Upcoming Concerts

April 3rd, 2015 at 8 pm

Calvary Presbyterian Church

1050 Fremont Avenue, South Pasadena, CA 91030

Program:
MASTERPIECE DISCOVERY
Johannes Brahms: String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major

Our special guest for this concert is Clive Greensmith, cellist of the outstanding Tokyo Quartet. Co-artistic director Kevin Kumar switch hits for this program by playing viola.

The second sextet will be performed on June 6th and 7th on fine Stradivari and Guarneri Del Gesu instruments generously loaned to us by Dr. Bill Sloan. (Please scroll down for more information about that program.)

Guest Artists:
Maia Jasper, violin
Hana Kim, violin
Kevin Kumar, viola
Meredith Crawford, viola
Clive Greensmith, cello
Peter Myers, cello
Brian Lauritzen, host


April 4th, 2015 at 8 PM

Eclectic Salon at Villa Aurora

520 Paseo Miramar, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Program:
MASTERPIECE DISCOVERY
Brahms: String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Opus 18

Our special guest for this concert is Clive Greensmith, cellist of the outstanding Tokyo String Quartet. Co-artistic director Kevin Kumar switch hits for this program by playing viola.

Villa Aurora is a stunning artists' residence and historic landmark overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It is located in the former home of exiled German-Jewish writer Lion Feuchtwanger. The concert will take place in the home's lovely, intimate salon.

The second sextet will be performed on June 6th and 7th on fine Stradivari and Guarneri del Gesu instruments generously loaned to us by Dr. Bill Sloan. (Please scroll down for more information about that program.)

Guest Artists:
Maia Jasper, violin
Hana Kim, violin
Kevin Kumar, viola
Meredith Crawford, viola
Clive Greensmith, cello
Peter Myers, cello
Brian Lauritzen, host


April 24th, 2015 at 8 PM

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church

1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Program:
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins in B flat major, RV 580
Brydern: Autobahn
Grieg: Holberg Suite
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 for chamber orchestra

Salastina is delighted to partner with St. Matthew's Music Guild to present an exciting chamber orchestra concert.


May 19th, 2015 at 8 PM

Annenberg Community Beach House

415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA 90402

Program:
Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings

A reprise of our popular Masterpiece Discovery on Mendelssohn's miraculous Octet -- written when the composer was only 16 years old.


June 6th, 2015 at 3 PM

The Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music ("Little Bridges") at Pomona College

150 E 4th St, Claremont, CA 91711

Program:
MASTERPIECE DISCOVERY
Brahms: String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Opus 36

For this set of Masterpiece Discovery concerts, Dr. Bill Sloan has generously loaned Kevin and Maia use of his Stradivarius and Guarneri del Gesù.

Guest Artists:
Robert deMaine, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello


June 7th, 2015 at 4 PM

Eclectic Salon at Villa Aurora

520 Paseo Miramar, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Program:
MASTERPIECE DISCOVERY
Brahms: String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Opus 36

For this set of Masterpiece Discovery concerts, Dr. Bill Sloan has generously loaned Kevin and Maia use of his Stradivarius and Guarneri del Gesù.

Guest Artists:
Robert deMaine, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello