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Andre Bonner piano, Rebecca Reese cello, and Alistair Leon Kok violin, are physicians who meet once a week to practice and perform classical music. Their program includes Arno Babajanian Trio in F-sharp minor (1952), and Schubert’s Trio in Bb minor Op 99 (1827).
“Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht” (Be still, stop chattering), BWV 211, also known as the Coffee Cantata, is a secular cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. He composed it probably between 1732 and 1735. Although classified as a cantata, it is essentially a miniature comic opera. In a satirical commentary, the cantata amusingly tells of an addiction to coffee.
Scot Crandal, tenor – The Narrator
Zachary Lenox, baritone – Schlendrian (Stick in the Mud)
Jocelyn Claire Thomas, soprano – Lieschen (His Daughter)
Rachel Rencher, flute and Michael Barnes, pianist
Kay Robbins, pianist and music educator, performs works by Bach, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn, as well as classical and popular pieces. Interesting commentary before each selection.
David Eby, inspired musician and cellist extraordinaire, performs his own original compositions, Suite #1 in G major for solo cello by JS Bach, & Arvo Pärt’s “Spiegel im Spiegel” with pianist Nicholas Fontana.
David Eby, cellist, teacher, and writer, has been exploring and teaching the benefits of meditation for performance for the past 23 years. After earning performance degrees and honors from the Eastman School of Music and Indiana university, he was the founding cellist for Pink Martini, and currently performs with the Oregon Symphony and Bodhi Trio. He teaches at Lewis & Clark College, Oregon Episcopal School, has given a TEDx talk, and was featured in the Hollywood film Finding Happiness. Hi bi-weekly articles appear on his website, DavidEbyMusic.com.
Concert pianist, Christopher Schindler celebrates Beethoven’s belated 250th birthday by performing three Beethoven piano sonatas: Sonata Pathétique, Op. 13, Sonata No. 27, Op. 90, and Sonata “Appassionata”, Op. 57.
Michael Barnes and friends both real and imaginary, will perform his Annual Hallowe’en Nonsense on the historic 1883 Hook & Hastings tracker organ.
“The Healing Power of Music”
Marlise Stroebe, concert pianist, will present a program of women and men composers with a wide variety of musical styles. The concert will include classical, jazz, folk and popular music. Marlise will also present poetry and narrations that focus on the “healing power of music”.
Marlise has been a musician for 60 years. She will share her wisdom about the healing power of music for everyone at every age.
Lindsey Rae Johnson soprano, & Michael Barnes piano, perform Songs from Letters (of Calamity Jane to her daughter Janey 1880-1902) and Cowboy Songs by Larson. Also on the program, Musical Scene “At the Statue of Venus” with music by Jake Heggie.
GRAMMY-nominated lutenist, Ronn McFarlane brings the lute – the most popular instrument of the Renaissance – into today’s musical mainstream making it accessible to a wider audience. He will perform works from Duane Allman, John Dowland, traditional music from Scotland & Ireland, and his own original compositions.
Ronn has composed new music for the lute, building on the tradition of the lutenist/composers of past centuries. His original compositions are the focus of his solo CD, Indigo Road, which received a GRAMMY Award Nomination for Best Classical Crossover Album of 2009. Ronn’s most recent solo album, The Celtic Lute, features arrangements of traditional Scottish and Irish music, from the 17th and 18th centuries.
David Rothman concert pianist, & Michael Barnes organ as orchestra, perform Mozart Concerto KV 414 in A major, as well as other solo piano works.
Portland based Cello Jam, Quinn Liu and Deborah Shuster, perform cello duets by Vivaldi, Wenzel, Shostakovich, Menotti, Handel, and more. Joining them is pianist Gayle Armstrong.
Michael Barnes, Senior Organist of Westminster Presbyterian Church & Temple Beth Israel, will play a holiday concert on the historic 1883 Hook & Hastings Tracker Organ..
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