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November 2017

Ashley Jackson performs Glass in NYC

November 17, 2017, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
NYU Skirball Theater, 60 Washington Square South, Suite 505
New York, NY United States
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The NYU Orchestras and Contemporary Music Ensemble present a weekend of concerts dedicated to Philip Glass in honor of his 80th birthday year. GLASS FESTIVAL: NYUO² Jonathan Haas, Conductor David Byrne: The Forest Kaeja Cox, Soprano Matt Marks, Tenor Philip Glass: Symphony No. 1, “Low” ADMISSION: Free

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Alina Bzhezhinska performs in London

November 18, 2017, 12:00 am - November 19, 2017, 12:00 am
Barbican Hall, London London, United Kingdom

Pharoah Sanders Quartet + Denys Baptiste + Alina Bzhezhinska: A Concert for Alice and John Coltrane - SOLD OUT A three-part journey through the cosmos, celebrating the profound musical and spiritual legacy of two of the most influential figures in Western musical history: Alice and John Coltrane. The night sees a showcase of artists inspired by and who worked with the Coltranes, headlined by the Cosmic Jazz icon Pharoah Sanders. Sanders’s saxophone sound provided a crucial contribution to the anarchic music of John’s later…

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Crime Classics

November 19, 2017, 12:00 pm
City Winery, 1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
$10 - $25

Episode 7: The Death of a Picture Hanger  Episode 27: Coyle and Richardson – Why They Hung in the Spanking Breeze  Music by Bernard Herrmann Written by Morton Fine and David Friedkin Reed Capshaw, tenor trombone Adam Moen, tenor trombone Mark Fry, bass trombone Faye Seeman, harp Steve Ingle, conductor and foley Chicago Senior Radio Players True stories of murder and mayhem reign in the gripping Crime Classics, a performance which unites the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players with Chicago Senior Radio Players for two episodes. A radio…

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Better Than One, Jaymee Haefner & Emily Mitchell

November 19, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dallas Public Library, 1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States

Mu Phi Epsilon Concert Series Program: Ravel Mother Goose Suite, mov'ts I, II, III, V (arr. John Escosa), IV (arr. Better Than One); Gary Schocker Heavens Above; John Thomas Grand Duet

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Parp! presents: Opposites Attract

November 23, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Parp! consists of Peter Maunder (trombone) and Ingrid Bauer (harp). In the "Opposites Attract" programme, Parp! present a smorgasbord of music from contemporary classical, to Cole Porter, to Brahms; with many delightful and intriguing detours along the way! Middle C described Parp!'s performance as "...a series of musical partnerships that surprised and delighted the ear...it’s well worth giving the enterprising pair a try!". Come and be surprised and entertained by the trombone and the harp as you’ve never heard them…

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Événement exceptionnel à L’Instrumentarium

November 24, 2017, 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
L’Instrumentarium, 35 rue Fondary
Paris, 75015 France

SAVE THE DATE ! L'Instrumentarium vous convie à un événement exceptionnel le vendredi 24 novembre à partir de 19h, avec la harpiste Anaïs Gaudemard et la participation de Sasha Boldachev. Réservation au 01 45 61 04 32 ou par mail : harpeparis@gmail.com (places limitées)

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Tristan le Govic trio performs in Brittany, France

November 28, 2017, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
La Passerelle Saint-Brieuc Brittany, Saint-Brieuc France + Google Map

It was first in Ireland and then Scotland - where he was appointed Celtic harp professor in Glasgow - that Tristan Le Govic developed a deep sense for Celtic music in a solo repertoire or in the company of great names in music. Following his meeting with Swedish singer Lise Enochsson, he appropriates in parallel a unique repertoire of Scandinavian music performed on the Celtic harp. At the same time singer, storyteller and virtuoso instrumentalist, Tristan Le Govic develops a very…

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Elisabeth Plank performs in Jerusalem

November 29, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
American Colony, 1 Louis Vincent Street
Jerusalem, 9720071 Israel

