Schedule

Holiday Recital by Cello Ensemble

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa

Program

Tchaikovsky: Fantasia from “The Nutcracker Suite”
Handel: Joy to the World
and more…

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
with students from APU cello studio

▸ Upcoming

Moments of Music Foundation: Fundraising Event

Saturday, December 2, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Private Location, Beverly Hills

Program

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.49

Artists

Hana Kim, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Rufus Choi, piano

APU: Faculty Recital

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa

Program

Piazzolla: Four Seasons
Dvořák: Piano Quintet No.2 in A major, Op.80
and more…

Artists

Yuki Mori, violin
Min Park, violin
Gina Coletti, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Andrew Park, piano

Claremont Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, October 15, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Bridges Hall, Claremont

Program

Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129
and more…

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Robert Sage, conductor

Idyllwild Summer Chamber Music Program

Saturday, July 29, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Stephens Recital Hall, Idyllwild

Program

Dvořák: Sextet for Strings in A major, Op.48
and more…

Artists

Stirling Trent, violin
Pasha Tseitlin, violin
Connie Kupta, viola
Gina Coletti, viola
David Speltz, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Rich Capparela, host

Montecito International Music Festival: Faculty Recital

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Hole Memorial Auditorium, Riverside

Program

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.49
Turina: String Quartet in A minor, Op.67

Artists

Johannes Fleischmann, violin
Ken Aiso, violin
Renee Skerik, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jonghee Ryu, piano
T J Lymenstull, piano

National Cello Institute

Monday, June 26, 2017
7:15 p.m.
Lyman Hall, Claremont

Program

Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat major, Op.20

Artists

Kevin Kumer, violin
Maia Jasper White, violin
Sarah Thornblade, violin
Hana Hwon Kim, violin
Meredith Crawford, viola
Linnea Powell, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Sarah Koo Freeman, cello
Philip White, host

Salastina Music Society: Beethoven Complete Piano Trios

Sunday, May 7, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Contrapuntal Performance Hall, Los Angeles

Program

Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op.1, No.1
Beethoven: Piano Trio in G major, Op.1, No.2
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op.70, No.1 “Ghost”
and more…

Artists

Kevin Kumer, violin
Maia Jasper White, violin
Amy Sue Barston, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Rina Dokshitsky, piano
HyeJin Kim, piano

Salastina Music Society: Beethoven Complete Piano Trios

Saturday, May 6, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Barrett Hall, Pasadena

Program

Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat major, WoO38

Artists

Alexander Fried, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Bridge Hough-Meynenc, piano

Salastina Music Society: Beethoven Complete Piano Trios

Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Barrett Hall, Pasadena

Program

Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op.1, No.1
Beethoven: Piano Trio in G major, Op.1, No.2
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op.70, No.1 “Ghost”

Artists

Maia Jasper White, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
HyeJin Kim, piano

Cello Festival Concert

Friday, April 28, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Meng Concert Hall, Fullerton

Program

Fauré: Élégie, Op.24
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1
Klengel: Hymnus for 12 Cellos, OP.57
Schubert: Rosamunde D.797 for Cello Orchestra
Prokofiev: Scherzo Humoresque, Op.12 for Cello Orchestra

Artists

Bongshin Ko, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Nikola Ruzevic, cello
Maksim Velichkin, cello
and more..

APU: Faculty Concert

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa

Program

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op.44
and more…

Artists

Ingrid Chun, violin
Alex Russell, violin
Jonathan Moerschel, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Eugene Alcalay, piano
and more…

The Contemporary American Violin & Bow Maker Exhibition

Friday, April 7, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Thomas Metzler Violin Shop, Los Angeles

Program

Viola & Cello Tonal Comparisons for Contemporary American Stringed Instruments

Artists

Richard O’Neill, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello

APU: Concert & Conversation: All Steinway Initiative

Monday, March 20, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa

Program

Dvořák: Piano Trio No.4 in E minor, Op.90 “Dumky”
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
and more…

Artists

Alex Russell, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Eugene Alcalay, piano

Junior Chamber Music: Faculty Concert

Saturday, January 28, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, Irvine

Program

Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
and more…

Artists

JCM faculty members, including
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Susan Boettger, piano

