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Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 2:15 to 5:00pm FREDERIC CHOPIN – CONNECTIONS with MOZART and BACH Chopin was deeply drawn to the music of Mozart and Bach, returning to it throughout his life. Connections are uncovered between musical styles, their common ground, and how they profoundly enrich each other. ____________________________________ During the early 19th century, […]


. . . FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC performance seminars ________________________________________________ Sunday, April 14, 2013, from 2:15 to 5:00pm “MUSICAL IMPRESSIONISM: SOUND AS ATMOSPHERE“ Over one hundred years ago, this visionary form of music stepped out of the mainstream. The sensual zone created by impressionistic music grows out of its lush and ephemeral sounds. Composers […]

March 17, 2013 – “A LEAP OF ROMANTICISM”

Ludwig van Beethoven Sunday, March 17, 2013, from 2:15 to 5:00pm “A LEAP OF ROMANTICISM“ Crossing the defining lines of classic and romantic periods; the composer creates it, and we must grab it. Pursuing the inner beauty of op.109, a most extraordinary Beethoven piano sonata. Through the creative force of imagination, Beethoven bursts into deep […]

February 17, 2013 – “A COMPOSER’S JOURNEY – BRAHMS GEMS”

  Sunday, February 17, 2013, from 2:15 to 5:00pm: “A COMPOSER’S JOURNEY – BRAHMS GEMS“ Johannes Brahms has been widely considered one of the most highly-evolved composers. His first short piano pieces, op.76 exhibit mastery and unique musicality; his last piano works of op.119 offer the sublime, unfolded in music.  The Rhapsody in B minor […]

January 20, 2013 – Grand Opening, FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC Listening Seminars

  “INTO THE MUSICIAN’S WORLD – SHARING THE SPIRIT”     A comprehensive musical introduction to the concepts of these seminars. The powerful connections between composer, performer, and listener bring us in to the nature of sharing music. Listening well is a combination of focuses: concentration, getting the mood, an emotional connection with the wordless […]