Schedule

Polish Festival: Special Performance

Sunday, November 4, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Vacant, Shibuya, Tokyo

Program

Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.65
Chopin: Études in E minor, Op.25-7

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Marie Kiyone, piano

Tsuruga International Culture Festival: Special Recital

Saturday, November 3, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Kirameki Minato Hall, Tsuruga, Fukui

Program

Chopin: Études in E minor, Op.25-7
Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.65
Chopin (arr. by Ysaÿe/Szpakiewicz): Ballade No.1 in G minor

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Marie Kiyone, piano

Recital in Fukushima with Tsunami Cello

Monday, October 29, 2018
12:15 p.m.
City Hall, Soma, Fukushima

Program

Bach: Adagio
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Saint-Saëns: The Swan
Chopin: Études in E minor, Op.25-7
Kreisler: Liebesleid

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

Recital in Miyagi with Tsunami Cello

Saturday, October 27, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Hotel Kanyo, Minamisanriku, Miyagi

Program

Bach: Adagio
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op.72-2
Massenet: Méditation from Thaïs
Chopin: Études in E minor, Op.25-7
Saint-Saëns: The Swan
Kreisler: Liebesleid

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

Tokyo Recital

Saturday, October 25, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Yamaha Hall, Tokyo

Program

Bach: Adagio (from Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV564)
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Bernstein (arr. by Szpakiewicz): Clarinet Sonata
Franck: Cello Sonata in A major
Chopin (arr. by Ysaÿe/Szpakiewicz): Ballade No.1 in G minor

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)

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APU: Faculty Artist Recital– in Memory of 2011 Tsunami and Earthquake in Northern Japan

Saturday, October 20, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa, CA

Program

Bach: Adagio (from Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV564)
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Bernstein (arr. by Szpakiewicz): Clarinet Sonata
Franck: Cello Sonata in A major
Chopin (arr. by Ysaÿe/Szpakiewicz): Ballade No.1 in G minor

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

LSU: Faculty Artist Recital

Saturday, October 6, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Hole Memorial Auditorium, Riverside, CA

Program

Bach: Adagio (from Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV564)
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Bernstein (arr. by Szpakiewicz): Clarinet Sonata
Franck: Cello Sonata in A major
Chopin (arr. by Ysaÿe/Szpakiewicz): Ballade No.1 in G minor

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

CGU: Guest Artist Recital

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
4:15 p.m.
Kresge Chapel, Claremont, CA

Program

Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Bernstein (arr. by Szpakiewicz): Clarinet Sonata
Chopin (arr. by Ysaÿe/Szpakiewicz): Ballade No.1 in G minor

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Jiayi Shi, piano

Hello Cello Festival: Cello Ensemble Recital

Friday, August 18, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Sukiennice, National Museum, Kraków, Poland

Program

Popper: Requiem, Op.66
Piazzolla: Oblivion
Gardel: Por Una Cabeza
Saint-Saens: Swan
and more…

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Pola Benke, cello
Julia Kotarba, cello
and Hello Cello Festival participating students

Hello Cello Festival: Faculty Recital

Tuesday, August 13, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Capuchins Church, Kraków, Poland

Program

Vivaldi: Cello Sonata No.3 in A minor, RV43
Vivaldi: Cello Sonata No.5 in E minor, RV40

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Pola Benke, cello
Julia Kotarba, cello

Montecito International Music Festival: Faculty Recital

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Hole Memorial Auditorium, Riverside, CA

Program

Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat major, Op.20
and more…

Artists

Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin
Ken Aiso, violin
Alexander Kalman, violin
Dylan Naroff, violin
Joe Skerik, viola
Molly Gebrian, viola
Jorge Espinoza, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello

Montecito International Music Festival: Faculty Recital

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Hole Memorial Auditorium, Riverside, CA

Program

Brahms: String Sextet No.1 in b-flat major, Op.18
and more…

Artists

Andres Cardenes, violin
Stephen Miahky, violin
Yizhak Schotten, viola
Renee Skerik, viola
Ko Iwasaki, cello
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello

APU Faculty Recital

Sunday, April 16, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa, CA

Program

Schubert: Piano Trio in B-flat major, D.898
Schubert: Piano Quintet n A major, D.66 “Trout”
and more…

Artists

Alex Russell, violin
Ingrid Chun, violin
Gina Coletti, viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
David Young, double bass
Eugene Alcalay, piano

APU Trio Recital

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Munson Recital Hall, Azusa, CA

Program

Haydn: Piano Trio No.39 in G major “Gypsy”
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op.66
Schoenfeld: Café Music
S. Johnson: Bernardino Weeps

Artists

Alex Russell, violin
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Joel Clifft, piano
Mickenzie Haan, soprano

APU Trio Recital

Saturday, March 17, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Loskota’s Resident, San Gabriel, CA

Program

Haydn: Piano Trio No.39 in G major “Gypsy”
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op.66
Schoenfeld: Café Music

Artists

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

Holiday Recital by Cello Ensemble

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

Program

Tchaikovsky: Fantasia from “The Nutcracker Suite”
Handel: Joy to the World
Schubert: Ave Maria
Gruber: Silent Night, Holy Night
and more…

Artists

Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
with students from APU cello studio

Moments of Music Foundation: Fundraising Event

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

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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, CA

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

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