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Beethoven Odyssey III

Cal Arte Ensemble

Cal Arte Ensemble Beethoven Odyssey III

The Cal Arte Ensemble continue their journey exploring the works of Ludwig van Beethoven. After last year's performance of all 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas, award winning pianist Tamami Honma will be performing all five of Beethoven's Piano Concertos and Julian Brown will be extending his performances from last year of the complete Beethoven Violin Sonatas by performing the Violin Concerto. Tamami Honma was recently chosen as winner in SFCV's Best of the Bay Best New Performance category for her world premiere performance of a piano concerto by Luis Andrei Cobo with the Cambrian Symphony. Her stunning performances and recordings have garnered critical acclaim: "An eloquent, powerful performance" The New York Times "Make no mistake: Honma is a superb player" Gramophone

In this first concert in the series Ms. Honma will be playing Beethoven Piano Concertos 2 and 4. No. 2 was a virtuoso display piece for the young Beethoven as he sought to establish himself after moving from Bonn to Vienna in his early twenties. No. 4 was written much later and was described after its premiere as the "most admirable, singular, artistic and complex Beethoven concerto ever."

The concertos will be performed with members of the Cal Arte Ensemble providing a small intimate chamber orchestra that promises to make for a memorable concert. Not to be missed.

Admission is free/donations welcome (suggested amount $20)

Additional Dates:
Sat November 4, 2017 7:30pm
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church
Sat November 18, 2017 7:30pm
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church


Ludwig van Beethoven

The Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bâ™­major, Op. 19

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58