Colburn Chamber Music Society
   JIM WALKER flute, MINGJIA LIU oboe, RICHARD BEENE bassoon
   alongside Colburn Conservatory students

   Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 7:30PM
   Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School
   200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA
   [DowntownLA]
   For a Google map, click:
   https://goo.gl/sTwkiC

Program
Mozart: Flute Quartet in C Major, K285b
Mike Mower: Sonata Latino
Mozart: Gran Partita

Read about the Colburn faculty artists by clicking:

JIM WALKER flute
http://www.jimwalkerflute.com/

MINGJIA LIU oboe
https://www.colburnschool.edu/faculty-listing/mingjia-liu/

RICHARD BEENE bassoon
https://www.colburnschool.edu/faculty-listing/richard-beene/

Special note: This is one of the performances that The Colburn School has selected for livestreaming. Watch by clicking:
https://www.colburnschool.edu/livestream/

Tickets: $15 & $30. For information and to select seats and purchase tickets online, click:
http://bit.ly/ColburnChamberMusicSociety-003




Q. Classical Crossroads, Inc. - Free
   First Fridays at First! ~ fff presents
   BARRANTES & PINTO-RIBEIRO PIANO DUO
   ROSA MARIA BARRANTES & FILIPE PINTO-RIBEIRO

   Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:15-12:45PM
   First Lutheran Church & School - Torrance
   2900 W. Carson Street, Torrance CA
   (on the south side Carson Street just east of Maple.
   Park in the Church lot, or along surface streets in the
   surrounding neighborhood, including across Carson St.)
   [SouthBay][Free]
   For a Google map, click:
   http://goo.gl/maps/QaZ4s

Program - "Souvenirs"

Samuel Barber (1910-1981): Souvenirs, Op.28
  Ballet Suite arr. for piano four-hands
  (selection)
  Waltz and Hesitation Tango

Fernando Lopes-Graça (1906-1994):
Portuguese Rustic Melodies
  (selection)
  This new thief...
  God save you, Rosa
  Trás-os-Montes pastoral
  Lullaby
  Our Lady of Póvoa

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893):
The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
  March
  Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
  Russian Dance, "Trépak"
  Arab Dance
  Chinese Dance
  Dance of the Reed Flutes
  Waltz of the Flowers

The BARRANTES & PINTO-RIBEIRO PIANO DUO was formed in Moscow in 1998, when Portuguese pianist Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro and Peruvian pianist Rosa Maria Barrantes were studying at the famous Tchaikovsky Conservatory, in the Piano Classes of Professors Liudmila Roschina and Natalia Trull, respectively, having completed the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Degree in Piano Performance, with the highest classifications.

It was in the framework of DMA studies at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory that the Barrantes & Pinto-Ribeiro Piano Duo studied for two years with the greatest Russian master of Piano Duo, Professor Alexander Bakhchiev, who had maintain for 40 years the main Piano Duo of Russia, along with his wife, Professor Elena Sorokina. Bakhchiev and Sorokina recorded dozens of CD's, with most of the repertoire for Piano Duo, for four hands and for two pianos, and were recognized, nationally and internationally, as a reference of excellence in the art of Piano Duo. Pinto-Ribeiro and Barrantes are inspired by their legacy and pay tribute to what was named "The Golden Duo of Russia".

Over the past few years, the Barrantes & Pinto-Ribeiro Piano Duo has performed in concerts across Europe and America and recorded a CD, in Berlin, featuring works by Claude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré, Eric Satie, Francis Poulenc and Maurice Ravel. Rosa Maria Barrantes and Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro are also a "duo" in personal life, and they live in Lisbon with their two children, Alfonso and Alice.

Read about the Barrantes & Pinto-Ribeiro Piano Duo and see photos by clicking:
https://www.filipepinto-ribeiro.com/en/piano-duo/

This is the first of a "Recital in Two Parts." The second part will be presented the following Sunday on Rolling Hills United Methodists' "Second Sundays At Two" series. That concert will reprise of a celebrated recital the duo presented in Moscow titled "Paris 1900," with selections by Fauré, Poulenc, and Ravel complemented by projected images. See announcement S. below for Part 2.

