Concerts 2016

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CELEBRATING CZERNY AND HIS CIRCLE

Saturday, January 16th, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Keiko Tokunaga, violin
Hamilton Berry, cello
Yelena Grinberg, piano

BEETHOVEN – Piano Trio No. 5 in D Major (“Ghost”), op. 70, no. 1 (1808)
CZERNY – Grand Trio No. 2 in A Major, op. 166 (1829)
SCHUBERT – Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D. 898 (1827)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING CZERNY AND HIS CIRCLE

Sunday, January 17th, 2016 at 5 p.m.

Keiko Tokunaga, violin
Hamilton Berry, cello
Yelena Grinberg, piano

BEETHOVEN – Piano Trio No. 5 in D Major (“Ghost”), op. 70, no. 1 (1808)
CZERNY – Grand Trio No. 2 in A Major, op. 166 (1829)
SCHUBERT – Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D. 898 (1827)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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GUITAR PERSPECTIVES II

Saturday, February 6th, 2016, at 6 p.m.

Arthur Kampela, composer / guitarist / singer / songwriter

KAMPELA – Balada
VILLA-LOBOS – Prelude 1 & 4 (1940)
KAMPELA – Percussion Study I, III (Introduction)
VILLA-LOBOS – Study 1 (1929); Prelude 3 (1940)
KAMPELA – Polimetria for four prepared guitars and tape
KAMPELA – Percussion Study IV (“Exoskeleton”) for viola ‘alla Chitarra’
LEO BROWER – Pieza Sin Titulo
KAMPELA – Ponteio
KAMPELA – Romanza (1976)
KAMPELA – Percussion Study II

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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GUITAR PERSPECTIVES II

Sunday, February 7th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Arthur Kampela, composer / guitarist / singer / songwriter

KAMPELA – Balada
VILLA-LOBOS – Prelude 1 & 4 (1940)
KAMPELA – Percussion Study I, III (Introduction)
VILLA-LOBOS – Study 1 (1929); Prelude 3 (1940)
KAMPELA – Polimetria for four prepared guitars and tape
KAMPELA – Percussion Study IV (“Exoskeleton”) for viola ‘alla Chitarra’
LEO BROWER – Pieza Sin Titulo
KAMPELA – Ponteio
KAMPELA – Romanza (1976)
KAMPELA – Percussion Study II

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING CZERNY AT 225

Saturday, February 20th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Jessica Taskov, flute
Yelena Grinberg, piano

BEETHOVEN – Serenade in D Major for flute and piano, op. 41 (1795-96)
HINDEMITH – Sonata for flute and piano (1936)
SCHUMANN – Three Romances for flute and piano, op. 94 (1849)
CZERNY – Grand Duo Concertante for flute and piano, op. 129 (ca. 1827)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING CZERNY AT 225

Sunday, February 21th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Jesse Taskov, flute
Yelena Grinberg, piano

BEETHOVEN – Serenade in D Major for flute and piano, op. 41 (1795-96)
HINDEMITH – Sonata for flute and piano (1936)
SCHUMANN – Three Romances for flute and piano, op. 94 (1849)
CZERNY – Grand Duo Concertante for flute and piano, op. 129 (ca. 1827)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING CZERNY AND HIS CIRCLE

Saturday, March 5th, 2016, at 4 p.m.

G-Sharp Duo

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

CZERNY – Variations Concertantes on a Theme by Krumpholz for piano and violin, op. 1 (1805)
LISZT – Grand Duo concertant for violin and piano sur le Le marin, S. 128 (1849)
BEETHOVEN – Sonata No. 9 in A Major for piano and violin (“Kreutzer”), op. 47 (1803)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING CZERNY AND HIS CIRCLE

Sunday, March 6th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

G-Sharp Duo

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

CZERNY – Variations Concertantes on a Theme by Krumpholz for piano and violin, op. 1 (1805)
LISZT – Grand Duo concertant for violin and piano sur le Le marin, S. 128 (1849)
BEETHOVEN – Sonata No. 9 in A Major for piano and violin (“Kreutzer”), op. 47 (1803)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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FOUR-HAND EXTRAVAGANZA

Sunday, March 27th, 2016, 5 p.m.

