Not your usual Brahms...
Feb
18
to Feb 25

Not your usual Brahms...

  • Piedmont Center for the Arts (St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Bryan Street Studios) (map)
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Erich Zeisl - Cello Sonata (not Arnold Schoenberg)
Jean Cras - String Trio (not Maurice Ravel)
Robert Kahn - Piano Quartet (not Johannes Brahms)

Karsten Windt, violin | Deanna Badizadegan, viola | Angela Lee, cello | Markus Pawlik, piano

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Southern Spring Music in Brickyard Cove
Apr
23
3:30 PM15:30

Southern Spring Music in Brickyard Cove

SALON CLASSIQUE presents Spanish & French chamber music by the water in Point Richmond along with Tango and other musical delicacies for violin, cello & piano

Haydn: Piano Trio No. 13 in A major
Faure: Apres un reve / De Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole
Turina: “Circulo”
Ravel: Habanera / Chaminade: Danse Espagnole / Debussy: Beau Soir / Piazzolla: Escualo
Sarasate: Romanza Andaluza
Piazzolla: Primavera Porteña

Karsten Windt, violin & presentation | Angela Lee, cello | Laura Magnani, piano

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Berkeley Symphony and Friends
Feb
21
5:00 PM17:00

Berkeley Symphony and Friends

A program of rare Slavic chamber music

Hummel: Piano Trio No. 2 in F Major
Martinů: Variations on a Slovak Folk Song for cello & piano
Suk: Raduz a Mahulena for violin & piano
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances for violin & piano

Suk: Elegy for piano, violin & violoncello, Op. 23
Martinů: Piano Trio No. 2

Karsten Windt, violin | Angela Lee, cello | Markus Pawlik, piano

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TRIO - A Musical Cocktail Party
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

TRIO - A Musical Cocktail Party

A musical pairing of delicious French "bites," wonderful wines, and French music played by Salon Classique: 3 musicians, 3 pieces of music, 3 courses of food, and 3 wines in a big TRIO - a fundraising event for Noe Valley Chamber Music.

KARSTEN WINDT, violin | KIM MAI NGUYEN, viola | AVERY WAITE, cello

perform selections from:

Darius Milhaud: Sonatine a Trois Op. 221b
Jean Cras: String Trio
Jean Francaix: Trio a Cordes

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  SALON CLASSIQUE @ The Legion of Honor
Mar
29
12:00 PM12:00

SALON CLASSIQUE @ The Legion of Honor

  • Gallery 10 at the Legion of Honor (map)
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Opening Concert to the exhibition "Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art" at the Legion of Honor

Charles Koechlin: String Quartet No. 1
Frederick Delius: Late Swallows
Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F

Karsten Windt, Violin | Dan Flanagan, Violin | Liz Prior, Viola | Jonah Kim, Cello

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Salon Classique @ Pearson Theatre
May
20
7:00 PM19:00

Salon Classique @ Pearson Theatre

World-renowned Berkeley-based Meyer Sound kindly opens the doors for Salon Classique to its spectacular Pearson Theatre, a masterpiece of digital acoustic architecture.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quintet No. 3 in C major K 515    
Felix Mendessohn-Bartholdy: String Quintet No. 1 in A major Op. 18

Axel Strauss & Karsten Windt, Violin | Katie Kadarauch & David Kim, Viola | Angela Lee, Cello

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Russian Tea in Noe Valley
Mar
3
3:00 PM15:00

Russian Tea in Noe Valley

String Quartets "served" with tea, coffee, home made cakes and a beautiful view of the city of San Francisco.

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet Op. 20 No. 2 in C major
Alexander Glazunov: Five Novelettes Op. 15

Karsten Windt, violin & narration | Yuna Lee, violin | Matthew Young, viola | Sebastien Gingras, cello

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Quartets in the Sky
Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

Quartets in the Sky

  • Spear Street San Francisco, CA, 94105 United States (map)
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Opening concert of the season with stunning views of San Francisco Bay and after-concert dinner.

Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E flat (1823)
Haydn: String Quartet Op. 64 No. 2 in B minor

performed by

Karsten Windt, Violin & narration | Yuna Lee, Violin |
David Kim, Viola | Angela Lee, Cello

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Trios by the Pool
Aug
19
6:00 PM18:00

Trios by the Pool

An intimate summer concert with food and wine reception

Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No. 1 in Bb flat
Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations for Cello and Piano
Joaquin Turina: Piano Trio No. 2

performed by

Karsten Windt, Violin and Introduction |
Angela Lee, Cello | Avi Downes, Piano

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Salon Classique in Forest Hill
May
6
5:00 PM17:00

Salon Classique in Forest Hill

A Program for Strings featuring the Double Bass at the Maybeck designed Forest Hill Club House in San Francisco

Michael Haydn: Divertimento in E flat major for Viola, Cello and Bass
Gioachino Rossini: Duetto for Cello and Double Bass
Antonin Dvorák: String Quintet Op. 77 in G major
 
