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Upcoming Events

WEDNESDAY, 12 APRIL 2023, 6:30PM

Benefit Concert for Kiriat Yearim

Museum Blumenstein, Solothurn

Info: www.kiriat-yearim.ch

Christopher Whiting, Violin

Elaine Fukunaga, Piano

Ernest Bloch (1880-1959): Baal Shem Suite, B. 47

George Gershwin (1898-1937)/Arr. Jascha Heifetz: Selections from Porgy and Bess

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major 

FRIDAY, 14 APRIL 2023, 8:15PM

La Marotte, Affoltern am Albis

Reservations: www.lamarotte.ch

Christopher Whiting, Violin

Elaine Fukunaga, Piano

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major 

John Cage (1912-1992): Nocturne for Violin and Piano
George Gershwin (1898-1937)/Arr. Jascha Heifetz: Selections from Porgy and Bess

John Corigliano (1938-): Sonata for Violin and Piano

FRIDAY, 30 JUNE 2023, 7:30PM

"Zeit als Feind, Zeit als Freund"

Klus Park Kapelle, Zürich

https://klassifest.ch/zeit-als-feind-zeit-als-freund/

Gregory Feldmann, Baritone

Elaine Fukunaga, Piano

Art Song Recital including works by Korngold, Honegger, Schubert, Ginastera, Owens and Poulenc

Selected Past Events

SUNDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2021, 5:00PM

Vetropack Hall, Bülach

Tickets: www.KlassikBuelach.ch

SATURDAY, 4 DECEMBER 2021, 5:00PM

Villa Irniger, Zurich

Free Admission; Collection

Please Contact Elaine Fukunaga for Reservation

Christopher Whiting, Violin

Elaine Fukunaga, Piano

Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999): Sonata pimpante 

Ernest Bloch (1880-1959): Baal Shem Suite, B. 47

John Corigliano (1938-): Sonata for Violin and Piano

George Gershwin (1898-1937)/Arr. Jascha Heifetz: Selections from Porgy and Bess

SATURDAY, 22 JUNE 2019, 6:30PM

Wohnheim Mühlehalde, Zürich

Free Admission

Christopher Whiting, Violine

Elaine Fukunaga, Klavier

Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999): Sonata pimpante 

Joaquín Rodrigo: Serenata española 

Ernest Bloch (1880-1959): Baal Shem Suite, B. 47

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962): Liebesleid 

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Arr. Fritz Kreisler: Lied ohne Worte, Op. 62 Nr. 1 

SUNDAY, 1 JANUARY 2017

Neue Ref. Kirche Urdorf

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Christopher Morris Whiting, conductor

Collegium Musicum Urdorf

Igor Strawinsky: Pulcinella Suite

Morton Gould: Swanee River in the style of George Gershwin

William Grant Still: Blues aus Lenox Avenue Suite

George Gershwin: Suite aus Lady Be Good

George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
 

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MONDAY, 29 JUNE 2015, 4:00PM

Aula, Kantonsschule Zürcher Unterland, Bülach

Free Admission

SUNDAY, 5 JULY 2015, 7:00PM

Saal, Musikschule Thalwil, Feldstrasse 5, Thalwil

Free Admission

TUESDAY, 14 JULY 2015, 7:00PM

Serenade Concert in the Garden of Richard Irniger, Zurich

Free Admission; Collection

Please Contact Elaine Fukunaga for Reservation

SUNDAY, 19 JULY 2015, 2:00PM

Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church

11100 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kansas

Free Admission; Collection

SATURDAY, 25 JULY 2015, Time TBA

Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

SIGMA ALPHA IOTA NATIONAL CONVENTION

BENEFIT CONCERT FOR SAI PHILANTHROPIES, INC.

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

Program:

JOAQUÍN RODRIGO: A l'ombre de Torre Bermeja

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN: Bolero, op. 19

LEOŠ JANÁČEK: Sonata 1.x.1905, "From the Street"

LIBBY LARSEN: Mephisto Rag

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN: Barcarolle, op. 60

SUNDAY, 22 MARCH 2015, 11:00AM

SUNDAY, 22 MARCH 2015, 5:00PM

Stadthaus Winterthur

Eintritt frei. Nummerierte Platzkarten CHF 12.-

 

FAMILIENKONZERT

Zaubernacht

Eine Kinderpantomime von Kurt Weill

 

