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This groupmuse happened on Saturday, February 13, at 7:30 PM PST.

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

A Romantic Evening with Robert Schumann and his Loves

A Romantic Evening with Robert Schumann and his Loves

Kensington, CA

Sat, February 13, 2016 7:30 PM, PST

13 of 40 spots still available
No COVID-19 restrictions
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
No bathroom at this event


Connie P. Superhost

Enjoy an evening of piano music with the talented pianist, Monica Chew, who will delight us with pieces by Robert and Clara Schumann, and Brahms.
I live in Kensington - very close to North Berkeley. There is ample parking on Westminster Avenue.
Please arrive at 7:30pm. Music will start at 8pm. I will provide some snacks - feel free to bring others to share, and BYOB.
NOTE: Parking is limited on Windsor. Please park on Westminster, the nearest cross street.

What's the music?

Clara Schumann, Nocturne and Ballade from Soirees Musicales, op. 6 (pre-concert)
Clara Schumann, Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann, op. 20
Clara Schumann, Prelude and Fugue in B-flat major, Op. 16 no. 2
Johannes Brahms, Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann, op. 9
Robert Schumann, Ghost Variations


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Monica C., almost 8 years ago

Hello, everyone! In case you need help deciding whether to attend, here is a recording of my January 10th 2016 performance:

Unfortunately there won't be time to do the entire set, but it will still be fun!

Monica C., almost 8 years ago

I had a great time sharing this music with everyone! Many thanks to all of you, especially Connie for being a terrific host. If you want to sign up for future concerts, you can enter your email at My next concert is March 6 in El Cerrito:

Averie C., almost 8 years ago

Thank you both for a wonderful evening! I hope to see (and hear) you both again!

Jason C., almost 8 years ago

Thank you, this was our first Groupmuse and we had a very nice time!

Sarah A., almost 8 years ago

Connie and Monica, it was a perfect evening. Thank you so much!

Monica C., almost 8 years ago

For your amusement, the recording from this event (minus talking and pre-concert music) is available here:

Connie P., almost 8 years ago

A big thanks to Monica for such a beautiful performance. And thanks to everyone who came - very nice audience!


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