Sunday, May 18, 2014

John Burke & Michael Jones, Piano and Violin


Join us for a sparkling afternoon of chamber music with John Burke and Michael Jones.

Program:

Johannes Brahms: Violin-Piano Sonata #3 in D minor, Op. 108
Allegro (Moderato) - Adagio - Un poco presto e con sentimento - Presto agitato
W. A. Mozart: Violin-Piano Sonata in B flat major, KV 378
Allegro Moderato - Andante sostenuto e cantabile - Rondo: Allegro

INTERMISSION

J. S. Bach: Violin-Keyboard Sonata #4 in C minor BWV 1017
Largo - Allegro - Adagio - Allegro
William Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag (Concert Variation)

Michael Jones, violin
John Burke, piano

Mike Jones studied with Jorja Fleezanis and Andor Toth. With John Burke and cellist Gwyneth Davis, he was a longtime member of the piano trio I Gatti Freschi. He is second violinist of the Jupiter String Quartet, of which he was a founder.

John Burke studied with Irwin Freundlich in New York and took part in the Bay Area bebop scene between 1958 and 1963. He was the pianist in I Gatti Freschi and has accompanied local mezzo-sopranos Elliott (Elspeth) Franks and Sonia Gariaeff. He is currently a student of Belle Bulwinkle.

John Burke & Michael Jones
at the Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts
Sunday, May 18, 2014, 3:00pm
Suggested donation: $15 at the door ($10 seniors and students)
Seating is limited. Click here for your required online reservation.