Afternoon Concerts

Sundays at 3:30PM - FREE

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    Jasper String Quartet

    May 04, 2014

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    The Jasper String Quartet has been hailed as “sonically delightful and expressively compelling” and as playing “with sparkling vitality and great verve.” The Connecticut-based quartet recently released two highly acclaimed albums featuring the works of Beethoven, Schubert, and Aaron Jay Kernis. Please join us after this concert for a free reception hosted by the Guilford Centennial.

    Sponsored by Tom & Leslie Owsley

     

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    Wonderlic Piano Competition Finals

    Apr 06, 2014

    Established through a bequest of the late Russell C. Wonderlic, the Wonderlic Competition alternates annually between voice and piano and has springboarded many young artists to international music careers. Three finalists will contend for top honors and cash awards in this competition recital. Be prepared for fantastic performances filled with excitement and suspense! Check our website, CommunityConcertsAtSecond.org, for biographical and programming information.

     

     
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    Stabat Mater with Peter Lee and Ah Young Hong

    Mar 30, 2014

    Tenor/countertenor Peter Lee and soprano Ah Young Hong will dazzle us with Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, performed with all Baroque instruments. Awarded Taiwan’s prestigious Golden Melody Award for their recording of the work, the duo will also perform duets by Handel, Bach, and Vivaldi. 

    Sponsored by Len & Cindy Levering

     
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    Emil Israel Chudnovsky

    Feb 02, 2014

    Winner of top prizes from nine international competitions, violinist Emil Israel Chudnovsky dazzles audiences throughout Europe, Asia, and North and South America. Pianist José Ramos-Santana joins him to perform a glittering program of works by Ysaÿe, Franck, Bloch, and Strauss.

    Sponsored by Ed & Ellen Bernard

     
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    Gramercy Trio

    Jan 26, 2014

    Gramercy Trio’s performances are known to be “distinctive and memorable . . . beautifully wrought and sensitively balanced” and having “kinesthetic energy and zest.” Join violinist Sharan Leventhal, cellist Jonathan Miller, and pianist Randall Hodgkinson for a relaxed, intimate afternoon of music with performances of works by Beethoven, Schuller, and Ravel.

    Sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University

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    Alon Goldstein, piano

    Nov 24, 2013

    Admired for his “musical intelligence and dynamic personality,” Alon Goldstein’s artistic vision and innovative programming have made him a favorite with audiences and critics alike. A local favorite, Goldstein’s program will include works by Beethoven, Ravel, Schubert, and Liszt.

    Sponsored by Steve & Jackie Boesel

     
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    Adam Brakel, organ

    Oct 13, 2013

    Like Liszt, Gould, Bernstein, and Paganini before him, Floridian organist Adam Brakel proves that prodigies do not fade. By the time National Public Radio proclaimed him “an absolute organ prodigy . . . the Franz Liszt of the organ,” Brakel had already embarked on a successful coast to coast concert career. His diverse program will include works by Bach, Widor, Buxtehude, Albright, and more. 

    Sponsored by the Boland famiy, in memory of Lucille Harriger Boland

     
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    The Aspen Trio with Boris Slutsky

    Sep 22, 2013

    Returning to the series after rave reviews, the Aspen String Trio will perform with the well-known and Baltimore-beloved pianist Boris Slutsky.  Their compelling program will include memorable works by Beethoven, Martinu, and Dvorák.

    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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