Elisabeth Plank performs a solo recital as part of the "American Colony Concert Series" in Jerusalem. Pasha Room American Colony 1 Louis Vincent Street 9720071 Jerusalem Israel Tickets: admin@amcol.co.il

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Kirsten Agresta Copely performs for Letters to the Mayor: Nashville

November 30, 2017, 4:00 pm
Nashville Civic Design Center, 138 2nd Ave. N
Nashville, TN 37201 United States

Letters to the Mayor : Nashville The upcoming exhibition Letters to the Mayor: Nashville  – organized by Storefront for Art and Architecture in partnership with the Nashville Civic Design Center (NCDC) will open on November 30th, 2017 in the Community Space at NCDC (Butler's Run) with a reception from 5:00 - 7:30pm. Harpist Kirsten Agresta Copely will provide music for the event. The project was initiated in 2014 by Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, and has now been replicated in more…

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December 2017

Edmar Castaneda and Hiromi perform in Tokyo

December 1, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Note Tokyo, Japan + Google Map

A popular pianist active in the world and a topic duo project by amazing harpist , long-awaited first appearance in Japan! The topic duo project with Hiromi Uehara, who is captivating audiences in the overwhelming sound world, and the world's best jazz and harpist Edmar Castaneda is finally showcased in Japan. Edmar is from South America Colombia, a jazz and harp player with an activity base in NY. When Uehara appeared in Canada's Montreal Jazz festival in June, 16, it resonated with the performance…

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Lacey Lee performs in Washington, MO

December 1, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Immanuel Lutheran Church and School Washington Missouri, 214 W 5th St
Washington, MO 63090 United States

East Central College Presents the College Choir, Voce Blue, and East Central Childrens' Choir in concert along with harpist Lacey Lee. The concert will feature the beautiful Christmas masterwork, A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten along with many other new and old holiday favorites and carols. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted for ECC students traveling to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall in March.

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20 Harps for the Holidays

December 2, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave
Los Altos, CA 94024 United States

Come and enjoy an afternoon of festive harp music at our nineteenth annual holiday concert! The program will include a selection of seasonal music, including traditional carols and popular holiday music. We will feature harp solos along with the sight and sound of more than twenty harps performing together in our studio ensemble. We are delighted that our guest artist this year will be multi-instrumentalist John Metras, who will provide a rare opportunity to hear two harps that are both…

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Baroque Harp in Kayseri

December 2, 2017, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kayseri Kültür Merkezi Kayseri, Turkey
$25

Turkish harpist Zeynep Öykü performs a solo program of Bach, Handel, Scarlatti and Purcell

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Lynn Williams performs in Chicago, IL

December 4, 2017, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Civic Opera Building Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

As principal harpist of the Lyric Opera in Chicago, IL, Lynn Williams will perform for the production of "The Pearl Fishers" by Georges Bizet. For sheer transcendent beauty, Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers has few rivals in the entire repertoire. The opera’s famed duet for tenor and baritone is a soaring melody that has turned countless opera newcomers into ecstatic fans. Bizet (who composed this work 12 years before Carmen) transports us to Ceylon, where two devoted friends find themselves in love with the same woman, an entrancingly beautiful…

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Sons Of Serendip Christmas: Beyond The Lights at Sellersville Theater 1894

December 7, 2017, 8:00 pm
Sellersville Theater & Washington House Hotel & Restaurant, 136 N Main St
Sellersville, PA 18960 United States

Sons Of Serendip Christmas: Beyond The Lights at Sellersville Theater 1894

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Elisabeth Plank performs in Austria

December 8, 2017, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

It is important to me to show the concert audience the versatility of the harp,« writes the young Viennese harpist Elisabeth Plank in the booklet of her most recently released debut CD. Also at the Jeunesse, the multiple award-winner of national and international competitions takes the audience on an exciting journey through three centuries of fascinating harp solo music: from the original sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti, who already anticipated classical music in the time of Bach, to romantic masterpieces by…

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Harp! The Herald Angels Play!

