Upcoming 2019 Performance Events
Mary & Tatiana Violin Duo – Saturday, January 25, 2019 – Tatiana Kolchanova and Mary Rowell (violin duo) From Baroque to Bartok.
Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
Eduardo Costa – Saturday, February 9, 2019 –Winner of 11 International Guitar Competitions – “A consummate artist…his refined technique is at the service of his musicality. making it a great pleasure to listen to his performances.” David Russell, Grammy-award winning artist – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via email@example.com
Devin Kosloff – Saturday, February 23, 2019: A Classical Guitar Graduate of PSU, David Kosloff studied with Bryan Johanson and Jesse McCann. Portland performing artist and teacher; performer-presenter for CDZ-Collegium Musica. – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
Arnica String Quartet – Saturday, March 2, 2019 – The Arnica String Quartet (Shin-young Kwon and Fumino Ando, violins; Charles Noble, viola; Heather Blackburn, cello) was founded in 2005 by four leading Portland musicians; three of which are members of the Portland Symphony. Known for performances of the highest quality, Their program celebrates the music of Mozart & Arriaga (“The Spanish Mozart”). – Venue: Casa Della Zisa: RSVP email@example.com
Duas Guitarras – Saturday, March 9, 2019 – Pam Beaty & Peter Zisa team up on a program of Brower, Jobim, Almeida, Powell, and Alfredo Vianna (Pixinguinha). – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
Ikuo Inoue & Cameron O’Connor – Friday, May 3, 2019Ikuo Inoue from Tokyo and Cameron O’Connor, will team up on a program that will include Japanese guitar music (solos and duos of Takemitsu, Shingo Fujii, Joe Hisaishi, arrangements of traditional tune). – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via email@example.com
James Reid – Saturday, May 4, 2019 – Classical Guitar – James Reid is highly regarded performer. He has debuted works by Bryan Johanson, Andrew York, Maximo Diego Pujol, and Gwyneth Walker. Mr. Reid heads the guitar department at the University of Idaho. “The classical guitar has seldom had a more elegant steward, and here Reid performs a rich array of classical and contemporary pieces.” –Canon Press – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
Solo and Duo program featuring Adam Levin and James Manuele – Saturday, May 18, 2019
Adam Levin – A Fubright scholar and winner of international guitar competitions, Adam Levin has been praised for his “visceral and imaginative performances” by the Washington Post, Adam Levin has performed on four continents across the globe. Adam is also a champion of music education. He is the co-founder of Kithara Project Inc. which puts provides guitars and quality instruction for at-risk young people in two cities in the U.S. and a third in Mexico City.
James Manuele – An associated professor at Clark College in Vancouver Washington, James Manuele earned his Masters of Music in Guitar Performance at Portland State University, under composer and guitarist Bryan Johanson. In addition to solo performances, James performs chamber music with Foti Lycouridis as the Portland Guitar Duo.
Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via email@example.com
Choro da Alegria & Peter Zisa – Evening of Brazilian Music – Saturday, June 8, 2019 – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
Folias Duo – Saturday, June 22, 2019 – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via email@example.com
Hillary Field (CD release concert) TBA – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Husband – Saturday, October 5th, 2019 – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via email@example.com
Peter Zisa & Friends 13th Annual Season of Lights Concert – Rose City Park Presbyterian Church – Saturday, December 14, 2019 – Venue: Casa Della Zisa – RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
Past Casa Della Zisa Concert Series
– 2018 Season
Shirley Andrew & Peter Zisa at Casa Della Zisa – August 25, 2018
Seffarine ~ Nat Hulkamp & Lamie Naki (Middle Eastern, Flamenco, Jazz) September 15, 2018
Portland Guitar Society: Faces of the Guitar – October 14, 2018
Performers: classical guitarist Yuri Liberzon, flamenco guitarist Brenna McDonald, and Latin-Jazz Caminhos Cruzados. The members of the trio are jazz guitarist Dan Balmer, flamenco-jazz guitarist Nat Hulskamp, and Israel Annoh on cajon. – Sponsored by Casa Della Zisa
Jeff Ashton at Casa Della Zisa – October 20, 2018
Cameron O’Connor & Ryan Lee at Casa Della Zisa – November 10, 2018
Peter Zisa & Friends 12th Annual Season of Lights Season of Lights Holiday Concert – December 8, 2018
Shirley Andrew & Peter Zisa – August 25 2018
Arco Belo – August 15, 2018
Doug & Shohei Flyer – August 4, 2018
Shirley Andrew & Peter Zisa July 28, 2018
Folias – June 17, 2018
Juanito Pascual – May 5, 2018
Aaron Larget-Caplan – April 13, 2018
Scott Cossu – April 21, 2018
Travis Johnson – April 22, 2018
South Hill Guitars – March 10, 2018
Olivia & René March 11, 2018
Hiroya & John – March 23, 2018
Berto Boyd – February 17, 2018
Cameron O’Connor – January 20, 2018
– 2017 Season
– 2016 Season
Music & Tea at Two – Affordable afternoon concert series the whole family can enjoy. This program serves also to help prepare university graduates to prepare educational children friendly programs.
Education and Music Programs for Schools (K-12) – Interactive educational performances, Educational Workshops.
Spring Music Festival
CDZ Concert Series (past performers)
Local musicians have been Grammy award winning Doug Smith, Shirley Nanette (Jazz Hall of Fame), GFA Winner Travis Johnson, Espacio Flamenco, Mario Diaz (PSU) & Amelia Lukas (All Classical), Olivia and Rene, Ernesto Quilban, Maria Olaya, Gerardo Caledron, John Doan, John Dodge, Devin Kosloff (PSU), Cameron O’Connor (OSU), Brazilian ensemble: Choros Alegria, Pam Beaty, mandolin virtuoso Brian Oberlin, Hillary Field, Scott Kritzer, Flamenco guitarists Berto Boyd and Grant Ruiz, Thousand Waves (LeeAnn McKenna, Yukiko Yamaguchi, Peter Zisa, flute, koto, guitar respectively).
Visiting Artists Vito Paradiso (Italy), Celso Machado (Brazil/British Columbia), Luciano Tortilla (Italy), Shohei Toyoda (Japan). Aaron-Larget Caplan (Massachusetts), Adam Levin (Rhode Island), James Reid & John Paul Shields (Idaho and Washington respectively), Folias Duo (Michigan), Yuri Liberzon (California), Juanito Pascual (California), Hiroya Tsukamoto (Japan & New York).