October -December 2018 Past concert

 
 
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SUN, OCTOBER 7: Everett Suttle, Tenor; Richard Alston, piano

PROGRAM: Mozart, Brahms, Bizet, Tchaikovsky and Roland Hayes

 

Critics everywhere have praised his voice and artistry saying the following:

“SINGING OF SUCH TASTE AND BEAUTY IS RARELY FOUND IN ANY OPERA HOUSE....ANYWHERE! “ Washington Post


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SUN, OCTOBER 14: Schiller Institute New York City Chorus

PROGRAM: African-American Spirituals, selections from Beethoven’s choral fantasy & Mass in C

 

The chorus is committed to creating a renaissance in the United States based on principles of Classical Composition.


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SUN, OCTOBER 21: Classical guitar solo: Tali Roth

PROGRAM: Bach Lute Suite, Brahms, Albeniz, Piazzola, Granados and Boccherini

 

One of the world’s leading and most charismatic guitarists, Tali Roth has been hailed by Classical Guitar magazine as "an extraordinary solo and chamber musician” and by The New York Times as a “marvelous classical guitarist”.


SUN, OCTOBER 28Maryam Kheirbeck, Piano

PROGRAMBeethoven Sonata, Op. 90, Op. 110, Chopin Ballad #3 and 4

 

Maryam Raya Kheirbek is internationally recognized for her dynamic stage presence and creative versatility.She gave her first public recital at the age of nine, and made her Carnegie Hall debut at the age of sixteen.

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SUN, NOVEMBER 4: Yaegy Park, violin; Brenden Zak, violin; Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM: Bach Double Violin Concerto in D minor; Bach Violin Partita #2; Paganini Caprice 24

Two exceptional Juilliard prodigies join forces for a beautiful Bach concert not to be missed.


SAT, NOVEMBER 11 : Margarita Rosenskaya, piano/string trio

PROGRAM:  Beethoven cello Sonata in A major; Schubert Nocturne for piano trio in E flat; and Tchaikovsky meditation

Artist Rovenskaya, Toyoda and Henderson showcasing some of the most beautiful music by Beethoven and Schubert.Not to be missed!

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SAT, NOVEMBER 17: Frank Mathis, baritone and Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM:  Sviridov – “Petersburg”; Rachmaninoff songs

 

Two American musicians, pianist Jonathan DePeri and baritone Frank Mathis, resurrect the rarely-performed Russian song-cycle Petersburg, prompting reflection upon 100 years of Russian-American cultural exchange, and the future of music.


SAT, DECEMBER 1: Margarita Rovenskaya & Xiao Chen, piano

PROGRAM: Schubert Fantasia in F minor for piano four hands D940, Rachmaninoff 6 Morceaux for four hands, Op. 11, and Chopin selections

 

Two sensational pianists will play piano compositions for 4-hands by great masters.

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SUN, DECEMBER 9: Everett Suttle, tenor, and Indira Mahajan, soprano; Richard Alston, piano

PROGRAM:  Christmas songs

 

It’s that time of the year again!Praised for her “strongly centered, richly textured soprano” by New York Magazine, the Marian Anderson Award-winning soprano, Indira Mahajan is joined by tenor, Everett Suttle for a beautiful concert of Christmas favorites!


SUN, DECEMBER 16: Frank Mathis, baritone and Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM:  Bach Cantatas

Pianist Jonathan DePeri and baritone Frank Mathis join forces again to perform some of Bach’s greatest Cantatas for voice and organ

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Recent Concerts

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Sun, April 7th: Yaegy Park, Violin, Bo Kyung, Piano

Back by popular demand, violinist Yaegy Park is joined by her fellow Juilliard concert artists on March 24 & April 7th in two beautiful chamber music concerts:  Yaegy Park, violin; Bo Kyung, piano

PROGRAM:  “Schubert Violin Sonatina in D Major Op. 137; Brahms Scherzo in C major from FAE Sonata; Clare Schumann Three Romances; Vitali Chaconne

Chopin, solo piano


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SUN, March 31: Yuting Zhou, piano

PROGRAM:

Bach and Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms are composers whose names and compositions are well-known to many. They were not only each, a great contributor to the Classical principle in the development of musical ideas, they spoke to each other through their compositions—through time itself.

