SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS EDEN-STELL GUITAR DUO
Nov
18
7:30 PM19:30

SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS EDEN-STELL GUITAR DUO

Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading guitar ensembles, the duo’s chameleon-like ability to communicate in a multitude of musical styles makes them a constantly evolving entity with a unique creative voice.
Likened to a ‘miraculous single guitarist blessed with an impossibly wonderful technique and an exceptionally delicate touch’ (The Observer) the Eden Stell Guitar Duo have been invited to perform at venues and music festivals around the world; including Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Romania, Turkey, USA, Canada, Mexico, South and Central America and Australia, plus numerous radio and TV appearances on ITV, BBC and European and North American networks.

 

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Chinese Music Concert
Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

Chinese Music Concert

Location: Main Theatre

"Originated from Taiwan, featuring rising musicians John Chiang on Erhu, Emily on Liuqin, and Emma Lin on Guzheng. The concert presents latest contemporary Chinese music repertoire along with world premiere composition composed by the three artists. Both western and eastern instruments are performed to ensure a wonderful combination of acoustics balance. It is highly anticipated an evening with inviting atmosphere and cultural listening experience in the San Francisco Bay area. "

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An Elizabethan Christmas with San Francisco Renaissance Voices
Dec
1
7:30 PM19:30

An Elizabethan Christmas with San Francisco Renaissance Voices

This costumed performance that takes place in the court of Elizabeth I will feature the choral music of the Yuletide season from the Renaissance and beyond by our stellar singers, including a special surprise or two. Audience favorite, soprano Susan Gundunas of Phantom of the Opera and Opera San Jose, joins us once again in her role of Queen Elizabeth I. Included in this festive evening will be lots of opportunity for you to sing favorites of the season along with us - and our traditional Milk and Christmas Cookie Reception follows the concert (and includes wine, mead or champagne for those of you who are lactose intolerant)!

Tickets at the door a half-hour before the concert or on-line at:  https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3162591

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Opera San Jose's Military Veterans Chorus Concert
Dec
8
8:00 PM20:00

Opera San Jose's Military Veterans Chorus Concert

Join OSJ’s Military Veterans Chorus conducted by GD Larry Hancock as they perform patriotic songs, spirituals and sing-along Christmas carols at the Trianon Theatre,

To purchase tickets ($20 and fully tax deductible) call the OSJ Box Office at (408) 437-4450. All proceeds benefit homeless veterans in Santa Clara County through the All The Way Home campaign

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THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS KENNETH  BROBERG
Jan
21
2:30 PM14:30

THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS KENNETH BROBERG

Kennth Broberg comes to Steinway Society from his recent Cliburn Silver Medal win where he wowed the audience with performances that showed “an imaginative shaping of themes, revelation of inner voices, and an unfailing sense of momentum” (Texas Classical Review).  Broberg is a popular artist who delights both audiences and critics. He has performed with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony, and the Seattle Symphony, among others. Decca Gold label has just released Mr. Broberg’s second CD, which features some of his Cliburn Competition performances. His solo, chamber, and concerto performances have been broadcast on NPR and ABC (Australia) radio.  

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Mission Chamber Orchestra Presents A Night with the Italians
Feb
10
7:30 PM19:30

Mission Chamber Orchestra Presents A Night with the Italians

Emily Ray, conductor

Pasquale Esposito, tenor

Italian songs and operatic arias 

Niccolò Piccinni               Iphigenie en Tauride Overture

Giuseppe Martucci          Notturno, op. 70, no. 1

Pietro Mascagni               Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Gaetano Donizetti           Allegro for Strings

Ottorino Respighi            Gli Uccelli (The Birds), P.154

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THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS Anna Fedorova
Feb
17
7:30 PM19:30

THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS Anna Fedorova

A superstar among next-generation classical pianists, Anna Fedorova has captivated fans, critics and the music world. Her performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 skyrocketed to more than 11 million YouTube views. Anna has won top prizes at numerous competitions, including the Rubinstein and the Moscow International Frederick Chopin Competition, and performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls of Europe, North and South America and Asia.

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San Jose Chamber Music Society Presents FLANDERS RECORDER QUARTET
Feb
25
7:00 PM19:00

San Jose Chamber Music Society Presents FLANDERS RECORDER QUARTET

Flanders Recorder Quartet (Belgium)
Farewell Tour! – final Bay Area appearance!

