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Member Program - November 21, 2019

Susan Allen, flute, Carolyn Bernstein, clarinet, and Diane Day, piano will begin with the Loeillet de Gant Sonata in G minor, written in an Italianate/French contrapuntal, highly ornamented style around 1717.

We will next jump to 1892, when Brahms composed his Three Intermezzi for Piano, Op. 117.  Diane Day, piano, will perform No. 2 in B-flat minor, which presents a melancholy and subdued main theme in a perpetually flowing line.

Proceeding to the twentieth century, we’ll hear two pieces played by Susan Allen, flute, and Carolyn Woodard, piano:  Echo, by Hindemith, and Canzone (Elegy), by

Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Fran Bard

Member Program - December 12, 2019

Meditation and Processional, composed in 1951 by Ernest Bloch, will be performed by Virginia Allen, viola, and Linda MacGougan, piano.  Virginia and Linda will also perform Evening at the Village and Slovak Peasant’s Dance, transcribed piano solos by Bartók.

Susan Mardinly, soprano, with Lean-Cheng Tan, piano, will sing Ravel’s Cinq Mélodies populaires grecques, folk songs from the Greek island of Chios off the coast of Turkey. These will be followed by Armenian Songs, by Komitas Vardapet.

Connie Hegarty, piano, explores the development of the nocturne in her performance of Nocturne in B-flat

Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Ginny Allen

Member Program - January 9, 2020

Committee includes: Annette Shapiro, David Cohen, Musical Club Woodwind Quintet. Details TBA.

Date: 
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Lisa Kugelman

High School Classical Competition Winners Concert - January 19, 2020

Details TBA.

Date: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 2:00pm
Admission: 
$0.00
Type: 
High School Competition Winners Performance
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Irma Vallecillo

Member Program - January 30, 2020

Committee includes: Tema Silk, Deborah Robin, David Schonfeld, Maryjane Peluso. Details TBA.

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
John Church

Sam DeCaprio, cello - February 6, 2020

This year, in place of our customary mid-year meeting, we will be treated to a cello recital by Sam DeCaprio, a Doctoral Fellow at The Juilliard School. Details TBA.

Date: 
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$10.00
Type: 
Jolidon Concert Series
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Robert Connell

Member Program - March 5, 2020

Committee includes: Nancy Skeele, Michelle Duffy, Karen Benjamin, Lean-Cheng Tan. Details TBA.

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Karen deBergh Robinson

Piano Ensemble - Mar 15, 2020

Details TBA. Note: Date may be changed to the following Sunday, March 22, 2020. Stay tuned!

Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 3:00pm
Admission: 
$0.00
Type: 
Piano Ensemble Day
Location: 
Lincoln Theater, University of Hartford
Chair: 
Diane Day

Storrs Scholars Piano Recital - Mar 19, 2020

In 1990, Evelyn Bonar Storrs made a bequest to Musical Club to establish a piano scholarship. Her will stated in part, “I have tried to express my appreciation for the enjoyment and pleasure in having been a member of the Musical Club of Hartford...With this in mind, I have established the Evelyn Bonar Storrs Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships for talented and advanced students of piano...”

Each year selected Storrs Scholarship recipients--college level pianists with traditional classical training--present a recital for members of the Musical Club and the general public.

Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$0.00
Type: 
Storrs Scholars Recital
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Estrid Eklof and Anne Lee

Member Program - April 2, 2020

Committee includes Laura Mazza-Dixon, Walter Mayo, Al Kennedy, Ami Montstream. Details TBA.

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:00am
Admission: 
$5.00
Type: 
Music by Members
Location: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT
Chair: 
Anne Mayo

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