salons-2017

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ITALIAN BACH

Saturday, January 14th, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Sunday, January 15th, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, at 7 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & pianist

All-Bach program:

Aria Variata “alla Maniera Italiana” in A minor, BWV 989 (ca. 1709)
Sonata in D Major, BWV 963 (1704)
Concerto in B minor after Giuseppe Torelli, BWV 979 (ca. 1713-14)
Toccata in G Major, BWV 911 (ca. 1717)
Fantasia in C minor, BWV 906 (ca. 1738)
Capriccio in E Major, BWV 993 (ca. 1710)
Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 (1725)

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for Wednesday, Jan. 18th, 7 p.m.

 

ITALIAN ROMANCE

Saturday, January 28th, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Sunday, January 29th, 2017, at 7 p.m.

    

PATRICIA SONEGO, soprano
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

Celebrating Claudio Monteverdi & His Circle

MONTEVERDI – Scherzi Musicali (p. 1632) – Eri gia tutta mia; Quel sguardo sdegnosetto; Quarto scherzo delle ariose vaghezze (p. 1624) – Si dolce e’l tormento; L’Arianna – Tragedia in musica (1608): Lamento d’Arianna 

STROZZI – Cantate, ariette, e duetti, op. 2: La fanciuletta semplice (Spesso per entro); Amor dormiglione 

ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI – Il Pirro e Demetrio – Dramma per musica (premiered 1694): Le violette
Il Pompeo – Dramma per musica 
(premiered 1683) – O cessate di piagarmi

GIACOMELLI – Le Merope – Opera seria (premiered 1734): Sposa son disprezzata

VIVALDI – La Griselda – Drama per musica (premiered 1735) – Agitata da due venti

BELLINI – Quindici composizioni da camera per canto e pianoforte (pub. posthumously in 1935); Tre ariette – No. 1 – Il fervido desiderio; No. 2 – Dolente immagine di Fille mia; No. 3 – Vaga luna che inargenti; Sei ariette – No. 2 – Vanne, o rosa fortunata; No. 4 – Almen se non poss’io; No. 5 – Per pieta, bell’idil mio; No. 6 – Ma rendi pur contento

TOSTI – La serenata (1888); A vucchella (1907); Luna d’estate (1911); L’alba separa dalla luce l’ombra (1907)

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AQUARIAN GENIUSES

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Sunday, February 12th, 2017, at 5 p.m.



DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & pianist

MOZART – Twelve Variations in C Major on “Ah, vous dirai-je Maman,” K. 265 (1781/82)
MOZART – Fantasie in C minor, K. 475 (1785)
MENDELSSOHN – Venetian Gondola Songs in A Major and A minor (1837 / 1841)
MENDELSSOHN – Albumblatt in E minor (“Lied ohne Worte“), op. 117 (1837)
MENDELSSOHN – Rondo Capriccioso in E Major, op. 14 (1824-30)
SCHUBERT – Moment Musical No. 2 in A-flat Major, D. 780 (1827-28)
SCHUBERT – Fantasie in C Major (“Wanderer”), D. 760 (1822)

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HANDEL EXTRAVAGANZA

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Sunday, February 26th, 2017, at 5 p.m.

  

G Sharp Duo

EMILIE-ANNE GENDRON, violin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

Handel’s Complete Works for Violin and Keyboard

Sonata in G Major, HWV 358 (ca. 1707)

Sonata in D minor, HWV 359a (ca. 1724-26)
Sonata in A Major, HWV 361 (ca. 1724-26)
Sonata in G minor, HWV 364a (ca. 1724-26)
Sonata in G minor, HWV 368 (ca. 1724-26)
Sonata in F Major, HWV 370 (ca. 1724-26)
Sonata in A Major, HWV 372 (ca. 1724-26)
Sonata in E Major, HWV 373 (ca. 1724-26)
Sonata in D Major, HWV 371 (ca. 1751)

Allegro in C minor, HWV 408 (ca. 1724-26)
Andante in A minor, HWV 412 (ca. 1724-26)

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ITALIAN MASTERWORKS FOR CELLO & PIANO

Saturday, March 11th, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 12th, 2017, at 5 p.m.

   
SEAN KATSUYAMA, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

LOCATELLI – Sonata in D Major for cello and continuo, op. 6 (1737)
VIVALDI – Sonata in E minor for cello and continuo, RV 40 (1740)

BOCCHERINI – Sonata for cello and piano in G Major, G. 5 (1766)
PAGANINI – Variazioni di Bravura on one string on a Theme by Rossini (1819)
RESPIGHI – Adagio con Variazioni for cello and piano (1921)
STRAVINSKY – Suite Italienne for cello and piano (1932)

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BACH’S BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS

Saturday, March 25th, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 26th, 2017, at 5 p.m.

   

YELENA GRINBERG, piano
MEI-TING SUN, piano

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat Major, BWV 1051 (1720)

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ITALIAN TREASURES FOR FLUTE AND PIANO

Sunday, April 9th, 2017, at 5 p.m.

 

JESSE HAN, flute
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

VIVALDI – Flute Concerto in D Major (“Il Gardellino“), RV 428 (1728)
MARCELLO – Sonata in F Major for flute and keyboard, op. 2 (1712)
PERGOLESI – Flute Concerto in G Major (ca. 1730s)
MERCANDANTE – Flute Concerto in E minor, op. 57 (1813)
ROTA – Pezzi facili for flute and piano (1972)
POPP – Fantasie on Verdi’s Rigoletto for flute and piano, op. 335 (1851)

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ITALIAN MASTERWORKS FOR VIOLIN AND KEYBOARD I

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 23rd, 2017, at 5 p.m.

