Events in January 2015
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - Keys to Brazil a Concert with Jovino Santos Neto
Keys to Brazil a Concert with Jovino Santos Neto
Three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto, a master pianist, composer and arranger, is among the top Brazilian musicians working today. Jovino’s personal style is a creative blend of energetic grooves, lyrical melodies, and telepathic improvisation, always inspired and informed by the colorful richness of Brazilian music. His compositions include samba, choro, baião, xote, forró, marcha and many more styles, rooted in centuries-old musical tradition while pointing to new and adventurous harmonic languages.
The show will open with PROJECT BOSSA. Pink Martini percussionist Brian L. Davis will be MC and perform in this event.
Learn more about Jovino at www.jovisan.net. Special Online Discount: SAVE $10 when you purchase “two ticket” deal at brownpapertickets.com. DOOR 7:30pm. Tickets: $18 day of show. All Ages Show – Bar with I.D.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Portland Civic Theatre Guild
Portland Civic Theatre Guild
PCTG’s First Tuesday Reader Theatre presents Fertile Ground: A City Wide Festival of New Works which showcases new plays from Portland Artists. For more information go to fertilegroundpdx.org. Coffee at 10am. Reading is at 10:30am. Admission at the door is $8.00.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - SACK LUNCH CONCERT - Brian Michael, pianist and 1 other event
SACK LUNCH CONCERT - Brian Michael, pianist
Brian Michael—Pianist and accompanist, recently moved back to town from Los Angeles, will perform his first solo piano recital at The Old Church in 20 years!
The Old Church presents The Complete Chopin Cycle with David Rothman
Tickets available on-line until 4:00pm day of the show. After 4:00pm TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASE AT THE DOOR.
It has been a life-long dream of David’s to perform all of the composition of Chopin, and now, in a series of concerts, occurring every other Wednesday through April, it has finally come to fruition. At the age of 10, pianist David Rothman won a scholarship in open competition, to study at the Yehudi Menuhin School, Surrey, England. Members of the jury included Yehudi Menuhin and Nadia Boulanger. At age seventeen he won a piano scholarship to study at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he was a student of Mieczyslaw Horszowski and Seymour Lipkin. Well known in the piano community, he continues to perform in our Sack Lunch Concerts and other venues around town. All Ages Show – Bar with I.D. Door 6:30pm. Tickets sliding scale $15 -$5 at BrownPaperTickets.com.
Wednesday, January 28
Four Masurkas, Op. 17 (1833)
Four Masurkas, Op. 22 (1836)
Three Nocturnes, Op. 15 (1830-33)
Polonaise Op. 26, No. 2 in E-flat minor (1833-36)
Études Op. 10
No. 1: Étude in C major, Waterfall (composed 1830)
No. 2: Étude in A minor, Chromatic (1830)
No. 3: Étude in E major, Tristesse, or L’adieu (1832)
No. 4: Étude in C-sharp minor, Torrent (1832)
No. 5: Étude in G-flat major, Black Keys (1830)
No. 6: Étude in E-flat minor, Lament (1830)
No. 7: Étude in C major, Toccata (1832)
No. 8: Étude in F major, Sunshine (1829)
No. 9: Étude in F minor, (1829)
No. 10 Étude in A-flat major (1829)
No. 11: Étude in E-flat major, Arpeggio (1829)
No. 12: Étude in C minor, Revolutionary (1831)