Tag archives: Alessio Bax

An Aperitif of Piano
By Richard Mineards   |   November 29, 2022

Italian pianist Alessio Bax, a frequent visitor to our Eden by the Beach, who performed with the Santa Barbara Symphony at the Granada playing Schumann’s “Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54,” gave a private concert 48 hours earlier for VIP supporters in the second of its Concert Aperitif series at the historic APS aerie […]

Double Treble
By Richard Mineards   |   February 13, 2020

The Lobero Theatre Chamber Music Project, which launched with pianist Alessio Bax and violinist Benjamin Beilman last month, had the second performance of its triple feature with pianist Louis Schwizgebel at the weekend. The Swiss keyboardist was accompanied by violinists Beilman and Ida Kavafian – a teacher at the Curtis Institute –, cellist Clive Greensmith […]

Bach, Busoni, Grieg
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 2, 2020

Violinist Benjamin Beilman was slated to make his debut with the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra in the 2017-18 season, but then the venerable ensemble closed operations after nearly 40 years. Now, barely more than two years later, Beilman has been booked for an even bigger role in the Lobero Theatre Chamber Music Project, a new collaboration with […]

Charming Chamber
By Richard Mineards   |   January 9, 2019

After the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra ceased operation in 2017, chamber music, with veteran maestro Heichero Ohyama, was back on the Lobero stage. The affable conductor, who led the 40-year-old orchestra from 1983 to 2017, returned to inaugurate a new Chamber Music Project with three concerts, the final two taking place next month. Last weekend’s […]