December 9, 2017, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The American Youth Harp Ensemble Feature Holiday Concert with special guests The Academy of Music Chamber Ensembles. This is a ticketed event so be sure to buy your tickets online as soon as possible to assure a seat. This is our grandest and most visible concert of the holiday season. An RVA holiday tradition, this concert is a fantastic one to invite your friends, colleagues, you teachers, basically everyone you know, to attend! It is so exciting for the performers…

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CCPA Harp Studio Recital

December 9, 2017, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ganz Hall @ Roosevelt University, 430 S Michigan Ave Fl 7
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

Marguerite Lynn Williams, harp faculty CCPA harp students perform solo, ensemble, and chamber music repertoire. This concert is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests without a Roosevelt ID may be required to show photo identification to enter the Auditorium Building. For more information call: 312-341-2352.

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Kristina Finch performs in Philadelphia, PA

December 9, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Astral Artists, 230 S Broad St, Ste 300
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States

“a joy to watch, sparkling as much as the instruments in their hands” —Splash Magazines Formed in 2010 by graduates of the Eastman School of Music, Project Fusion is a prize winning saxophone quartet comprised of passionate musicians and teachers. PROGRAM Johann Sebastian Bach - Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt, BWV 18 Béla Bartók/Matthew Evans - Six Romanian Dances Stephen Dankner - Second Saxophone Quartet (World premiere, made possible by Astral’s Micro-Commissioning program) Marc Mellits - Ex Machina Astor…

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On This Shining Night

December 9, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
George Washington Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22301 United States
$20

The Alexandria Choral Society presents their winter concert, including Gustav Holst's "Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda," featuring harpist Nadia Pessoa. The program also includes settings of familiar texts in Jan Sandström's "Lo, How a Rose e'er Blooming" and June Nixon's "The Holly and The Ivy", and Ēriks Ešenvalds’ "Stars", a work for choir and tuned glasses, that depicts the stark beauty of a clear winter sky at night — a stunning companion to Morten Lauridsen’s "Sure On This Shining…

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Fairytale Noël| Heavenly Trio and Holiday Cheer

December 10, 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
City Winery, 1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
$10 - $25

Heavenly Trio and Holiday Cheer Take a moment in the bustle of the holiday season to escape into an enchanted world with the music of Bax, Debussy, Chopin and more in Fairytale Noël. While the temperature drops outside, warm your heart with a joyful collection of Christmas carols and heavenly tunes to celebrate the magic of the season. Join us for the flowing melodies of Debussy’s Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp and Bax’s Elegiac Trio; gorgeous works to transport…

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Solo Recital at Blessed Sacrament

December 10, 2017, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Blessed Sacrament Church, 152 West 71st Street
New York, NY 10023 United States

Abigail Kent will present a recital at the concert series at Blessed Sacrament, hosted by Eric Huckins. This concert will feature works by Smetana, Scarlatti, and Renie, among others.

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Anneleen Lenaerts performs in Berlin, Germany

December 12, 2017, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Konzerthaus Berlin, Gendarmenmarkt
Berlin, 10117 Germany

Anneleen Lenaerts, Harfe Franziska Hölscher, Violine Severin von Eckardstein, Klavier Maurice Ravel Introduction et Allegro für Harfe und Klavier Emmanuel Durlet „Inquieto“ für Klavier Joseph Jongen Valse op. 26 für Harfe Camille Saint-Saëns Fantasie op. 124 für Violine und Harfe Claude Debussy Danse sacrée et danse profane für Harfe und Klavier Gabriel Fauré Sonate Nr. 1 A-Dur op. 13 für Violine und Klavier Claude Debussy Images, Heft 2, bearbeitet für Harfe, Violine und Klavier (von Severin von Eckardstein) Dienstag, 12.12.2017…

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Concert: Piaf et Piazzolla

December 16, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mougins School PTA, 615 avenue Dr. Maurice Donat
Mougins, 06250 France

