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Pittance Chamber Music Presents Showcase Concert at Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Featuring members of the Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and special guests

Pittance Chamber Music continues its 2017/18 season with its Annual Showcase Concert “From Schubert to Schoenfield,” an evening of dynamic and eclectic chamber music. Hear and see up close the artists who are the heart and soul of the LA Opera, performing at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music’s intimate Barrett Hall on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited, reservations are strongly recommended.

This free concert features a little-known work by Three-Penny Opera composer Kurt Weill, Frauentanz (Ladies’ Dance) – Seven Poems from the Middle Ages, Op. 10. This early song cycle is scored for soprano, flute, viola, clarinet, bassoon and horn, and will be conducted by Benjamin Makino of Opera Memphis. Paul Schoenfield’s jazzy, bohemian Café Music introduces violinist Dongfang Ouyang, a recent winner of the LA Opera Orchestra auditions. Soprano Rebecca Tomlinson, LA Opera Principal Clarinet Stuart Clark, Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist, and pianist Milena Gligic, will perform Franz Schubert’s final song, The Shepherd on the Rock, internationally acclaimed pianist Inna Faliks, LA Opera Concertmaster Roberto Cani, and Principal Cello John Walz, will perform Anton Arensky’s romantic Piano Trio #1 in D minor, Op. 32.

Performers for this event will include:

Members of the Grammy-winning LA Opera Orchestra
Roberto Cani, violin
Dongfang Ouyang, violin
Shawn Mann, viola
John Walz, cello
Dane Little, cello
Angela Wiegand, flute
Stuart Clark, clarinet
William Wood, bassoon
Nathan Campbell, horn

Special Guest Artists
Rebecca Tomlinson, soprano, LA Opera Chorus member
Milena Gligic, piano, Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist
Inna Faliks, piano
Benjamin Makino, conductor

Gallery Captions:

Pittance Chamber Music musicians. – Courtesy photo / Lisa Sutton

Pittance Chamber Music knows how to have a good time. – Courtesy photo / Brenden-John Photography

June 3, 2018

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