Riso once again returns to Grace Lutheran for their popular First Fridays at Five series. They will be performing two rarer gems of the piano quartet repertoire. First on the program is Croatian composer Dora Pejacevic's Piano Quartet in D minor, followed by Russian-born Swiss composer Paul Juon's stunning Rhapsody for Piano Quartet. This concert is free!
Riso Quartet is closing out their season with a program of highly Romantic Slavic composers. Our program opens with the first movement of Croatian composer Dora Pejčević's little known but stunning Piano Quartet in D Minor. Next is Paul Juon's sweeping Rhapsodie for Piano Quartet, a highly programmatic piece inspired by the novel Gösta Berlings Saga by Selma Lagerlöf. The program will close with Antonin Dvorak's Piano Quartet in E flat Major.
A donation of $5 at the door is requested to help defray the costs of producing and presenting a program of live music.
The Riso Quartet is collaborating with clarinetist Orlando Pimentel and violinist Ernest Brusubardis IV to perform works by Kókai, Prokofiev, and Schubert. Hungarian composer Rezsõ Kókai's Quartettino for clarinet, violin, viola, and cello opens the program. Next is Prokofiev's rarely heard gem, Overture on Hebrew Themes, for clarinet plus piano quintet. Schubert's magnificent string quartet, Death and the Maiden, closes out the concert. Admission is free.
The Riso Quartet is collaborating with clarinetist Orlando Pimentel and violinist Ernest Brusubardis IV to perform works by Kókai, Prokofiev, and Schubert. Hungarian composer Rezsõ Kókai's Quartettino for clarinet, violin, viola, and cello opens the program. Next is Prokofiev's rarely heard gem, Overture on Hebrew Themes, for clarinet plus piano quintet. Schubert's magnificent string quartet, Death and the Maiden, closes out the concert.
Come out for an evening of fine wine and romantic masterpieces with the Riso Quartet and special guest Ernest Brusubardis IV on violin. A wine tasting begins at 6 p.m. followed by the concert at 7 p.m. The program will begin with Rachmaninoff's stunning Trio Elegaique no. 1 in G minor. Next is Turina's Piano Quartet in A minor, a lush and wild Andalusian journey. The program will close with Schubert's great Death and the Maiden string quartet.
Tickets are $12 for PHA members and $15 for non-members.
Call the Polish Center at 414-529-2140
Cadance Collective is collaborating on Milwaukee Opera Theater's production of Zie Magic Flute, along with Quasimondo Physical Theater. The three performance companies are creating a re-telling of Mozart's iconic Magic Flute like you've never seen it before. Performances are taking place the stunning Tripoli Shrine Center atrium.
Friday, January 20 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 21 - 1:00 PM
Monday, January 23 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, January 25 - 7:30 PM
Friday, January 27 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 28 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, January 29 - 1:00 PM
Tickets can be purchased here or by calling 1-800-838-3006
Riso Quartet is featured on the 2016 'Arts at the Waelderhaus' series where they will be presenting their Fall program at the beautiful, historic Waelderhaus in Kohler, WI. The program includes the Serenade from the Spanisches Quartett, Op. 11 by Louise Héritte-Viardot, the Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 67 by Joaquin Turina, and the Piano Quartet No. 2, Op. 87 in E-Flat Major by Antonín Dvorák. Suggested donation $5.
Find out more at www.RisoQuartet.com
Cadance Collective is performing in the inaugural Milwaukee Fringe Fest, creating a piece based on a Milwaukee soundscape. The piece will be performed in the Todd Wehr Theater, inside the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets and more info, go to mkefringe.com
This recital will feature women composers of the past and present. The program consists of songs by Isabella Colbran, Pauline Viardot, and Jane Vieu as well as the following works by living composers: Essex Songs by Gilda Lyons featuring Alicia Storin on cello, I Never Saw Another Butterfly by Lori Laitman, and the premiere of Birds of Peace by Gwyneth Walker.
Come on out to the Monarch Ensemble's first full length recital for an afternoon of both favorites and musical gems, including Grieg's Lyric Pieces, Op. 12, the energetic Quatour Parisienne, by Charles Fernandez, and the aria from Bach's Cantata 175 with special guests. The performance is free and a reception will follow the event.
Experience chamber music the way it was originally performed--up close and personal. To that end, we are going to be moving our audience seating onto the stage so you can be right there with us as we navigate through Brahms and Bridge, among other selections. Find out more at Riso Quartet's website.
