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Brahms and His Idols, an intimate piano performance
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Brahms and His Idols, an intimate piano performance

Mar Vista, Los Angeles

Thu, April 25, 2024 6:30 PM, PDT

Pay the musicians
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Dogs live here
Wheelchair access
Not wheelchair accessible
Some stairs may be present in the space
General accessibility details

This is a groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.


Our pianist for the evening, Grisha Krivchenia, has been gracing us with his thoughtful, intricate performances and entertaining and enlightening background stories behind every piece he performs for several years now. He will be passing through LA this April, and we can not pass the opportunity to share his new program with the community.

I absolutely love going to LA Phil. But only on a few occasions there was I able to share a glass of wine with the performers after the concert, and those are memorable. Grisha stays around after the show and is happy to meet everyone in the audience, discus the program and compositions, crack a few jokes. It is always a wonderful experience!

So, if starting out with a glass of wine at sunset with fellow concert-goers in the lush, green, backyard, followed by the intimate performance indoors, and wrapped up with more wine and conversation afterwards is an appealing idea… come along. We’ll be happy to host you for the evening!

What's the music?

Prelude from English Suite no. 2 (Bach)

Rhapsody, Op. 79 no. 2 (Brahms) -- In this rich and lugubrious work, Brahms explores the extended harmonies of his late-Romantic contemporaries within the architecture of Classical forms.

Sonata, D784 (Schubert) -- Schubert's darkest Sonata, culminating in a thrilling and virtuosic third movement.

Intermezzi, Op. 118, nos. 1-2 (Brahms) -- Two gems from Brahms' penultimate opus. The first is intense and passionate, and the second is sweet and lyrical. This is the mature work of a master composer.

Where does this music come from?

Brahms is well-known for having revered Beethoven and Bach. In letters to his contemporaries, Brahms also expressed a deep admiration for Schubert.


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