Free admission, donations appreciated.
Reception with the artist follows with coffee, freshly baked treats, and a seasonal fruit selection. For concert information, click:
http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/FirstFridays.htm




R. Beverly Hills National Auditions Winner
   DELIRIUM MUSICUM - Chamber Ensemble

   Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00PM
     Nichols Canyon Music
     2330 Nichols Canyon Rd
     Los Angeles CA
     [Hollywood/LosFeliz]
     http://bit.ly/GoogleMapNicholsCanyonMusic

   Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 8:00PM
     Boston Court
     70 North Mentor Avenue, Pasadena CA
     [Pasadena/Glendale]
     For a Google map, click:
     https://goo.gl/vwtx88

Program
DELIRIUM MUSICUM presents the winners of its Call-for-Scores 2019:
  David Bird, Kai-Young Chan, and Anna Pidgorn
Selections by J.S. Bach, Arvo Pärt, Vivaldi, and Rameau.

Read about the conductorless chamber ensemble DELIRIUM MUSICUM musicians by clicking:
http://deliriummusicum.com/about/musicians/

Tickets:
  Nichols Canyon Music
    Tickets: $20
  Boston Court
    Tickets: $30 / $25 senior / $20 student
For information, click:
http://deliriummusicum.com/concerts/




S. Second Sundays At Two presents - Free
   BARRANTES & PINTO-RIBEIRO PIANO DUO
   ROSA MARIA BARRANTES & FILIPE PINTO-RIBEIRO

   Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 2:00PM sharp!
   Sanctuary of Rolling Hills United Methodist Church
   26438 Crenshaw Blvd, Rolling Hills Estates CA
   (Northeast corner of Crenshaw & Palos Verdes Drive North)
   [SouthBay][Free]
   For a Google map, click:
   https://goo.gl/p95P0J

Program - Paris 1900
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924): Dolly Suite, Op.56
  Lullaby
  Mi-a-ou
  Le jardin de Dolly (Dolly's garden)
  Kitty-valse
  Tendresse (Tenderness)
  Le pas espagnol (The Spanish dance)
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): Sonata for piano 4 hands, FP8
  Prélude. Modéré
  Rustique. Naif et lent
  Final. Très vite
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Ma mère l'Oye (Mother Goose Suite)
  Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant (Pavane of Sleeping Beauty)
  Petit Poucet (Little Tom Thumb)
  Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes
  (Little Ugly Girl, Empress of the Pagodas)
  Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête
  (Conversation of Beauty and the Beast)
  Le jardin féerique (The Fairy Garden)

Each of the movements will be accompanied by a projected image of a painting from the 1900 period in Paris.

The BARRANTES & PINTO-RIBEIRO PIANO DUO was formed in Moscow in 1998, when Portuguese pianist Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro and Peruvian pianist Rosa Maria Barrantes were studying at the famous Tchaikovsky Conservatory, in the Piano Classes of Professors Liudmila Roschina and Natalia Trull, respectively, having completed the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Degree in Piano Performance, with the highest classifications.

It was in the framework of DMA studies at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory that the Barrantes & Pinto-Ribeiro Piano Duo studied for two years with the greatest Russian master of Piano Duo, Professor Alexander Bakhchiev, who had maintain for 40 years the main Piano Duo of Russia, along with his wife, Professor Elena Sorokina. Bakhchiev and Sorokina recorded dozens of CD's, with most of the repertoire for Piano Duo, for four hands and for two pianos, and were recognized, nationally and internationally, as a reference of excellence in the art of Piano Duo. Pinto-Ribeiro and Barrantes are inspired by their legacy and pay tribute to what was named "The Golden Duo of Russia".

