Event Calendar
January 8, 2011
Crocker Art Museum
Crocker announces classical concert series
The ensemble Trio Voce, composed of violinist Jasmine Lin, cellist Marina Hoover and pianist Patricia Tao, performs March 6. The program will include works by Shostakovich and Beethoven. Included will be a piece by Mieczyslaw Weinberg that is informed by the Gottfried Helnwein exhibit "Inferno of the Innocents."
The 50 year-old tradition of offering classical and international music continues at the Crocker Art Museum.
This year the museum is presenting a slate of six concerts, starting this month and ending in July. The popular afternoon concerts are presented on select Sundays from 3-4 p.m. in its gleaming new auditorium space.
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The season kicks off Feb. 20, with pianist Mark Valenti, who will perform works by American composers to complement the exhibition, "Paul Jenkins: The Color of Light."
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The ensemble Trio Voce, composed of violinist Jasmine Lin, cellist Marina Hoover and pianist Patricia Tao, performs March 6. The program will include works by Shostakovich and Beethoven. Included will be a piece by Mieczyslaw Weinberg that is informed by the Gottfried Helnwein exhibit "Inferno of the Innocents."
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Inspired by the "John Buck: Iconography" exhibition, classical guitarist William Feasley brings to life musical works by American composers on April 10. Feasley will perform works by Peter Madlem, Robert Beaser, Carlos Jobim, and Thelonius Monk along with the world premiere of "Tango Negro" by Argentine composer Marcelo Ferraris.
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On May 22, members of the Sacramento Saturday Club will perform works by American Impressionist musical composer Charles Griffes to complement the American Impressionist exhibition "Transcending Vision." Performers include flutist Maquette Kuper; vocalists Rona Commins, James Gentry, and Rufina Jones. These will be accompanied by John Cozza; and the Zepher Woodwind Quintet.
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Violinist Robin Sharp and pianist Lori Lack present music inspired by the "Transcending Vision," exhibition of American Impressionist paintings, on June 26. Their performance includes Claude Debussy's sonata for violin and piano, Jascha Heifetz's "Transcriptions for Violin," George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," and "Nocturne" and "Cortege" by Lili Boulanger.
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On July 24, pianist Tanya Plescia performs "The White Peacock" by America's most famous musical Impressionist, Charles Griffes, along with works by Beethoven and Liszt, plus her own original compositions. This program complements the American Impressionism exhibition "Transcending Vision."
Concerts are $6 for members and $12 for nonmembers.
Information: (916) 808-1182; crockerartmuseum.org
Read more: http://blogs.sacbee.com/ticket/archives/2011/02/crocker-announc.html#ixzz1DQ2GwCZ9




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