October 14, 2018
The inaugural concert with a new Kawai concert piano!
Robyn Carmichael has been praised by music critics for her distinctive, highly expressive interpretations. She has toured Poland three times and has performed many concerts in the USA and Europe playing in many of the world’s most famous venues.
To mention a few:
A unique Chopin project and a program honoring the 200th anniversary of choreographer Marius Petipa are planned for 2018-2019.
August 19, 2018
Tartar born Russian pianist Halida Dinova studied at the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory with legendary pianist Anatol Ugorski and at the Kazan State Conservatory with Natalia Fomina (a student of Neuhaus). Ms Dinova also studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music where she received her Artist Diploma. Ms Dinova is the prize winner of three International Piano Competitions.
Ms Dinova has toured and performed with the finest orchestras in Europe, North, Central and South America, Asia and Africa. She has also performed in the most prestigious venues in London, Berlin, New York and St. Petersburg.
Her repertoire ranges from Bach to Ligeti and she is a passionate advocate of contemporary music. Ms Dinova’s solo Scriabin Album released in 1998 on DOREMI Canada earned her the reputation of “A Scriabinist destined to lead all others. Her breathtaking recital was the finest I’ve heard in more than 30 years” J. B. Young, American Record Guide.
Her new solo album Music That Tells Stories released in 2012 received excellent reviews from In Music and Vision and Cleveland Classical will be available following this afternoon’s concert. Ms Dinova has been a Steinway Artist since 1998 and is on the roster of pianists supported by Steinway Trust UK.
July 22, 2018
June 24, 2018
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1848)
Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 14 (c. 1830)
Nocturne, Op. 27, no. 2 (c. 1836) - Lento sostenuto
Waltz, Op. 34, no. 3 (c. 1838 )- Vivace
Sonata in B minor, Op. 58 (c. 1844)
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)-Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Widmung (Dedication) from the "Myrthen" song cycle by Schumann (c. 1840, arr. by Liszt, c.1848) S. 566 - Vivo, con somma espressione
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Fantasiestucke, Op. 12 (c. 1837)
Liebestraume, S. 541, no. 3 (c. 1850) - Poco allegro, con affetto
Tarantella from Annees de Pelerinage: Venezia e Napoli, S. 162, no. 3 (c. 1837-49) - Presto
Franz Schubert- Franz Liszt (1797-1828) Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen
D774 Op. 72 (1823)
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) Nocturne in B flat Minor, Op. 9 No. 2 (1830-1832)
Frédéric Chopin Fantasy in F minor (1841)
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Two Legends: S 175/No. 1, St. Francis of Assisi Preaching to the Birds - S.175/No. 2, St. Francis of Paola Walking on the Waves (1863)
Aleksandr Scriabin (1871-1915) Prelude Op. 9 For the Left Hand (1894)
Aleksandr Scriabin Nocturne for the Left Hand, Op. 9 (1895)
Franz Liszt Sonata B minor (1853)
T-Th: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
125 Canterbury Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
P.O. Box 188
Aptos, CA 95001
8 a.m. - Spoken Service
9:15 a.m. - Adult Christian Formation
10:30 a.m. - Sung Service, with Children's Sunday School concurrent