THE CLICKABLE CHAMBER MUSIC NEWSLETTER FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

No.849 Thursday, September 12, 2019 - Sunday, September 22, 2019
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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 S 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. Live! at the Museum - Free
  THIRD WHEEL
    KARIN KANTENWEIN FABIERO flute, LAURA STOUTENBOROUGH clarinet,
    REBECCA RIVERA bassoon
  Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 7:00PM
  Laguna Art Museum - Laguna Beach CA
  https://www.lagunabeachlive.org/live-at-the-museum-1

C. Norton Simon Museum Musical Performance - Free
  PANIC DUO
    Violinist PASHA TSEITLIN and Pianist NIC GERPE
  Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 6:00PM
  Norton Simon Museum - Pasadena CA
  http://bit.ly/NortonSimonConcert003

D. LAEMMLE LIVE presents - Free
  STREET SYMPHONY STRING QUARTET
  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 11:00AM
  Laemmle Monica Film Center - Santa Monica CA
  https://blog.laemmle.com/category/laemmle-live/

E. Scripps College Faculty Recital - Free
  GOLD COAST TRIO
    RACHEL V. HUANG (Scripps faculty) violin
    SUSAN LAMB COOK (UC Davis faculty) cello
    HAO HUANG (Scripps faculty) piano
  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 3:00PM
  Garrison Theater - Scripps College - Claremont CA
  http://bit.ly/GoldCoastTrio001

F. PITTANCE CHAMBER MUSIC
  Chamber Music from the Pit
    NATHAN FARRINGTON double bass, guitar, and voice,
    TEDDY ABRAMS piano, ROBERTO CANI violin,
    GABRIEL GLOBUS-HOENICH percussion, MOLLY MILLER guitar
  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 3:00PM
  Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena CA
  https://pittancechambermusic.org/nates-world/

G. St. James Presbyterian Sunday Concert Series - Free
  ROGER WRIGHT piano, JAMES LENT organ
  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 4:00PM
  St. James Presbyterian Church - Tarzana CA
  http://bit.ly/RogerWright001

H. Restoration Concert Series
  ROBERT THIES piano
  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 4:00PM
  South Pasadena Library - South Pasadena CA
  https://www.friendsofsopaslibrary.org/restoration-concerts

I. L'Ermitage Foundation Concert Series presents
  KATSUYA YUASA clarinet, MARY AU piano
  Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:00PM
  Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel - Brentwood CA
  Guest seats are available for Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter
  readers. RSVP is essential. Call Executive Director
  Ms. RENEE CHERNIAK at (310)472-3330.
  http://lermitagefoundation.org/concerts/

J. Beverly Hills National Auditions Winners
  A Shared Recital
  NADIA AZZI solo piano
    and
  ANDREW HARRISON saxophone with JASON LO piano
  MUSIC BY THE SEA Concert Series - $14
  Friday, September 20, 2019 - 7:30PM
    Encinitas Library - Encinitas CA
    http://www.encinitasca.gov/concerts
  THE INTERLUDES - Free
  Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 3:00PM
    First Lutheran Church & School - Torrance
    http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/TheInterludes.htm

K. South Bay Chamber Music Society - Free
  FIATO QUARTET
    CARRIE KENNEDY and JOEL PARGMAN violins,
    AARON OLTMAN viola, RYAN SWEENEY cello
  Friday, September 20, 2019 - 8:00PM
    Los Angeles Harbor College - Wilmington CA
  Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:00PM
    Pacific Unitarian Church - Rancho Palos Verdes CA
  http://sbcms.net/concerts/

L. Salastina Music Society presents
  Sounds Re-Imagined: JEFFREY KAHANE plays Mozart
  Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00PM
    Barrett Hall - Pasadena Conservatory of Music
  Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:00PM
    Edye Second Space at the Broad Stage
    SMC Performing Arts Center - Santa Monica CA
  http://www.salastina.org/concerts/

M. Boston Court
  KALEIDOSCOPE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Members
    ALISA JORDHEIM soprano, BENJAMIN HOFFMAN violin,
    BENJAMIN MITCHELL clarinet, CLEMENT CHOW cello,
    IRENE KIM piano
  Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00PM
    pre-concert discussion with the artists - 7:15PM
  Boston Court - Pasadena CA
  http://bit.ly/BostonCourt001

