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Wonderlic Voice Finals
Apr 26, 2015
Established in 1990 through a bequest of the late Russell C. Wonderlic, the Wonderlic Competition alternates annually between voice and piano and has afforded many young artists the opportunity to launch international music careers. Three finalists will contend for top honors and cash awards in this vocal competition recital. Check our website, CommunityConcertsAtSecond.org, for biographical and programming info.
SPONSORED BY THE RUSSELL C. WONDERLIC ENDOWMENT
May 17, 2015
French-American pianist Amy Lin performs with “a kaleidoscope of emotions,” captivating her audiences with “finesse, feeling and grace.” Currently professor at the Conservatory of Strasbourg in France, Lin earned her musical credentials while studying with renowned pianist Leon Fleisher, after first receiving a degree in mathematics. Join us for her moving program of works by Mozart, Chopin, Schubert, and Liszt.
SPONSORED BY STEVE & JACKIE BOESEL
Akiko Kobayashi & Eric Siepkes
Mar 22, 2015
Noted for her “precise and honest playing, with no artificial effects,” New York-born violinist Akiko Kobayashi has appeared on stages worldwide. She and pianist Eric Siepkes collaborate in “perfect synchronization” to perform a program including Mozart, Beethoven, de Falla, and Franck.
Towson University Chorale & McDonogh School Concert Choir
Mar 08, 2015
Hear one hundred voices blend beautifully in this recital of choral masterworks when the Towson University Chorale and McDonogh School Concert Choir join forces for this performance.
SPONSORED BY LEN & CINDY LEVERING, in honor of Beth Pierce
Jan 25, 2015
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s principal cellist Dariusz Skoraczewski has delighted audiences of many concert halls with his great artistic and technical command of the instrument. A recipient of the prestigious Baker Artist Award, the highest recognition for artists in Maryland, Skoraczewski is a laureate of various international competitions including the Rostropovich Competition in Paris. Join us as Skoraczewski and pianist Michael Sheppard perform works by Debussy, Pärt, Schumann, and Rachmaninov.
SPONSORED BY ED & ELLEN BERNARD
Nov 23, 2014
Peabody graduate and rising star of his generation, pianist Michael Sheppard was hailed by Leon Fleisher as "a wonderful musician and a totally phenomenal pianist.” Sheppard will take the stage in this live recording session with works by Poulenc, Schumann, and Granados, as well as his own composition, Invitation to Travel.
SPONSORED BY BRUCE & POLLY BEHRENS
Oct 12, 2014
An icon in the contemporary music scene, the Mana Quartet presents masterworks on vintage instruments built to the specifications of the saxophone’s inventor, Adolphe Sax. The first saxophone quartet to win the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition Grand Prize, the quartet will take audiences on a historical journey exploring the evolution of the saxophone quartet through their “Happy Birthday, Mr. Sax” program, in honor of Sax’s 200th birthday.
SPONSORED BY LESLIE & TOM OWSLEY
Sep 28, 2014
Pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute, violinist Harumi Rhodes, and cellist Priscilla Lee formed Trio Cavatina at the renowned Marlboro Music Festival in 2005. Deeply rooted in a strong sense of shared musical values, Trio Cavatina has rapidly emerged as one of today's outstanding chamber ensembles. The trio will perform works by Beethoven, Schubert, and a work written especially for them by Douglas Boyce.
SPONSORED BY THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY