Category Archives: Area Concerts

The 2022 Washington International Piano Festival is coming!

The 12th edition of the Washington International Piano Festival is coming from July 30 – August 6 at the Rome School of Music at Catholic University of America.

It’s a week of immersive piano experience from Artistic Director Nikita Fitenko featuring artists such as Brian Ganz, Paul Bratcher, Alexander Tutunov, Yoshio Hamano and Marie Kiyone, Katerina Zaitseva, Michael Bulychev-Okser, Misha Tumanov & Others

For more information, visit washingtonpianofest.com

Jordan Kitt’s Music presents a virtual student recital!

Jordan Kitt’s Music is pleased to present a virtual student recital featuring students from our Virginia Beach Showroom & Music Education Center, led by Studio Manager Mun Lee Han!

We’re extremely proud of the perseverance of these students and teachers in the spirit of “The Show Must Go On”, using a virtual platform so that all can enjoy the hard earned fruits of their practice!

Find out more about Jordan Kitt’s lesson programs here!

Clarissa Bevilacqua

Jordan Kitt’s & the DCACC host Clarissa Bevilacqua backstage at Merriweather Post Pavilion

Howard County Plays, a partnering of Jordan Kitt’s, the Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission, and the Columbia Festival of the Arts, hosted international violin phenom Clarissa Bevilaqua backstage at Merriweather Post Pavilion this week.

As part of an outbound effort to bring local and international artists to the Howard County community, this marks the first community concert of 2019 featuring one of the world’s great, young violinists, accompanied by master pianist Terry Lowry.

Praised for enchanting the audience with her musical interpretation and style, Clarissa has always had a passion for music. She started playing the violin at age five, and debuted at the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago in front of ten thousand people when she was nine years old. She has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, and has given solo recitals and concerts in the United States and Europe.

Chris Syllaba

Chris Syllaba, President & CEO of Jordan Kitt’s Music introduces Clarissa to a near capacity audience this week.

The audience was also presented with a preview of “Hear Us”, a reality series focused on the lives, struggles and successes of three young artists seeking to attain the top tier of international musicianship in their respective disciplines.

To learn more about events like this in Howard County, visit Howard County Plays, Jordan Kitt’s Music, The Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission, or the Columbia Festival of the arts.

Clarissa Bevilacqua

15 Year Old Violin Prodigy Clarissa Bevilacqua comes to Maryland for a documentary premier and Q&A session.

Praised for enchanting the audience with her musical interpretation and style, Clarissa has always had a passion for music. She started playing the violin at age five, and debuted at the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago in front of ten thousand people when she was nine years old. She has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, and has given solo recitals and concerts in the United States and Europe.

She is the youngest violinist chosen to perform at the Auditorium Arvedi in Cremona with the precious Stradivari collection of the Violin Museum.

Clarissa will be presenting a preview of the documentary series “Hear Us” and a Q&A for students and families at two locations:

AMP by Strathmore on Tuesday, May 7th at 7pm

Backstage at Merriweather Post Pavillion on Wednesday, May 8th at 6pm.

“Hear Us” is the extraordinary true story of three young and gifted musicians as they pursue an ambitious goal: to become world famous classical soloists. This true story of passion and dedication, sacrifice and perseverance, is as timely as it is beautiful. These young musicians bravely navigate a world divided by political ideologies and the tensions of clashing civilizations.

Please join us at one or both events to see, hear and experience one of the world’s up and coming talents of both stage and now screen!

 

Maryland Winds

Maryland Winds presents “Suites & Treats” on February 19th!

Join our friends at Maryland Winds for the penultimate concert of their season!

“Suites & Treats” premiers at South Carroll High School in Sykesville on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:30pm.

In this tantalizing array of selections for you and your Valentine, Maryland Winds presents a balance of new and old instrumental suites.

Tenor Tim Augustin showcases his interpretive artistry with some of the best love-themed opera arias and enchanting selections from the Great American Songbook.

Tickets are available here or at the door!

Brian Ganz

Brian Ganz Plays Chopin at the Music Center at Strathmore!

Saturday, Feb. 2nd at 8 pm

Join our friends at the National Philharmonic as they welcome pianist Brian Ganz and Polish mezzo-soprano Magdalena Wór for the 9th recital in Ganz’s journey through the beloved Romantic composer’s complete works!

Featured on this program will be works that reveal the composer’s deep connection to his homeland: Polonaises, Mazurkas, Etude in E Major, Allegro de Concert and a selection of songs with the brilliant mezzo-soprano Magdalena Wór.

featured performers:
Brian Ganz, piano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano

the event will take place at:

Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD

Kids 7-17 Free. Tickets can be purchased at nationalphilharmonic.org or by calling 301-581-5100.

 

Greenhill winery

Piano concert & wine tasting at Greenhill Winery

This past weekend, Jordan Kitt’s Music was proud to be part of a special recital at Greenhill Winery.

The wine tasting and piano concert featured the talents of acclaimed pianists Nikta Fitenko and Katerina Zaitseva!

The Middleburg Music Fest International took place in the stunning Barrel Room in the beautiful horse country setting of Middleburg, Virginia.

Music by sby Brahms, Grieg, Dvorak, Mussorgsky, and Barber were all part of the event.

The event was ponsored by Jordan Kitt’s Music, the Town of Middleburg, and Greenhill Winery.