What: Classical Revolution DC – “To Russia With Love”
When: May 2nd, 2010, 6:30pm – 9pm
Where: Laporta’s Restaurant and Jazz Lounge
How to get there: 3 blocks from King Street Metro
Tips: Call 703.683.6313 to reserve a table and get yourself a front row seat
Question: Should I bring anything ?
Answer: Your Taste Buds but not Ear Buds!

NEWS: May 2nd Classical Revolution DC – To Russia with Love performing crews played some riveting Mendelssohn’s piano trio, powerful Shostakovich’s piano quintet, sorrowful Rachmaninoff’ Vocalise, playful Faure’s Dolly, foot-tapping Piazzolla among other pieces to a full house (60 people) Laporta’s Restaurant in Alexandria VA.
Congratulations to 3 guests including our guest pianist Phyllis Daen who won a CR CD door prize.

Join us for an evening of free chamber music including the ethereal, poignant Shastokovich’s piano quintet; a rarely heard wonderfully arranged, sublimed 2-piano version of Bach/AndersonRoeDuo “Erbarme Dich”(St Matthew Passion) and some heart wrenching + pumping tangos by Astor Piazzolla.

—Programs—-

Bach/AndersonRoe “Erbarme Dich”(St Matthew Passion) on 2 piano
Piazzolla “Milonga for Three”, “Ausencias”, “Street Tango” (flute, violin, piano, bandoneon/sax on keyboard, bass)
Rachmaninoff “Vocalise” (piano trio)
Shostakovich “Piano Quintet, I, IV, V mvmts” (piano + string quartet)
Mendelssohn “Piano Trio No. 1 / I,II movements”
Faure “Dolly Suite”(piano+ woodwind duo)
Faure “Clair de Lune” (violin/piano) “Apres un Reve”(viola/piano)
Tchaikovsky “Violin Concerto(Canzonetta)”/ “Melodie” (violin/piano)
Heinen “Lament and Caprice”(violin/piano), “Variations for Sasha”(clarinet/piano)
Lin Hai “Morning Star” (piano)

Free Classical Revolution DC CD door prize.

Performers:

Anne Bernoux, flute
Catherine Chang, piano
Hon-Cheong Chan, piano
Phyllis Daen, piano
Julie Fitzpatrick, cello
Annelisa Guries, viola
Andrew Lee, piano
AJ Marini, violin
Parke Nicholson, violin
Neil Puzon, violin
David Rabin, cello
Lisa Shiota, clarinet

Russian War Symphonies Composer Dmitri Shostakovich (Source: http://it.stlawu.edu/~rkreuzer/pmcginley/midlife.html)

Astor Piazzolla, Argentinean Tango Composer

Astor Piazzolla, Argentinean Tango Composer(Source: http://blog.smartsystemsllc.com/?tag=anush-and-inga-arshakyans&paged=2)