N. JACARANDA - music at the edge
  REMEMBER THE FUTURE
  Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00PM
    pre-concert conversation - 7:00PM
  First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica
  http://www.jacarandamusic.org/season

O. Chamber On The Mountain
  TOMER GEWIRTZMAN piano
  Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:00PM
  Logan House - Ojai CA
  http://www.chamberonthemountain.com/tomer_gewirtzman.html


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

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

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

* Music Critic DAVID J BROWN's review on LA Opus
  "A Grand Tchaikovsky Opening for 'FF@F!~fff' 2019-2020"
  La Bella Vita Trio opens Classical Crossroads'
  "First Fridays at First!~fff" in Torrance CA
  http://bit.ly/DavidJBrown011

* Music Critic DAVID J BROWN's review on LA Opus
  "Schubert's Last Piano Sonata Played by Robert Thies"
  On the "Second Sundays at Two" series in Rolling Hills Estates
  http://bit.ly/DavidJBrown0012

* Music Critic TODD MASON's review on LA Opus
  "Two Cellists Create Heavenly Music At Mount Wilson"
  Cécilia Tsan and Eric Byers at Concerts in the Dome
  http://bit.ly/ToddMason001

* Music Critic DAVID J BROWN writes on LA Opus
  "Looking Ahead in the South Bay: Part One"
  Program Update for "The Interludes" on Saturday September 21
  http://bit.ly/DavidJBrown010

* Music Critic MARK SWED's review in the Los Angeles Times
  "Musicians turn the Big Dipper into an 'interstellar cantata,'
  with help from NASA"
  L.A. Signal Lab on Tuesdays at Monk Space T@MS in Koreatown
  http://bit.ly/MarkSwed016

* Music Critic MARK SWED writes in the Los Angeles Times
  "At Descanso Gardens, music meets nature and 'Silence' means
  many things" about the new new-music series "Silence at Descanso"
  at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge
  http://bit.ly/MarkSwed018

* Music Critic MARK SWED writes in the Los Angeles Times
  "The best concerts for classical music lovers this fall"
  http://bit.ly/MarkSwed017

* Publicists LISA BELLAMORE & CLARA HUANG write on
  the Colburn School Website:
  "Ensemble-in-Residence the Viano String Quartet Wins Joint
  First Prize at Banff International String Quartet Competition
  https://www.colburnschool.edu/viano-quartet-banff/

* Music Journalist MATT COOPER writes in the Los Angeles Times
  "Classical music in L.A. this week (September 8-15):
  'La Bohème' at LA Opera and more"
  http://bit.ly/MattCooper017

* The KUSC Free Download
  Download or stream a track from the new recording by
  the American Bach Soloists featuring the countertenor
  ARYEH NUSSBAUM COHEN. ABS artistic director
  JEFFREY THOMAS conducts.
  https://www.kusc.org/radio/free-download/

* Encores from LACMA Sundays Live! from the KUSC website.
  Sundays Live concerts are taking a summer break and will
  resume in September at St. James Episcopal Church on Wilshire,
  while the new LACMA recital hall is constructed.
  https://www.kusc.org/radio/on-demand/sundays-live/

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

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

T. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VOCAL EVENTS
  LAURI D. GOLDENHERSH's Weekly Highlights
  For the full calendar, click:
  http://www.laurislist.com/calendar

U. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORGAN CONCERTS

V. WEBSITES OF HIGH INTEREST TO SOUTHLAND CHAMBER MUSIC AFICIONADOS

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


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


B. Live! at the Museum - Free
  THIRD WHEEL
  KARIN KANTENWEIN FABIERO flute, LAURA STOUTENBOROUGH clarinet,
  REBECCA RIVERA bassoon

  Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 7:00PM
  Laguna Art Museum
  307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach CA
  [OrangeCounty][Free]
  For a Google map, click:
  https://goo.gl/YpH826

THIRD WHEEL turns the classical world upside down by transforming the traditional roles of their instruments in new ways. They are a crossover ensemble that plays Bach with a modern twist, and re-imagines rock 'n' roll as Mozart would have written it. Read about the Third Wheel and its members by clicking:
http://thirdwheeltrio.com/about/

Free with museum admission ($7 / $5 senior & student / free for members). For concert and artist information, and to reserve seats, click:
https://www.lagunabeachlive.org/live-at-the-museum-1