Over the past few years, the Barrantes & Pinto-Ribeiro Piano Duo has performed in concerts across Europe and America and recorded a CD, in Berlin, featuring works by Claude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré, Eric Satie, Francis Poulenc and Maurice Ravel. Rosa Maria Barrantes and Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro are also a "duo" in personal life, and they live in Lisbon with their two children, Alfonso and Alice.

Read about the Barrantes & Pinto-Ribeiro Piano Duo and see photos by clicking:
https://www.filipepinto-ribeiro.com/en/piano-duo/

This is the second of a "Recital in Two Parts." The first part will be presented the previous Friday, March 6, at 12:15AM on Classical Crossroads' "First Fridays at First! ~ fff" series at First Lutheran Church & School Torrance. That concert will comprise Samuel Barber's Souvenirs, Fernando Lopes-Graça's Portuguese Rustic Melodies, and Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite. See announcement Q. above for Part 1.

The acoustics of Rolling Hills United Methodist Church's sanctuary are among the finest in Southern California, and the venue's idyllic sylvan setting next to the South Coast Botanic Garden on the north-east corner of Crenshaw Blvd and Palos Verdes Drive North makes the concert experience especially pleasant.

Rolling Hills United Methodist Church's "Second Sundays At Two" presents free concerts without intermission September through July, except December and this season April 2020, when the date falls on Easter. Generous at-the-door contributions will ensure the success of the series. See the 2019-2020 season schedule by clicking:
http://bit.ly/RHUMCSecondSundaysAtTwo2019-2020

PARKING NOTE: Concertgoers can park in the church lot. Enter on the driveway along the northwest (downhill) side of the church, next to the South Coast Botanic Garden. Do not enter on the southeast (uphill) side, which is exit only. To park after dropping off a passenger at the stairs or handicap ramp by the sanctuary, exit the parking lot, turn right on Crenshaw, and re-enter the parking lot entrance.

Free Admission ~ All Are Welcome! ~ Contribute What You Can.
100% of at-the-door contributions are for the artist.

For information, click:
https://rhumc.org/second-sundays-at-two-12/




T. Lark Musical Society presents
   DILIJAN CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

   Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00PM
   Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School
   200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA
      [DowntownLA]
   For a Google map, click:
   http://goo.gl/IwB59X

Program - goodnight moon
Webern: Four Pieces for violin and piano, Op.7
Schoenberg: The Book of Hanging Gardens, Op.15
  song cycle for soprano and piano
Berg: Adagio for violin, clarinet, piano (1935)
Sedgwick: Piece for voice, violin, and electronics - World Premiere
Schubert: Notturno for piano trio, Op.148

The Artists
TONY ARNOLD soprano, SETH KNOPP piano,
VARTY MANOUELIAN and MOVSES POGOSSIAN violins,
YASMINA SPIEGELBERG clarinet, YOSHIKA MASUDA cello

The DILIJAN series' six concerts of its 2019-20 season encompass masterpieces of Western classical chamber music, pearls from the treasury of Armenian chamber works, and chamber music world premieres.  The hallmark of Dilijan concerts is the remarkable assemblage of renowned artists both local and from around the world. Read about Dilijan by clicking:
https://dilijan.larkmusicalsociety.org/

and watch Dilijan on its YouTube channel [JE: highly recommended] by clicking:
https://www.youtube.com/user/DilijanMusic

About Dilijan Artistic Director and UCLA Professor of Violin MOVSES POGOSSIAN, recipient of the Jacaranda Forte Award, Los Angeles Times classical music critic MARK SWED has written, "But first some praise for Pogossian, who is a terrific violinist. He has the flair and the huge technique of a Romantic-era specialist, a virtuosity and magnetism that he applies to newer music."... "one of the finest violinists in Los Angeles."... "a sophisticated virtuoso, subtle and bold in his phrasing."... "violinist Movses Pogossian ... played with an uncannily eerie tone splendidly gauged for shocking irony."... "Pogossian's violin solos conveyed all this with piercingly focused tone and heart-stopping intensity." Read about Movses Pogossian and the afternoon's other artists by clicking:
https://dilijan.larkmusicalsociety.org/movses-pogossian/

