27 May 2019

After the Concert, "Music for a while"

Date: 12th May (SUN)
Time: 19:30~
Venue: East Finchley Methodist Church
High Rd., London N2 8AJ (opp.Creighton Ave)
Admission: Free Collection in aid of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice

Programme:

Part I
  1. Music for a While - H.Purcell (Vo, M & G)
  2. Notturuno Op.37 - F. Molino (Vn & G)
  3. Abendempfindung - W.A. Mozart (Vo & P)
  4. An Chloe - W.A. Mozart (Vo & P)
  5. Violin Sonata no.5 (Spring) - L.V Beethoven (Vn & P)
  • I. Allegro
  • II. Adagio Molto espressivo
  • III. Scherzo: Allegro molto
  • IV. Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo

Part II

  1. Pastime with Good Company - Attib. Henry VIII (P, A, U & C)
  2. Frog Galliard - J. Dowland (M & G)
  3. Fine Knacks for Ladies - J. Dowland (Vo, M & G)
  4. Se Florindo e Fedele - A. Scarlatti (Vo, M & G)
  5. Elegie - E. Satie (Vo & G)
  6. La Statue de Bronze - E. Satie (Vo, M & G)
  7. Pastorale - I. Stravinsky (Vo, M & G)
  8. Sari Gelin - Folk Song (M & G)
  9. Schafe K├Ânnen Sicher Weiden (from Hunting Cantata) - J.S. Bach (M, Vn, Vo & G)


A=Andes, M=Melodica, G=Guitar, U=Ukulele, Vn=Violin,  Vo=Voice(Mezzo Soprano), C=Cajon, P=Piano

Performers:
Viola da Cunha (Mezzo Soprano)
Ayumi Toyama (Piano/Melodica/Andes)
Junko Ishigaki (Violin)
Ryusuke Koarashi (Guitar/Ukulele)
Satomi Hori (Cajon)

17 Feb 2019

After the Tea Time Concert at AGE UK

Pocket Penguin(s) performed for a tea time concert at AGE UK. There were about 50 elderly people and we could play in a very warm and nice atmosphere. We especially enjoyed their participation with singing for Hymn from Jupiter. Thank you very much and we hope to come back again.

Date: 14th Feb, 2019 (Thu)
Venue: AGE UK

Performers:
Ayumi Toyama (Piano/Melodica)
Ryusuke Koarashi (Guitar/Melodica)
Junko Ishigaki (Violin)

Programme:

Part I
1. Sonatine Op. 70 - A. Diabelli (P, G & V)
2. A Bird Flying Over Mountains - R Koarashi (G & V)
3. Romanian Folk Dances - B. Bartok (G & V)
  i. Stick Dance
  ii. Sash Dance
  iii. In One Spot
  iv. Dance from Buscum
  v. Romanian Polka
  vi. Fast Dace
4. Four Short Pieces for Violin and Piano - F. Bridge (V & P)
  i. Meditation
  ii. Spring Song
  iii. Lullaby
  iv. Country Dance

Part II
1. La Cumparsita - G.M.Rodriguez (M, G & V)
2. Hymn from Jupiter - G. Holst (M, M & V)
3. Pachelbel Canon - J. Pachelbel (M, G & V)
4. Libertango - A. Piazzolla (M, G & V)

M=Melodica, G=Guitar, V=Violin, P=Piano

After the Concert at St Mary Church in Finchley

Thank you for coming all the way. We really had a great time to perform and hope you all enjoyed as well.

Date: 9th Feb (SAT)
Venue: St Mary Church at Finchley
Hendon Lane, London N3 1TR

Performers:
Ayumi Toyama (Piano/Melodica)
Ryusuke Koarashi (Guitar/Melodica)
Junko Ishigaki (Violin)

Programme:

Part I

1. Sonatine Op. 70 - A. Diabelli (P, G & V)
2. A Bird Flying Over Mountains - R Koarashi (G & V)
3. Le Montagnard - N. