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Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann

Beethoven & the Schumanns will premiere online Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 7:00 PM, Pacific Time. This program includes compositions by Robert and Clara Schumann, two of the most influential musicians in 19th century Europe. Clara was known originally as a child...

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J.S. Bach’s Influence on Nina Simone

J.S. Bach’s Influence on Nina Simone

Our upcoming Happy Birthday, J.S. Bach! concert premiere will take place on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 7:00 PM, Pacific Time. This program includes three works by Bach along with pieces by two other composers who were active around the time of his birth, 336 years ago...

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Dr. Hale Smith

Dr. Hale Smith

At our recent February 21, 2021 Piano Songs & Fantasies concert premiere, Byron Schenkman & Friends was pleased to be able to present an unpublished work by Hale Smith (1925–2009) as part of the program. This is likely the first time this piece has been...

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Florence Beatrice Price & Margaret Bonds

Florence Beatrice Price & Margaret Bonds

Composers Florence Beatrice Price (1887 – 1953) and Margaret Bonds (1913 – 1972) have works included in our upcoming concert, Piano Songs & Fantasies, which premieres online this February 21, 2021 at 7:00 PM, Pacific Time....

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