Friday, March 27, 2009

LACMA launches free chamber music series

LACMA Presents Sundays Live
FREE Chamber Music Concerts
Sundays at 6pm at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90036 for updated information.

Concerts streamed live on , and heard by delayed broadcast EACH WEDNESDAY at noon EXCLUSIVELY on KCSN, 88.5 FM.


Haydn Celebration Concert No. 4
Pianist Andrei Baumann performs Bach: Prelude and Fugue in B-flat minor, BWV 867, Haydn: Sonata in G major, Hob XVI: 40 Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 27 No. 1 "Sonata quasi una fantasia," and Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No. 24 in D minor, Opus 87

This concert marks the fourth of our 10-part Haydn tribute series during this celebratory year. These concerts feature selected prize- winning New England Conservatory students, and are presented concurrently with NEC’s own Haydn retrospective, curated by piano chair Bruce Brubaker. These concerts are funded by a generous grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation.

Members of the Capitol Ensemble: Phillip Levy (violin), Julie Gigante (violin), Roland Kato (viola), Victoria Miscolzcy (viola), David Low (cello) perform Haydn: String Quartet No. 32 in C major, Opus 33, No. 3, Hob.III:39, "The Bird,” and Mendelssohn: String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat major, Opus 87.

Pianist Caroline Oltmanns performs Bach/Myra Hess: Jesu, joy of man's Desiring from the cantata Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147, Beethoven: Sonata No.15 in D major, Opus 28 “Pastoral,” and 11 Bagatelles, Opus 119, James Wilding: Tears of Joy.

Chamber Ensembles from the Colburn School perform works to be announced.

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