Members of the Musikkollegium Winterthur

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Winterthurer Marionetten

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 19 NOVEMBER 2014, 7:30PM

THURSDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2014, 7:30PM

FRIDAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2014, 7:30PM

Theater Winterthur

 

BALLET

Sergei Prokofiev: Cendrillon

 

Musikkollegium Winterthur

David Porcelijn, conductor

Elaine Fukunaga, piano and celesta

Malandain Ballet Biarritz

 

 

SUNDAY, 23 MARCH 2014

OLTEN, SWITZERLAND

 

Rocky Mountain Piano Trio:

Christopher Morris Whiting, violin

Benjamin Nyffenegger, cello

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

Leonard Bernstein: Piano Trio

Ernest Bloch: Three Nocturnes

Aaron Copland: Vitebsk

George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess Suite 

 

 

THURSDAY, 3 OCTOBER 2013, 12:15PM

Tonhalle Zürich, Kleiner Saal

CHF 25.-

WEDNESDAY, 9 OCTOBER 2013

Mysore, India

 

Lunch Concert:

EX AMERICA LUX

 

Carin Gilfry, mezzo-soprano

Rocky Mountain Piano Trio:

Christopher Whiting, violin

Benjamin Nyffenegger, cello

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

Henry Dixon Cowell

Four Combinations for Three Instruments

Charles Ives

Piano Trio

Roy Harris

"Lincoln Walks at Midnight" for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano Trio

Amy Beach

Piano Trio, Op. 150

 

 

 

FRIDAY, 15 JUNE 2012

Kulturkoller, Winterthur

 

Rocky Mountain Piano Trio:

Christopher Morris Whiting, violin

Benjamin Nyffenegger, cello

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

Leonard Bernstein: Piano Trio

Ernest Bloch: Three Nocturnes

Aaron Copland: Vitebsk

George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess Suite

 

 

FRIDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2012, 8:15PM

La Marotte, Affoltern am Albis

 

Virtuose Geigenmusik

 

Klaidi Sahatci, violin

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY, 30 OCTOBER 2011, 11:15AM

Tonhalle Zürich, Kleiner Saal

 

Rocky Mountain Piano Trio:

Christopher Morris Whiting, violin

Benjamin Nyffenegger, cello

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

Leonard Bernstein: Piano Trio

Ernest Bloch: Three Nocturnes

Aaron Copland: Vitebsk

George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess Suite

 

 

MONDAY, 21 FEBRUARY 2011

WEDNESDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2011

Hotel Beatus

3658 Merligen/BE

Switzerland

Telefon 033 252 81 81

 

Programm 1: Hui und Pfui der Welt – Abraham a Sancta Clara

 

Programm 2: Wieder bin ich fortgerissen – Schumann & Heine

Eine musikalisch-poetische Lebensfahrt

 

Vera Bauer, Sprecherin

Oliver Corchia, Tenor

Elizabeth Lee, Sopranistin

Elaine Fukunaga, Klavier

 

 

TUESDAY, 1 JUNE 2010, 8:00PM

Ref. Kirche St. Peter, Zürich

SATURDAY, 5 JUNE 2010, 8:00PM

Stadtsaal, Wil

SUNDAY, 6 JUNE 2010, 7:00PM

Stadthaussaal, Winterthur

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Christopher Morris Whiting, conductor

Winterthurer Symphoniker

 

W.A. Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Overture KV 620

F. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 21 in F minor

R. Schumann: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major “Frühlingssinfonie”

 

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TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2010, 7:00PM

 

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Grosser Saal

Florhofgasse 6

8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Free Entry

 

Solistendiplom Final Recital

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

George-Cosmin Banica, violin

Christopher Whiting, violin

Katarzyna Losiewicz-Kitrasiewicz, viola

Alexander Neustroev, cello

 

FREDERIC CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 21 in F minor

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Quintet Op. 57 in G minor 

 

 

FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2010, 8:30PM

 

Theater Ticino

Seestrasse 57

8820 Wädenswil, Switzerland

CHF 30.- / Legi 25.-

 

Series: Primo Piano

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

George-Cosmin Banica, violin

Christopher Whiting, violin

Katarzyna Losiewicz-Kitrasiewicz, viola

Alexander Neustroev, cello

 

FREDERIC CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 21 in F minor

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Quintet Op. 57 in G minor 

 

 

MONDAY, 22 MARCH 2010, 7:30PM

 

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Grosser Saal

Florhofgasse 6

8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Free Entry

 

“Spektrum” Concert: “Aus Russland”

 

