CALVARY'S COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES
PRESENTED BY THE MUSIC AND ARTS MINISTRY OF CALVARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
2016-2017 Concert Schedule
All concerts are free and open to the public.
Concerts begin at 3:00 p.m. Doors open at 2:30
Please note: Concert dates are firm at the time of posting and rarely change, but changes or cancellations by the artist/group and/or inclement weather may happen due to circumstances beyond our control. Email list subscribers will receive notice by email, and changes will be posted on this web page.
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October 2, 2016
Raffaele Trevisani's virtuosic technique and brilliant musical personality are consistently praised by the public and critics. He studied with Sir James Galway who regards him as “one the best flutists of the day for his beautiful singing tone, perfect technique and dedication to the art of music.” An international performer, Maesto Trevisani has extensive orchestra and solo appearances, as well as numerous recordings. He is a professor of flute in Milan, Italy, and serves as a juror in many international flute competitions. The concert will include traditional repertoire from the romantic and classical periods.
Paola Girardi is also an international performer, giving concerts in Europe, Japan, and the USA. She has won numerous piano competitions, and has studied with such chamber music groups as Tchaikowsky Trio and Quartetto Academica. Ms. Girardi teaches piano at the International Academy of Music of the Foundation of the Civic School of Milan.
Read more about these musicians at www.raffaeletrevisani.com.
October 23, 2016
Hailed by the international press as “American Virtuosi,” siblings Frances (cello), Emmanuel (violin), and Elizabeth Borowsky (piano) have won their way into the hearts and minds of audiences throughout North America, Central America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The trio has delighted audiences with their commanding interpretations of standard repertoire as well as their dazzling original compositions. Each began music at the age of 4, and in 2004, debuted as a trio at Carnegie Hall after winning the Erick Friedman Prize for Outstanding Young Musicians. The siblings grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and York Springs, Pennsylvania.
Read more about these musicians at www.BorowskyTrio.com.
November 13, 2016
Hailed for his prodigious technique, and praised by the Washington Post for an “unusually fresh and arresting approach to the piano,” Michael Adcock has cultivated a versatile career as soloist, chamber musician and pre-concert lecturer. In addition to performing throughout the United States, he has also performed in France, Italy, and Australia. Mr. Adcock earned his master's degree, artist diploma, and doctoral degree from Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, where he studied with Leon Fleisher and Ellen Mack. Currently, he is a faculty member of the Washington Conservatory in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Adcock's repertoire includes Carmen Variations, by Bizet/Horowitz, Isolde's Liebestod by Wagner/Liszt, Etudes by Gershwin/Wild, and much more.
Read more about Mr. Adcock at www.MichaelAdcockPiano.com
February 5, 2017
Renowned pianist Brian Ganz continues his journey through the complete works of Fryderyk Chopin with a celebration of the composer's youthful creations, some written when Chopin was only a teenager. Among the early works featured will be 12 Etudes, Op. 10. The program also includes 3 Nocturnes, Op. 9, including the beloved E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2, polonaises, mazurkas, and a elegant set of variations Chopin composed on the German air “Der Schweizerbub.”
Read more about Mr. Ganz at www.BrianGanz.net
March 19, 2017
Belle Triste features classical guitarist Candice Mowbray in duet with clarinetist Anita Thomas performing dynamic classical music influenced by jazz and world styles. With a unique approach to programming, Ms. Mowbray will begin the concert with beautiful solo works by French and Argentinean composers. The duo will perform arrangements of works by Piazzolla and Khachaturian in addition to Ms. Thomas’ own “Requiem for Opa,” a heartfelt piece that pays homage to time spent with her grandfather in their native Australia.
May 7, 2017
Shaun Tirrell and Eric Himy, Pianists
International concert pianists Shaun Tirrell and Eric Himy will raise the roof in Calvary's sanctuary with a dual-piano concert. These award-winning artists who are graduates of Peabody Conservatory and The Juilliard School, respectively, will perform music by George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Manuel de Falla and more on two concert grand pianos.
Read more about Eric Himy at www.EricHimy.com
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