C. Norton Simon Museum Musical Performance - Free
  PANIC DUO
  Violinist PASHA TSEITLIN and Pianist NIC GERPE

  Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 6:00PM
  Norton Simon Museum
  411 West Colorado Blvd, Pasadena CA
  [Pasadena/Glendale][Free]
  For a Google map, click:
  http://bit.ly/NortonSimonMuseumMap

Program - The Color of Sound
Includes world premieres by composers Dale Trumbore, Hugh Levick, and Glen Roven

PANIC DUO is dedicated to contemporary music. This performance features modern compositions for violin and piano based on artists and their works found within the Museum, including Picasso, Miró, and Kandinsky. Read about the Panic Duo by clicking:
http://panicduo.com/

Free with Museum admission ($15 / $12 seniors / free for children 18 & under). Stickers for ensured seating are distributed in the Main Entrance gallery starting at 5:00PM. Members enjoy early seating between 5:30 and 5:45PM; general admission seating begins at 5:45PM. Parking is free. For information, click:
http://bit.ly/NortonSimonConcert003




D. LAEMMLE LIVE presents - Free
  STREET SYMPHONY STRING QUARTET
  VIJAY GUPTA Founder and Artistic Director/Violin
  BEN SHIRLEY Director of Community Engagement

  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 11:00AM
  Laemmle Monica Film Center
  1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica CA
  [WestSide][Free]
  For a Google map, click:
  https://goo.gl/V5e7fT

Program
Selections by BEN SHIRLEY and REENA ESMAIL

Read about the composers by clicking:

BEN SHIRLEY
https://benjaminjshirleymusic.com/

REENA ESMAIL
http://www.reenaesmail.com/

Read about VIJAY GUPTA, violinist, Street Symphony Founder & Artistic Director, and 2018 MacArthur Fellow by clicking:
http://guptaviolin.com/

Street Symphony places social justice at the heart of music making by creating authentic, powerful engagements between professional and emerging artists and communities disenfranchised by homelessness and incarceration in Los Angeles County. Since 2015, Street Symphony has presented a yearly performance of The Messiah Project, a nationally acclaimed community performance of excerpts of Handel's Messiah at The Midnight Mission in Skid Row. In 2017, supported by a generous grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation, Street Symphony launched the Daniel Chaney Teaching Artist program, pairing professional artists with members of the homeless community in an effort to amplify the voices and artistry of the Skid Row community.

Free admission. To RSVP and for more information, click:
https://blog.laemmle.com/category/laemmle-live/




E. Scripps College Faculty Recital - Free
  GOLD COAST TRIO
  RACHEL V. HUANG (Scripps faculty) violin
  SUSAN LAMB COOK (UC Davis faculty) cello
  HAO HUANG (Scripps faculty) piano

  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 3:00PM
  Garrison Theater
  Scripps College Performing Arts Center
  Scripps College
  241 East 10th Street, Claremont CA
  [Pomona/Claremont][Free]
  For a Google map, click:
  http://bit.ly/GoogleMapGarrisonTheater

Program
Joseph Haydn: Trio in D Major, Hob.XV:24
Fanny Mendelssohn: Trio in D Minor, Op.11
Franz Schubert: Trio No.2 in E-flat Major, D929

The GOLD COAST TRIO was founded as a resident chamber group of the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria, where its performances of works by Amy Cheney Beach and Leonard Bernstein were greeted with great acclaim. Individual members have been nationally recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Chamber Music America, and have performed in such venues as Merkin Hall, Coolidge Auditorium in the Library of Congress, and the Musikverein in Vienna.

"An incredibly beautiful tone...dark, full bodied yet limpid sound...full range of tone colors coupled with...virtuosity and musicianship." ~ Hilton Head Island Packet

Read about the members of the Gold Coast Trio by clicking:

RACHEL V. HUANG violin
http://bit.ly/RachelVHuang001

SUSAN LAMB COOK cello
https://www.susanlambcook.com/biography/

HAO HUANG piano
http://community.scrippscollege.edu/haohuang/

Free and open to the public. For information, click:
http://bit.ly/GoldCoastTrio001




F. PITTANCE CHAMBER MUSIC
  Chamber Music from the Pit
  NATHAN FARRINGTON double bass, guitar, and voice,
  TEDDY ABRAMS piano, ROBERTO CANI violin,
  GABRIEL GLOBUS-HOENICH percussion, MOLLY MILLER guitar