Oxana Yablonskaya, piano
Yelena Grinberg, piano

MOZART – Sonata in D Major for four hands, K. 381 (1773-74)
SCHUBERT – Fantasy in F minor for four hands, D. 940 (1828)
CZERNY – Overture caracteristique et brilliant for four hands, op. 54 (ca. 1830)
BRAHMS – 16 Waltzes for piano four-hands, op. 39 (1865)
ALKAN – Finale alla Saltarella from Sonate de concert, op. 47 (1865)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING CZERNY AND HIS CIRCLE

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016, at 4 p.m.

Jesse Han, flute
Hamilton Berry, cello
Yelena Grinberg, piano

BEETHOVEN – 12 Variations on “Ein Madchen oder Weibchen” from Mozart’s The Magic Flute, op. 66 (1798)
HUMMEL – Grand Sonate for cello and piano, op. 104 (1824)
SCHUBERT – Introduction and Variations on Trockne Blumen for flute and piano, D. 802 (1824)
CZERNY – Fantasia Concertante for flute, cello, and piano, op. 256 (ca. 1830s)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING CZERNY AND HIS CIRCLE

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Jesse Han, flute
Hamilton Berry, cello
Yelena Grinberg, piano

BEETHOVEN – 12 Variations on “Ein Madchen oder Weibchen” from Mozart’s The Magic Flute, op. 66 (1798)
HUMMEL – Grand Sonate for cello and piano, op. 104 (1824)
SCHUBERT – Introduction and Variations on Trockne Blumen for flute and piano, D. 802 (1824)
CZERNY – Fantasia Concertante for flute, cello, and piano, op. 256 (ca. 1830s)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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VIENNESE ROMANCE II

Saturday, April 30th, 2016, at 6 p.m.

Patricia Sonego, soprano
Yelena Grinberg, piano

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) 

An Chloe, K. 524 (1787)
Lied zur Gesellenreise, K. 468 (1785)
Das Veilchen, K. 476 (1785)

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)

Seligkeit, D. 433 (1816)
Nachtviolen, D. 752 (1822)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 (1814)
Nahe des Geliebten, D. 162 (1815)

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897) 

4 Lieder, Op. 43 (1857-64) – No. 2, Die Mainacht
15 Romanzes aus L. Ticke’s Magelone, op. 33 (1861-65) – No. 12, Muss es eine Trennung geben
4 Lieder, op. 96 (1884) – No. 2, Wir Wandelten
5 Lieder, op. 105 (1886-88) – No. 1, Wie Melodien zieht es mir

ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856) 

Frauenliebe und Leben, op. 42 (1840)

CLARA SCHUMANN (1819-1896) 

Das Veilchen (1853)
Mein Stern (1846)
3 Lieder, op. 12 (1840) – No. 2, Liebst du um Schonheit

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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VIENNESE ROMANCE II

Sunday, May 1st, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Patricia Sonego, soprano
Yelena Grinberg, piano

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) 

An Chloe, K. 524 (1787)
Lied zur Gesellenreise, K. 468 (1785)
Das Veilchen, K. 476 (1785)

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)

Seligkeit, D. 433 (1816)
Nachtviolen, D. 752 (1822)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 (1814)
Nahe des Geliebten, D. 162 (1815)

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897) 

4 Lieder, Op. 43 (1857-64) – No. 2, Die Mainacht
15 Romanzes aus L. Ticke’s Magelone, op. 33 (1861-65) – No. 12, Muss es eine Trennung geben
4 Lieder, op. 96 (1884) – No. 2, Wir Wandelten
5 Lieder, op. 105 (1886-88) – No. 1, Wie Melodien zieht es mir

ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856) 

Frauenliebe und Leben, op. 42 (1840)

CLARA SCHUMANN (1819-1896) 

Das Veilchen (1853)
Mein Stern (1846)
3 Lieder, op. 12 (1840) – No. 2, Liebst du um Schonheit

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING BUSONI AT 150

Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

G-Sharp Duo 

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

MOZART – Sonata for violin and piano in E minor, K. 304 (1778)
BRAHMS – Sonata No. 1 in G Major for violin and piano, op. 78 (1878-79)
LISZT – Romance oubliee, arr. for violin and piano (1880)
BUSONI – Sonata No. 1 in E minor for violin and piano, op. 29 (1890)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING BUSONI AT 150

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 5 p.m.

