MusikNOW Concerts at An die Musik LIVE!
Friday, April 1, 8 PM
WEST GARDEN TRIO
TICKETS: $12/$8 students. Join us for a post-concert wine reception. Danielle DeSwert Hahn, Piano; Benjamin Wensel, Cello; Luke Wedge, Violin
The West Garden Piano Trio was formed in early 2008 as the resident piano trio at the National Gallery of Art. Coming from diverse backgrounds, the three musicians with a passion for playing chamber music that appeals to a wide audience are known for their interesting and diverse programming. They have performed to full houses at the National Gallery of Art in addition to embassy and other DC area venues
Performing Mozart’s Piano Trio in B Flat Major; Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, and Beethoven’s Piano Trio in D Major (Ghost).
Saturday, April 2, 8 & 9:30 PM
Contemporary Arts, Inc., in collaboration with An die Musik Live! present
Warren Oree and The Arpeggio Ensemble
TICKETS: $20/$18 seniors & students
Warren Oree (acoustic bass); Umar Raheem (saxophones); Greg “Ju-Ju” Jones (drums); Doug “Pablow” Edwards (congas and percussion); Frank Butrey (guitar)
Warren Oree & The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble have performed throughout the world, including Bahia, Brazil; St Marteen’s Jazz Festival; Hamilton, Bermuda; Europe; and the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival.
ARPEGGIO’s repertoire includes original and standard compositions. Arpeggio has recorded nine CDs of original music which includes the most recent—MAN BITES DOG (SilkSkin). Everyone in the band composes, which gives the group a versatile sound that appeals to a variety of audiences.
Sunday, April 3, 3 PM
Andrea Casarrubios, cello & Ronaldo Rolim, piano
ADMISSION: free; we suggest a $10 donation. Post-concert reception.
Recently announced winner of the I Solo Cello Competition Illa de Menorca-FIDAH 2010 and Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition 2009, Andrea has been awarded first place in numerous competitions including the SOR Solo String Competition (USA, 2009), the Baltimore Music Club String Competition (USA, 2008), the Castilla y León Piano Competition Rio Orbigo (Spain, 2004) and the National Piano Competition Rio del Oro (Spain, 2005).
Award-winning Brazilian pianist Ronaldo Rolim has been praised for his interpretive power, brilliant virtuosity and rich sonorous palette. He is a prizewinner of more than 20 global competitions Ronaldo concludes his Master of Music degree in Piano Performance tin 2011 at the Peabody Institute, where he is a recipient of the Douglas and Hilda Goodwin Scholarship for Chamber Music.
Sunday, April 3, 7 PM
Gennadi Zagor, classical piano
Presented by An die Musik Live! in collaboration with Post-Classical Ensemble
TICKETS: $10. Post-concert wine reception.
- Stravinsky: Scherzo from Sonata in F-sharp minor
- Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (improvisation)
- Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Monday, April 4, 7:30 PM & Monday, April 18, 7:30 PM
Peabody Jazz Student Ensemble
Kevin B. Clark, guitar; Colin Rosso, percussion; Jonathan Guo, double bass; Adam Corson, saxophone; Alex Crean, tenor
Come see these amazing musicians in the first floor gallery.