  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 3:00PM
  Pasadena Conservatory of Music
  100 N Hill Ave, Pasadena CA
  [Pasadena/Glendale]
  For directions and parking, click:
  https://goo.gl/2PCcLj

Program - Nate's World
J.S. Bach: Prelude from Cello Suite No.1
Haydn: Divertimento
Brahms: Sonata in E Minor
Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1889): Grand Duo
Selections by Teddy Abrams, Nathan Farrington, Edgar Meyer, Don McLean, Hank Williams, Gaetano Donizetti, and Alberto Ginastera
 and
A live-to-picture performance of Gustav Holst's "Mars",
arranged to accompany a clip from Sergei Eisenstein's
iconic 1925 silent film "Battleship Potemkin"

LA Opera Orchestra Principal Bass NATHAN FARRINGTON takes you on a musical safari ranging from Haydn to Hank Williams. Nate will be joined by pianist TEDDY ABRAMS (Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra), LA Opera Concertmaster ROBERTO CANI, percussionist GABRIEL GLOBUS-HOENICH, and guitarist MOLLY MILLER.

Read about the afternoon's instrumentalists drawn from the LA Opera pit by clicking:
https://pittancechambermusic.org/artists/

Read about PITTANCE CHAMBER MUSIC, featuring artists from the chorus and orchestra of LA Opera by clicking:
http://pittancechambermusic.org/

Tickets: $35 / $20 seniors / $10 Student Rush at the door.
For information and tickets, click:
https://pittancechambermusic.org/nates-world/




G. St. James Presbyterian Sunday Concert Series - Free
  ROGER WRIGHT piano, JAMES LENT organ

  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 4:00PM
  St. James Presbyterian Church
  19414 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana CA
  [SanFernandoValley][Free]
  For a Google map, click:
  https://goo.gl/PJC1pG

Program
Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No.2 in G Minor, Op.22 (1868)
Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.1 in D-flat Major, Op.10 (1911)

JAMES LENT will accompany with orchestral reductions on the organ.

A native Texan, young pianist ROGER WRIGHT has impressive credentials:
* Winner of the 24th Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition
 at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall
* Winner of the 2003 Gold Medal San Antonio International Piano
 Competition
* Winner of multiple awards Australian Performing Arts Association
* Audience Favorite at the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano
 Competition
The Houston-born artist received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Houston and his Master's degree from Rice University. Read about Roger and listen by clicking:
https://www.instantencore.com/contributor/bio.aspx?CId=5124730

JAMES LENT made his Alabama Symphony debut to critical acclaim performing Rachmaninoff's Concerto No.2 on 24 hours' notice to replace ANDRE WATTS. James currently serves as Lecturer and Coordinator of Instrumental Collaborative Piano at UCLA. He earned his Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree from Yale University. Read about James Lent by clicking:
http://www.music.ucla.edu/lent-james

Free, a freewill offering will be taken. For information, call (818)345-2057 or click:
http://bit.ly/RogerWright001




H. Restoration Concert Series
  ROBERT THIES piano

  Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 4:00PM
  Community Room
  South Pasadena Library
  1115 El Centro Street, South Pasadena CA
  [Pasadena/Glendale]
  For a Google map, click:
  https://goo.gl/DPNRdR

Program - From Vienna - Sturm und Drang
Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Sonata in B-flat Major, D960
Selections by Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven, and Schubert
Shie Rozow: Fantasia Appassionata - World Premiere

Read about film composer SHIE ROZOW (pronounced shy ro-zov) by clicking:
https://shierozow.com/bio/

ROBERT THIES's recitals are highly regarded by aficionados not only for his consummate musicianship and his sensitive artistic interpretations, but also for his illuminating observations about the composers and the selections. Thies first captured worldwide attention in 1995 when he won the Gold Medal at the Second International Prokofiev Competition in St. Petersburg, Russia. With this victory, Thies became the only American pianist to win a Russian piano competition since Van Cliburn's triumph in Moscow in 1958.

Thies enjoys a diverse career as an orchestral soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He has performed 40 different concerti with orchestras all over the world, including the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, the Auckland Philharmonia (New Zealand), the Mexico City Philharmonic, Mexico's National Symphony, the Fort Worth Symphony, the Pasadena Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, and the Naples Philharmonic.

