The Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts series has returned to live performance at the sanctuary of Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Ave. in Glendale.
On Oct. 4 from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m., the Glendale Noon Concerts features pianist Brendan White performing works by Stephen Andrew Taylor, Frederic Chopin, Chen Yi and Franz Liszt/Paganini.
The program includes music from Stephen Andrew Taylor from Seven Memorials: “Fountain” and “Glacier;” Frederic Chopin: “Ballade No. 4;” Chen Yi:
“Plum Blossom;” and from Franz Liszt’s Paganini: “La Campanella” (from Grand études de Paganini).
Born in Jackson, Tennessee but now based in Los Angeles, pianist Brendan White appears frequently in solo recitals and chamber ensembles and as a soloist with orchestra. As soloist, White has performed with Musica Nova (Eastman School of Music), Vicente Chamber Orchestra, Symphony of the Verdugos, Crown City Symphony, Delta Symphony Orchestra and Jackson Symphony Orchestra.
As a recording artist, White was featured on Danaë Vlasse’s Grammy Award-winning album Mythologies. White’s collaborations in Southern California have included the Mühlfeld Trio, which won the prestigious Beverly Hills Auditions, the Speakeasy Society, and Eighteen Squared. He is an original member of the Sunset ChamberFest in Los Angeles. White’s repertoire spans many centuries and genres and he has worked with well-known composers such as Thomas Adès, Stephen Cohn, Donald Crockett and Danaë Vlasse.
White is also a composer of original music. Local recital appearances include Piano Spheres Emerging Artist Series, Soundwaves in Santa Monica, Silicon Beach CO Recital Series, Glendale Noon Concerts, Pasadena Presbyterian Music at Noon, Music@Mimoda and Mason Concerts. He attended the Eastman School of Music and the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California.
Glendale Noon Concerts is celebrating its 15th year of presenting free admission concerts every first and third Wednesday for Glendale and the Southland community.
Upcoming concerts will be updated at http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com.