From Schubert to Schoenfield

Featuring Members of the Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and Special Guests

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Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m., Pasadena Conservatory of Music
Free Admission


Pittance Chamber Music continues its 2017/18 season with its Annual Showcase Concert, From Schubert to Schoenfield – an evening of dynamic and eclectic chamber music. Hear and see up close the artists who are the heart and soul of the LA Opera, performing at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music’s intimate Barrett Hall on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited, reservations are strongly recommended.

This free concert features a little-known work by Three-Penny Opera composer Kurt Weill, Frauentanz (Ladies’ Dance) – Seven Poems from the Middle Ages, Op. 10. This early song cycle is scored for soprano, flute, viola, clarinet, bassoon and horn, and will be conducted by Benjamin Makino of Opera Memphis. Paul Schoenfield’s jazzy, bohemian Café Music introduces violinist Dongfang Ouyang, a recent winner of the LA Opera Orchestra auditions. Soprano Rebecca Tomlinson, LA Opera Principal Clarinet Stuart Clark and Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist, pianist Milena Gligic, will performFranz Schubert’s final song, The Shepherd on the Rock, and internationally acclaimed pianist Inna Faliks, LA Opera Concertmaster Roberto Cani and Principal Cello John Walz, perform Anton Arensky’s romantic Piano Trio #1 in D minor, Op. 32.

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Members of the Grammy-winning LA Opera Orchestra

Roberto Cani, violin
Dongfang Ouyang, violin
Shawn Mann, viola
John Walz, cello
Dane Little, cello
Angela Wiegand, flute
Stuart Clark, clarinet
William Wood, bassoon
Nathan Campbell, horn

Special Guest Artists
Rebecca Tomlinson, soprano, LA Opera Chorus member
Milena Gligic, piano, Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist
Inna Faliks, piano
Benjamin Makino, conductor


KURT WEILL Frauentanz – Seven Poems from the Middle Ages, Op. 10
FRANZ SCHUBERT The Shepherd on the Rock
ANTON ARENSKY Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32

WHEN: Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Barrett Hall, Pasadena Conservatory of Music
100 North Hill Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106
Free parking in adjacent lot

TICKETS: Free admission; Donations gratefully accepted at the door

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