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Sunday January 27 at 3:00 pm
Bethesda house concert and potluck buffet,
at the home of Richard White
6005 Milo Dr, Bethesda MD

“The Milo Trio”: Celaya Kirchner, violin, Emma Hays Johnson, cello, Carl Banner, piano. Enrique Granados Trio, Op. 50; Franz Schubert Trio #1 in Bb, Op. 99.

[Sold out - see below for additional performance]

Celaya Kirchner, violin

Celaya Kirchner, violin


Second performance scheduled due to popular demand!

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Tuesday January 29, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Flower Avenue House Concert
BannerArts 7502 Flower Ave, Takoma Park MD

“The Milo Trio”: Celaya Kirchner, violin, Emma Hays Johnson, cello,
Carl Banner, piano.
Enrique Granados Trio, Op. 50
Franz Schubert Trio #1 in Bb, Op. 99

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

[12 tickets available]


Emma Hays Johnson, cello

Emma Hays Johnson, cello

Saturday February 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm:
Flower Avenue House Concert
BannerArts, 7502 Flower Ave, Takoma Park MD

Emma Hays Johnson, cello, and Carl Banner, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata #4 in C major, Op. 102#1
Rebecca Clarke - Sonata (1919)
César Franck - Sonata in A major

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

[25 tickets available]


Saturday March 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Flower Avenue House Concert

Eric Pritchard, viola and violin, Fred Jacobowitz, clarinet, & Carl Banner, piano

Trio for violin, clarinet, & piano (1996) by Gian Carlo Menotti
Trio for violin, clarinet & piano, Op. 97 (1950) by Hans Gál
”From God’s Back 40” by Bill Robinson
[This work is a 2017 commission from Fred Jacobowitz and Washington Musica Viva]

Admission $20, advance only


Wednesday April 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Flower Avenue House Concert

Bonnie Thron, cello, & Carl Banner, piano

Beethoven Sonata #3 in A major, Op. 69
Bohuslav Martinu Sonata #3 (1952)
Johannes Brahms, Sonata #1 in E minor, Op. 38


Date TBA: BannerArts, Takoma Park

Program of chamber music by African-American composers, curated by Blair Goins. Including the world premiere of the Blair Goins Trio for alto saxophone, tuba, & piano (a WMV “magic watering can” commission). Also on the program: works of George Walker, Lance Reddick, William Grant Still, and Oliver Nelson.
Rhonda Buckley-Bishop, alto saxophone, Blair Goins, tuba, and the Milo Trio (Celaya Kirchner, violin, Emma Hays Johnson, cello, Carl Banner, piano).