  

G-SHARP DUO

EMILIE-ANNE GENDRON, violin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

VIVALDI – Sonata in F Major for violin and keyboard (ca. 1720/1730)
TARTINI – Sonata in A Major for violin and keyboard (“Pastorale”) (1731)
GEMINIANI – Sonata in C minor for violin and keyboard (1739)
SCARLATTI – Sonata in D minor, K. 89; Sonata in D Major (“Chasse”), K. 96 (ca. 1730s)
CORELLI – Sonata No. 12 in D minor for violin and keyboard (“La Folia“), op. 5 (1700)
ROTA – Improvviso for violin and piano (“Un diavolo sentimentale“) (1969)
RESPIGHI – Violin Sonata in B minor (1917)

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MUSIC FOR CLARINET, CELLO, AND PIANO

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 7th, 2017, at 5 p.m.

        

VASCO DUKOVSKI, clarinet
PAUL BRANTLEY, cello
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

BOCCHERINI – Sonata in C Major for cello and piano, G. 6 (ca. 1768)
BRAHMS – Sonata in E-flat Major for clarinet and piano, op. 120, no. 2 (1894)
BRUCH – Nachtgesang (“Nocturne”) for clarinet, viola / cello, and piano, op. 83 (1910)
BEETHOVEN – Trio in E-flat Major for clarinet, cello, and piano, op. 38 (1803)

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ITALIAN MASTERWORKS FOR VIOLIN AND KEYBOARD II

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017, at 7 p.m.

 

G-SHARP DUO

EMILIE-ANNE GENDRON, violin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

PERGOLESI – Sonata in G Major for violin and keyboard (1730)
BOCCHERINI – Sonata No. 5 in G minor for violin and keyboard, G. 29 (1768)
PAGANINI – Sonata in A Major for violin and piano (1830)
ROSSINI – Un mot a Paganini: Elegie for violin and piano (1860)
RESPIGHI – Six Pieces for violin and piano (1901-02)
STRAVINSKY – Suite after themes, fragments, and pieces by Pergolesi (1933)

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BRAHMS & DVORAK: A MUSICAL FRIENDSHIP II

Sunday, June 4th, 2017, at 5 p.m.

* Pre-salon talk by Dr. Michael Musgrave, Professor of Music at The Juilliard School

      

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

DVORAK – Trio in F minor for piano, violin, and cello op. 65 (1883)
BRAHMS – Trio in C Major for piano, violin, and cello, op. 87 (1882)

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ITALIAN SPLENDOR

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 25th, 2017, at 5 p.m.



DR. YELENA GRINBERG, speaker & pianist

FRESCOBALDI – Partita Sopra Passacaglia in D minor (1637)
SCARLATTI – Select Keyboard Sonatas (ca. 1730s)
GALUPPI –  Keyboard Sonata in D Major (ca. 1750s)
CLEMENTI – Piano Sonata in F-sharp minor, op. 25, no. 2 (1790)
MENDELSSOHN – Venetian Gondola Song in F-sharp minor, op. 30, no. 6 (1833-34)
CHOPIN – Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, op. 60 (1845-46)
LISZT – Venezia e Napoli, S. 159 (1838-40)

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THE SUMMER EVENING FOR HARP & PIANO

Sunday, August 13th, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Monday, August 14th, 2017, at 7 p.m.

   

MELANIE GENIN, harp
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

BOCCHERINI – Introduction & Fandango from Guitar Quintet in D Major, G. 448 (1798)
MOZART – Larghetto and Allegro for harp and piano (1781/82)
DUSSEK – Duet for Harp and Piano in E-flat Major (1797)
DEBUSSY – Danse sacrée et danse profane (1904)
ALBENIZ – Granada from Suite Espagnole, arr. for harp and piano (1886)
GRANADOS – Oriental and Andalusia from Danzas españolas (1890)
RAVEL – Introduction and Allegro, arr. for harp and piano (1905)

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THE JEWELS OF THE SPANISH BAROQUE

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 10th, 2017, at 5 p.m.

DR. YELENA GRINBERG, pianist & speaker

DOMENICO SCARLATTI (1685-1757)

Sonata in C Major, K. 420
Sonata in F minor, K. 239
Sonata in G Major, K. 146
Sonata (“Aria”) in D minor, K. 32
Sonata in D Major, K. 491
Sonata in G Minor, K. 450
Sonata in D Major, K. 96

CARLOS SEIXAS (1704-1742)

Sonata in C Major
Menuet in F Minor
Toccata in F minor
Sonata in E Major
Sonata in A Major
Sonata in C Minor
Sonata in G Major
Sonata in G minor

* Intermission *

ANTONIO SOLER (1729-1783)

Sonata in A Major
Sonata in C-sharp minor
Sonata in F-sharp Major
Sonata in G minor
Sonata in F Major
Sonata in D Major
Fandango in D minor

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SOUNDS OF SPAIN I

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 24th, 2017, at 5 p.m.

  

G Sharp Duo

EMILIE-ANNE GENDRON, violin
YELENA GRINBERG, piano

SCARLATTI – Sonata in D minor for violin and keyboard (ca. 1739)
SOLER – Sonata de El Escorial in D Major for violin and keyboard (date unknown)
BOCCHERINI – Sonata in B-flat Major for violin and keyboard, G. 27 (ca. 1768)
TURINA – Sonata No. 1 in D minor for violin and piano, op. 51 (1929)
GRANADOS – Tres Preludios (1913); Romanza for violin and piano (1913)
NIN – Seguida Española for violin and piano (1929)
MOMPOU – Altitud for violin and piano (1926)
FALLA – Suite populaire Espagnole for violin and piano (1925)

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