Tickets: $75, $45, and $27 / $15 for students & seniors
Order reserved seats online by clicking:
https://dilijan.larkmusicalsociety.org/buy-tickets/

For information about the concert and the artists, click:
https://dilijan.larkmusicalsociety.org/program/




U. CSULB Faculty Artist Series
   THE ORPHEUS DUO
   ALTHEA WAITES and MARK URANKER pianos

   Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 4:00PM
   Daniel Recital Hall
   University Music Center (UMC)
   California State University, Long Beach
   Long Beach CA
   [LongBeach]
   For directions, click:
   http://daf.csulb.edu/maps/

Program
Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute
  arranged for two pianos by Busoni
Fredric Rzewski: Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
Brahms: Sonata in F Minor, Op.34
  arranged by the composer for two pianos
  after the quintet for piano and strings

A graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana and the Yale University School of Music, ALTHEA WAITES has appeared as soloist and chamber musician on the world's leading concert stages throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. She has also appeared in recital at major festivals such as Aspen, Tanglewood, the Yale Summer Festival, and the Idyllwild Arts Festival. Althea is organist and pianist of Rolling Hills Methodist Church and a member of the CSULB faculty. Read about Althea, where you can listen to excerpts from her CDs, by clicking:
http://www.altheawaites.com/

MARK URANKER enjoys a varied career as a pianist, harpsichordist, chamber musician, and composer. During the summer in New York City, Mark performs and rehearses with the American Ballet Theatre. He has composed for both theater and dance—his works include incidental music for Moliere's Bourgeois Gentleman, Peter Shaffer's Royal Hunt of the Sun and music for prominent choreographers. Mark composed and directed the music for the Gala Opening of the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Read about Mark by clicking:
http://www.csulb.edu/~music/keyboard/mark_uranker.html

Tickets: $10/ $7 students, seniors, CSU. For information, click:
http://web.csulb.edu/depts/music/events/




V. Le Salon de Musiques
   THOMAS MICHAEL ALLEN tenor,
   CHIAI TAJIMA and BENJAMIN HOFFMAN violins,
   JOHANNA NOWIK viola, STELLA YE LIN CHO cello
   MARISA GUPTA piano, FRANÇOIS CHOUCHAN piano

   Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 4:00PM
   Impresario Room (5th floor)
   Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
   135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA
   [DowntownLA]
   For a Google map, click:
   https://goo.gl/WtgTqn

Program
Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947): "Venezia" Songs for tenor and piano
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): String Quartet in F Major
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924): Violin Sonata No.1 in A Major, Op.13
Gabriel Fauré: "Elegie" for Cello and Piano, Op.24
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921): Piano Quintet in A Major, Op.14

LE SALON De MUSIQUES features the Southland's finest ensemble artists, who are often found performing with the town's leading orchestras and in the film studios. The venue is the 5th-floor Impresario Room in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion with a beautiful view of the Hollywood Hills. After the performance, audience members mingle with the artists around a gourmet buffet with French Champagne. Read about Le Salon de Musiques by clicking:
http://www.lesalondemusiques.com

Tickets: $95 / $45 students
For full concert and artist information, click:
http://bit.ly/LeSalonDeMusiques007




W. Great Music at St. James - Free
   THE CHOIR OF SAINT JAMES followed by
   Organist MALCOLM MATTHEWS

   Sunday, March 8, 2020
     Evensong with THE CHOIR OF SAINT JAMES - 4:30PM
     Organ recital by MALCOLM MATTHEWS - 6:00PM
   St. James Church
   3903 Wilshire Blvd (near Western)
   Los Angeles CA
   [midWilshireLA][Free]
   Free church parking on the west side of Gramercy,
   one block north of Wilshire.
   By metro: Take the Purple Line to the Wilshire/Western station
   Walk two blocks west on Wilshire Boulevard
   For directions and parking information, click:
   https://stjla.org/visitor-info/

