Announcing the 2017-18 season!

 

Concert 1

Schneiderman -Yamaya Duo

Beethoven for Two Guitars

 

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017
7:30PM

John Schneiderman, terz guitar
Hideki Yamaya, Romantic guitar, terz guitar, Milanese mandolin

MM welcomes back guitar virtuoso John Schneiderman for a program of all Beethoven for two guitars! The Schneiderman – Yamaya Duo just released a CD of arrangements of Beethoven for two guitars by the German label hänssler CLASSIC, which was reviewed very favorably by Classic Guitar Magazine (you can read it here).  The duo is presenting this same program at the prestigious Yale Collection of Musical Instruments in December.  Also included in the program is Beethoven’s lesser known works for mandolin and piano, arranged for mandolin and terz guitar.
First Christian Church
1314 Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201
 

 

 

Concert 2

Elizabeth Hungerford, soprano

Special Valentine's Day Concert


Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
7:30PM

Elizabeth Hungerford, soprano
Hideki Yamaya, Renaissance lute, archlute

We are very excited to invite international star soprano Elizabeth Hungerford to Portland for the first time!  An American currently living and working in London, Bethie has sung with some of the most prestigious groups and organizations on both continents, including Seraphic Fire, Catacoustic Consort, and the European Lute Orchestra. You can read more about her illustrious career here. We will be presenting a special Valentine’s Day Eve concert; you will not want to miss a chance to hear this exceptional singer!

First Christian Church
1314 Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201
 

Concert 3

The Virtuoso Recorder

 

Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018
7:30PM

Miyo Aoki, recorder

Polly Gibson, recorder and viola da gamba

Hideki Yamaya, theorbo

 

Seattle recorder virtuoso Miyo Aoki, with whom MM did an all-Sammartini program a couple of years back, will be back to do an early 17th-century Italian program with the focus on the recorder!  Also joining us is her childhood friend and MM favorite, Polly Gibson on recorder and viola da gamba.  Program will include fiery solos and duets by Castello, Fontana, and Selma.
First Christian Church
1314 Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201
 

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