Afternoon Concerts

Sundays at 3:30PM - FREE

Previous Concerts

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    Alexandre Moutouzkine

    May 22, 2016

    Internationally-acclaimed winner of many renowned competitions, Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine was the winner of the Van Cliburn Special Award for Artistic Potential at the age of 19 and is said to be “poised to join the pantheon of greats.” Join us for this Manhattan School of Music faculty member’s program, which will include Rachmaninoff piano transcriptions and Beethoven.

    Sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University

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    Wonderlic Recital

    Apr 24, 2016

    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. The winners will perform a recital consisting of the challenging repertoire that distinguished them in the competition. 

    Sponsored by the Russell C. Wonderlic Endowment

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    Vega Quartet

    Mar 06, 2016

    With a mission to create and cultivate a new generation of passionate and educated chamber music lovers, the critically-acclaimed Vega Quartet’s playing has "a kind of clean intoxication to it, pulling the listener along” and “a deceptive simplicity and fluidity.” This quartet in residence at Emory University will perform works by Haydn, Janácek, and Mendelssohn.

    Sponsored by Ed & Ellen Bernard

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    Prima Trio

    Feb 14, 2016

    Originally connected by their native Russian language at Oberlin Conservatory in 2004, the Prima Trio has since become a powerhouse in the chamber music world. Winners of many prestigious competitions as both an ensemble and solo performers, pianist Anastasia Dedik, clarinetist Boris Allakhverdyan, and violinist Gulrukh Gurevich will captivate with works by Schumann, Piazzolla, Khachaturian, Milhaud, and Schikele.

    Sponsored by Beth & Mark Felder

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    Ah Young Hong & Michael Sheppard

    Jan 17, 2016

    Renowned for her artistic versatility, soprano Ah Young Hong has interpreted a vast array of repertoire, ranging from the music of Bach and Monteverdi to the songs of Poulenc and Shostakovich to the works of some of the 21st century’s most prominent composers. Known as a pianist of "dazzling virtuosity and penetrating musicianship," Michael Sheppard is spreading his wings as a composer, arranger, and transcriber. Hong and Sheppard will perform a stunning program of solo and duo works.

    Sponsored by Leslie & Tom Owsley

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    Duo Baldo

    Nov 15, 2015

    The musical comedy team Duo Baldo made their debut in 2004 in Italy with tenor Andrea Bocelli. Comprised of violinist Brad Repp and pianist/actor Aldo Gentileschi, this concert is sure to be an experience unlike any other. Having appeared in many Italian theaters, the duo presents a “delicious show, which helps to give a different and captivating perspective of the rituals of classical music.” 

    Sponsored by PNC Bank

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    Barbara Dever & Phillip Collister

    Oct 11, 2015

    Since her debut as Amneris in Aida at the Metropolitan Opera, Barbara Dever has been in demand throughout the world for the dramatic mezzo-soprano operatic and concert repertoire.  An extensive bass-baritone soloist in opera, oratorio, and in recital, Phillip Collister maintains an active performing and directing career.  Watch the two join for a breathtaking program, “Music for a While,” also featuring pianists Elena Ryepkina and R. Timothy McReynolds, and cellist Gozde Tiknaz.

    Sponsored by Len & Cindy Levering, in memory of Beth Pierce

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    Boris Slutsky & Friends

    Sep 27, 2015

    Join us as three internationally acclaimed virtuosi come together for an intimate concert experience. Long-time friends, pianist Boris Slutsky, violinist Dmitri Berlinsky, and cellist Suren Bagratuni are sure to impress in this unforgettable concert of works by Schubert and Shostakovich.

    Sponsored by M&T Bank


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Community Concerts at Second is grateful for the awards and donations of its sponsors: the Maryland State Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, FreeFall Baltimore, T. Rowe Price Foundation.

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