Klaidi Sahatci, violin

Christopher Whiting, violin

Michel Willi, viola

Alexander Neustroev, cello

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: Quartet No. 3 Op. 30 in E-flat minor

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Quintet Op. 57 in G minor 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 DECEMBER 2009, 11:15AM

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Grosser Saal

Florhofgasse 6

8001 Zürich, Switzerland

 

“Vordiplom” Exam

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Christopher Morris Whiting, violin

Arpi Mkrtchyan, piano

 

Program:

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 1

RICHARD DANIELPOUR: “Promenade”, “Mardi Gras”, and

                                      “Childhood Memory” from The Enchanted Garden

JOAQU´IN RODRIGO: Serenata española

CAMILLE SAINT-SA¨ENS: Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra in D minor

 

 

SATURDAY, 13 JUNE 2009, 8:00PM

Kirche Friesenberg

Schweighofstrasse 239

8045 Zürich, Switzerland

SUNDAY, 14 JUNE 2009, 7:30PM

Kirche Balgrist

Lenggstrasse 75

8008 Zürich, Switzerland

 

Mendelssohn Double Concerto

http://www.orchesterwiedikon.ch/

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Christopher Morris Whiting, violin/conductor

Orchesterverein Wiedikon

 

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy:

Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra in D minor

 

 

SUNDAY, 26 APRIL 2009, 6:00PM

“BertArt” Salon

Dietikon, Switzerland

SUNDAY, 5 APRIL 2009, 6:00PM

Kulturraum Z55

Zeughausstrasse 55

8004 Zürich, Switzerland

 

Solo Recital

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

Program:

F. JOSEPH HAYDN: Sonata No. 62 in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:52

SERGEI PROKOFIEV: Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

RICHARD DANIELPOUR: “Promenade” and “Mardi Gras”,

                                        from The Enchanted Garden

 

 

SATURDAY, 16 AUGUST 2008, 2:00PM

 

“It tugs at me like melodies”--”Wie Melodien zieht es mir”

All-Brahms Chamber Recital

Aspen Community Church

200 East Bleeker

Aspen, Colorado, USA

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Chrystal Williams, mezzo-soprano

Christopher Morris Whiting, violin/viola

 

Program: (all works of Johannes Brahms)

Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano in A major, Op. 100

Five Songs for Voice and Piano, Op. 105

Two Songs for Voice, Viola and Piano, Op. 91 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 18 JUNE 2008, 8:00PM

 

Castle Ridge Fire Benefit Concert

Presented by the Wheeler Opera House

and the Aspen Music Festival and School

Wheeler Opera House

320 East Hyman Avenue

Aspen, Colorado, USA

 

Musicians from the Aspen Music Festival

and the Aspen community, including

Elaine Fukunaga, pianist, performing

 

Enrique Granados: Los Requiebros

 

 

MONDAY, 26 MAY 2008, 7:00PM

 

Fulbright Project Recital

Presented by Project Canción Española

Hotel Ladrón del Agua

C/ Carrera del Darro, 13

Granada, Spain

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano

Edwin Fukunaga, piano

 

Program:

Works of Joaquín Rodrigo and Julio Gómez

 

 

THURSDAY, 22 MAY 2008, 7:00PM

 

Fulbright Project Recital

Presented by the Fundación Miguel Ángel

Museo Casa de la Moneda

C/ Jorge Juan, 106

(Metro: O’Donnell)

Madrid, Spain

 

Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Jorge Robaina, piano

Edwin Fukunaga, piano

 

Program:

Works of Joaquín Rodrigo and Julio Gómez

 

 

FRIDAY, 16 MAY 2008, 8:00PM

 

Fulbright Project Recital

Presented by the Fundación Eutherpe

Fundación Eutherpe

Gran Vía de San Marcos, 17

León, Spain

 

Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

Riko Higuma, piano

 

Program:

Works of Joaquín Rodrigo and Julio Gómez

 

 

SUNDAY, 2 MARCH 2008, 5:30PM 

 

Solo Recital Debut

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

57th Street & 7th Avenue

New York City

 

Elaine Fukunaga, piano

 

Program:

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata in F-sharp major, op. 78

LEOŠ JANÁČEK: Sonata 1.x.1905, "From the Street"

LOUISE TALMA: Sonata No. 2

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN: Barcarolle, op. 60

JOAQUÍN RODRIGO: A l'ombre de Torre Bermeja

ENRIQUE GRANADOS: Los Requiebros, from Goyescas

 

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