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Ifetayo Ali-Landing

1st place Laureate of the 2017 Sphinx Competition, Ifetayo Ali-Landing will perform for the first-time at the Kerrytown Concert House. The 15-year-old cellist has performed with dozens of symphony orchestras around the country, as well as soloed for the Oistrakh Symphony Orchestra and the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra. Ifetayo Ali-Landing, cello Annie Jeng, piano Buy Tickets

At a Loss of Innocence: love and war through song

Ludlow and Teme (1920, revised 1925), music by Ivor Gurney (1890-1937); poetry by A. E. Housman (1859-1936) Fish in the unruffled lakes and other songs (1937-1941), music by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976); poetry by W. H. Auden (1907-1973) Brian Giebler, tenor Steven McGhee, piano British composers Ivor Gurney and Benjamin Britten set some of their most intense life experiences to music as young men during wartime. Gurney wrote of his experience as a soldier during the First World War using poetry …

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Duo1717

Classical crossover duo, baritone Jean Bernard Cerin and pianist Veena K. Kulkarni fuse classical and world music with story telling into transformative concert experiences.  With Indian-Filipino-American and Haitian backgrounds, Veena and Jean Bernard synthesize a broad cultural heritage with their western classical training to explore music from all around the globe. Together, they bring new sounds to conventional classical music audiences and share this classical music tradition with new audiences. Jean Bernard Cerin, baritone Veena K. Kulkarni, pianist Buy Tickets

Arnie Tanimoto, Viola Da Gamba

Described as a “fine instrumental soloist” by the New York Times, Arnie Tanimoto is the first-ever viola da gamba major at The Juilliard School. Arnie presents a program of 17th and 18th century music using viola da gamba, a unique baroque era instrument with six strings instead of four. Arnie Tanimoto, viola da gamba Buy Tickets

Carpe Diem String Quartet

Carpe Diem String Quartet is an exciting ensemble that has captured the imagination of audiences, the respect of critics, and is one of the most versatile quartets of their generation. Carpe Diem has earned critical acclaim with innovative programming, electrifying performances, and a passion for audience engagement. The group’s eclectic musical interests have led them down the paths of gypsy, tango, folk, pop, rock, and jazz-inspired music, while remaining equally at home with the traditional string quartet repertoire.  Charles Wetherbee, …

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Joel Schoenhals Performs The Music of Drew De Four

Eastern Michigan University Piano Professor Joel Schoenhals performs piano solos from Drew De Four’s new record “PIANO SOLOS VOL. 1” with short, personal stories from Drew. Drew De Four is an Ann Arbor singer/songwriter, actor, and composer. His music has been described as “everything good about American Music,” as he draws from every genre American artists have invented or perfected. Joel Schoenhals, piano Drew De Four Buy Tickets

escapeVelocity

escapeVelocity is a new violin and piano duo focusing on music of the 20th and 21st centuries, with an emphasis on newly commissioned works. “Escape velocity,” a concept in physics, here references the violin and piano as two bodies in space. Giancarlo Latta, violin Robert Fleitz, piano Buy Tickets

Jolyon Pegis, cello & Maria Schleuning, violin

Dallas Symphony Orchestra members Maria Schleuning and Jolyon Pegis perform Haydn’s Duet in D Major, Piazzolla’s Cafe 1930 and Kodály’s Duo for Violin and cello. Jolyon Pegis, cello Maria Schleuning, violin Buy Tickets