Japan Recital

Saturday, October 29, 2016
4:00 p.m.
Toppan Hall, Tokyo

Program

Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op.3
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Barber: Cello Sonata in C minor, Op.6
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Gershwin (arranged by Szpakiewicz): Three Preludes

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

マレック・シュパキエヴィッチ チェロリサイタル (Japanese)

Piano & Cello Duo Recital

Saturday, October 15, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa

Program

Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op.3
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Barber: Cello Sonata in C minor, Op.6
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Gershwin (arranged by Szpakiewicz): Three Preludes

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

CGU: Concerts at CST

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
4:15 p.m.
Kresge Chapel, Claremont

Program

Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op.3
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Barber: Cello Sonata in C minor, Op.6
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Gershwin (arranged by Szpakiewicz): Three Preludes

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

LSU: Faculty Recital

Saturday, October 1, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Hole Memorial Auditorium, Riverside

Program

Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op.3
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Barber: Cello Sonata in C minor, Op.6
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Gershwin (arranged by Szpakiewicz): Three Preludes

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

Virtuosi Concert Series

Saturday, September 10, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Encinitas Library Community Room, Encinitas

Program

Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D.956
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op.70

Artists

Martin Chalifour, violin
Pasha Tseitlin, violin
Ben Ullery, viola
Alexander Tseitlin, viola
Robert deMaine, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program: Chamberfest Faculty Recital

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
8:00 p.m.
Stephens Recital Hall, Idyllwild

Program

Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
Dvořák: Piano Trio No.4 in E minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”
and more…

Artists

Roger Wilkie, violin
Stirling Trent, violin
Connie Kupta, viola
Gina Coletti, viola
David Speltz, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Rich Capparela, host

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program: Chamberfest Faculty Recital

Friday, August 5, 2016
8:00 p.m.
Stephens Recital Hall, Idyllwild

Program

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op. 49
and more…

Artists

Pasha Tseitlin, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Clara Cheng, piano

Piatigorsky International Cello Festival: CelloFest

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
8:00 p.m.
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Program

A. Clyne: Threads and Traces
H. Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.1
and more…

Artists

Mass Cello Ensemble, including Mischa Maisky, Truls Mørk,
Giovanni Sollima, Sol Gabetta, Ralph Kirshbaum, Frans Helmerson,
Raphael Wallfisch, Ronald Leonard, Antonio Lysy, Marek Szpakiewicz

APU: Faculty Recital

Friday, April 29, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa

Program

Dvořák: Piano Trio No.4 in E minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”
Brahms: Piano Trio in B Major, Op.8
and more…

Artists

Ingrid Chun, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Eugene Alcalay, piano

Piano & Cello Duo Recital: 5th Anniversary of Earthquake & Tsunami in Northern Japan

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
8:00 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa

Program

Chopin: Introduction et Polonaise Brillante, Op.3
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.1 & No.5
Massenet: “Méditation” from Thaïs
Liszt: La Campanella
and more…

Artists

Fuzjko Hemming, piano
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello

Piano & Cello Duo Recital: 5th Anniversary of Earthquake & Tsunami in Northern Japan

Sunday, March 13, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Zipper Hall, Los Angeles

Program

Chopin: Introduction et Polonaise Brillante, Op.3
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.1 & No.5
Massenet: “Méditation” from Thaïs
Liszt: La Campanella
and more…

Artists

Fuzjko Hemming, piano
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello

Salastina Music Society

Friday, February 26, 2016
8:00 p.m.
Calvery Presbyterian Church, Pasadena

Program

Ridout (arr. by Jasper): Ferdinand the Bull
Chausson: Poème, Op.25 for Solo Violin and Piano Quintet
Schumann: Fairy Tales for Viola and Piano, Op. 132
Ravel: Ma mère l’oye (Mother Goose Suite)

Artists

Martin Chalifour, violin
Maia Jasper, violin
Kevin Kumer, violin
Meredith Crawford, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Brian Lauritzen, host

JCM: Faculty Concert

Saturday, January 30, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, Irvine

Program

Piazzolla: Four Seasons for Piano Trio
and more…

Artists

JCM faculty members, including
David Lisker, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Susan Boettger, piano

Special Benefit Concert

Sunday, November 14, 2015
3:00 p.m.
St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church

Program

H. Zimmer: Kung Fu Panda
E. Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe
L.E. Bacalov: Il Postino
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in D minor
and more…

Artists

Shawn Mach, violin
David Chang, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Kristi Truong, piano

