Lunch Series

A series of six lunchtime (1:00 PM) concerts will feature a different master cellist, each performing works old and new.

LUNCH CONCERT: ROBERT DEMAINE
Monday, May 16 – 1:00 PM  


USC’s Alfred Newman Recital Hall

Robert deMaine performs Hindemith’s Solo Sonata, Op. 25, No. 3, Cassadó’s Suite, and deMaine’s Etudes-Caprices.

LUNCH CONCERT: WOLFGANG EMANUEL SCHMIDT
Wednesday, May 18 – 1:00 PM  


USC’s Alfred Newman Recital Hall

Cellist Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt and pianist Robert Thies perform Schumann’s Fantasiestücke, Shostakovich’s Sonata, and Debussy’s Beau Soir and Minstrels.

LUNCH CONCERT: ZUILL BAILEY
Thursday, May 19 – 1:00 PM  


USC’s Alfred Newman Recital Hall

Cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Bernadene Blaha perform Boccherini’s Sonata in C Major, Stravinsky’s Suite Italienne, Piatigorsky’s Paganini Variations, Chopin’s Nocturne in C-sharp Minor, and Foss’s Capriccio.

LUNCH CONCERT: WENDY WARNER
Friday, May 20 – 1:00 PM  


USC’s Alfred Newman Recital Hall

Cellist Wendy Warner and pianist Rina Dokshitsky perform Brahms’s Sonata in E Minor, Op. 38 and Popper’s Im Walde Suite, Op. 50.

LUNCH CONCERT: AMIT PELED
Saturday, May 21 – 1:00 PM  


USC’s Alfred Newman Recital Hall

Cellist Amit Peled and pianist Noreen Polera perform works Kopytmann’s Kaddish for Cello and Piano, Tsintzadze’s Five Folk Pieces for Cello and Piano, and the West Coast Premiere of Auerbach’s La Suite del Ocells.

LUNCH CONCERT: NAREK HAKHNAZARYAN
Sunday, May 22 – 1:00 PM  


USC’s Alfred Newman Recital Hall

Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan and pianist Noreen Polera perform Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70, Brahms’s Sonata in F Major, Op. 99, Ligeti’s Sonata for Solo Cello, Khachaturian’s Lullaby, and Paganini’s Variations on 1 String on a Theme by Rossini, “Moses”.