De Paris à Buenos Aires ou quand Piaf rencontre Piazzolla A travers l’œuvre de ces 2 artistes, Megan et Béatrice vous font découvrir les points communs qui auraient pu les réunir le temps d’un concert... Programme Café 1930: Astor Piazzolla Te quiero tango: Astor Piazzolla Sous le ciel de Paris: Jean Dréjac (parolier) / Hubert Giraud La foule -Que nadie sepa mi sufrir: Michel Rivegauche - Enrique Dizeo / Angel Cabral Bordel 1900: Astor Piazzolla Soledad: Astor Piazzolla Chiquilin de…

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Embracing The Spirit of Christmas

December 16, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eliot Unitarian Chapel, 100 N Taylor Ave
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States

In celebration of the release of Amy's new Christmas CD, "Embracing The Spirit of Christmas" - Join us for this inspired spiritual journey through holiday favorites magically woven together in a seamless tapestry that gently opens the heart and lovingly wraps you in the spirit of Christmas. Amy's unique solo harp interpretations and arrangements weave a journey of reflective memories, soulful awakenings and joy-filled celebrations that express the essence of Christmas within us all. Location: Eliot Unitarian Chapel 100 S.…

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Skyla Budd performs at Old Bethpage Village Restoration Candlelight Villge and Holiday craft Fair

December 29, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until December 29, 2017

Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Road
Old bethpage, NY 11804 United States
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$5 - $12

Skyla will be playing harp in the main building. Other activities will be happening in other locations listed below during the event. 19th Century Buildings Lit by Candlelight / Music by Local Schools & Organizations / An 1866 Decorated Christmas Tree •/ Holiday Brass Quartet & Old Time Fiddle Music / Civil War Era Christmas Songs / Contra-Dancing / Stories of Christmases Past / Traditional Bonfire & Hot Apple Cider & join us for a candle light procession into the…

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January 2018

Future Blend Project: “Hidden Gem” concert and competition finale

The annual Future Blend ‘Hidden Gem’ concert is preceded by a “Come and Try the Harp” (free!) session from 10am – 4pm! During the concert, seventeen new works for solo harp will be premièred, acting as the final of the Future Blend 2018 competition. The Future Blend Project launched in 2015. It is a annual competition that brings composers and harpists together to create brand new music for the Harp. 10 finalists are chosen from annonymous scores, they then have 5 months…

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Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita perform in Sevilla, Spain

January 9, 2018, 7:00 pm

A sublime and multi-awarded collaboration of harp and kora between two acclaimed virtuosos. The Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and the Senegalese kora Seckou Keita join forces in an impressive display of musicality. Based on their diverse traditions and transforming them with remarkable synergy, the Mandinka rhythms blend effortlessly with Welsh melodies, with hypnotic improvisations of both in a set that is both stimulating and hypnotizing. With a very attractive work, his debut album Clychau Dibonhas been widely acclaimed by the critics and the specialized press.

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Anne Denholm performs at the Royal Northern College of Music

January 14, 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
RNCM – Royal Northern College of Music, 124 Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9RD United Kingdom
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A lunchtime recital of French and British music for solo harp, as part of the Royal Northern College of Music’s Strings Festival. This event is generously sponsored by Holywell Music Ltd.

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Universal Consciousness: Melodic Meditations ft. Ravi Coltrane & Brandee Younger

January 14, 2018, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
(le) poisson rouge, 158 Bleecker St
New York, NY 10012 United States

Ravi Coltrane presents Universal Consciousness: Melodic Meditations of Alice Coltrane with Tongues In Trees On Sunday January 14th Winter Jazzfest honors Alice Coltrane in a program curated by her son Ravi Coltrane called Universal Consciousness: Melodic Meditations of Alice Coltrane. 6:00PM doors // 7:00PM show $35 adv // $45 DOS 18+ Tickets On Sale: Friday November 3rd at noon

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Ann Hobson Pilot performs in Sarasota, FL

January 15, 2018, 8:00 pm

Ann Hobson Pilot performs with flutist Leone Buyse

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East Meets West: JMU Faculty Harp Recital, Dr. Jaclyn Wappel

January 17, 2018, 8:00 pm
Anthony Seeger Hall, 821 S Main St
Harrisonburg, VA 22801 United States

