Tagged with Stephen Simon

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

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

Simon Sinfonietta Features Clarinetist Mark Miller

Simon Sinfonietta Features Clarinetist Mark Miller

Clarinetist Mark Miller, Maestro Stephen Simon, and his wife, Bonnie Ward Simon Maestro Stephen Simon will conduct the Simon Sinfonietta tomorrow night (March 31, 2012, at 7:30 at Falmouth Academy in Falmouth, MA), offering a wonderful array of music from different time periods, including a piece commissioned by the Washington Friends of Handel to celebrate … Continue reading

Simon Sinfonietta Showcases the Marimba

Simon Sinfonietta Showcases the Marimba

June 24, 2011 Pius Cheung, in the Falmouth Academy library, at a reception following the Simon Sinfonietta concert. The Simon Sinfonietta ended its seventh season in splendid form on June 4 at Falmouth Academy with just the sort of concert its director, Stephen Simon, is best known and respected for: a combination of infrequently heard … Continue reading