Ensemble 1828’s all-Schubert Show!

 

Join us for a real treat: the gifted trio of Ensemble 1828 (Isaac Pastor-Chermak, cello, Alison Lee, piano, and Nicole Oswald, violin) offering an evening of beautiful music by Franz Schubert. This concert benefits on-going renovations to improve performance spaces at St. Alban’s. 

Purchase tickets here.

Also available at the door. ($25 general, $20 seniors/students, 12 & under free w/adult)

THE PROGRAM
Instead of a traditional piano-trio concert, with the same folks onstage the whole time, our program will first feature each musician individually, with a violin sonata, a cello sonata, and two solo-piano impromptus. After intermission, we’ll all get together for Schubert’s epic, symphonic 2nd Piano Trio. It’s a big program, but varied and stimulating for listeners and performers alike. 
 
Ensemble 1828 is:
Nicole Oswald, violin
Isaac Pastor-Chermak, cello
Alison Lee, piano
 
Schubert, Violin Sonata in A major (Alison and Nicole)
Schubert, Impromptus in A-flat and G-flat major (Alison)
Schubert, Arpeggione Sonata (Alison and Isaac)
Schubert, Piano Trio No.2 in E-flat major (Nicole, Isaac, Alison)

Jazz at St. Alban’s!

After playing together in numerous other musical settings, Los Angeles based Jon Hatamiya (trombone), Logan Kane (bass), and Jacob Richards (drums) first joined forces in October 2018, showcasing their original music at Los Angeles’s Blue Whale in a collaborative quartet setting. They will be joined by composer, bandleader, and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Athayde for the Bay Area debut of the band.

While each member of the group has a wide variety of notable sideman appearances, including performances and recordings with artists such as David Binney, Michael Buble, Myra Melford, Louis Cole, Steve Lehman, Thumpasaurus, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, among others, Hatamiya, Kane and Richards are accomplished leaders and composers in their own right. This performance at the wonderful space at St. Alban’s will highlight the group’s improvisational synergy as common ground for each composer’s individual voice.

Jon Hatamiya – trombone

Logan Kane – bass

Jacob Richards – drums

Kyle Athayde – piano/vibraphone

…and possibly some special guests?

Two sets, all ages!

Purchase tickets here.

Third Sunday Concert Series

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church presents

Third Sunday Concert Series

Third Sunday of every month at 4pm in the Parish Hall.

Tickets: $25 general, $20 seniors and students, under 12 free.

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Up next:

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Paul Caccamo, solo piano

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Pianist Paul Caccamo takes us on a tour of a fascinating time in music history – the early Twentieth Century. Come and hear masterworks from four giants of the era: Claude Debussy, Béla Bartók, Sergei Prokofiev, and George Gershwin. Each is a composer with a unique compositional style inextricably linked with the country in which he lived, and the music you will hear was all composed within the same twenty-year period.

Caccamo has over thirty years experience in the Bay Area as a pianist, vocal coach, chamber musician, conductor, orchestral pianist and recording artist. Please join us for this intriguing journey into the musical world of a century ago.

Tickets on sale here.