Bing Music Series in the Atrium
FRIDAY JUNE 2, 12:30PM
HEART STRINGS MUSIC — The Music of Italy
Heartstrings Music is Al Fabrizio on mandolin and Hugo Wainzinger on guitar. These two masters of Italian music will transport you to the sidewalk cafes of Rome, sunny Tuscan landscapes and relaxing gondola trips on the canals of Venice as they play classic Italian folk music, love ballads, and iconic Italian movie themes including the “Godfather” of them all!
WEDNESDAY JUNE 7, 12:30PM
SABROSITO — Latin Music
“Sabrosito” is centered within the traditions of Folk Mexican, Tex-Mex, and other styles of Latin music. Sabrosito’s tasty arrangements and very distinctive voicing of the instruments entertain all ages and cultures. Their repertoire includes the exciting rhythms of the Cumbia, Ranchera, Bolero, Cha-Cha, and Huapango.
FRIDAY JUNE 9, 12:30PM
PRIMARY COLORS — Jazz & Blues with elements of Soul & Pop
The duo is a perfect vehicle for showcasing Nate Pruitt’s astonishing vocal versatility. With his smooth, rich baritone, he is one of the finest male jazz singers on the scene, a vocalist with seemingly infinite emotional resources who can improvise horn-like scat lines, croon with soulful conviction and deliver blues with total authority. Nate will be accompanied by Rick Vandivier, one of the Bay Area’s premiere guitar players.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 14, 12:30PM
ALEXANDER EISENBERG & DMITRY COGAN — Classical Music
Alex Aisenberg has performed in Europe, South and North Americas with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Odessa Philharmonic, Belgrade Radio Symphony Orchestra, and many others. Born in Moscow in 1963, pianist Dmitriy Cogan has toured in France twice to enthusiastic reviews and was laureate of the Jose Iturbi International Piano competition in Valencia, Spain. These two great musicians will perform works by Beethoven, Brahms, Waxnan.
FRIDAY JUNE 16, 12:30PM
POP-E-LATION — American Pop Music from the 60s-2000s
Take a trip back in time with PopElation as they play some of the greatest hits of American pop music from the 60’s through the 2000’s! From the early days of folk-rock, to Motown’s signature sound, to the dawn of a new century, this concert is sure to bring back memories for everyone.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 21, 12:30PM
OSCAR REYNOLDS TRIO — Bolivian-Influenced Flute & Guitar
Bolivian master flutist and guitarist Oscar Reynolds leads the Oscar ReynoldsTrio for a musical performance of Afro-Latin Andean Jazz that laces world cultures, jazz, and a South American flair that will transport you to high in the Andes mountains of Bolivia and Peru.
FRIDAY JUNE 23, 12:30PM
LEFTOVER DREAMS — American Jazz Classics
Leftover Dreams is Patrice Haan and Tony Marcus singing gems of the great American songbook with stunning harmonies and burnished accompaniment. Tony Marcus plays guitar with style and wit. Patrice Haan’s voice has been described as a “velvety alto/tenor” (Kerry Parker in the Folknik), and her intimate delivery of lyrics never fails to reach audiences.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 28, 12:30PM
K & H DUO — Classical Piano & Violin
Violinist Chih-Jung Hsu and pianist Wen-Chun Ku are frequent collaborators as the K & H Duo, having performed in recitals and concerts in California and Maryland. The duo is defined by its pursuit of the subtlety, honesty, and passion as musicians for the classical genre. This program will feature works of the Romantic era by Beethoven, Liszt, and Ravel.
FRIDAY JUNE 30, 12:30PM
ROB HART TRIO — Eclectic Jazz
Rob Hart’s band is an exciting blend of organic traditional jazz, fusion, funk, Latin and textural experimental music, along with high-powered, on-the-edge improvisations. Don’t miss this superb ensemble as they take you on a musical, melodic journey.