Glendale Noon Concert–February 19, 12:10-12:40 p.m.


On Wednesday, FEBRUARY 19, 2020 at 12:10-12:40 pm the Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts will feature pianist Brendan White and violinist Jacqueline Suzuki performing works by Franz Liszt and J.S. Bach in the Sanctuary of Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Ave. (at Isabel St.), Glendale, CA 91206.

For more information, email glendalesda@gmail.com or call (818) 244-7241.

 

We are celebrating our 12th year
of presenting free admission concerts
every first and third Wednesday
for Glendale and the Southland community.

Upcoming concerts through May 2020 are listed at

http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

Program 2/19/20:

 

Jacqueline Suzuki – violin

Brendan White – piano

 

FRANZ LISZT Grand duo concertant
sur la Romance de M. Lafont “Le marin”, S.128

for violin and piano

Brendan White – solo piano
(Second half of the concert is just solo piano)

LISZT Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este

for solo piano

J.S. BACH Preludes and Fugues Nos. 1 and 2
from Book 1 of the Well Tempered Clavier

for solo piano

Artist bios:


Pianist Brendan White has appeared as soloist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Musica Nova (Eastman School of Music), Delta Symphony Orchestra, Crown City Symphony, and the Vicente Chamber Orchestra. White’s collaborations in Southern California have included the Mühlfeld Trio, which won the prestigious Beverly Hills Auditions, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, the Speakeasy Society, and Eighteen Squared. He is also a founding member of the Sunset ChamberFest in Los Angeles; www.sunsetchamberfest.com

Local recital appearances include: Glendale Noon Concerts, Pasadena Presbyterian Music at Noon, Music@Mimoda, Mason Concerts, Emerging Artist Series Recital at Boston Court, Soundwaves series in Santa Monica.

White was born and raised in Tennessee before attending Eastman to study with Thomas Schumacher, and then, the University of Southern California, with Kevin Fitz-Gerald, where he was awarded Outstanding Master’s Graduate of the Thornton School of Music. As a devoted performer of new music, he has worked with notable composers and conductors including Thomas Adès, Donald Crockett, Alan Pierson, Steven Stucky and Jeffrey Milarsky.

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Violinist JACQUELINE SUZUKI is a longtime member of the Long Beach and Santa Barbara Symphonies. A native of San Francisco, she began her earliest chamber music studies on scholarship at the San Francisco Conservatory. She has performance degrees from the Mannes College of Music (BM), where she studied with William Kroll, and the California Institute of the Arts (MFA).

As a Los Angeles freelancer, she has performed with many ensembles and in many genres, from rock, jazz, Latin and Arabic, to playing in the pit for the Bolshoi Ballet and onstage with the Three Tenors. She has recorded with diverse artists: Snoop Dogg, Neil Sedaka, Leonard Cohen, Whitney Houston, Bocelli, Lalo Schifrin, McCoy Tyner, Placido Domingo and many others, and appears on recordings by the Long Beach, Santa Barbara and Pacific Symphonies. She has spent summers at the Peter Britt, Oregon Coast, Carmel Bach and Cabrillo Festivals and has performed in a string quartet “in residence” on a raft trip down the Green River in Utah. Tours have taken her many times to Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and throughout the US.