G-Sharp Duo 

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

MOZART – Sonata for violin and piano in E minor, K. 304 (1778)
BRAHMS – Sonata No. 1 in G Major for violin and piano, op. 78 (1878-79)
LISZT – Romance oubliee, arr. for violin and piano (1880)
BUSONI – Sonata No. 1 in E minor for violin and piano, op. 29 (1890)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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THE ART OF VARIATIONS

Saturday, June 4th, 2016, at 7 p.m.

Dr. Yelena Grinberg, speaker & pianist

The Art of Variations:

BACH-BUSONI – Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 (1720 / arr. 1893)
BEETHOVEN – Six Original Variations in F Major, op. 34 (1802)
TCHAIKOVSKY – Original Theme and Variations in F Major from Six Pieces, op. 19 (1873)
WEBERN – Variations for piano, op. 27 (1936)
SCHUMANN – Etudes Symphoniques en formes de Variationen,, op. 13 (1834)

Bagaduce Music Lending Library Performance Hall
49 South Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614

A wine-and-hors d’oeuvres reception will follow the performance

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THE ART OF VARIATIONS

Saturday, June 11th, 2016, at 6 p.m.

Dr. Yelena Grinberg, speaker & pianist

The Art of Variations:

BACH-BUSONI – Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 (1720 / arr. 1893)
BEETHOVEN – Six Original Variations in F Major, op. 34 (1802)
TCHAIKOVSKY – Original Theme and Variations in F Major from Six Pieces, op. 19 (1873)
SCHUMANN – Etudes Symphoniques en formes de Variationen,, op. 13 (1834)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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THE ART OF VARIATIONS

Sunday, June 12th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Dr. Yelena Grinberg, speaker & pianist

All-Variation Program:

BACH-BUSONI –  Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 (1720 / 1893)
BEETHOVEN – Six Original Variations in F Major, op. 34 (1802)
TCHAIKOVSKY – Original Theme and Variations in F Major from Six Pieces, op. 19 (1873)
SCHUMANN – Etudes Symphoniques en formes de Variationen, op. 13 (1834)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING BUSONI AND HIS WORLD

Saturday, June 25th, 2016, at 6 p.m.

Julian Milkis, clarinet
Kenny Wang, viola
Yelena Grinberg, piano

BUSONI – Suite for clarinet and piano, KV 88 (1878)
BEETHOVEN – Notturno in D Major for viola and piano, op. 42 (1796)
BUSONI – Albumblatt for viola and piano, KV 72 (1916)
MOZART – Trio in E-flat Major for clarinet, viola, dan piano (“Kegelstatt”), K. 498 (1786)
SCHUMANN – Marchenerzahlungen (“Fairy Tales”) for clarinet, viola, and piano (1853)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING BUSONI AND HIS WORLD

Sunday, June 26th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Julian Milkis, clarinet
Kenny Wang, viola
Yelena Grinberg, piano

BUSONI – Suite for clarinet and piano, KV 88 (1878)
BEETHOVEN – Notturno in D Major for viola and piano, op. 42 (1796)
BUSONI – Albumblatt for viola and piano, KV 72 (1916)
MOZART – Trio in E-flat Major for clarinet, viola, dan piano (“Kegelstatt”), K. 498 (1786)
SCHUMANN – Marchenerzahlungen (“Fairy Tales”) for clarinet, viola, and piano (1853)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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ITALIAN CONCERTOS

Sunday, August 14th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & piano

VIVALDI – “Autumn” from Four Seasons, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1723)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in C minor, BWV 981, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G Major, BWV 973, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)

VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G minor, BWV 975, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in D Major, BWV 972, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in D Minor, BWV 974, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
BACH – Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (1735)

Island Concerts
Fishers Island, NY 06390

 

ITALIAN CONCERTOS

Sunday, August 21st, 2016, at 5 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & pianist

VIVALDI – “Autumn” from Four Seasons, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1723)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in C minor, BWV 981, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G minor, BWV 975, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
TORELLI-BACH – Concerto in B minor, BWV 979, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in D Major, BWV 972, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G Major, BWV 973, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in D Minor, BWV 974, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
BACH – Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (1735)

Presented by Harvardwood (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

A wine-and-food reception will follow the performance

 

GEMS FOR MANDOLIN & KEYBOARD

Saturday, August 27th, 2016, at 6 p.m.

