Colburn Conservatory alum and current piano faculty Rodolfo Leone presents a lively program of works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, and Harlem Renaissance composer William Grant Still.
BACH Italian Concerto, BWV 971
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 (“Waldstein”)
WILLIAM GRANT STILL “Summerland” from Three Visions
CHOPIN Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54
Colburn continues its celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a series of lunchtime concerts highlighting the composer’s beloved Sonatas for Violin and Piano. Join us at the table each Thursday at noon to hear a complete sonata performed by Colburn faculty members Martin Beaver, violin, and Fabio Bidini, piano.
Join us online to learn about what’s going on at Colburn, participate in a workshop, enter a raffle for Colburn swag, or catch a short recital featuring our faculty and students.
Violist Nobuko Imai leads a virtual master class with Colburn students, followed by a Q&A session.
Colburn is partnering with the Los Angeles Opera to stage and stream a charming 1780 chamber opera by Mozart contemporary Joseph Bologne. Conducted by James Conlon and directed by Bruce Lemon, Jr., the socially-distanced production of The Anonymous Lover will be streamed from Zipper Hall.
James Conlon, Conductor
Bruce Lemon, Jr., Director
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Composer
Madame de Genlis (Stéphanie-Félicité), Librettist
Tiffany Townsend, Léontine
Robert Stahley, Valcour
Gabriela Flores, Dorothée
Michael J. Hawk, Ophémon
Alaysha Fox, Jeannette
Jacob Ingbar, Colin