Jeffrey LaDeur: presented by NVCM
Sunday, February 22 at 4:00pm, Noe Valley Chamber Music welcomes Jeff LaDeur in a piano recital entitled "Masques and Lullabies" featuring a world premiere by Sahba Aminikia as well as works by Chopin, Debussy, Schubert and Szymanowski.
The concert will take place at Noe Valley Ministry.
Doors open at 3:00pm.
3:15 Pre-concert talk
5:45 Post-concert reception
The performance lasts approximately 2 hours, including a short intermission with wine available for purchase. Audience members have the chance to mingle with the performers while enjoying light refreshments immediately following the performance.
TICKETS are $20-25, with a discount for students, seniors and advance purchases. Free for children 12 and under.
Childcare is available. Please allow time to look for street parking.
Chopin Berceuse in D flat major, Op.57
Sahba Aminikia (World Premiere)
Schubert Sonata in G major D.894
This Osher Inside Out concert is part of our contemporary neo@noe series and has been made possible in part thanks to the generous support of the Bernard Osher Foundation, Umpqua Bank, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.
ABOUT JEFF LADEUR
Jeffrey LaDeur enjoys a busy career as soloist, chamber musician and educator. Praised for his "articulate, expressive work at the keyboard" (San Francisco Classical Voice) and "...dazzling pianism..." (Sarasota Herald Tribune) Jeffrey has concertized around the world including performances at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Eastman Theater, Hochschule für Musik in Frankfurt, and Banff Centre for the Arts. His performances have been broadcast over WFMT Chicago, South Dakota Public Radio and America's Music Festivals hosted by Marin Alsop.
LaDeur has performed in recital throughout the United States including appearances at the Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center, Dakota Sky International Piano Festival, Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society, and Four Seasons Arts Concerts. Recent solo performances include recitals at Old First Concerts, a live broadcast from PianoForte studios in Chicago, and at the University of California, Santa Cruz where he has served as Artist in Residence since January 2014.
A passionate chamber musician, LaDeur is a founding member of the acclaimed Delphi Trio. Henk Guittart, Violist of the Schoenberg Quartet, has described the Delphi's playing as "Integrity and sincerity combined with amazing musical depth and joy." In addition to his activities with the
Trio, Jeffrey frequently collaborates with artists such as Robert Mann, Bonnie Hampton, Roy Malan, Ian Swensen, Axel Strauss, Paul Hersh, and Jennifer Culp.
Education through music is central to LaDeur's mission as a performer. Jeffrey has given masterclasses at the Dakota Sky international Piano Festival, San Francisco State University, and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. A faculty member of the Crowden Music Center, Jeffrey works with gifted students through piano and chamber music programs in addition to his faculty positions at the center's youth and adult chamber music workshops. With his colleagues Liana Berube and Michelle Kwon of the Delphi Trio, he has developed a program for emerging artists which guides serious young ensembles through their first professional concert experience.
Jeffrey completed his undergraduate education at the Eastman School of Music, studying with Douglas Humpherys and earned a Masters Degree in chamber music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music studying with Yoshikazu Nagai. One of two pianists selected for the 2010 Taos School of Music, LaDeur worked intensively with pianist Robert McDonald and members of the Borromeo, St. Lawrence, and Brentano String Quartets. Jeffrey received his formative musical training from Mark Edwards and Annie Sherter, a student of Vlado Perlemuter and Alfred Cortot.
ABOUT NOE VALLEY CHAMBER MUSIC
Noe Valley Chamber Music has been presenting superb chamber music in San Francisco since 1992. NVCM offers concerts of excellent quality at an affordable price, as well as opportunities for audience participation and socialization. We encourage performers to talk informally about their music from the stage; thus members of our community experience outstanding concert performances in an informal, yet authentic chamber music tradition.
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1021 Sanchez Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
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