A graduate of USC, his teachers have included Robert Turner and Daniel Pollack, both protégés of the legendary Russian teacher and pianist Madame Rosina Lhevinne and the great pianist Josef Lhevinne. Robert has a huge and avid Southern California following.

Read about Robert Thies by clicking:
http://www.robertthies.org/

Tickets: $20. For information, call (626)799-6333 or click:
https://www.friendsofsopaslibrary.org/restoration-concerts




I. L'Ermitage Foundation Concert Series presents
  KATSUYA YUASA clarinet, MARY AU piano

  Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:00PM
  Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel
  11461 Sunset Blvd, Brentwood CA
  [WestSide]
  For a Google map, click:
  http://goo.gl/maps/GJrZo

A Concert Artist of Mu Phi Epsilon, KATSUYA YUASA has performed widely in United States as a soloist and chamber musician. Yuasa holds prizes from over 10 notable competitions and awards. Presently he is Adjunct Professor at Florida A&M University and a graduate teaching assistant at Florida State University while pursuing a doctoral degree there. He completed his Bachelor's degree at San Jose State University, and a Master's and Artist Diploma at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Read about Katsuya Yuasa by clicking:
https://katsuyayuasa.wixsite.com/clarinet

"He has the rare ability to express the beauty and soulfulness of the composer's music, and a deep commitment to share his love of performing with others. His joy in making music is palpable when you watch him play. Don't miss any opportunity to hear this marvelous young artist. Bravo Katsuya!" ~ WCRB Classical Radio Boston

Born in Hong Kong, pianist MARY AU received her music education at the Royal Academy of Music in London and USC. Well known and much loved by Southland aficionados, Mary is an impassioned collaborator, soloist, chamber musician, and master teacher, who has collaborated in the master classes of some of the world's leading artists, including Janos Starker, Steven Isserlis, Lluís Claret, Lynn Harrell, Rugero Ricci, and Elly Ameling. Read about Mary by clicking:
http://www.aumary.com/

One of Los Angeles' best-kept secrets, L'Ermitage Foundation offers its members a rare concert series in an intimate salon setting by internationally recognized artists who perform on leading concert stages worldwide. Artists such as JOSHUA BELL, VLADAMIR ASHKENAZY, ABBY SIMON, ANDRE WATTS, ANNE AKIKO MEYERS, IGOR KIPNIS, and even VICTOR BORGE have performed on the series. Now in its 37th year, the Foundation financially supports numerous charities. Read about the L'Ermitage Foundation and the charities it supports by clicking:
http://lermitagefoundation.org/

Some guest seats are available for Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter readers. RSVP is essential. Call Executive Director Ms. RENEE CHERNIAK at (310)472-3330. For concert information, click:
http://lermitagefoundation.org/concerts/




J. Beverly Hills National Auditions Winners
  A Shared Recital
  NADIA AZZI solo piano
    and
  ANDREW HARRISON saxophone with JASON LO piano

  MUSIC BY THE SEA Concert Series - $14
  Friday, September 20, 2019 - 7:30PM
    Encinitas Library
    540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas CA
    [Oceanside/SanDiego]
    For a Google map, click:
    http://goo.gl/maps/R64w7

  THE INTERLUDES - Free
  Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 3:00PM
    First Lutheran Church & School - Torrance
    2900 W. Carson Street, Torrance CA
   (on the south side Carson Street just east of Maple)
    [SouthBay][Free]
    For a Google map, click:
    http://goo.gl/maps/QaZ4s

Program

Haydn: Sonata in B-flat Major, Hob.XVI:41
Chopin: Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op.60
Chopin: Waltz in F Major, Op.34 No.3
Chopin: Nocturne in C Minor, Op.48 No.1
Hiromi Uehara: Tom and Jerry Show
 NADIA AZZI solo piano

Pedro Iturralde: Pequena Czardas
Astor Piazzolla: Café 1930
Robert Muczynski: Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano
 ANDREW HARRISON saxophones and JASON LO piano

Twenty-one-year-old NADIA AZZI combines her versatile artistry as a soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative artist. She has performed with the Colburn Orchestra, Montreal's Orchestre de la Francophonie, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Tampa Bay Symphony Orchestra, and South Carolina's Beaufort Orchestra, to name some. Nadia graduated from the pre-college division of The Juilliard School and currently studies with Fabio Bidini at the Colburn Conservatory. Read about Nadia Azzi by clicking:
http://nadiaazzi.com/

