INSCAPE: Coming this Saturday to Sunset Center

Amy Anderson writes:

Greetings, friends — after our amazing last concert with the Juilliard String Quartet, I’m excited to welcome INSCAPE: A Mixed Ensemble to Sunset Center this Saturday, November 23. Pricing is about to go up on single tickets (info below) so purchase yours before the deadline, online or at 831.625.2212 to get your preferred seating. Lots of info about the concert below. Kai and I are very excited about this repertoire! INSCAPE reports that they have really enjoyed working up this program. They performed some of the works last weekend in Georgetown and the Penderecki seemed to really transfix the audience.

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Aria — Sacred Words

Aria comes back to its 8th Season with a set of concerts in November that will bring light to many Sacred Words that enhance our lives and bring us closer to Love, unity, and peace! “Sacred Words” is a concert of faith, love, peace, hope, and celebration of our humanity and faith journeys. Aria will sing sings from the Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Universalist, transcendentalist, Buddhist, Hindu Faith journeys and even a light-hearted song by Steve Martin called “Atheists Don’t Have No Songs!”


Don’t miss Aria’s first concert of an exciting season of choral music for women’s voices! Sacred Words will bring you a sense of love and unity and complete harmony!

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Monterey Peninsula College String Ensemble

MPC String Ensemble

On Monday, November 25, 2019, at 7:00 pm, The Monterey Peninsula College String Ensemble will present a concert at the First Presbyterian Church of Monterey, 501 El Dorado Street in Monterey. The Ensemble, directed by David Dally will perform David Popper’s Requiem for 3 Cellos & Strings featuring cellists Janneke Hoogland, Michael Blackburn and Vernon Brown, Vivald’s Cello Concerto in A Minor, Wagner’s Siegfried-Idyll and Ernest Bloch’s Concerto Grosso with piano soloist Cathryn Wilkinson.

Free / $10 Suggested Donation

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Pianist Oxana Yablonskaya in Santa Cruz

Oxana Yablonskaya

Oxana Yablonskaya will be appearing in a recital at 4:00 pm on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at Peace United Church, 900 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA. This concert is being presented by the Distinguished Artists Concert and Recital Series. Ms. Yablonskaya will perform works by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin.

Oxana Yablonskaya is one of a number of hugely talented expatriate Russian pianists to have emerged from the post-World War II era. Yablonskaya possesses an all-encompassing technique and vast repertory that takes in works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Scriabin, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and many others. She has made numerous recordings throughout her career, including for Melodiya, Naxos, Connoisseur Society, and Classical Records.

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