This innovative program features non-traditional harp solo and chamber works from Western and non-Western composers including Ravi Shankar, Lou Harrison, Alan Hovhaness, and Loreena Mckennitt. You will have the rare opportunity to hear unique combinations of harp, drums, tuned water bowls, cymbals, flute, and much more! The concert is free and can also be applied to recital attendance credit for JMU students. Don't miss this exciting event! Includes collaborations with: Eric Guinivan, percussion Caleb Pickering, percussion John Ross, flute Colleen…

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Cristina Montes Mateo performs at “Music by the Sea” Series in Encinitas, CA

January 19, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive
Encinitas, CA United States
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A recent winner of the Beverly Hills National Auditions, Cristina Montes Mateo will be performing in this recital several works included in "Voyage", her newly launched album. 

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4 Girls 4 Harps performs in Cornwall, England

January 19, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Mylor Theatre, Truro College
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Since forming in 2000, 4 Girls 4 Harps have established themselves as the leading harp ensemble in Europe, and have delighted audiences with their dynamic performances and innovative repertoire. They have a shared goal of presenting new works and their own idiomatic transcriptions. Their varied classical and modern programme will show off the full scope of their Salvi concert harps and modern electric harps.

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Hong Kong Quarterfinals

January 20, 2018, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hong Kong Academy, 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, New Territories
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

In 2018, DHF World Harp Competition is bringing the competition to you! The quarterfinals will be held across three different continents: Europe, America, and Asia. Our jury of talent scouts will travel the world to find the most promising performing artists. The first location they will visit is Hong Kong. This round is open to the public. Feel free to come and see all the creative ideas that the competitors will bring to the stage.

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Cristina Montes Mateo performs at “The Interludes” Series in Torrance, CA

January 20, 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 2900 W Carson St
Torrance, CA United States
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A recent winner of the Beverly Hills National Auditions, Cristina Montes Mateo will be performing in this recital several works included in "Voyage", her newly launched album. 

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Quatuor Zaïde & Anneleen Lenaerts (Uitverkocht)

January 20, 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Concertgebouw Brugge, 't Zand 34
Brugge, 8000 Belgium

Kleurrijk repertoire voor strijkkwartet en harp __ Girl power! De vier pittige dames van Quatuor Zaïde en de solo-harpiste van de Wiener Philharmoniker slaan de handen in elkaar. Anneleen Lenaerts’ harpspel brengt niet alleen de kleuren maar ook de geuren van Ravels en Debussy’s geparfumeerde muziek tot leven. Nog sprookjesachtiger wordt het in de Conte fantastique van Caplet, gebaseerd op een raadselachtige vertelling van Edgar Allan Poe. Hoofdpersonage is de dood, die als een dief in de nacht rondwaart, op…

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Cristina Montes Mateo performs at “Music in the Mansion” Series in Beverly Hills, CA

January 21, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greystone Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Dr
Beverly Hills, CA United States
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A recent winner of the Beverly Hills National Auditions, Cristina Montes Mateo will be performing in this recital several works included in "Voyage", her newly launched album. 

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Sasha Boldachev presents a Solo Concert in Fort Worth, TX

The HarpTime Concert is the new way to present Harp Music to the audience. Sasha Boldachev grounded HarpTime in Zurich and organised Yoga classes, Fashion Shows with Harp and special Salon Concerts. Now with his program he is going around the World, presenting to the people the Harp of XXI century.

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Quatuor Zaïde & Anneleen Lenaerts – Debussy, Lenaerts, Caplet

January 21, 2018, 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Het Quatuor Zaïde is jong en beloftevol en staat in de voorhoede van een nieuwe generatie strijkkwartetten. In seizoen 2015-2016 werd het kwartet genomineerd als ECHO Rising Star en met de nodige Sturm und Drang veroverde het de voorbije jaren de internationale bühne. Na een geslaagd en vooral naar meer smakend concert in februari 2016 in de Sint-Pieterskerk te Leut, nodigen we het kwartet opnieuw uit, ditmaal - én voor het eerst in onze kamermuziekreeks - met de uit Limburg…

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