JOSEPH BRENT, mandolin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

VIVALDI – Concerto in C Major for mandolin and keyboard, RV 425 (1725)
BACH – Sonata in E-flat Major, arr. for mandolin and keyboard (ca. 1720)
BACH – Sicilienne from Organ Concerto in D Minor, BWV 596, arr. for solo keyboard (1713-14)

BACH –  Gavotte from Violin Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006, arr. for solo mandolin (1720)
SCARLATTI – Sonata in D minor, arr. for mandolin and keyboard (ca. 1730)
HANDEL – Sonata in F Major, HWV 370, arr. for mandolin and keyboard (1730)
CORELLI – Sonata No. 12 in D minor (“La Folia”), op. 5, arr. for mandolin and keyboard (1700)
BEETHOVEN – Sonatina in C Major for mandolin and keyboard, WoO 43a (1796)
DVORAK – Humoreske no. 7 in G-flat Major, op. 101, arr. for mandolin and piano (1894)
CALACE – Serenade melancolique
MUNIER – Bizzarria (Capriccio concertante), arr. for mandolin and piano
KIOULAPHIDES – Rhapsody for mandolin and piano
HUMMEL – Grande Sonata for mandolin and keyboard in C Major, op. 37a (1810)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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GEMS FOR MANDOLIN & KEYBOARD

Sunday, August 28th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

JOSEPH BRENT, mandolin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

VIVALDI – Concerto in C Major for mandolin and keyboard, RV 425 (1725)
BACH – Sonata in E-flat Major, arr. for mandolin and keyboard (ca. 1720)
BACH – Sicilienne from Organ Concerto in D Minor, BWV 596, arr. for solo keyboard (1713-14)

BACH –  Gavotte from Violin Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006, arr. for solo mandolin (1720)
SCARLATTI – Sonata in D minor, arr. for mandolin and keyboard (ca. 1730)
HANDEL – Sonata in F Major, HWV 370, arr. for mandolin and keyboard (1730)
CORELLI – Sonata No. 12 in D minor (“La Folia”), op. 5, arr. for mandolin and keyboard (1700)
BEETHOVEN – Sonatina in C Major for mandolin and keyboard, WoO 43a (1796)
DVORAK – Humoreske no. 7 in G-flat Major, op. 101, arr. for mandolin and piano (1894)
CALACE – Serenade melancolique
MUNIER – Bizzarria (Capriccio concertante), arr. for mandolin and piano
KIOULAPHIDES – Rhapsody for mandolin and piano
HUMMEL – Grande Sonata for mandolin and keyboard in C Major, op. 37a (1810)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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ITALIAN CONCERTOS

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016, at 7 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & piano

VIVALDI – “Autumn” from Four Seasons, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1723)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in C minor, BWV 981, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G minor, BWV 975, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
TORELLI-BACH – Concerto in B minor, BWV 979, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in D Major, BWV 972, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G Major, BWV 973, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in D Minor, BWV 974, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
BACH – Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (1735)

Private Home Residence on Upper East Side, NYC

 

ITALIAN CONCERTOS

Saturday, September 10th, 2016, at 6 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & piano

VIVALDI – “Autumn” from Four Seasons, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1723)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in C minor, BWV 981, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G minor, BWV 975, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
TORELLI-BACH – Concerto in B minor, BWV 979, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in D Major, BWV 972, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G Major, BWV 973, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in D Minor, BWV 974, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
BACH – Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (1735)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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ITALIAN CONCERTOS

Sunday, September 11th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & piano

VIVALDI – “Autumn” from Four Seasons, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1723)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in C minor, BWV 981, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G minor, BWV 975, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
TORELLI-BACH – Concerto in B minor, BWV 979, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in D Major, BWV 972, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G Major, BWV 973, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in D Minor, BWV 974, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1720)
BACH – Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (1735)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

A wine-and-food reception with guest artists will follow the performance

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CELEBRATING DVORAK AND HIS WORLD

Saturday, September 24th, 2016, at 6 p.m.

