This groupmuse happened on Saturday, September 10, at 3:00 PM PDT.

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.

Minsky Duo: From Norway to Russia
In-person Concert

Minsky Duo: From Norway to Russia

Kensington, CA

Sat, September 10, 2016 3:00 PM, PDT

30 spots total at this groupmuse
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks

Enjoy piano/violin chamber music. BYOB and snacks to share. Music starts at 3:30pm.


Nato Violinist

The recently formed Minsky Duo continues their exploration of violin and piano sonata repertoire. Nato (violin) and Monica Chew (piano) will perform some honeymoon music by Grieg, and Prokofiev's F minor sonata which he described as "wind passing through a graveyard."

Bartok, Three Studies, op. 18
Grieg, Sonata no. 2 for Violin and Piano, op. 13
Prokofiev, Sonata no. 1 for Violin and Piano in F minor, op. 80


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Monica Chew, over 6 years ago

Hello folks, we are so looking forward to playing for you tomorrow! There are still spots left, so please feel free to invite your friends. To whet your appetite, here's Nato playing a different, wonderful Prokofiev sonata:

Monica Chew, over 6 years ago

It was great fun playing for you all this afternoon at Connie's beautiful house! Thanks for being such a wonderful audience. If you'd like to receive emails about our performances, you can subscribe to our mailing list here:

Connie Philipp, over 6 years ago

Thank you, Monica and Nato, for such a beautiful concert. And thanks to everyone for being such appreciative guests!

Sarah Armstrong, over 6 years ago

Connie is an awesome host! Thank you so much for making this great music accessible in such a lovely setting.

Bonnie Farber, over 6 years ago

What an exciting performance yesterday by Monica and Nato at Connie's Phillips lovely home and music salon : I hope they come back again soon...
Bonnie Farber

Karina Epperlein, over 6 years ago

Saturday's concert by Monica and Nato at Connie's house was stunning, still resonating with me! Many thanks to the highly skilled, expressive and generous musicians, and the lovely host!
Looking forward to more, Karina Epperlein


Ed Oswalt
Lily Hsu-Storaker
Sarah Armstrong
David Anderson Groupmuse Superhost
Karina Epperlein
Bonnie Farber
Ronna Brodsley
Caro Grosvenor
Paul Nordine
Jessica Stanton
Jerry Landis
Edward stres