November 9, 2009
Chamber music series
Music director Maksim Velichkin
Jörg Widmann "Air"
J.Brahms Waltz Medley Opus 39
F.Chopin Fantaisie Impromptu
Improvisation off a Chopin Nocturne
P. Tchaikovsky Meditation
Lyudmila Adzhemova -violin
W. Bolcom Serpent's Kiss Ragtime
J.S. Bach Sarabande from Suite no.6
N.Paganini Caprice #17
August Lee -cello
N. Burgmüller Duo op.15
Duke Ellington T.G.T.T. from Second Sacred Service
Tricia Oney-lyric soprano
F.Liszt Rhapsody # 12
J.S. Bach Invention (arrangement with viola)
Serge Oskotsky-cello, Alexander Gurevich-viola
P.Hindemith duo for 2 cellos
Serge Oskotsky-cello, Maksim Velichkin-cello
Schumann Adagio and Allegro
I.Albeniz : from "Iberia":
J. Williams Theme from "Schindler's List"
S. Prokofiev March from "The Love For Three Oranges"
N.Kapustin Variations Op 41
CLASSICAL UNDERGROUND SHOWCASE
focusing on a classical art form of serious contemporary representational art
CU Painter: Leonid Steele
Today's my Dad's birthday...he turned 88, a Great Man, a Warrior of Art, Maestro and Living Classic...he come to the studio today and we painted a nude.
It was special indeed...he blasted half of 18" X 24" before we even got to set up...he wrote a poem tonight, in Russian of course, but the meaning of it was that time has no power over feeling and once you go just by your feeling, you remain eternally young...he should know
This is a portrait of my grandmother he did in 1954.
Portrait of Mother 31" x 39" oil on canvas
A deep realist who transformed through his humanist eye the collective artistic effort of his generation into timeless images that speak to us now, Classical Underground celebrates the life-long work of a Master for whom ART was and is a way of LIFE.