Operetta Definition: What is an Operetta?

Operetta defined and re-defined: a short, lighthearted opera, typically humorous, possibly with spoken dialogue. 

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Music by Patricio da Silva
Libretto by Irene Dische

Featuring

Julia Oesch, Mezzo-Soprano
Jens Barnieck, Piano

Operetta Defined
First Recording of
It's Never Too Late To Lie
Operetta by Patricio da Silva

Operetta Defined
It's Never Too Late To Lie
Recording by Julia Oesch, mezzo,
with pianist Jens Barnieck

Operetta Defined
Album Art for  It's Never Too Late To Lie
with Julia Oesch, mezzo,
and pianist Jens Barnieck

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Lei Weng performs piano music by da Silva in Utah



Lei Weng, Piano Recital
Libby Gardner Concert Hall
University of Utah
Salt Lake City

http://music.utah.edu/events/index.php#/?i=3

Program:




Beethoven: Sonata Op. 109
Patricio Da Silva: Three Movements (II)
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
Chopin: Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22




Contemporary Piano Music - Lei Weng, Piano Recital at Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley, CO

Lei Weng, pianist, in UNC faculty piano recital on Monday, April 7, at 8:00pm. It will be held in Hensel Phelps Theater in the Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley.

Program:

Beethoven: Sonata Op. 109
Patricio Da Silva: Three Movements (II)
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
Chopin: Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22

For ticket and more information: http://calendar.unco.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=7699&information_id=17322&type&syndicate=syndicate

Who's Your Daddy? - Contemporary Music Piano





If you listen to music for pleasure, then Who's Your Daddy? is for you, now available on Itunes, Amazon, and other fine establishments. Energetic, uplifting and rhythmically compelling piano music by Patrício da Silva performed by Jens Barnieck. Who's Your Daddy?

Nocturne for Monica - Piano Nocturne by Patricio da Silva



Album Art for 
Nocturne for Monica 
by Patricio da Silva
with Jens Barnieck, piano
Nocturne for Monica, a piano piece by Patrício da Silva, written in memoriam Monica Jacobsen, commissioned by João Camilo dos Santos, premiered by pianist Jens Barnieck in Neustadt/Weinstraße, Germany, August 8, 2013. 

© 2014 Patrício da Silva, Jens Barnieck

Sound engineer: Andreas Nusbaum
Recorded in the SWR station Kaiserslautern, Germany
Steinway D Grand Piano


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Lei Weng plays Patricio da Silva in Denver

Steinway Artist Dr. Lei Weng was hailed as “the exceptionally brilliant Chinese pianist” in his Seattle debut performing Rachmaninoff’s third piano concerto with the Northwest Mahler Festival Orchestra. New York Concert Review acclaimed Lei Weng at his Carnegie Hall sold-out debut as “a colorist of exemplary control.”

A dedicated educator, Dr. Weng is an Associate Professor of Piano at the University of Northern Colorado, where he teaches talented students from around the world. Dr. Weng is the Founder and Director of the Colorado International Piano Academy and Competition, the Founder and Director (2008-2011) of the Colorado Piano Festival, and is a featured artist of the Arts Global Foundation.

Dr. Weng’s program will include: Beethoven’s Sonata Op. 109, Patricio De Silva’s Three Movements for Solo Piano, all three movements of Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit, and Chopin’s Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22.

http://www.schmittmusic.com/blog/2014/03/21/an-evening-with-steinway-artist-dr-lei-weng-at-schmitt-music-denver/

Upcoming Concerts in Germany, 2014




March 16, 2014
"It's Never Too Late To Lie" by Patrício da Silva and works by Friedrich von Flotow, Richard Wagner, George Gershwin

Julia Oesch, Mezzosopran
Jens Barnieck, Klavier
Benefitconcert for the child protection organization "Blauer Elefant" (blue elefant)
17:00
Handwerkskammer Mainz
Dagobertstraße 2,
55116 Mainz


June 28, 2014
"It's Never Too Late To Lie" by Patrício da Silva
Julia Oesch, Mezzosopran
Jens Barnieck, Klavier
Lange Nacht der Kultur Kaiserslautern
Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern

http://www.kaiserslautern.de/fruchthalle/index.html?lang=de




Julia Oesch
August 3, 2014

"It's Never Too Late To Lie" by Patrício da Silva
and works by Antonin Dvorak, Edward MacDowell, Franz Liszt, Aaron Copland and others
Julia Oesch, Mezzosopran
Jens Barnieck, Klavier
Song recital in the frame of the series "American Classics" of the German-American Institute Saarbrücken
in cooperation with "Sommermusik", a series of concerts organized by the city of Saarbrücken
http://www.saarbruecken.de/de/kultur/festivals/sommermusik

September 3, 2014
 "Who's Your Daddy?" by Patricio da Silva

Dr. Werner Kremp, reading
Jens Barnieck, Piano

"Almost would have become German state language in U.S."; "The Americans have a constitutional right to happiness" - these and many other common opinions about America are subjected to in the lexicon of popular American images of a friendly-critiquing. Dr. Werner Kremp, editor and co-author of the book, will read from his own contributions. He also discussed the question of what would happen if Germany as the 51st State would be included in the United States. The pianist Jens Barnieck, who studied including the United States and lived there, framed the reading with piano pieces "classic" and living American composers.
In cooperation with the Cultural Association bolt mountain.

Hotel Leidinger
TICKETS: 6 € / 5 € at the box office.
17:00
Mainzer Straße 10
66111 Saarbrücken
more information: Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Saarbrücken
http://www.dai-sb.de/Detailansicht.218.0.html?&uid=174