Johann Sebastien Bach: Well-tempered Klavier, Prelude & Fugue, A minor, from Book II

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op.10, No. 2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata in C major, K 330

Johannes Brahms: Paganini Variations Book II


SUN, MARCH 24: JUILLIARD AT ST. JOHN’S

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Back by popular demand, violinist Yaegy Park is joined by her fellow Juilliard concert artists on March 24 & April 7th in two beautiful chamber music concerts:  Alexandra Ayoun Kim cello; Jacob van der Sloot, viola & Yaegy Park, violin

PROGRAM:  J.S. Bach |Chaconne from Partita # 2 in D minor

L.V. Beethoven | String Trio Op. 9 in G Major;

W. A. Mozart | Violin & Viola Duo in G Major K423;

J. S. Bach | Allemande and Courante from Cello Suite No. 4 in Eb Major;

H. Vieuxtemps | Cappricio Op. 55


PROGRAM: The greatest arias from around the world:

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"Largo al factotum” by Gioachino Rossini, Figaro’s aria from the opera The Barber of Seville

Mi Chiamano Mimi" by Giacomo Puccini, Mimi’s aria from the opera La Boheme

“O soave fanciulla”(Oh, sweet little lady) by Giacomo Puccini, duet from the opera La Boheme

“Quartet from the 3rd act” by Giacomo Puccini, from the opera La Boheme

Addio, del passato, Violetta's” by Giuseppe Verdi, Violetta’s aria from La Traviata

Habanera” by George Bizet, Carmen’s aria from the opera Carmen

"Una furtiva lagrima" (A furtive tear) by Gaetano Donizetti, from the opera L'elisir d'amore

Là ci darem la mano” by W.A. Mozart, Don Giovanni & Zerlina’s duet from the opera Don Giovanni

Ach, ich fühl's” (She leaves in despair) by W.A. Mozart, Parmina’s aria from the opera Magic Flute

Bella figlia dell'amore” quartet (Beautiful daughter of love) by Giuseppe Verdi, from the opera Rigoletto

Flower Duet” by Leo Delibes from the Opera Lakmé


SUN, FEBRUARY 17Francesca Khalifa, Piano

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PROGRAM"Domenico Scarlatti--3 Selected Sonatas, J. S. Bach-Concerto nach Italienischen Gusto, L. van Beethoven - Sonata No. 31 Op. 110. J. Brahms - Variations on a Theme of R. Schumann Op. 9"

 

Noted Russian pianist, Francesca Khalifa performs some of the most beautiful Classical repertoire of all times.


SUN, FEBRUARY 3 : Piano Quintet with Margarita Rovenskaya

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PROGRAM:  César Franck - Piano Quintet in F minor and Antonín Dvořák - Romance in F minor, Op. 11

Join us for two exceptional works of Franck & Dvorak—both late 20th century composers whose exemplifies the best of the Classical principle in musical composition.


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SUN, JANUARY 27: Frank Mathis, baritone and Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM:  Franz Schubert “Winterrise” Song Cycle

 

One of the most extraordinary song cycles ever composed.Schubert’s Winterrise is astounding, poetic, beautiful and contrary to the commonly held belief that it’s merely a series of songs about a man’s journey through love found and lost, highly political.


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SUN, JANUARY 20Maryam Raya Kheirbeck, Piano

PROGRAMBeethoven Sonata, Op. 90, Op. 110, Chopin Ballad #3 and 4

 Maryam Raya Kheirbek is internationally recognized for her dynamic stage presence and creative versatility.  She gave her first public recital at the age of nine, and made her Carnegie Hall debut at the age of sixteen.


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SUN, JANUARY 13: Classical guitar solo: Tali Roth

PROGRAM: Barrios -An alm for the love of god; Pipo - Cancion y Danza;

J.S.Bach - D minor chaconne; Albeniz- Torre bermeja & Asturias

 One of the world’s leading and most charismatic guitarists, Tali Roth has been hailed by Classical Guitar magazine as "an extraordinary solo and chamber musician” and by The New York Times as a “marvelous classical guitarist”.