Winner of the Westfield International Organ Competition, MALCOLM MATTHEWS is a doctoral candidate at the Eastman School of Music studying under David Higgs. He recently appeared as a collaborative artist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra performing Frank Martin's Petite Symphonie Concertante. Malcolm also teaches harpsichord at the Eastman Community Music School and is an instructor for the Eastman Summer Organ Academy. Read about Malcolm Matthews by clicking:
https://www.esm.rochester.edu/community/faculty/malcolm-matthews/

Free admission. For concert and artist information, click:
https://stjla.org/greatmusic/




** THE REST OF THE NEWSLETTER


X. SoCal 2019-2020 Chamber Music Concerts Series Announced
   http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/SoCalCM.html




Y. REVIEWS OF RECENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS and
   OTHER ITEMS OF HIGH INTEREST ON THE SOUTHLAND CHAMBER MUSIC SCENE


 * Music Critic TRUMAN C. WANG's review on Classical Voice
   "Angela Hewitt in Beverly Hills, a Hopeless Romantic for Bach"
   http://bit.ly/ClassicalVoice-TrumanCWang001


 * Music Critic HENRY SCHLINGER's review on Culture Spot LA
   "Angela Hewitt Plays Bach at The Wallis"
   http://bit.ly/CultureSpotLA-HenrySchlinger004


 * Music Critic TIMOTHY MANGAN's review on Voice of OC
   "Yuja Wang Displays Virtuosity and Temperament
   for a Puzzled Segerstrom Audience"
   http://bit.ly/TimothyMangan006


 * Art & Piano Teacher LINDA WEHRLI's interview on her Blog
   Pastimes for a Lifetime - "The Vieness Piano Duo"
   VIJAY VENKATESH and EVA SCHAUMKELL
   http://bit.ly/LindaWehrli008


 * The BEVERLY HILLS NATIONAL AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED
   Date: Saturday, Saturday, April 18, 2020
   Location: City of Beverly Hills, Roxbury Community Center
   Application Deadline: Monday, April 6, 2020
   Information: https://c-cmp-socal.org/
   Artists and ensembles will be selected for three
   2020-2021 concert series:
   The City of Beverly Hills' "Music In The Mansion"
   http://bit.ly/BeverlyHills-MusicInTheMansion
   Classical Crossroads' "The Interludes" in Torrance CA
   http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/TheInterludes.htm
   The City of Encinitas' "Music By The Sea"
   https://c-cmp-socal.org/


 * Music Journalist MATT COOPER writes in the Los Angeles Times
   "Classical music in L.A. this week Feb 23-March 1:
   Dvorák and Ives with the LA Phil and more"
   http://bit.ly/LATimes-MattCooper039


 * The KUSC Free Download
   LACO Concertmaster MARGARET BATJER is featured with the
   Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and conductor JEFFREY KAHANE
   performing Latvian composer Peteris Vasks' Lonely Angel.
   Stream or download.
   https://www.kusc.org/radio/free-download/


 * LACMA Sundays Live! from the KUSC website.
   Sundays Live concerts are at St. James Church on Wilshire,
   while a new LACMA recital hall is constructed.
   Listen to previous week's Performances.
   https://www.kusc.org/radio/on-demand/sundays-live/




Z. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CLASSICAL GUITAR RECITALS
   GEORGE GUTMAN's Weekly Summary
   For the full calendar, click:
   http://ocgc.org/pages/SoCalEvents.htm

Just one event on this weekend's schedule. On Saturday evening, February 29, in Valley Glen, the world-renown lutenist RONN McFARLANE offers a recital at LA Valley College.

