July 2011


What: Classical Revolution DC – “Summer Wind Celebrating American Composers and More”
When: August 7th, 2011, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
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 and mention Classical Revolution DC.
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=227580767277993

Come enjoy free chamber music by American Composers(Think “West Side Story”, “SummerTime” and more) of Bernstein, Gershwin, Schocker, Dicus, Corea celebrating Mid Summer, plus music by Beethoven, Barrios, Rodrigo, Albeniz, Schumann and more.

Program:

“Lovebirds”(Gary Schocker)
“Tapestry Sonata: Remembering Julius Baker” (Gary Schocker)
“2 Flutes in 3 Scenes”(Gary Schocker)

~Yvonne Kocur (flute), Tiffany Williams (flute), Hon-Cheong Chan(piano)

“3 Romanzen, Op. 94, no.2″ (Robert Schumann)
~ Jeff Kahan(oboe), Ronald Dicus(piano)

“Trio in C Major, op. 87″ (Ludwig V. Beethoven)
~Yvonne Kocur (flute), Tiffany Williams (flute), Jeff Kahan(oboe)

Selections from “Children’s Songs – 20 Pieces for Keyboard” (Chick Corea)
~Hon-Cheong Chan(piano)

“Vals op. 8, no. 4″ (Agustin Barrios)
“Las Abejas” (Agustin Barrios)
“Julia Florida” (Agustin Barrios)
~Christopher Jenkins(guitar)

“Rhapsody In Blue(Andante and Finale)” (George Gershwin)
“Clarinet sonata, II movement” (Leonard Bernstein)
~Lisa Shiota(clarinet), Hon-Cheong Chan(piano)

“Festival of the Supermoon” (Ronald Dicus)
~ Jeff Kahan(oboe), Ronald Dicus(piano)

“Junto al Generalife”(Joaquin Rodrigo)
“Cadiz” (Isaac Albeniz)
“Asturias” (Isaac Albeniz)
~Christopher Jenkins(guitar)

Performers:

Yvonne Kocur (flute)
Tiffany Williams (flute)
Lisa Shiota (clarinet)
Jeff Kahan (oboe)
Christopher Jenkins(guitar)
Ronald Dicus (piano, composer)
Hon-Cheong Chan(piano)

After 9pm, chamber jam free! Everyone is welcomed to play!

Classical Revolution DC‘s Columbia Players (classical and jazz string quartets, trios and duos) will perform to support the efforts of RespectDC in its attempts to have Wal-mart sign a community benefits agreement.

Location: Bloombars , 3222, 11th Street NW in Washington, DC’s historic Columbia Heights neighborhood.
Time: 8:30pm – 10pm EST

Mark Kapeluck – violin
Sara Boyce – violin
Jennifer Murray – viola
David Rabin – cello

About RespectDC

“Living Wages, Healthy Communities” is a coalition of grassroots-based organizations, pastors, workers, environmentalists, parents, students and community members concerned about the quality of life in DC’s communities and committed to securing decent, living wage jobs.

$10 suggested donation

Donations will support RespectDC and BloomBars

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