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Sundays Live presents weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world.

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Choir of Saint James

Returning from a triumphant tour of Ireland this past summer, director James Buonemani leads the Choir of Saint James in the contemporary music of the British Isles, the Balkans, and in the incomparable music of Los Angeles’s celebrated composer, Morten Lauridsen.

 

 

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Abbey Simon Retrospective

Sundays Live Encore Edition. An appreciation of beloved American pianist Abbey Simon, friend, colleague, and frequent guest of Sundays Live, who passed away on December 18, 2019, just a few weeks shy of his 100th. birthday.

 

Pianist Petronel Malan

Pianist Petronel Malan performs Mozart: Sonata in C minor, K. 457; Brahms: Sixteen Waltzes, Opus 39, for solo piano; and Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 19 in D minor.

 

UCLA Philharmonia, Neal Stulberg, Director

The UCLA Philharmonia, with Neal Stulberg as director, performs Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale, Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C major, K. 314 (Eli Stefanacci, soloist), and Debussy: La Mer.

 

A Retrospective Celebrating 29 Years at LACMA—and Beyond

An ensemble of past and present performers, alumni, and emerging musicians, with soloists Althea Waites (piano), Phillip Levy (violin), and Douglas Masek (saxophone). The program will include: Bloch: “Fugue,” from Concerto Grosso with piano obbligato (Ms. Waites, solo); Mozart: Adagio, from K. 287, and Rondo, K. 373 for violin and orchestra (Mr. Levy, solo), and Neal Stulberg leads the ensemble in a surprise symphony by Haydn (but NOT Symphony No. 94).

 

Harpist Marcia Dickstein, the Debussy Trio, and Friends

Sundays Live Inaugural Concert at St. James' in-the-City. Harpist Marcia Dickstein and friends Amy Hershberger and Luanne Homzy (violins), David Walther (viola), Cecilia Tsan (cello), Angela Wiegand (flute), and Leslie Reed (English horn) perform Don Davis: Slam Ahead; Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp, and Danses sacrée et profane; and Sir Arnold Bax: In Memoriam.

 

Members of the Capitol Ensemble

Members of the Capitol Ensemble - Phillip Levy and and Lucia Micarelli (violins), Benjamin Ullery (viiola) and Eric Byers (cello) - perform Schumann: String Quartet in A minor, Opus 41, No. 1, and Ravel: String Quartet in F major.

 

Ciaramella Early Music Ensemble

Ciaramella Early Music Ensemble performs: “New Arts and Rebirths”—Music of the Ars Nova, Renaissance, and Nuove Musiche; music of the Italian “renaissances” from Spring songs of the trecento ars nova, music of the Florentine Renaissance, and avant garde of the early Italian Baroque “stile moderno." Everything ancient but modern, and in the spirit of renewal and rebirth.

 

Spanish Brass

Spanish Brass – Carlos Benetó and Juanjo Serna (trumpets), Manuel Pérez (horn), Indalecio Bonet (trombone), Sergio Finca (tuba), perform selections by Daquin, Bach, Bernstein, Mores, Gardel, Maderna, Allbeniz, Gimenez, and Gabrieli.

 

Harpist Cristina Montes Mateo and Friends

For this concert, she welcomes Susan Greenberg (flute), Madalyn Parnas Möller (violin), Virginie d’Avezac (viola), and Juliette Herlin (cello), performing Haydn’s “London” Trio No. 1, Saint-Saëns’ Fantasie for violin and harp, and other selections by Kochlin, Saint-Saens, and Cras.

 

The Hollywood Piano Trio

Continuing the celebration of Beethoven's 250th anniversary, Roberto Cani (violin); Robert deMaine (cello); and Inna Faliks (piano) perform Arensky: Trio No. 1 in D minor, Opus 32, and Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat major, Opus 97, Archduke.

 

Thies-Micarelli-Byers Trio

Pianist Robert Thies is joined by violinist Lucia Micarelli and cellist Eric Byers performing Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101, and Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 90 ‘Dumky’.

 

Crossroads Chamber Orchestra

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences' EMMI Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Treger and Hwi-Eun Kim, conductors, perform Telemann: Viola Concerto in G major (Andy Park, viola), Offenbach: Les Larmes de Jacqueline (SarahElizabeth Lee, cello), and Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, "Death and the Maiden," D. 810.