Cheers,
George Gutman
gagutman@uci.edu

For the latest updates on upcoming guitar events, where you will find information about these and other guitar events, see the Orange County Guitar Circle's web calendar by clicking:
http://ocgc.org/pages/SoCalEvents.htm




AA. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORCHESTRA CONCERTS
   MICHAEL CLEARY's Selection
   For the full calendar and information, click:
   http://www.palosverdes.com/SoCalOrch/

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 7:30PM - Santa Monica
  Colburn Orchestra
  The Broad Stage
  http://bit.ly/ColburnOrchestra001

Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 2:00PM - Redondo Beach - Free
  Peninsula Symphony
  Redondo Union High School
  http://www.pensym.org/
Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 6:00PM - Los Angeles - Free
  UCLA Philharmonia
  UCLA Royce Hall
  https://schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/event/titans-of-jewish-music/
  Live Stream
  https://www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/school-of-music-live-streams

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00PM - Claremont - Free
  Pomona College Orchestra (PCO)
  Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music
   http://orchestra.pomona.edu/
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00PM - Irvine
  UCI Symphony Orchestra
  UCI Barclay Theatre
  http://music.arts.uci.edu/symphony /

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00PM - Claremont - Free
  Pomona College Orchestra (PCO)
  Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music
  http://orchestra.pomona.edu/
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00PM - Topanga - Free
  Topanga Symphony
  Topanga Community House
  http://www.topangasymphony.com/

Visit the following websites for additional orchestral offerings
(listed alphabetically)

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at St.MATTHEW's
http://musicguildonline.org/

KALEIDOSCOPE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
http://www.kco.la/concerts/

LOS ANGELES CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
http://www.laco.org/attend/

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
http://www.lbso.org/

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
http://www.laphil.com/tickets/calendar-fullseason

MUSICA ANGELICA
https://www.musicaangelica.org/

NEW WEST SYMPHONY
http://www.newwestsymphony.org

PACIFIC SYMPHONY
https://www.pacificsymphony.org/tickets/concerts

PASADENA SYMPHONY
http://www.pasadenasymphony-pops.org/

SANTA MONICA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
http://www.smsymphony.org/

ORCHESTRA SANTA MONICA
http://www.orchestrasantamonica.org/

Cheers!
Michael Cleary
michaeljosephcleary@yahoo.com

For the full calendar, click:
http://www.palosverdes.com/SoCalOrch/




BB. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VOCAL EVENTS
   LAURI D GOLDENHERSH's Weekly Highlights
   For the full calendar, click:
   http://www.laurislist.com/calendar

I'm taking the week off. Please see the calendar.

Lauri D Goldenhersh
lauri@laurislist.com

REMINDER: The Lauri's List calendar is now "self-serve", which means it's up to presenters and performers to make sure their vocal events are on our calendar. But don't worry, it's easy!: Just go to http://www.laurislist.com/calendar and click the "Submit event" button at the top. Basic listings are still free, and we'd love to have your vocal-inclusive, classical-leaning doings in the mix.




CC. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORGAN CONCERTS

Select organ recitals are included in the Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter's list of concerts. For a comprehensive list of organ recitals, consult the Calendar for the Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Orange County chapters of the American Guild of Organists by clicking here:
http://www.laago.org/calendar




DD. WEBSITES OF HIGH INTEREST TO SOUTHLAND CHAMBER MUSIC AFICIONADOS

PerformingArtsLIVE
The most comprehensive online listing of Music, Theater, and Dance events in Southern California
http://www.performingartslive.com/

KUSC Concert Calendar
Concerts on the KUSC Calendar are provided through the classical music announcements uploaded to PerformingArtsLIVE
http://kusc.org/events-calendar/

LA Weekly Classical Music Calendar
http://goo.gl/6XRBe9

Orange County Guitar Circle's Comprehensive
Classical Guitar Events in Southern California
http://ocgc.org/pages/SoCalEvents.htm