Karsten Windt, Violin & Introduction | Katie Kadarauch, Violin |
David Kim, Viola | Angela Lee, Cello | Charles Chandler, Double Bass

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Music for the Soul of Japan
Apr
11
7:30 PM19:30

Music for the Soul of Japan

Earthquake Relief Concert

All donations ($3,388) go to the Japaneses Red Cross

Karsten Windt, violin | LaDene Otsuki, piano | Hiroshi Nonomiya, guest speaker

W. A. Mozart: Sonata in A mjor K. 526
Ernst v. Dohnanyi: Sonata Op. 21 in C sharp
Fritz Kreisler: Poupées valsantes, Andantino, Syncopation

no intermission

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The Lee Trio
Mar
5
3:30 PM15:30

The Lee Trio

  • Acacia Avenue Oakland, CA, 94618 United States (map)
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THE LEE TRIO

Lisa Lee, Violin| Angela Lee, Cello | Melinda Lee Masur, Piano | Karsten Windt, Musical Introduction

American and German Piano Trios by
Philip Lasser (2003, West Coast Preview) & Robert Schumann (No. 1 in D minor)
 
The first East Bay event of Salon Classique is kindly hosted by Jörg Rupf. A portion of the ticket donations goes to the YOUNG MUSICIANS PROGRAM in Berkeley to support the newly founded Youth Orchestra for acquiring new musical instruments.

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String Sextets at Candlelight
Jan
23
5:30 AM05:30

String Sextets at Candlelight

  • Scott Street San Francisco, CA United States (map)
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Tchaikowski: Souvenir de Florence Op. 70 in D minor
Brahms: String Sextet No. 2 Op. 36 in G major

Axel Strauss, Violin | Karsten Windt, Violin & Introduction | Elizabeth Prior & David Kim, Viola | Angela Lee & Sebastien Gingras, Cello

The concert is kindly hosted by Grace and David.

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Saturday Serenade
Oct
30
3:30 PM15:30

Saturday Serenade

  • Pacific Avenue San Francisco, CA United States (map)
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Masterworks for String Trio:
 
Beethoven: Trio Op. 8 ("Serenade") for Violin, Viola and Cello in D major
Kodaly: Intermezzo for String Trio (1904)
Dohnanyi: Serenade for Strings in C major Op. 10
 
Karsten Windt, Violin & Narration | Elisabeth Prior, Viola | Angela Lee, Cello

Kindly hosted by Leon Allen in Pacific Heights, San Francisco with Refreshments & Coffee, Wine and Hors d'Oeuvres Buffet after the Concert

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Summer Concert at Villa Lauriston
Jun
5
4:00 PM16:00

Summer Concert at Villa Lauriston

Piano Quintets
Shostakovitch Op. 57 in G minor
Schumann Op. 44 in E flat major
 
Axel Strauss, Violin | Karsten Windt, Violin & Narration | Elizabeth Prior, Viola | Angela Lee, Cello | Jeffrey Sykes, Piano

Kindly hosted by Norio Sugano in Portola Valley. Includes light buffet style dinner and wine from the property.

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Quintessence
Jun
4
6:00 PM18:00

Quintessence

"SOIRÉE DE SALON" at the San Francisco Metropolitan Club - Concert followed by Dinner
 
Axel Strauss, Violin | Karsten Windt, Violin and Introduction | Liz Prior, Viola |
Angela Lee, Cello | Jeffrey Sykes, Piano
 
Designed for Club Members, open to guests

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Tea Time at Alamo Square
May
23
4:30 PM16:30

Tea Time at Alamo Square

String Quintets:
Mozart G minor K.516
Dvorák E flat major Op. 97

Chen Zhao, Violin | Karsten Windt, Violin & Introductions | Caroline Lee, Viola | Elizabeth Prior, Viola | Angela Lee, Cello
 
Kindly hosted by Grace Shohet and David Brownstein, with complimentary home made cakes.

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Salon Classique in Japan
May
15
2:00 PM14:00

Salon Classique in Japan

LUNCH TIME CONCERT - THREE SONATAS IN G

Private Recital in Yokohama kindly hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Naganishi

Mozart: Sonata in G major K. 301
Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 Op. 30, 3 in G major
Debussy: Sonata in G (1917)
Piazzolla: Tangos and Milongas for Violin and Piano


Yoko Shimoura, piano | Karsten Windt, violin

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Salon Classique Opening Concert
Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

Salon Classique Opening Concert

Beethoven: Seven Variations for Cello and Piano on „With men who feel love“ from Mozart’s Magic Flute
Schumann: Introduction & Allegro for Viola & Piano
Turina: Circulo Fantasy for Piano Trio
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Brahms: Piano Quartet c Minor Op. 60

Karsten Windt; Violin & Musical Introduction | Elizabeth Prior, Viola |
Angela Lee, Cello | Keisuke Nakagoshi, Piano

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