Riso Quartet is part of the 14th annual WISN Channel 12 holiday special 'Season to Celebrate.' Join us for a full hour variety show featuring music and dancing from your local performing artists, all filmed at historic south eastern Wisconsin locations. We had the great privilege to perform at the beautiful Waelderhaus in Kohler and use their stunning Steinway. Our pianist, Johanna Schilling, created an engaging arrangement of a Spanish carol from the 1850's, A La Nanita Nana, and all four of us collaborated on an arrangement of the classic, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear.
Tuesday, December 22, 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 24, 11 p.m.
Thursday, December 31, 10:30 p.m.
Christmas with Lakeshore Chorale & Youth Chorale is always a magical part of the Holiday season. Join us for an afternoon filled with the beautiful colors of Christmas – music to celebrate this special time of year.
Repertoire included: “O Yule Full of Gladness” arr. by Carolyn Jennings. “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” by Barlow Bradford, “This Little Babe” by Benjamin Britten, and others.
$15.00 adults; $8.00 students
Come experience the magic of Christmas as UMC-WFB's Christmas Celebration, "Believe." More than 150 participants will offer music, poetry, scripture, liturgical dance, and drama. We invite you to come and enjoy the glorious sounds of choirs, handbells, and orchestra in this inspiring musical event.
The 90-minute program will feature John Rutter's "Gloria,” a nativity with live animals and more than 40 angels hovering above the manger in Bethlehem. Children and adults of all ages are sure to laugh, sing, and celebrate the reason for the season.
Tickets available now, $10 for adults and $5 for children.
Saturday, December 12th @ 3 pm
Sunday, December 13th @ 4 pm
From Wisconsin Philharmonic's website:
"It’s high time we once again enjoyed “An American Christmas” at the Philharmonic. And, in our tradition, we’ll be joined by one of Waukesha County’s finest high school concert choirs. Chock full of Holiday favorites, both sacred and secular, this concert will also present Chapman Piano Competition winner John Schindler, o [Star-Wars] ne of the finest such talents we’ve ever heard! And, in a salute to the release of the latest installment of George Lucas’ Star Wars saga, you’ll hear a stunning suite from the unforgettable original film."
Cadance Collective presents "Jitterbug Suite: A Memory" in collaboration with Danceworks Performance Company. This work was originally commissioned by the Shorewood Senior Resource Center in August 2015. Cadance Collective interviewed 4 seniors of the Shorewood Senior Resource Center on their memories of the Eagles Ballroom as it existed in the 1940's and 50's. Thank you to SSRC Director Elizabeth Price for her support and help arranging these interviews.
A program of music celebrating coffee! J.S. Bach's Coffee Cantata (BWV 211) serves as the highlight of the afternoon, but we'll hear a little jazz too. A freewill offering will be collected to benefit the Meru Coffee Project, supporting farmers in Tanzania. Coffee will be served at a post-concert reception, and the beans are for sale. Instrumental performers include Alicia Storin and Emma Koi, of Cadance Collective, and Tony Perez, of Camerata Milwaukee. Free and open to the public.
Cadance Collective performs original choreography set to the Sarabande from J.S. Bach's Cello Suite no. 4. This performance is part of a church service honoring All Saints Day at the United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay.
Services at 9:00 and 10:30 a.m.
The Plymouth Arts Center will present In Memoriam: Romance and War, the 4th concert in the Joseph Sartori Concert Series sponsored by the Sartori Company, on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at 7:00 pm. Performers are: Maddison Weber, soprano; Fabian Qamar, tenor; Elisabeth Daniels, pianist; Johanna Schilling, pianist; and the Riso Quartet.
The instrumental portion of the program will include Frank Bridge’s Phantasy for Piano Quartet as well as two movements from Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60. Inspired by Goethe’s novel The Sorrows of Young Werther, Brahms portrays the turmoil and angst of the emotional protagonist in the dramatic first movement and recalls the bittersweet feelings of unrequited love in the third movement.
Tickets for the concert are $10 in advance and $12 at the door for general seating. Students, college and under may purchase tickets at a discount ($5 in advance and $6 at the door). Please visit the Plymouth Arts Center at 520 E. Mill Street, downtown Plymouth, WI; call: (920) 892-8409; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or purchase online: www.plymoutharts.org.