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THIS SEASON'S EVENTS

2017

DateVenueCity/StatePerformer
July 24
6:30pm
Arts Club of Chicago, 201 East Ontario StreetChicago, Illinois
Murasaki Duo
Works by Chopin, deFalla, Owen, Piazzolla, and Bartok.
August 20
5:00pm
Concert on the Bluffs, Malibu Bluffs ParkMalibu, California
Murasaki Duo
Miko performs Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue outside in beautiful Malibu! Eric joins her for Piazzolla's Libertango, with NYC Ballet dancers. Tickets $35/$15.
August 22
7:30pm
Montgomery Arts House, 6307 Busch DriveMalibu, California
Murasaki Duo
Eric and Miko perform new works by Maria Newman and classics from the literature! Works by Vivaldi, Chopin, Piazzolla, and Maria Newman. More information malibufriendsofmusic.org or 310-589-0295.
August 25
7:30pm
Montgomery Arts House, 6307 Busch Drive Malibu, California
Murasaki Duo
Works by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Ginastera, Dvorak, and Maria and Alfred Newman. More information malibufriendsofmusic.org or 310-589-0295.
August 27
7:30pm
Montgomery Arts House, 6307 Busch Drive Malibu, California
Murasaki Duo
Works by Maria Newman, Mozart, and Piazzolla. More information malibufriendsofmusic.org or 310-589-0295.
September 17
7:00pm
James Madison UniversityHarrisonburg, VirginiaEric Kutz
Eric performs string quartets of Mozart and Bartok.
September 26
7:30pm
Sondheim Center for the Performing ArtsFairfield, Iowa
Murasaki Duo
Murasaki Duo recital. Works by Owen, Chopin, deFalla, Piazzolla, Bartok, and Brahms.
September 29
12:30pm
Smith Hall, Clarice Smith Center for the Performing ArtsCollege Park, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs cello duets with guest artist Felix Wang.
October 13
12:00pm
Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I Street NorthwestWashington, DCEric Kutz
Eric performs with the Left Bank Quartet.
October 14
8:00pm
Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square RoadGaithersburg, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs with the Left Bank Quartet. 20th Century classics by Ravel, Bartok, and Stravinsky.
November 5
3:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Center for the Performing ArtsCollege Park, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs with the Left Bank Quartet. "6x3" Works connected by the number 6! Beethoven, Webern, and Bartok.
November 10
7:30pm
Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th StreetCoralville, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major with Orchestra Iowa.
November 11
7:30pm
Paramount Theater, 123 Third Avenue SECedar Rapids, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major with Orchestra Iowa.
November 12
2:30pm
Independence High School, 700 20th Avenue SWIndependence, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major with Orchestra Iowa.
November 16
7:30pm
Center for Faith and Life, Luther CollegeDecorah, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major with the Luther College Chamber Orchestra. Free admission
November 19
3:00pm
Lang Theater, Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NEWashington, DCEric Kutz
Eric performs Haydn's Cello Concerto in C Major with the Capital City Symphony.

2018

DateVenueCity/StatePerformer
January 26
7:30pm
Opus Concert Cafe, 119 Third Avenue SECedar Rapids, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Brahms' horn trio with Orchestra Iowa principal players.
January 27
7:30pm
Opus Concert Cafe, 119 Third Avenue SECedar Rapids, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Brahms' horn trio with Orchestra Iowa principal players.
January 28
2:30pm
Old Capitol Senate Chamber, 21 North Clinton StreetIowa City, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Brahms' horn trio with Orchestra Iowa principal players.
February 14
8:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts CenterCollege Park, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs Brahms and Beethoven string chamber music with UMD colleagues.
March 11
3:00pm
Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington StreetWilmington, DelawareEric Kutz
Eric performs Haydn's Cello Concerto in C Major with the Wilmington Community Orchestra.
March 17
4:00pm
Noble Recital Hall, Luther CollegeDecorah, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs as part of the Luther College Piano Quartet
March 29
8:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts CenterCollege Park, Maryland
Murasaki Duo
Murasaki Duo recital. "The Commissions." Works by Haimo, Joyce, Pound, Owen, Hagen, and Newman.
April 15
3:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts CenterCollege Park, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs as part of the Left Bank Quartet. "Bohemian Spirit" works by Haas, Janacek, and Dvorak.
April 25
8:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts CenterCollege Park, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs in a recital of Hai-Ye Ni's, in Arensky's Second String Quartet.
April 27
7:30pm
Opus Concert Cafe, 119 Third Avenue SECedar Rapids, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Paul Schoenfield's Cafe Music with Orchestra Iowa principal players.
April 28
7:30pm
Opus Concert Cafe, 119 Third Avenue, SECedar Rapids, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Paul Schoenfield's Cafe Music with Orchestra Iowa principal players.
April 29
2:30pm
Old Capitol Senate Chamber, 21 North Clinton StreetIowa City, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Paul Schoenfield's Cafe Music with Orchestra Iowa principal players.

