Recap: On Stage with Classical KING FM Personalities

 

Photos by Maggie Molloy, Classical KING FM 98.1 – www.king.org

 

September 23, 2016 – Our 2016/17 season started off with a bang featuring performances by some of KING FM’s staff and on-air personalities.

The audience enjoyed hearing Geoffrey Larson – KING FM’s newest on-air talent – on clarinet, accompanied by Lisa Bergman on piano. Together they performed Claude Debussy’s, Première rhapsodie. 

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Lisa went on to play a set of Variations on “Mary Had a Little Lamb”  by Edward Ballantine, while challenging the audience to identify the well-known composer of whom the style of the variation was based.


Other highlights included Dave Beck’s performance of J.S. Bach’s “Allemande” from Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, and Beethoven’s Trio in B-flat, Op. 11, for piano, clarinet and cello, with Lisa and Geoffrey joining.

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Station Manager, Bryan Lowe’s collection of unique instruments stole the show. Audience members were invited up during intermission to inspect and practice a working Theremin and Cristal Baschet.

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The program ended with a uniquely French pairing of double bass, two guitars and cello, featuring Rick Leppanen, Neil Andersson, Christophe Chagnard, and Dave Beck, respectively.

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KING FM returns to Resonance on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm, with a performance of The Skyros Quartet. The event will featuring two visual artists and Skyros as both musicians and artists interpret the work of the other with improvisational flair and technique.

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