Acclaimed as "a virtuoso saxophonist" and a "magician showing off his tricks," ANDREW HARRISON has performed throughout the United States and Europe. He holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the USC Thornton School of Music and a Master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin's Butler School of Music. His teachers have included legendary saxophonist Harvey Pittel, and LA Philharmonic saxophonists Jim Rotter and Douglas Masek. Read about Andrew Harrison by clicking:
https://www.andrewsharrison.com/

Andrew's collaborative pianist JASON LO also holds a Doctorate from the USC Thornton School, where he studied with Antoinette Perry. Read about Jason Lo by clicking:
https://www.jasonwlo.com/

Under the Artistic Direction of LAURA SCHMIEDER, the Beverly Hills National Auditions selects talented rising artists from around the world and presents them monthly in the South Bay on "The Interludes" concert series at First Lutheran Church & School - Torrance. The concerts also are presented on the preceding Friday evenings on the "Music By The Sea" recital series in the beautiful Encinitas Library with its expansive view of the Pacific Ocean. From January through June, the concerts are presented the following Sundays on Beverly Hills' "Music In The Mansion" recital series in Beverly Hills' historic Greystone Mansion.

"The series is a much sought opportunity for young performers...the talent level is extremely high." ~ Los Angeles Times

ADMISSION

Friday Evening MUSIC BY THE SEA in Encinitas at 7:30PM
 Tickets: $14. For information and to purchase tickets, click:
 http://www.encinitasca.gov/concerts

Saturday-afternoon THE INTERLUDES in Torrance at 3:00PM
 Free, donations appreciated. For information, click:
 http://www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/TheInterludes.htm




K. South Bay Chamber Music Society - Free
  FIATO QUARTET
  CARRIE KENNEDY and JOEL PARGMAN violins,
  AARON OLTMAN viola, RYAN SWEENEY cello

  Friday, September 20, 2019 - 8:00PM
    Recital Hall - Music Department
    Los Angeles Harbor College
    1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington CA
    [SouthBay][Free]
    For directions, click:
    http://sbcms.net/directions/

  Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:00PM
    Pacific Unitarian Church
    5621 Montemalaga, Rancho Palos Verdes CA
    [SouthBay][Free]
    For directions, click:
    http://sbcms.net/directions/

Program
Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op.18 No.6
Charles Ives: String Quartet No.1, "From the Salvation Army"
Shostakovich: Quartet No.3 in F Major, Op.73

The FIATO QUARTET was formed in 2008. Its members hold degrees from the Colburn School, University of Southern California, New England Conservatory, Rice University, Northwestern University, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. They are members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Pasadena Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, New West Symphony, and Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra. Read about Fiato and listen by clicking:
http://fiatoquartet.com/

Free admission. For concert information, click:
http://sbcms.net/concerts/




L. Salastina Music Society presents
  Sounds Re-Imagined: JEFFREY KAHANE plays Mozart

  Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00PM
    Barrett Hall
    Pasadena Conservatory of Music
    100 North Hill Avenue, Pasadena CA
    [Pasadena/Glendale]
    For a Google map, click:
    https://goo.gl/4vBPGm

  Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:00PM
    Edye Second Space at the Broad Stage
    SMC Performing Arts Center
    1310 11th St., Santa Monica CA
    [WestSide]
    For a Google map, click:
    http://goo.gl/maps/q4dqE

Program
Mozart (arr. Czerny): Overture to the Marriage of Figaro, K492
 arranged for piano six hands
Mozart (arr. Schulz): Sonata in G Major for piano and violin, K379
 arranged for two violins
Mozart (arr. Mozart): Piano Concerto No.13 in C Major, K415
 arranged for piano solo and string quintet

Artists
JEFFREY KAHANE piano
HyeJin KIM resident piano
KAITLIN WEBSTER-ZUBER piano (Sounds Promising Young Artist)
EMILY WEBSTER-ZUBER piano (Sounds Promising Young Artist)
KEVIN KUMAR and MAIA JASPER WHITE violins and co-directors
MEREDITH CRAWFORD resident viola
YOSHIKA MASUDA resident cello
MICHAEL VALERIO guest bass

Take it from Mozart: everything's better chamber-style. Celebrated pianist and conductor JEFFREY KAHANE joins Salastina for Mozart's chamber arrangement of his Piano Concerto, K415.