Southern California Orchestra Concerts
http://www.palosverdes.com/SoCalOrch/

Southern California Vocal Concerts
http://www.laurislist.com/calendar

Southern California Organ Concerts
http://www.laago.org/calendar

Southern California Early Music Society (SCEMS)
listing of Early Music concerts (Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque)
https://www.earlymusicla.org/calendar

Southern California New Music Calendar on
New Classic LA
http://newclassic.la/calendar/




EE. NOTE TO PRESENTING ORGANIZATIONS AND ARTISTS about posting concert
   announcements on
   http://www.PerformingArtsLIVE.com/

In partnership with PerformingArtsLIVE.com, the Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter's comprehensive list of upcoming concerts is generated by PerformingArtsLIVE.com. If you haven't already done so, upload your concert information. It's easy to do. Simply click:
http://www.performingartslive.com/?p=AL&M=PE

An announcement of your concert will appear in the following:

a. On the PerformingArtsLIVE.com website:
   http://www.performingartslive.com

b. In the Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter's comprehensive list:
   http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/CCMN.html

c. On the KUSC's calendar of concerts:
   http://kusc.org/events-calendar/

IMPORTANT NOTE: When posting to PerformingArtsLIVE, selecting any one of the categories: 1) Chamber Music, 2) Instrumental Recital, or 3) Voice Recital, or 4) Contemporary Classical/New Music will ensure it will be included in the Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter's comprehensive list.

In addition to the comprehensive list, select concerts are included in the body of the newsletter in the section "Highlights & Hidden Gems."




FF. ABOUT THE CLICKABLE CHAMBER MUSIC NEWSLETTER

The Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter was founded in November 1999. It is delivered via e-mail as a free community service and also is posted on Classical Crossroads' website at:
http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/CCMN.html

There are currently 4,965 subscribers, who also receive formatted e-flyers for select concerts and occasional mid-issue newsletter updates.

About the Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter:

Music Critic BONDO WYSZPOLSKI writes in the EasyReader
  "Your guide to classical music? Jim Eninger"
  https://goo.gl/Sf5P6V
Music Critic RICK SCHULTZ writes in the Los Angeles Times
  "15 ways to hear chamber music magic in L.A."
  https://goo.gl/oPqKwJ
Torrance's 2017 Excellence in Arts Award honors
  The Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter - Watch video:
  https://www.youtube.com/embed/QN2Vmvm5lDs
New York Arts Consultant EDNA LANDAU's Musical America Blog Post
  "A Full-Time Labor of Love"
  http://www.musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?p=14970
Los Angeles Music Critic ALAN RICH
  "The Continental Shift, And The Pathway Through It"
  http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/AlanRich-Shift.pdf
CHRIS PASLES' Los Angeles Times Article
  "His grapevine is a chamber music lifeline"
  http://goo.gl/bmVYa5
Composer/Conductor RUSSELL STEINBERG's Blog Post
  "Classical Music Set To Boom!"
  http://goo.gl/XPtG6D
Daily Breeze Columnist JOHN BOGERT
  "Ph.D. publicist is in tune with classical music"
  https://goo.gl/77DFxm
Consortium of Chamber Music Presenters of Southern California
  Website with Beverly Hills National Auditions info:
  https://c-cmp-socal.org/
Blog of the Science Advisory Panel
  of the Torrance Refinery Action Alliance (TRAA)
  (Not chamber music, but this is another endeavor by J.E.)
  https://traa.blog/

Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter volunteer team:
Dennis Bade, Tara Biard, Jack Bowman, Michael Cleary,
Mary Lynn Eninger, Katie Eninger, Paul Gibson, Lauri D. Goldenhersh,
George Gutman, Toni Hertz, Annette Melikian, Andrew Paroczai,
Liz Redwing, Gemma Scharfenberger, and Amy Sinclair

I'd like to hear from you - reply to this e-mail (preferred) or send replies to JEninger@yahoo.com.

Best wishes,
Jim Eninger, Editor-in-Chief
The Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter
Torrance, California




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