Program: Works old and new—baroque by PRAETORIUS Summa Parenti Gloria (1611), SCHEIN Suite #15 from Banchetto Musicale (1617), BACH Fantasia in C, BWV 570, & Fuga in C, BWV 545; BOISMORTIER Concerto VI from Op.15 (1727), and contemporary works by Pieter CAMPO Meditation (2015), & Fire (2015); Sören SIEG Inxaxheba (2016); Jeroen d’HOE Ella’s Blues (2005); and Louis PRIMA Sing Sing Sing (with a swing) (1936). Pre-concert talk: Roger Emanuels with FRQ.

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SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS DAVID RUSSELL
Mar
3
7:30 PM19:30

SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS DAVID RUSSELL

Grammy winner David Russell is recognized as one of the world's most talented classical guitarist having won numerous awards in international competitions. During his studies at the Royal Academy of Music, David the Juliet Bream Guitar Prize twice and received a scholarship from the Ralph Vaughan WilliamsTrust.Don't miss the opportunity to see this talented guitarist.

For tickets information visit  http://sbgs.org/

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THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS ATOS Trio
Mar
4
2:30 PM14:30

THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS ATOS Trio

Pianist Thomas Hoppe, violinist Annette von Hehn and cellist Stefan Heinemeyer have together been conquering the world’s major concert series since 2003. Around the globe, the ATOS Trio is hailed by audiences and has met with critical acclaim. The Trio has won many awards, including the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award and is praised for its warm sound, unanimity of phrasing and dynamic interpretations.

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SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS ILIANA MATOS
Apr
14
7:30 PM19:30

SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS ILIANA MATOS

Cuban guitarist Iliana Matos is a prize winner of eleven major international competitions including the Andres Segovia and Manuel Ponce competitions. She made history by becoming the first woman to win the prestigious S.A.R. La Infanta Dolia Cristina International Guitar competition twice in 1996 and 1997.

 

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THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS Gabriela Martinez
Apr
15
2:30 PM14:30

THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS Gabriela Martinez

Versatile, daring and insightful, Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Martinez is establishing an international reputation for lyrical playing, compelling interpretations and elegant stage presence. She has performed at such esteemed venues as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Salzburg’s Grosses Festspielhaus, Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens, and Paris’s Palace of Versailles. She has won critical acclaim for her brilliant technique and aesthetic sensitivity..

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Mission Chamber Orchestra Presents International Postcards
Apr
21
7:30 PM19:30

Mission Chamber Orchestra Presents International Postcards

Emily Ray, conductor

Michelle Kim, pianist

Marjan Mozetich             Postcards from the Sky [string work by premiere Canadian composer of today

Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 4

Charles Gounod               Petite symphonie

Robert McCauley             Narcisse

Gordon Jacob                    Suite no. 1 in F

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THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS Yeol Eum Son
May
6
2:30 PM14:30

THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS Yeol Eum Son

A leading international artist possessing penetrating interpretative powers, Yeol Eum Son had our patrons standing and cheering when she performed in our 21st season. The highly popular artist was a winner at the XIVth International Tchaikovsky Competition and recipient of the Silver Medal at the 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. She performs with notable orchestras worldwide.

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SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS CHRISTOPHER MANN & THE  GRACE NOTE CHAMBER PLAYERS
May
12
7:30 PM19:30

SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS CHRISTOPHER MANN & THE GRACE NOTE CHAMBER PLAYERS

Christopher Mann was born in Germany where he began guitar studies at age 3. In the U.S.A. between 1999-2003, he took lessons as a high school student from Professor Anne Waller at Northwestern University near Chicago. He returned to Germany in 2003 to resume his studies with Professor Rennert in Berlin as well as with Professor Thomas Mueller-Pering in Weimar. Christopher will open the concert and after the intermission will be joined by the Grace Note Chamber Players to perform Mauro Giuliani's Guitar Concerto in  A major.

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San Jose Chamber Music Society Presents HORSZOWSKI TRIO
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

San Jose Chamber Music Society Presents HORSZOWSKI TRIO

Horszowski Trio (NY City) with violist Masumi Per Rostad
Schumann & Fauré piano quartets! – & a World Premiere!

Program: R. SCHUMANN Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op.47 (1842); FAURÉ Piano Quartet #2 in G-Minor, Op.45 (1886); world premiere of Andreia PINTO-CORREIA’s piano trio (2017): The Night Migrations (based on the poem by Louise Glück). Pre-concert talk: Roger Emanuels with composer Pinto-Correia.

