The Axios Trio will be the special guest performers for this concert, featuring trios for clarinet, cello, and piano by Brahms and Muczynski. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Goethe-Institut of Washington.
Showcase II of CMS Performers and Composers Amy E Dupont Music Building – Gore Recital Hall Meraki will perform “No Progress Without Loss … every new beginning” a recent commission by composer, Jamie Whitmarsh.
Sponsored by the Catholic University Music GSA, this program will feature solo and chamber works by featured guest, Pulitzer-Prize winning composer, George Walker. Dr. Walker will begin the program with a short reflection on his life and music. Pianist, Elizabeth Hill will be performing two of his solo piano works, “Spatials” and “Piano Sonata No….
Featuring Elise Jenkins, mezzo-soprano, and Elizabeth G. Hill, piano
Chamber works for clarinet and piano that highlight the diverse voices of American music and culture. Music by Bernstein, Gershwin, Horovitz, and a recently commissioned work by Jamie Whitmarsh.
Music by Mieczyslaw Weinberg, Fitelberg, Jamie Whitmarsh, and Joshua Williams Mills.
Works for clarinet, cello, and piano by Beethoven, Muczynski, and Rota, featuring, Justin Page, cello. Reserve your spot here.
Happy birthday to American composer, Samuel Barber (1910-1981)! Barber has been one of my favorite composers for solo piano; I love his neo-romantic sound, and incorporation of American folk styles. I’m practicing hard and looking forward to performing his solo piano set, Excursions, Op. 20, in some upcoming April performances at James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) and…
My work in Germany wrapped up with a whirlwind of performances in Freiberg, Döbeln, and Zwickau. Last Saturday and Sunday, I had the great honor of performing more Brahms-Lieder concerts in the birth house of Robert Schumann. What a historic place with a fantastic museum and a beautiful chamber concert hall—a great privilege for me! The theme…
Things are going really well here in Freiberg—I’ve been learning and performing so much beautiful music by Brahms—it’s quite an experience! Our Liedermatinee performance at Würlitzer Park was well received with three encores and I had the pleasure of performing on a remarkable Bechstein grand piano: it possesses a rich sound, perfect for performing Brahms. This will be my busiest…