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Free Admission GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS / Maksim Velichkin ~ Eclectic Piano Improvisation

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 209 N Louise St Glendale CA 91206  See map

 

Free Admission GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every First & Third Wednesday at 12:10-12:40 pm
Curated by Kewa Civic Concerts

On Wednesday OCTOBER 17, 2012 at 12:10-12:40 pm:


MAKSIM VELICHKIN ~ Eclectic Piano Improvisation


MAKSIM VELICHKIN is an accomplished cellist, pianist and harpsichordist who has been active as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral artist among an international circle featuring venerable conductors and headlining classical stars. He has worked with James Levine, Kurt Masur, Charles Dutoit,Yuri Temirkanov, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Herbert Blomstedt, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Sarah Chang, Maxim Vengerov, Yuri Bashmet, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Bobby McFerrin, Joshua Bell, Martha Argerich, Gabriela Montero, Renaud Capucon, Lynn Harrell, Mischa Maisky, Frans Helmerson, as well as many others. 
Maksim's performances have been featured on Radio Suisse Romande, WQED FM in Pittsburgh, National Radio and Television of Uzbekistan. Moreover, as an improviser and interpreter of contemporary and popular music, Maksim's performance and recording career includes credits with noted musical celebrities: Stevie Wonder, Billy Childs, Burt Bacharach, Bobby McFerrin, Dwight Trible, Bitter:Sweet, Chris Botti, Bob James, Josh Groban, Red Elvises, Bernadette Peters, Natalie Cole, and many others. He performs frequently with the Verbier Chamber Orchestra throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Maksim's recent projects include a recording project for EMI with Maxim Vengerov and Verbier Chamber Orchestra, participation as a harpsichordist at the Bachwoche festival in Berlin,where among other pieces he performed Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #5 with members of Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic, USA tour with the Hutchins Consort, European tour with Martha Argerich and Verbier Chamber Orchestra. Maksim is a co-founder of the Classical Underground, a co-producer of Music@Mimoda concert series, and M3@ATX concert series. He has released 3 albums of his piano improvisations, one of which was recently featured on KPFK's Global Village show.
Maksim is a member of the Composer's Ensemble of Los Angeles and the Hutchins Consort.

RELAX DURING YOUR LUNCH HOUR WITH LIVE MUSIC.
Light lunch to go prepared by ANGELA'S BISTRO
available for $6.
Please place your order before the concert by 12:10 pm;
your order will be delivered by 12:40 pm.

LOCATION:
The Sanctuary at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF GLENDALE
209 N. Louise st, (at Wilson)
Glendale CA 91206
818 242 2113
Map & venue info http://www.fbcglendale.net/
More info email teena.frazier@fbcglendale.net
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UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
( every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:101-2:40 pm;
programs subject to change)

NOVEMBER 7, 2012
John Acevedo - viola
Nick Ariondo - accordion
Music by NICK ARIONDO

NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Works by CHOPIN, PROKOFIEV & HINDEMITH
Jacqueline Suzuki - violin
Rosa LoGiudice -piano

DECEMBER 5, 2012
Catherine Del Russo - oboe
Harout Senekeremian - piano

DECEMBER 19, 2012
Singer -Songwriter
LINDSAY TOMASIC with band
http://www.myspace.com/lindsaytomasic

CONCERT UPDATES:
http://www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com/

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