APU: Faculty Recital

Monday, October 12, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall

Program

K. Jarrett: Memories of Tomorrow
C. Corea: Friends
R. Towner: Icarus
and more…

Artists

Tom Hynes, guitar
Joel Clifft, piano
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
David Levray, bass
Bryan Taylor, percussion

Virtuosi Concert Series

Sunday, September 6, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Encinitas Library Community Room

Program

Mozart: String Quintet No.4 in G minor, K516
Brahms: String Sextet No.2 in G Major, Op.36

Artists

Martin Chalifour, violin
Pasha Tseitlin, violin
Alexander Tseitlin, viola
Ronald Leonard, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program: Chamberfest Faculty Recital

Friday, July 31, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Stephens Recital Hall

Program

Dvořák: Piano Trio No.4 in E minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”
Brahms: String Sextet No.1 in B-flat Major, Op.18

Artists

Pasha Tseitlin, violin
Stirling Trent, violin
Connie Kupta, violin
Paul Coletti, viola
Gina Coletti, viola
John Waltz, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Clara Cheng, piano

Montecito International Music Festival: Faculty Recital

Sunday, 19 July, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Hole Auditorium, La Sierra University

Program

Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57

Artists

Lorenz Gamma, violin
Er-Gene Kahng, violin
Ken Aiso, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Ming Tsu, piano

Salastina Music Society

Sunday, June 7, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Eclectic Salon at Villa Aurora

Program

Brahms: String Sextet No.2 in G Major, Op.36

Artists

Maia Jasper, violin
Kevin Kumer, violin
Robert deMaine. cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Brian Lauritzen, host (KUSC)

Salastina Music Society

Saturday, June 6, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College

Program

Brahms: String Sextet No.2 in G Major, Op.36

Artists

Maia Jasper, violin
Kevin Kumer, violin
Robert deMaine. cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Brian Lauritzen, host (KUSC)

Salastina Music Society

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Annenberg Community Beach House

Program

Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op.20

Artists

Maia Jasper, violin
Kevin Kumer, violin
Jacqueline Brand, violin
Hana Kim, violin
Meredith Crawford, viola
Luke Maurer, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Sarah Koo, cello
Brian Lauritzen, host (KUSC)

Salastina Music Society

Monday, May 11, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Program

Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op.20

Artists

Maia Jasper, violin
Kevin Kumer, violin
Jacqueline Brand, violin
Hana Kim, violin
Meredith Crawford, viola
Luke Maurer, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Sarah Koo, cello
Brian Lauritzen, host (KUSC)

APU: Faculty Recital Series

Sunday, April 19, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall at Azusa Pacific University

Program

Beethoven: Piano Trio in D minor, Op.70-1 “Ghost”
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.2 in E minor, Op.67
Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Artists

Alex Russell, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Joel Clifft, piano

Japan Debut Recital

Friday, March 27, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Oji Hall in Tokyo

Program

Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op.72-2 (arranged by Szpakiewicz)
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

マレック・シュパキエヴィッチ チェロリサイタル (Japanese)

Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tokyo: Special Concert

Invitation Only
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Embassy of Republic of Poland in Tokyo

Program

Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65
and more

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

Bridge Music Future Benefit Recital

Tuesday, March 23, 2015
2:00 p.m.
Salon Tessera

Program

Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op.72-2 (arranged by Szpakiewicz)
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

Recital in Memory of 2011 Earthquake & Tsunami in Northern Japan

Saturday, March 7, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall at Azusa Pacific University

Program

Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op.72-2 (arranged by Szpakiewicz)
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

Conservatory Faculty Artists Concert

Friday, March 6, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Lansing Recital Hall at Biola Conservatory of Music

Program

Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op.3
and more

Artists

Conservatory faculty artists, including
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

LSU: Faculty Recital

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Hole Memorial Auditorium at La Sierra University

Program

Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op.72-2 (arranged by Szpakiewicz)
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

CGU: Concerts at CST

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
4:15 p.m.
Kresge Chapel at Claremont School of Theology

Program

Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op.72-2
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

LSU: Chamber Music Series

Sunday, January 25, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Hole Memorial Auditorium at La Sierra University

Program

Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Mozart: Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, KV 478
Faure: Piano Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.15

Artists

Jason Uyeyama, violin
Miguel Hernandez, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

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