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The Milo Trio: Carl Banner, Celaya Kirchner, Emma Hays Johnson

The Milo Trio: Carl Banner, Celaya Kirchner, Emma Hays Johnson

The Piano Trio: A Survey
BannerArts, 7502 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park MD 20912

The Milo Trio (Celaya Kirchner, Emma Hays Johnson, and Carl Banner) presents a series of 8 concerts devoted to exploring the history and development of the piano trio genre, focusing on masterpieces of the classical, romantic, and contemporary eras. Approximately biweekly, September 2019 through January 2020. Most concerts will be at BannerArts, 7502 Flower Avenue, Takoma Park MD 20912, unless otherwise indicated. Admission to each concert is $20 (advance only). Children 12 and under are free.

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3. Saturday October 19 at 7:00 pm (NB: this concert will take place at Richard White’s home, 6005 Milo Dr, Bethesda MD 20816, and will include a potluck buffet at 7:00 pm; music begins at 8:00 pm):
Program #3: Beethoven/Schubert
Beethoven Bb Op. 97 (“Archduke”)
Schubert #2 in Eb, Op. 100

Program and notes by Hugh Haskell

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4. Saturday November 2 at 7:30 pm:
Program #4: Schumann/Schumann
Clara Schumann Gm Op. 17
Robert Schumann #2 in F Op. 80

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5. Sunday November 17 at 3:00 pm:
Program #5: Brahms/Dvorak
Brahms #2 in C Op. 87
Dvorak Op. 90 (“Dumky”)

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6. Sunday December 1 at 3:00 pm:
Program #6: Clarke/Beach/Davidson
Rebecca Clarke (1921)
Amy Beach Op. 150 (1939)
Tina Davidson “Blue Like an Orange” (2009)

With poet Anne Dykers

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7. Sunday December 15 at 3:00 pm:
Program #7: Shostakovich/Martinu
Shostakovich #2 in Em, Op. 67
Martinu #2 in Dm (1950)

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8. Sunday January 12 at 2:00 pm:
(NB: this concert will take place at Richard White’s home, 6005 Milo Dr, Bethesda MD 20816, and will include a potluck buffet at 2:00 pm; music begins at 3:00 pm):

Program #8: Moore/Walker/Bond
Dorothy Rudd Moore (1970)
George Walker “Music for Three” (1971)
Victoria Bond “Other Selves” (1979)

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Blair Goins

Blair Goins

Saturday February 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Church of the Ascension

633 Sligo Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Music by African-American composers

In partnership with the Millennium Arts Salon

Curated by Blair Goins

Program:
William Grant Still - Suite for Violin and Piano
Blair Goins - Trio for alto sax, tuba, and piano (2018)
George Walker - Sonata #1 for violin and piano
George Walker - Music for Three
Oliver Nelson - Sonata for alto sax and piano

Poetry by Kay Lindsey, commentary and discussion led by Mel & Juanita Hardy

Rhonda Buckley-Bishop, alto saxophone, Blair Goins, tuba, Celaya Kirchner, violin, Emma Hays Johnson, cello, Carl Banner, piano.

Admission $20.


Bailey Myers

Bailey Myers

Saturday March 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm:
Church of the Ascension

Milo plus two!

Celaya Kirchner, Emma Hays Johnson, and Carl Banner, plus Andrew Jones, viola, and Bailey Joy Myers, french horn

Program: Brahms Trio for violin, horn, and piano, Op. 40
Brahms Quartet #3 for piano and strings in Cm, Op. 60
Fauré Quartet #2 for piano and strings in Gm, Op. 45

Admission $20 (children 12 and under free)


Saturday April 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm
BannerArts, 7502 Flower Ave, Takoma Park MD

Fred Jacobowitz, clarinet, Bonnie Thron, cello, Carl Banner, piano
Bill Robinson - “Grand Serenade”
for clarinet, cello & piano
Robert Kahn - Trio in Gm, Op. 45
Brahms - Sonata in Eb, Op. 120#2

Admission $20 (advance only) plus contribution of food or drink to share.


Monday, July 13, 2020 at 8:00 pm:
BannerArts, 7502 Flower Ave, Takoma Park MD

Bonnie Thron, cello, and Carl Banner, piano

Music of Beethoven, Brahms, and Martinu:
Beethoven - Sonata #4 in C, Op. 102#1
Martinu - Sonata #1
Brahms - Sonata #2 in F, Op. 99

Admission $20 (advance only) plus contribution of food or drink to share.