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2017

23

Jul

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

Grant Park River Stage - Detroit, MI

Program

Repertoire TBD

07

Aug

Recital @ Musikfest

MusikFest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Program

Thomas Mesa and Ilya Yakushev present an explosive program at MusikFest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

08

Aug

Recital @ Nantucket Musical Arts Society

First Congregational Church, 62 Centre Street

Program

Beethoven – Sonata in A major

Joaquin Nin – Spanish Suite

Brahms – Sonata in E minor

Gershwin

18

Aug

LA Philharmonic debut @ Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California

Program

Variations on a Rococo Theme

Bramwell Tovey, conductor

19

Aug

LA Philharmonic debut @ Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California

Program

Variations on a Rococo Theme

Bramwell Tovey, conductor

06

Sep

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert

Chicago, Illinois - Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center

Program

Repertoire TBA

Alexandra Joan, Piano

12

Sep

St. Petersburg Piano Quartet

Caspary Hall @ Rockefeller University (New York, NY)

Program

“As it Happened”

Repertoire TBD

22

Sep

Sphinx Virtuosi Tour – “Concerto per venti”

Program

DATES: September 22nd – October 30th

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Sphinx Organization, this exciting program offers a collection of concerti through the ages, performed by the 18-piece self-conducted Sphinx Virtuosi. From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles, from baroque to contemporary.

[Includes Vivaldi Double Concerto appearance with Annelle Gregory, violin]

22

Sep

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

New World Center - Miami Beach, FL

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

29

Sep

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

Detroit Institute of the Arts

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

03

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

University of North Carolina

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

04

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

Mint Museum - Charlotte, NC

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

13

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

Carnegie Hall, NYC

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

15

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

Kennedy Center - Washington, D.C.

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

20

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

Hope College - Holland, MI

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

22

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

Ordway Center - Milwaukee, WI

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

25

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

University of Chicago - Logan Center

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

27

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

Harris Theater - Milwaukee, WI

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

29

Oct

Sphinx Virtuosi – Concerto per Venti

University of Michigan - Rackham Auditorium

Program

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello

Michael Abels – Delights and Dances

Jimmy Lopez – Guardian of the Horizon

Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso

Beethoven – Grosse Fugue

13

Nov

Recital in Naples, FL

Naples, FL

Program

Repertoire TBD

Milana Strezeva, Pianist

08

Dec

St. Petersburg Piano Quartet

University of South Carolina - Etherredge Center

Program

SPPQ goes to Aiken, South Carolina.  Repertoire TBD

16

Dec

International Beethoven Project

Chicago, Illinois

Program

Celebrating Beethoven’s Birthday with a concert party in Chicago with George LePauw, pianist!

2018

21

Jan

Kendal on Hudson Series Recital

Kendal on Hudson - Sleepy Hollow, New York

Program

Repertoire TBA

22

Feb

Walnut Hill Fundraiser Concert

TBD

Program

Repertoire TBD

04

Mar

Washington National Cathedral

Washington, D.C.

Program

Joining forces with Maestro Donald Nally and the Cathedral Choral Society, the symphonic chorus in residence at the stunning Washington National Cathedral.  Featuring works by Gabriel Jackson, Sebastian Currier, Pēteris Vasks, Arvo Pärt, Ēriks Ešenvalds.

11

Mar

Vanguard Legacy Concert

University of Dayton in Dayton, OH

Program

St. Petersburg Piano Quartet

Repertoire TBA

21

Mar

DePaul University Masterclass and Concert

Depaul University School of Music - Chicago, Illinois

Program

TBD

24

Mar

Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Elgin, Illinois

Program

Two nights of Elgar’s beloved Cello Concerto in E minor with Maestro Andrew Grams and his award-winning ensemble, Elgin Symphony Orchestra (Illinois Professional Orchestra of the Year, 2016)

25

Mar

Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Elgin, Illinois

Program

Two nights of Elgar’s beloved Cello Concerto in E minor with Maestro Andrew Grams and his award-winning ensemble, Elgin Symphony Orchestra (Illinois Professional Orchestra of the Year, 2016)

29

Mar

Roosevelt University

Ganz Hall @ Roosevelt University - Chicago, Illinois

Program

TBD

01

Apr

Northwestern University Masterclass/Recital

Evanston, Illinois

Program

TBD

03

Apr

North Park University

Chicago, IL

Program
05

May

Recital at The Quadrangle

Haverford, PA

Program

Repertoire TBD