Not your usual Brahms...
Feb
18
Feb 25

Not your usual Brahms...

  • Piedmont Center for the Arts (St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Bryan Street Studios)

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

  • Toshi Image Studio

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

  • Piedmont Center for the Arts

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

TRIO - A Musical Cocktail Party
Sep
21
7:00 pm19:00

TRIO - A Musical Cocktail Party

  • Noeteca

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

Salon Classique @ SF Center for New Music
Mar
5
7:30 pm19:30

Salon Classique @ SF Center for New Music

  • Center for New Music

From Europe to America - Jewish String Quartets

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op. 13 in A minor
Ernst Bloch: Prelude for String Quartet (1925)
Darius Milhaud: String Quartet No. 1 (1912)

Matthew Szemela & Karsten Windt, violin | Darcy Rindt, viola | Avery Waite, cello

  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

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

Salon Classique @ Pearson Theatre
May
20
7:00 pm19:00

Salon Classique @ Pearson Theatre

  • Meyer Sound

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

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

Quartets in the Sky
Sep
17
6:00 pm18:00

Quartets in the Sky

  • Spear Street San Francisco, CA, 94105 United States

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

Trios by the Pool
Aug
19
6:00 pm18:00

Trios by the Pool

  • Palo Alto, CA USA

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

Salon Classique in Forest Hill
May
6
5:00 pm17:00

Salon Classique in Forest Hill

  • Forst Hill Club House

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

Quintets with a View
Oct
30
4:30 pm16:30

Quintets with a View

String Quintets by Mozart (C major K. 515) & Mendelssohn (No. 1 in A major)

featuring

Axel Strauss & Karsten Windt, violin | Katie Kadarauch & David Kim, viola | Angela Lee, cello
Musical Introductions given by Karsten Windt

Southern Sounds
Oct
10
6:00 pm18:00

Southern Sounds

Spanish Chamber Music and Argentinian Tango with
Karsten Windt, violin │ David Kim, viola │ Angela Lee, cello │ Jeffrey Sykes, piano

Music for the Soul of Japan
Apr
11
7:30 pm19:30

Music for the Soul of Japan

  • Berkeley Piano Club

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

The Lee Trio
Mar
5
3:30 pm15:30

The Lee Trio

  • Acacia Avenue Oakland, CA, 94618 United States

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.

String Sextets at Candlelight
Jan
23
5:30 am05:30

String Sextets at Candlelight

  • Scott Street San Francisco, CA United States

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.

Saturday Serenade
Oct
30
3:30 pm15:30

Saturday Serenade

  • Pacific Avenue San Francisco, CA United States

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

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.

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

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.

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

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