2013 Season

Our 2013 Season introduced our new Artists in Residence, a different venue, a new chamber music composition, and a terrific programs…

4HandsLA-1New Artists in Residence! We were thrilled to announce our new Artists in Residence: pianists STEVEN VANHAUWAERT and DANNY HOLT, who play together as 4handsLA. Steven and Danny wowed our audiences with musicality, technical expertise, sheer exuberance and fun, when they performed as guest artists during our 2012 season. We are truly honored that they accepted our invitation to become our new Artists in Residence.

DomeRoomSkylight-RDifferent Venue!  For the 2013 Season of our signature dinner-concert series, we moved to the charming Skylight Gardens in Westwood Village.

Here’s what was on the agenda for 2013:

FEBRUARY 9, 2013

kate_headshot-2012-9-13Soprano KATE CONKLIN joined our new Artists in Residence, pianists STEVEN VANHAUWAERT and DANNY HOLT, for a sparkling vocal/piano concert that included piano four-hands selections from Brahms’ Hungarian Dances and Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances, plus opera arias, traditional Bulgarian and Gypsy folksongs, and more.

MARCH 2, 2013

4HandsLA-2Headlining this concert was the dazzling Stravinsky Petrouchka for 4 Hands performed by our new Artists in Residence STEVEN VANHAUWAERT and DANNY HOLT playing as 4handsLA. The program also includes selections of Debussy and Ravel performed solo by Steven and Danny.

APRIL 13, 2013

MarekZebrowski-PoznanPhil-2.jpg.w300h200Our season concluded with the UPSTREAM ENSEMBLE II in the world premiere performance of the Debussy Petite Suite transcribed for piano, violin, viola, cello and double bass.

The L.A. Musical Salon commissioned this new chamber piece from composer and concert pianist Marek Zebrowski in continuation of its program to expand the repertoire for this relatively rare instrumentation, the same as Schubert’s Trout. Also on the program was Hummel’s Piano Quintet in E flat minor, Op. 87.

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