11th Annual iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates

July 15-28, 2008 Los Angeles
Eduard Schmieder, Music Director & Conductor

Concerts/Events in Los Angeles – Beverly Hills

Saturday, July 19

Open Rehearsal 2:30-4:30PM
7:30PM Concert                 

Sunday, July 20 6:00pm

Festival  “Preview”
Rolling Hills United Methodist Church

Following an all-day rehearsal under the baton of MAESTRO SCHMIEDER, open to the public from 2:30-4:30PM, the iPalpiti Orchestra & Soloists will perform chamber music, solo, and a selection from its upcoming Disney Hall concert by the full iPalpiti orchestra. iPalpiti Soloists at Sunday Live! broadcast 1260 AM KMZT

Bing Theater, LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Arts)

Bartok Contrasts
Catharina Chen/Steven Vanhauwaert,piano/Tibi Cziger
Brahms Clarinet Quintet
Peter Rainer, Marie Radauer-Plank, violins/Juan-Miguel Hernandez,viola/Evgeny Sakakuschev, cello/Tibi Cziger

Monday, July 21 12:30 pm

iPalpiti Soloists 1-2-3-4
Korn Hall, UCLA, Anderson School

Sergei Prokofiev  Sonata for 2 violins – Mari-Liis Pakk/Aisha Dossumova
Antonin Dvorák   Four Romantic Pieces “Drobnosti” op 75.a
Daniel Turcina, Robert Kowalski, Rumen Cvetkov
Mendelssohn Quintett in Bb
Conrad Chow/Nora Hapca violins. Vladimir Dyo/Thomas Weilbach, viola. Yves Dharamraj, cello    

Wednesday, July 23 6:00 pm

iPalpiti Soloists
Greystone Estate

Enjoy a pre-concert stroll in the mansion’ gardens & music in the mansion
Volker David Kirchner (b. 1942) “Pieta” for violin solo – Vladimir Dyo
Bartok Contrasts
Golijov  Lullaby & Doina from the film “The Man Who Cried”(2001)
Vladimir Dyo,violin. Rumen Cvetkov, viola. Julie Jung, cello.
Kristoffer Saebo, double bass. Jenni Olsen,flute. Tibi Cziger,clarinet
Solo Selections:
Schumann Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op. 102
Granados Orientale, Op. 37
Davidoff At the Fountain, Op. 20/2
Yves Dharamraj, cello/Steven Vanhauwaert, piano

Thursday, July 24 12:30 pm

iPalpiti Soloists
Korn Hall, UCLA, Anderson School

Golijov  Lulluby & Doina
Brahms Clarinet Quintet 

Friday, July 25 2:00pm
Saturday, July 26 8:00pm

iPalpiti “Junior” violinist Elena Kawazu
Salter Theatre, Beverly Hills High School

Dress rehearsal preview of Elena’s performance at the Disney Hall 
Open to children/students/parents
Walt Disney Concert Hall / iPalpiti Orchestra, Eduard Schmieder, conductor
Purcell/Britten  Chacony for strings in g-minor
Tavener Tears of the Angels for solo violin and string orchestra 13’
Arnold Concerto for 2 violins and string 18’
Soloists Catharina Chen (Norway)/Alexandru Tomescu (Romania)
Interlude: iPalpiti “Junior” Violinist Elena Kawazu Sarasate Carmen
Grieg String Serenade in G minor, Opus 27a

Sunday, July 27 6:00 pm

Alexandru Tomescu, violinist/Romania
Bing Theater, LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Arts)

iPalpiti alumnus, featured violinist at the 1st iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates in 1998.
Alexandru is an international soloist and State Soloist of Romania.
Mozart – G major sonata, KV301
Schumann – Fantasy op. 131
Kreisler – Liebesleid and Liebesfreud
Saint-Saens – Introduction and Rondo capriccioso
Paganini – La Campanella.
Steven Vanhauwaert, pianist