BEN CAPPS, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

SUK – Serenade for cello and piano, op. 3 (1898)
JANACEK – Pohadka (“Fairy Tale”) for cello and piano (1910)
MARTINU – Sonata No. 3 in C Major for cello and piano, H. 277 (1939)
DVORAK – Rondo in G minor for cello and piano, op. 94 (1891)
MOSCHELES – Sonata in E Major for cello and piano, op. 121 (1850)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING DVORAK AND HIS WORLD

Sunday, September 25th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

BEN CAPPS, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

SUK – Serenade for cello and piano, op. 3 (1898)
JANACEK – Pohadka (“Fairy Tale”) for cello and piano (1910)
MARTINU – Sonata No. 3 in C Major for cello and piano, H. 277 (1939)
DVORAK – Rondo in G minor for cello and piano, op. 94 (1891)
MOSCHELES – Sonata in E Major for cello and piano, op. 121 (1850)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CZECH MUSIC FOR FLUTE AND PIANO

Friday, September 30th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

SUZANNE BUERKLE, flute
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

HUMMEL – Sonata in A Major for flute and piano, op. 64 (1814-15)
MAHLER – Selected Songs, arr. for flute and piano (1892)

MARTINU – Sonata for flute and piano (1945)
SCHULHOFF – Sonata for Flute and Piano (1927)
DVORAK – Sonatina in A Major, arr. for flute and piano, op. 100 (1893)

Bar Balcony Concerts @ The Metropolitan Museum
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10028

 

CZECH MUSIC FOR FLUTE AND PIANO

Saturday, October 1st, 2016, at 5 p.m.

SUZANNE BUERKLE, flute
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

HUMMEL – Sonata in A Major for flute and piano, op. 64 (1814-15)
MAHLER – Selected Songs, arr. for flute and piano (1892)

MARTINU – Sonata for flute and piano (1945)
SCHULHOFF – Sonata for Flute and Piano (1927)
DVORAK – Sonatina in A Major, arr. for flute and piano, op. 100 (1893)

Bar Balcony Concerts @ The Metropolitan Museum
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10028

 

CZECH MUSIC FOR FLUTE AND PIANO

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016, at 5 p.m.

SUZANNE BUERKLE, flute
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

HUMMEL – Sonata in A Major for flute and piano, op. 64 (1814-15)
MAHLER – Selected Songs, arr. for flute and piano (1892)
MARTINU – Sonata for Flute and Piano (1945)
SCHULHOFF – Sonata for Flute and Piano (1927)
DVORAK – Sonatina in G Major, arr. for flute and piano, op. 100 (1893)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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ITALIAN CONCERTOS

Thursday, October 6th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & piano

VIVALDI – “Autumn” from Four Seasons, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1723)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in C minor, BWV 981, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G minor, BWV 975, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
TORELLI-BACH – Concerto in B minor, BWV 979, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in D Major, BWV 972, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
VIVALDI-BACH – Concerto in G Major, BWV 973, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
MARCELLO-BACH – Concerto in D Minor, BWV 974, arr. for solo keyboard (ca. 1713-14)
BACH – Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (1735)

Private Residence in Brooklyn, New York

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MUSIC OF THE CZECH LANDS I

Sunday, October 16th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

G-SHARP DUO

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

DUSSEK – Sonata in B-flat Major for violin and piano, op. 69, no. 1 (1811)
HUMMEL – Sonata in D Major for violin and piano, op. 50 (1811-14)
MARTINU – Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano, H. 208 (1931)
DVORAK – Four Romantic Pieces for violin and piano, op. 75 (1887)
DVORAK – Sonatina in G Major for violin and piano, op. 100 (1893)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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MUSIC OF THE CZECH LANDS II

Thursday, October 20th, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.

G-SHARP DUO

EMILIE-ANNE GENDRON, violin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

SMETANA – From the Homeland for violin and piano, JB 1:118 (1880)
JANACEK – Sonata for violin and piano, JW VII/7 (1914-15)
SUK – Four Pieces for violin and piano, op. 17 (1900)
DVORAK – Sonata in F Major for violin and piano, op. 57 (1880)

Private Home Residence on the Upper West Side

 

MUSIC OF THE CZECH LANDS II

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016, at 3:00 p.m.

