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

This is an in-person Groupmuse Concert

A live in-person performance in a living room or private space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.

A Romantic Evening with Robert Schumann and his Loves
In-person Concert

A Romantic Evening with Robert Schumann and his Loves

Kensington, CA

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

Capacity
40 spots total at this groupmuse
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks

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.

Program

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

Location

Exact address sent to approved attendees via email.

Comments

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Monica Chew, over 6 years ago

Hello, everyone! In case you need help deciding whether to attend, here is a recording of my January 10th 2016 performance: https://soundcloud.com/monica-m-chew/sets/schumann-storytime

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


Monica Chew, over 6 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 https://www.facebook.com/monica.chew.presents/app/100265896690345/. My next concert is March 6 in El Cerrito: https://www.facebook.com/events/1046292018737462/


Averie Cohen, over 6 years ago

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


Jason Crawford, over 6 years ago

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


Sarah Armstrong, over 6 years ago

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


Monica Chew, over 6 years ago

For your amusement, the recording from this event (minus talking and pre-concert music) is available here: https://soundcloud.com/monica-m-chew/sets/clara-schumann-and-friends


Connie Philipp, over 6 years ago

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


Attendees

Tyler Morrison
Sarah Armstrong
Vincent Morales
David Anderson
Lily Hsu-Storaker
Robert
Averie Cohen
Andie Romanoff
JoAnn Lovejoy
Rich Vreeland
Harris Cohn
Hans Johansen
Jason Crawford
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