Salastina serves the intellectual and artistic curiosity of audiences of all types. New listeners, the classical cognoscenti, and everyone in between enjoy a vital enrichment of spirit. Since its founding in 2010, Salastina has earned a national reputation for connecting audiences to classical music. Audiences respond to Salastina's warmth, immediacy, keen musical insight, and sense of social responsibility. Read about the SALASTINA MUSIC SOCIETY by clicking:
http://www.salastina.org/new-page/

Tickets: $32 online purchase for each concert / $40 at the door.
Student tickets are $10 at the door with valid ID.
For full concert and artist information and tickets, click:
http://www.salastina.org/concerts/




M. Boston Court
  KALEIDOSCOPE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Members
  ALISA JORDHEIM soprano
  BENJAMIN HOFFMAN violin
  BENJAMIN MITCHELL clarinet
  CLEMENT CHOW cello
  IRENE KIM piano

  Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00PM
    pre-concert discussion with the artists - 7:15PM
  Boston Court
  70 North Mentor Avenue, Pasadena CA
  [Pasadena/Glendale]
  For a Google map, click:
  https://goo.gl/vwtx88

Program
Franz Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock)
Heather Gilligan: Living in Light
Jennifer Higdon: Love Sweet
Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time

Read about the conductorless chamber ensemble KALEIDOSCOPE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA by clicking:
https://www.kco.la

Tickets: $30 / $25 seniors / $20 students
For artist information and tickets, click:
http://bit.ly/BostonCourt001




N. JACARANDA - music at the edge
  REMEMBER THE FUTURE

  Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00PM
  Pre-concert conversation - 7:00PM
  First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica
  1220 Second Street, Santa Monica CA
  [WestSide]
  For a Google map, click:
  http://goo.gl/d3AgSo

Program - Organic Rush
J.S. Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D Minor
J.S. Bach: Chorale Trio Herr Jesu Christ
Olivier Messiaen: Apparition de l'Église Éternelle
Olivier Messiaen: Verset pour la Fete de la Dédicace
Charles Ives: Processional "Let there be light"
Arvo Pärt: Pari intervallo
Arvo Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Francis Poulenc: Concerto for Organ, Tympani, Strings

Artists
THOMAS MELLAN organ, SIDNEY HOPSON percussion,
JACARANDA STRINGS & FESTIVAL CHORUS, MARK ALAN HILT organ/conductor

Iconic organ works by the two great masters of the instrument, Bach and Messiaen, and Poulenc's dramatic concerto bookend ceremonial and serene music to dedicate the rebuilt Schantz organ. On the first half, THOMAS MELLAN is joined by Jacaranda Festival Chorus singing unaccompanied source music for the Bach Chorale, and Messiaen's dedicatory work. Mellan joins JACARANDA STRINGS & FESTIVAL CHORUS conducted by MARK ALAN HILT in a rare work by Ives. As organist, Hilt performs Pärt, and then he conducts Pärt's famous Britten tribute for strings. Mellan rejoins the orchestra for the Poulenc with timpanist SIDNEY HOPSON conducted by Hilt.

With its motto "music at the edge," JACARANDA is a series of adventures offering the cornerstones of music from centuries past next to new and modern music. This season's theme is ...DREAM IN COLOR. Each concert program has a point of view. Artists are drawn from the Southland's finest and premier international guests. Read about Jacaranda by clicking:
http://www.jacarandamusic.org/

Tickets: $45 / $20 students & fixed income
For concert information and to order tickets, click:
http://www.jacarandamusic.org/season




O. Chamber On The Mountain
  TOMER GEWIRTZMAN piano

  Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 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

Program
Johannes Brahms: Sonata No.3 in F Minor, Op.5
Frederic Chopin: Nocturne in B Major, Op.9 No.3
Robert Schumann: Carnaval, Op.9

Hailed by The Washington Post as an artist of "formidable virtuosity and stylistic sensitivity," pianist TOMER GEWIRTZMAN has impressed audiences around the world. His performances with orchestra have taken him from New York's Carnegie Hall (the Bartók Concerto No.3 with the Juilliard Orchestra), to Israel (with the Israel Philharmonic, Israel Symphony, Jerusalem Symphony, Israeli Chamber Orchestra, and New Haifa Symphony Orchestra) to St. Petersburg, Russia (with the Mariinsky Orchestra) to locations throughout the U.S. Mr. Gewirtzman won First Prize at the 2015 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and gave recital debuts on the YCA Series in New York and in Washington, D.C. He has also appeared in recital at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago, in London's Steinway Hall, and in the Salle Cortot of the École Normale in Paris, to name a few. Read about Tomer Gewirtzman by clicking:
http://www.tomergewirtzman.com