LAST SEASON'S EVENTS

2016

DateVenueCity/StatePerformer
August 25
7:30pm
Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue, 24855 Pacific Coast HighwayMalibu, California
Murasaki Duo
The Malibu Coast Music Festival kicks off this year at MJCS! Eric and Miko perform in works by Brahms, Mozart, and Maria Newman. Tickets $18.
August 27
7:30pm
Montgomery Arts House for Music and Architecture, Great RoomMalibu, California
Murasaki Duo
The festival continues at MAHMA, featuring the Duo in different works of Brahms and Maria Newman, in addition to a piece by Gaspar Cassado! Tickets $20. More information malibufriendsofmusic.org or 310-589-0295.
August 28
7:30pm
Montgomery Arts House for Music and Architecture, Great RoomMalibu, California
Murasaki Duo
The festival finale concludes with Eric and Miko performing works by Maria Newman and Cassado. Tickets $20. More information malibufriendsofmusic.org or 310-589-0295.
September 4
4:00pm
Center for Faith and Life, Luther CollegeDecorah, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs on the Faculty Showcase Concert. "Lament for Orlando," a world premiere by Brooke Joyce, with faculty colleagues. Free admission. Call Luther College Music Office at 563-387-1208.
September 9
7:30pm
1998 Randy DriveHendersonville, North CarolinaEric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev. Tickets $35; reservations required. 802-369-0856.
September 10
2:00pm
White Horse Black Mountain, 105c Montreat RoadBlack Mountain, North CarolinaEric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev. Tickets $20/15. Visit http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com for more information.
September 10
6:30pm
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall 743 Haywood RoadAsheville, North CarolinaEric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev. Visit http://isisasheville.com/calendar/full-calendar/ for more information and to buy tickets online.
September 11
2:00pm
Cathedral of All Souls, 9 Swan StreetAsheville, North CarolinaEric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev.
September 24
4:00pm
208 NorthwayBaltimore, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev. Tickets $35, call 802-369-0856 for information.
September 25
4:00pm
Noble Recital Hall, Luther CollegeDecorah, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs with faculty colleagues as the Luther College Piano Quartet. Program features works by Mozart and Brahms. Free admission. Call Luther College Music Office at 563-387-1208.
October 8
4:00pm
Noble Recital Hall, Luther CollegeDecorah, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs with oboist Heather Armstrong in her faculty recital. Composers include Finzi and Morris. Free admission. Call Luther College Music Office at 563-387-1208.
October 13
6:00pm
The Phillips Collection, Music Room, 1600 21st St. NWWashington, DCEric Kutz
The first event in the University of Maryland's Celebration "Henri at 100: Mystery and Memory." Chamber music works by Henri Dutilleux, Ravel, and Debussy, performed by UMD faculty. Tickets $20/8.
October 16
3:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of MarylandCollege Park, MaylandEric Kutz
A repeat performance of the October 13th concert, "Henri at 100: Mystery and Memory." Chamber music works by Henri Dutilleux, Ravel, and Debussy, performed by UMD faculty. Tickets $25/10.
October 29
7:30pm
Decorah High School Auditorium, 100 Claiborne DriveDecorah, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" with the Oneota Valley Community Orchestra. Free admission.
November 5
7:30pm
Faith Lutheran ChurchDes Moines, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs in the Luther College Piano Quartet. Works by Mozart and Brahms.
November 6
4:00pm
Antonello Hall, MacPhail Center for MuiscMinneapolis, MinnesotaMiko Kominami
Miko performs in the Luther College Piano Quartet. Works by Mozart and Brahms.
November 11
8:00pm
Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of MarylandCollege Park, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs Dutilleux's cello concerto "Tout un monde lointain. . ." with the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra as part of UMD's celebration, "Henri at 100: Mystery and Memory." Also features works by Debussy and Beethoven. Tickets $25/10.
November 16
8:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of MarylandCollege Park, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs piano quartets with UMD faculty colleagues. Works by Mozart, Turina, and Brahms. Free admission.

