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PRIESTESS OF THE PIANO:
Celebrating Clara Schumann at 200

Sunday, September 8th, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019, at 7 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & pianist

All-Clara Schumann program:

Prelude and Fugue in G minor, op. 16 (1845)
Soirees musicales, op. 6 (1834-35)
Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, op. 20 (1853)
Three Romances, op. 21 (1853-55)
Piano Sonata in G minor (1841-42)

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MAGICAL MANDOLIN II

    

Friday, September 13th, 2019, at 7 p.m.

JOYCE RASMUSSEN BALINT, mandolin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

VIVALDI – Concerto in C Major for mandolin and keyboard, RV 425 (1725) 
BACH – Select dances arr. for solo mandolin (ca. 1720)
TELEMANN – Sonata No. 4 in A Major for mandolin and continuo (1733)
HANDEL – Chaconne in G Major, HWV 435 (1733)
SCARLATTI – Sonata in D minor, K. 89 & Sonata in G Major, K. 91 (ca. 1730)
BEETHOVEN – Sonatina in C minorWoO 43a (1796) 
BRAHMS – Hungarian Dance No. 5, arr. for mandolin and piano (1869)
GRIEG – Norwegian Dance, arr. for mandolin and piano (1880)

BARTOK – Roumanian Folk Dances, arr. for mandolin and piano (1915)
CALACE – Bolero for mandolin and piano, op. 26 (ca. 1920)

Mozartina Musical Arts Conservatory
43 Prospect Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591

CELEBRATING CLARA SCHUMANN AND HER CIRCLE

   

Saturday, September 28th, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.

G-SHARP DUO

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

JOACHIM – Romance in C Major for violin and piano (1855)
DIETRICH – Allegro in A minor from F.A.E. Sonata (1853)
REINECKE – Deutscher Waltzer from Fantasiestucke, op. 22 (1845)

KIRCHNER – Romance und Schlummerlied for violin and piano, op. 63 (1883)
BRAHMS – Sonatensatz in C minor from F.A.E. Sonata (1853)
CLARA SCHUMANN – Three Romances for violin and piano, op. 22 (1853)
ROBERT SCHUMANN – Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor, op. 121 (1851)

Bates College
2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 04240

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CELEBRATING CLARA SCHUMANN AND HER CIRCLE I

Sunday, October 6th, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, at 7 p.m.

 

VALERIYA SHOLOKHOVA, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

FELIX MENDELSSOHN – Song without Words in D Major, op. 109 (1845)
FANNY MENDELSSOHN – Fantasia in G minor for cello and piano (1829)
CHOPIN – Largo from Cello Sonata in G minor, op. 65 (1846)
KIRCHNER – Select Pieces for cello and piano, op. 79 (1886)
SCHUMANN – Adagio and Allegro for cello and piano, op. 70 (1849)
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CLARA SCHUMANN – Romanza from Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 7 (1835)
BRAHMS – Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, op. 99 (1886)

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CELEBRATING CLARA SCHUMANN AND HER CIRCLE II

Sunday, October 20th, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019, at 7 p.m.

  

G-SHARP DUO

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

JOACHIM – Romance in C Major for violin and piano (1855)
DIETRICH – Allegro in A minor from F.A.E. Sonata (1853)
REINECKE – Deutscher Waltzer from Fantasiestucke, op. 22 (1845)

KIRCHNER – Romance und Schlummerlied for violin and piano, op. 63 (1883)
BRAHMS – Sonatensatz in C minor from F.A.E. Sonata (1853)
CLARA SCHUMANN – Three Romances for violin and piano, op. 22 (1853)
ROBERT SCHUMANN – Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor, op. 121 (1851)

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PRIESTESS OF THE PIANO: CELEBRATING CLARA SCHUMANN AT 200

 

Monday, October 28th, 2019, at 12:30 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker and pianist

All-Clara Schumann program:

Selections from Soirees musicales, op. 6 (1834-35)
Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann in F# minor, op. 20 (1853)
Romance in A minor from Three Romances, op. 21 (1853-55)
Piano Sonata in G minor (1841-42)

St. Francis College
180 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

CELEBRATING CLARA SCHUMANN AND HER CONTEMPORARIES

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, at 7 p.m.

 

G-SHARP DUO

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

CLARA SCHUMANN – Romance in A minor, WoO (1853)
FANNY MENDELSSOHN – Adagio in E Major for violin and piano (1823)
LOUISE FARRENC – Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, op. 39 (1850)
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AMY BEACH – Romance in A Major for violin and piano, op. 23 (1893)
CECILE CHAMINADE – Capriccio in E minor, op. 18 (1890)
PAULINE VIARDOT – 6 Morceaux for violin and piano (1867)

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CLARA SCHUMANN AND HER WORLD

Sunday, November 17th, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20th, 2019, at 7 p.m.

 

Yelena Grinberg, piano
Elena Kuschnerova, piano

SCHUBERT – March militaire in D Major for piano four-hands, D. 733 (1818)
FANNY MENDELSSOHN – Three pieces for piano four-hands (ca. 1830)
BRAHMS – Variations on a Theme by Schumann in E-flat Major, op. 23 (1861)
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CLARA SCHUMANN – March in E-flat Major for piano four-hands (1879)
ROBERT SCHUMANN – Bilder aus Osten for piano four-hands, op. 66 (1848)
FELIX MENDELSSOHN – Allegro brillante for piano four-hands, op. 92 (1841)

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MUSIC FOR FLUTE, CELLO, AND PIANO

Sunday, December 1st, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, at 7 p.m.

Jessica Taskov, flute
Valeriya Sholokhova, cello
Yelena Grinberg, piano

CLARA SCHUMANN – Romance in A minor, WoO (1855)
ETHEL SMYTH – Allegro moderato from Cello Sonata in A minor, op. 5 (1887)
LOUISE FARRENC – Trio in E minor for flute, cello, and piano, op. 47 (1856)
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CECILE CHAMINADE – Concertino for flute and piano in D Major, op. 107 (1902)
FANNY MENDELSSOHN – Piano Trio in D minor, op. 11 (1846)

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RUSSIAN RARITIES FOR FLUTE, VIOLA, AND PIANO

Jessica Taskov, flute
Ljova Zhurbin, viola
Yelena Grinberg, piano

SCHNITTKE – Suite in the Old Style for flute and piano (1972)
WEINBERG – Trio for flute, viola, and harp (piano) (1979)
NIKOLAEVA – Trio for flute, viola, and piano, op. 18 (1958)
ZHURBIN – Valse from opera, Doctor Zhivago, arr. for viola and piano
RUBINSTEIN – Viola Sonata in F minor, op. 49 (1855)

Bulgarian Consulate General
121 East 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023

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CLARA SCHUMANN AND HER FRIENDS

Sunday, December 15th, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, December 18th, 2019, at 7 p.m.

Eric Silberger, violin
Laura Metcalf, cello
Yelena Grinberg, piano

CLARA SCHUMANN – Romance No. 2 in G minor, op. 11 (1838-39)
ROBERT SCHUMANN – Intermezzo in D minor for violin and piano from F.A.E. Sonata (1853)

MENDELSSOHN – Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, op. 49 (1839)
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BRAHMS – Andante from Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, arr. for cello and piano (1878-1881) 

CLARA SCHUMANN – Piano Trio in G minor, op. 17 (1846)

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