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THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS Ji
Nov
4
7:30 PM19:30

THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS Ji

Internationally recognized as the star of Google’s 2016 Grammys Android commercial in which he performs Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata on two pianos, Ji began playing the piano at the age of five. At age 10, he was the youngest pianist to win the New York Philharmonic’s Young Artists Competition. He graduated from Juilliard where he studied with Yoheved Kaplinsky.

 

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THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS JI
Nov
3
7:30 PM19:30

THE BAY AREA STEINWAY SOCIETY 23RD SEASON PRESENTS JI

Internationally recognized as the star of Google’s 2016 Grammys Android commercial in which he performs Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata on two pianos, Ji began playing the piano at the age of five. At age 10, he was the youngest pianist to win the New York Philharmonic’s Young Artists Competition. He graduated from Juilliard where he studied with Yoheved Kaplinsky.

In 2012 he won Young Concert Artists International Auditions and debuted at Merkin Concert Hall and the Kennedy Center to rave reviews.

Chicago Tribune hails him as “a gifted young pianist who is clearly going places,” Ji has been praised from a young age for his compelling musical presence and impressive technical command.

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THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB - RICHARD LOUV: THE HYBRID MIND
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB - RICHARD LOUV: THE HYBRID MIND

There's no denying the benefits of the Internet. But electronic immersion without a force to balance it creates a hole in the boat, draining our ability to pay attention, think clearly, be productive and creative. To combat these losses, our society seems to look everywhere but the natural domain for the building of better brains. Richard Louv explains why the more high tech our lives become, the more we need nature.

NOTES

Co-hosted by Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

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SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS EDUARDO COSTA
Oct
14
7:30 PM19:30

SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY PRESENTS EDUARDO COSTA

Dr. Costa is one of the finest guitarists of his generation, he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in guitar performance at Brazil’s leading University – The University of São Paulo, under Dr. Edelton Gloeden and also studied with Paulo Porto Alegre and Everton Gloeden at the Escola Municipal de Música (EMM). Subsequently, Costa was awarded a cultural visit to the USA under the sponsorship of the São Paulo United States Consulate General. This trip resulted in a successful audition at the University of Arizona and a full scholarship to pursue both Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Guitar Performance. He was a Teaching Assistant (GTA) to the School of Music at the U of A from 2006 to 2012.

Costa has been invited to perform as a guest artist in major cities such as New York, Dallas, Portland, Houston, Boston, Austin, St. Joseph, São Paulo, Curitiba, and Brasília among others.

For tickets information visit  http://sbgs.org/

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Karthik Kumar's "Blood Chutney"
Oct
8
3:00 PM15:00

Karthik Kumar's "Blood Chutney"

Karthik Kumar (KK) is back in USA with his third solo stand up special BLOOD CHUTNEY - Main Dish comedy! Side Dish Blood! India premiere concluded last week with standing ovation and reviews are unanimous "This is the best of KK"

Tickets are available at www.bloodchutney.com

 

 

 

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Karthik Kumar's "Blood Chutney"
Oct
7
7:30 PM19:30

Karthik Kumar's "Blood Chutney"

Karthik Kumar (KK) is back in USA with his third solo stand up special BLOOD CHUTNEY - Main Dish comedy! Side Dish Blood! India premiere concluded last week with standing ovation and reviews are unanimous "This is the best of KK"

Tickets are available at www.bloodchutney.com

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Mission Chamber Orchestra Presents British Connections
Sep
30
7:30 PM19:30

Mission Chamber Orchestra Presents British Connections

Emily Ray, conductor

Pip Clarke, violinist

Program:

R. Vaughan Williams       Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra

Henry Mollicone               Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

Fritz Kreisler                       Praeludium and Allegro

F.J. Haydn                           Symphony no. 104, “London”

Richard Arnell                    Sonata for Chamber Orchestra  

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The Bay Area Steinway Society 23rd season presents Sean Chen
Sep
9
7:30 PM19:30

The Bay Area Steinway Society 23rd season presents Sean Chen

Hailed as a charismatic rising star with “an exceptional ability to connect with an audience combined with an easy virtuosity” (Huffington Post), 28-year-old American pianist Sean Chen, third prize winner at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and recipient of the DeHaan Classical Fellowship as the winner of the 2013 American Pianists Awards, has continued to earn accolades for “alluring, colorfully shaded renditions” (New York Times) and “genuinely sensitive” (LA Times) playing. Sean was recently named a 2015 fellow by the prestigious Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing Arts.

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