Concert Series 2022-2023
Visit SafelyThe concert series is open to the public. All audience members are required to give health attestation before entering the venue and wear a mask at all times regardless of vaccination status. The Covid-19 guidelines will be updated as new information becomes available.
Sunday, October 30, 7 p.m.
Ian Dicke and Bill Alves: Cowboy Rounds and Gamelan
Cowboy Rounds by Ian Dicke reimagines a collection of folk songs from the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip archive at the Library of Congress. Bill Alves presents new compositions for gamelan instruments and video with guests Maggie Parkins, cello, and Jeff Gauthier, violin.
Sunday, November 6, 7 p.m.
The Los Angeles Clarinet Choir: Renewal and Reflections
Fourteen clarinetists playing B-flat contrabass to E-flat sopranino present a concert featuring original works and transcriptions written for the ensemble. Works include Dvorak, Bacalov, Fernandez, Cook, Reed, Hablewitz, and Bernstein.
Sunday, November 13, 7 p.m.
Jenny Soonjin Kim and friends: Mozart and Beethoven chamber concertos
Jenny Soonjin Kim will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto K. 466 and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto Op. 56 with Kate Jeongah Kim, violin, Wonsun Keem, cello, and Han Na Park, piano.
Tuesday, December 6, 7 p.m.
Jenna Elliott, violin; Demiana Ibrahim, violin; Isabel Li, violin; Elsa Macias, violin; Brayden Mendoza, piano; Kate Perkins, cello; Rohan Subramanian, piano; Nick Zemtzov, piano; accompanists Stephan Moss, piano and Tatiana Thibodeaux, piano.
Visit SafelyThe Covid-19 guidelines will be updated as new information becomes available.
Sunday, February 26, 7 p.m.
Studio 209: Musique des Femmes, Bonis et Viardot
This program brings together music by two French women of the late 19th century, one a well-known opera singer of Spanish descent, the other a classmate of Claude Debussy and Gabriel Pierne at the Paris Conservatory. Studio 209 is the partnership of Rachel Huang, violin, and Stephan Moss, piano.
Sunday, March 26, 7 p.m.
Gamelan Merdu Kumala, Live Scoring of “The Adventures of Prince Achmed”
The valley’s premier Balinese gamelan ensemble, Gamelan Merdu Kumala, will perform a live scoring for the 1926 silent film “The Adventures of Prince Achmed” by Lotte Reiniger. Its newly arranged score incorporates traditional Balinese pieces as well as the original compositions by the ensemble. The film will be accompanied live on a set of the custom 7-tone gamelan, Saih Pitu Alit, as well as on a rare flute ensemble called Gamelan Gambuh.
Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m.
Justin Lee, piano: From Beethoven to Rachmaninoff
Justin Lee, piano, from Claremont Graduate University performs works by Beethoven, Schubert, Rachmaninoff-Kreisler, and Mendelssohn with guests Annie Ragni, cello, and Sol Huang, violin.
Sunday, April 2, 7 p.m.
Aron Kallay, piano: X
This program, presented by pianist Aron Kallay, explores ecstasy and ecstatic states in music and is inspired by mysticism, religion, meditation, repetition, beauty, and the grotesque. The concert features works by Scriabin, Messiaen, Alvin Curran, and new commissions from Rajna Swaminathan and Dante De Silva.
Sunday, April 9, 7 p.m.
Robert Zappulla, harpsichord, and Jenny Soonjin Kim, piano: “From Couperin to Beethoven: The European Keyboard in Different Guises”
Friday, April 21, 7 p.m.
Senior Recital: Kai Dettman and Ethan Flanagan
HMC students Kai Dettman and Ethan Flanagan will perform on piano.
Friday, April 28, 7 p.m.
Senior Recital: Nick Zemtzov
HMC student Nick Zemtzov will perform on piano.
Thursday, May 4, 7 p.m.
HMC students perform.