Afternoon Concerts

Sundays at 3:30PM - FREE

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    Trio Cavatina

    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

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    Mana Quartet

    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

     
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    Michael Sheppard

    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

     
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    Dmitry Kouzov

    Jan 25, 2015

    Hailed as “a true artist” by Mstislav Rostropovich, cellist Dmitry Kouzov won first prize at the International Beethoven Competition, the Rising Star Award from the New York Cello Society, and is a two-time laureate of Russia’s International Virtuosi of the Year Festival-Competition. Join us for this impressive program with works by Beethoven, Brahms, Shostakovich, and Martinu.

    SPONSORED BY ED & ELLEN BERNARD

     
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    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

     
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    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 Strauss.

     

     
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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

     
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    Amy Lin

    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

     

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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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