G-SHARP DUO

EMILIE-ANNE GENDRON, violin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

SMETANA – From the Homeland for violin and piano, JB 1:118 (1880)
JANACEK – Sonata for violin and piano, JW VII/7 (1914-15)
SUK – Four Pieces for violin and piano, op. 17 (1900)
DVORAK – Sonata in F Major for violin and piano, op. 57 (1880)

Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Street
New York, NY

 

MUSIC OF THE CZECH LANDS II

Sunday, October 30th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

G-SHARP DUO

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Yelena Grinberg, piano

EBEN – Sonatina semplice for violin and piano (1955)
SMETANA – From the Homeland for violin and piano, JB 1:118 (1880)

JANACEK – Sonata for violin and piano, JW VII/7 (1914-15)
SUK – Four Pieces for violin and piano, op. 17 (1900)
DVORAK – Sonata in F Major for violin and piano, op. 57 (1880)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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DANCES FOR PIANO FOUR-HANDS

Saturday, November 5th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

YELENA GRINBERG, piano
MATEI VARGA, piano

SCHUBERT – Four Polonaises for piano four-hands, D. 599 (1818)
BRAHMS – Selections from Hungarian Dances for piano four-hands, WoO 1 (1869)
DVORAK – Selections from Slavonic Dances, op. 46 (1878) & op. 72 (1886)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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DANCES FOR PIANO FOUR-HANDS

Sunday, November 6th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

YELENA GRINBERG, piano
MATEI VARGA, piano

SCHUBERT – Four Polonaises for piano four-hands, D. 599 (1818)
BRAHMS – Selections from Hungarian Dances for piano four-hands, WoO 1 (1869)
DVORAK – Selections from Slavonic Dances, op. 46 (1878) & op. 72 (1886)

Grinberg Classical Salon Series (Private Residence on Upper West Side)

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CELEBRATING DVORAK AND HIS WORLD

Saturday, November 19th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

ALEXEY GOROKHOLINSKY, clarinet
BEN CAPPS, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

MARTINU – Sonatina for clarinet and piano, H. 356 (1957)
BEETHOVEN – Trio in B-flat Major for clarinet, cello, and piano, op. 11 (1797)
DVORAK – Polonaise in A Major for cello and piano, B. 94 (1879)
BRAHMS – Trio for clarinet, cello, and piano, op. 114 (1891)

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CELEBRATING DVORAK AND HIS WORLD

Sunday, November 20th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

ALEXEY GOROKHOLINSKY, clarinet
SEAN KATSUYAMA, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

MARTINU – Sonatina for clarinet and piano, H. 356 (1957)
BEETHOVEN – Trio in B-flat Major for clarinet, cello, and piano, op. 11 (1797)
DVORAK – Polonaise in A Major for cello and piano, B. 94 (1879)
BRAHMS – Trio in A minor for clarinet, cello, and piano, op. 114 (1891)

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HUMOR IN MUSIC

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, at 5 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & piano

HAYDN – Piano Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI: 37 (1780)
BEETHOVEN – Select Bagatelles, op. 33, 119, 126 (1801-02 / 1823 / 1824)

DVORAK – Select Humoresques, op. 101 (1894)
BRAHMS – Capriccio No. 2 in B minor, op. 76 (1878)
SCHUMANN – Humoreske in B-flat Major, op. 20 (1839)

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BRAHMS & DVORAK: A MUSICAL FRIENDSHIP

Saturday, December 17th, 2016, at 6 p.m.

KEIKO TOKUNAGA, violin
SEAN KATSUYAMA, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

BRAHMS – Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, op. 8 (1853-54)
DVORAK – Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor (“Dumky”), op. 90, B. 166 (1891)

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BRAHMS & DVORAK: A MUSICAL FRIENDSHIP

Sunday, December 18th, 2016, at 5 p.m.

* Pre-Salon Talk by Dr. Michael Beckerman, Professor of Music at NYU 

KEIKO TOKUNAGA, violin
SEAN KATSUYAMA, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

BRAHMS – Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, op. 8 (1853-54)
DVORAK – Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor (“Dumky”), op. 90, B. 166 (1891)

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BRAHMS & DVORAK: A MUSICAL FRIENDSHIP

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016, at 7 p.m.

KEIKO TOKUNAGA, violin
SEAN KATSUYAMA, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

BRAHMS – Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, op. 8 (1853-54)
DVORAK – Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor (“Dumky”), op. 90, B. 166 (1891)

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