"This concert highlighted both Gewirtzman's formidable virtuosity and stylistic sensitivity. There was no doubt about his virtuoso credentials after this thrilling performance." ~ The Washington Post

Admission is $25. Reception will follow the performance. For concert and artist information, and to purchase tickets in advance, click:
http://www.chamberonthemountain.com/tomer_gewirtzman.html




** THE REST OF THE NEWSLETTER


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




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

* Music Critic DAVID J BROWN's review on LA Opus
  "A Grand Tchaikovsky Opening for 'FF@F!~fff' 2019-2020"
  La Bella Vita Trio opens Classical Crossroads'
  "First Fridays at First!~fff" in Torrance CA
  http://bit.ly/DavidJBrown011


* Music Critic DAVID J BROWN's review on LA Opus
  "Schubert's Last Piano Sonata Played by Robert Thies"
  On the "Second Sundays at Two" series in Rolling Hills Estates
  http://bit.ly/DavidJBrown0012


* Music Critic TODD MASON's review on LA Opus
  "Two Cellists Create Heavenly Music At Mount Wilson"
  Cécilia Tsan and Eric Byers at Concerts in the Dome
  http://bit.ly/ToddMason001


* Music Critic DAVID J BROWN writes on LA Opus
  "Looking Ahead in the South Bay: Part One"
  Program Update for "The Interludes" on Saturday September 21
  http://bit.ly/DavidJBrown010


* Music Critic MARK SWED's review in the Los Angeles Times
  "Musicians turn the Big Dipper into an 'interstellar cantata,'
  with help from NASA"
  L.A. Signal Lab on Tuesdays at Monk Space T@MS in Koreatown
  http://bit.ly/MarkSwed016


* Music Critic MARK SWED writes in the Los Angeles Times
  "At Descanso Gardens, music meets nature and 'Silence' means
  many things" about the new new-music series "Silence at Descanso"
  at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge
  http://bit.ly/MarkSwed018


* Music Critic MARK SWED writes in the Los Angeles Times
  "The best concerts for classical music lovers this fall"
  http://bit.ly/MarkSwed017


* Publicists LISA BELLAMORE & CLARA HUANG write on
  the Colburn School Website:
  "Ensemble-in-Residence the Viano String Quartet Wins Joint
  First Prize at Banff International String Quartet Competition
  https://www.colburnschool.edu/viano-quartet-banff/


* Music Journalist MATT COOPER writes in the Los Angeles Times
  "Classical music in L.A. this week (September 8-15):
  'La Bohème' at LA Opera and more"
  http://bit.ly/MattCooper017


* The KUSC Free Download
  Download or stream a track from the new recording by
  the American Bach Soloists featuring the countertenor
  ARYEH NUSSBAUM COHEN. ABS artistic director
  JEFFREY THOMAS conducts.
  https://www.kusc.org/radio/free-download/


* Encores from LACMA Sundays Live! from the KUSC website.
  Sundays Live concerts are taking a summer break and will
  resume in September at St. James Episcopal Church on Wilshire,
  while the new LACMA recital hall is constructed.
  https://www.kusc.org/radio/on-demand/sundays-live/




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

There are no events on the calendar for the coming weekend.

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




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

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 8:00PM - Long Beach
 Cole Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
 CSULB Carpenter Performing Arts Center
 http://www.csulb.edu/depts/music/areas/orchestra/

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 7:30PM - Pasadena
 Colburn Orchestra
 Ambassador Auditorium
 https://www.colburnschool.edu/performances/season-overview/#co

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/




T. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VOCAL EVENTS
  LAURI D. GOLDENHERSH's Weekly Highlights
  For the full calendar, click:
  http://www.laurislist.com/calendar

Please check the calendar for vocal concerts.

The Lauri's List calendar is now fully "self-serve", which means you can easily load your vocal-related events on your own.

Visit the Lister Calendar
http://www.laurislist.com/calendar

Send your vocal event info to:
events.la@laurislist.com




U. 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




V. 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/




W. 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."




X. 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 5,571 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
 (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, 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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