2017

DateVenueCity/StatePerformer
January 20
7:30pm
Opus Concert Cafe, 119 3rd Avenue SoutheastCedar Rapids, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs chamber music with Orchestra Iowa principal players. Featured work is Brahms Piano Quintet.
January 21
7:30pm
Opus Concert Cafe, 119 3rd Avenue SoutheastCedar Rapids, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs chamber music with Orchestra Iowa principal players. Featured work is Brahms Piano Quintet.
January 22
2:30pm
Coralville Center for the Performing ArtsCoralville, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs chamber music with Orchestra Iowa principal players. Featured work is Brahms Piano Quintet.
February 12
3:00pm
Recital Hall, Center for the Arts, Towson UniversityTowson, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs a recital with Dan Weiser, piano, and a joint faculty/student cello ensemble from the University of aMaryland and Towson University. Works by Balakirev, Barber, Newman, Dutilleux, Prokofiev, and Badelt. Tickets $15/10/5. More information: http://events.towson.edu/event/international_cello_festival_concert_music_of_the_heroes#.WJ-RthiZPR1
February 19
4:00pm
Noble Recital Hall, Luther CollegeDecorah, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs solo piano recital. Works by Brahms and Schoenfield. Call Luther College Music Office at 563-387-1208.
February 24
12:00pm
Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I Street NorthwestWashington, D.C.Eric Kutz
Left Bank Quartet Concert: Beethoven, Quartet Op. 95.
February 26
3:00pm
Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of MarylandCollege Park, MarylandEric Kutz
Eric performs Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 95 as part of the Left Bank Quartet, and the Archduke Piano Trio with Qing Jiang and David Salness, in a concert of Beethoven's Op. 95, 96, and 97. Free admission.
March 12
3:00pm
Visual and Performing Arts Center, Western Connecticut State UniversityDanbury, ConnecticutEric Kutz
Eric performs Elgar's Concerto in E minor with the Danbury Symphony Orchestra. Go to http://danburymusiccentre.org/event/dso-concert-2/ for more information.
March 20
6:00pm
Pritzker Pavillion, Millennium ParkChicago, Illinois
Murasaki Duo
Murasaki Duo recital. Works by Schumann, deFalla, Cassado, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
April 21
6:30pm
Saint Wenceslaus Catholic ChurchSpillville, IowaMiko Kominami
Miko performs with the Luther College Piano Quartet: All Dvorak program featuring the Piano Quintet in A Major. Admission by donation.
April 21
7:30pm
Damon HallHartland, VermontEric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev.
April 22
7:30pm
First Congregational ChurchLebanon, New HampshireEric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev.
April 23
1:00pm
2 Ridge RoadHanover, New HampshireEric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev.
April 28
12:00pm
Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I Street NorthwestWashington, D.C.Eric Kutz
Eric performs a cello recital with pianist Daniel Weiser. Works by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, Bach, and Balakirev.
May 23
4:00pm
Bar-Ilan UniversityTel Aviv, Israel
Murasaki Duo
Murasaki Duo Recital: Works by Israeli-American composer Ethan Haimo.
May 28
3:00pm
Saint Thomas Church, HamwellLondon, England
Murasaki Duo
Murasaki Duo Recital: Works by David Osbon, Schumann, deFalla, Boulanger, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Free admission.
May 30
1:00pm
Lawrence Hall, London College of MusicLondon, England
Murasaki Duo
Murasaki Duo Recital: Works by David Osbon, Schumann, deFalla, Boulanger, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

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