The Schubert Club Museum Comes to Life!

On seven evenings this season, favorite local artists bring live classical music—and more— to the galleries of Landmark Center. Performances feature:  Ora Itkin, piano • Layton “Skip” James, harpsichord • Vern Sutton, tenor  • Henry Lebedinsky, clavichord • Stephanie Wendt, piano
Creative and inspiring performances that will excite the minds of all ages.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $16 at the door

bechsteinLive at the Museum with Stephanie Wendt

April 24, 2014 7:30pm
Schubert Club Museum
Landmark Center 205

Pianist Stephanie Wendt plays charming music and illuminates the fascinating lives of three Swedish composers from three centuries: Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758); Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (1793-1866) and Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867-1942).

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New Age Salon Part II by Fidelis Odozi

Thursday, May 8, 7:30pm, Courtroom 317, Landmark Center

Join The Schubert Club as they host local artists from The New Age Art Salón.  This diverse group of young emerging artists is known for producing unique performances which inspire creativity, innovation and invention in art. The program will be based on the theme, Motion.  The program will be divided into three segments based on Isaac Newton’s three laws of motion – inertia, force, action and reaction.

Performances will include piano, saxophone, violin and cello; modern and Flamenco dance; visual art; and short film production.

EVENT IS FREE, but donations will be accepted at the event.
Fidelis Odozi  – Curator

Artists:  Amanda Spencer, Frank Weber, Fidelis Odozi, Franco Holder, Nika Kasiulis, Tyler Cessor, Audrey Park, Susan Hsu, Tara from studio Sendero, Adetomiwa Gbadebo, Charles Asch, Charlie McCarron




Previously this season…

Ora Itkin

To Be… (Goya)

Landmark Center, Courtroom 317

Three multimedia evenings of chamber music and art celebrating the paintings of Francisco de Goya. Curated by Ora Itkin, piano. With Karen Kim, violin; Thomas Rosenberg, cello; Scott Winters, media.

October 29, 2013, 7:30pm


Mozart Rondo in D, K.485
Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 14, Opus 27, Moonlight
Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Opus 38
J.S. Bach Chaconne, from Partita No. 2, BWV 1004
Villa Lobos Prelude, from Bachianas Brasileras No. 4

November 5, 2013, 7:30pm


Ysaye Sonata for Solo Violin, Opus 27, No. 2
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 2, Opus 14
Messiaen Louange à l’Éternité de Jésus from Quartet for the End of Time
Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Opus 67

November 12, 2013, 7:30pm


This concert features an innovative new concept called “Dynamic Video.”  Inspired by the Disney animated classic “Fantasia,” the projectionist, Scott Winters “plays” the live video within the ensemble, following the tempo and expression of the other musicians.

Schumann Kreisleriana Opus 16
Kodaly Duo for Violin and Cello
Schubert Andante con moto, from Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat major, Opus 100, D 929

An Evening with Layton “Skip” James – Keyboard Craftsman

January 16, 2014 7:30pm
Schubert Club Museum
Landmark Center 205

From a world of improvisation and craftsmanship, Layton James shared experiences of his art (on an instrument he made himself.)

Layton James is best known as an improvising continuo player at the harpsichord, organ and fortepiano. He has accompanied Pinchas Zukerman, Jean Pierre Rampal, Isaac Stern, Joshua Bell, Thomas Zehetmaier, Yo Yo Ma, ‘Slava’ Rostropovich, among others, in addition to his fellow SPCO players, and is the featured harpsichordist on two recordings of Handel’s ”Messiah’ conducted by Robert Shaw. He is frequently called upon to compose cadenzas for Baroque and Classic concertos.

James’ academic career includes degrees from The College of Wooster, Cornell University, and Stanford University. He also builds harpsichords, including the instrument he performs on.

letter-collageVern Sutton:  Music and Tales from The Schubert Club Manuscripts

Rescheduled date: Thursday, March 6, 2014, 7:30pm
Schubert Club Museum
Landmark Center 205

Vern Sutton will narrate the evening providing a glimpse into the lives of famous composers such as Haydn, Liszt and Gershwin through their letters on display in The Schubert Club Museum. He will be joined by special guests Maria Jette, soprano; Michael Sutton, violin & Donald Livingston, keyboards. Enjoy stories and live performances of their music with historically enlightened ears.

LebedinskyThe Czar’s Clavichord:  Music from the Palaces of St. Petersburg; Henry Lebedinsky, Clavichord

March 27, 2014 7:30pm
Schubert Club Museum
Landmark Center 205

Clavichordist Henry Lebedinsky takes you into the private musical lives of Russia’s nobility in the age of Catherine the Great. Music by Russian composers performed on the most intimate and sensitive of all keyboard instruments.