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Pianist Donna Kwong

Pianist Donna Kwong

Bonnie Simon, Stephen Simon, and Donna Kwong, at Falmouth Academy after Saturday evening’s performance. Pianist Donna Kwong was the guest soloist with the Simon Sinfonietta at Falmouth Academy for their season-opening performance on Saturday, September 15. She played Camille Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in g minor. It was a magnificent–more on that later. Prior … Continue reading

September Sounds

September Sounds

The Simon Sinfonietta performs tonight at Falmouth Academy, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra and the Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra perform next weekend, and the Boston Cello Quartet returns to Falmouth on September 30. It is a great month for classical music! Simon Sinfonietta, under the direction of Stephen Simon,will perform its first concert of the … Continue reading

Falmouth Art Market Opens Today

Falmouth Art Market Opens Today

Etching by Joan Tweedell The Falmouth Art Market opens for its sixth season today, Tuesday, June 26, at Town Hall Square, in front of Falmouth Town Hall on Main Street. The art market will offer fine arts and crafts, musical entertainment, and community information from 2 PM until dusk every Tuesday afternoon through August 28. … Continue reading

Sara Daneshpour to Perform with Simon Sinfonietta

Sara Daneshpour to Perform with Simon Sinfonietta

Sara Daneshpour, Stephen Simon, and Bonnie Ward Simon Pianist Sara Daneshpour will perform with the Simon Sinfonietta tomorrow night (Saturday, June 2, 7:30 PM) at Falmouth Academy. She will play Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in d minor, K466. Sara, 24, won first prize in the American Beethoven Society Pianists Competition when she was 13. … Continue reading

Sensational Young Pianist Headlines Season Finale for the Simon Sinfonietta

Sensational Young Pianist Headlines Season Finale for the Simon Sinfonietta

By Guest Blogger Janet Murphy Robertson of ArtistsandMusicians.org The Simon Sinfonietta’s 2011-2012 season will culminate on Saturday, June 2 with featured soloist Sara Daneshpour performing Mozart’s D minor Piano Concerto No. 20, K466. Music Director and Conductor Stephen Simon has paired this concerto with two additional works to complete the Sinfonietta’s season of adventure: Stravinsky’s … Continue reading

Brittany and the FCPO

Brittany and the FCPO

November 22, 2011 Brittany Alexa Rodriquez wowed audiences last weekend with her performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 with the Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra, directed by John Yankee. The 11-year-old played beautifully and won everyone’s hearts as well. She has a bright future ahead. Brittany also won the concerto competition she played in on … Continue reading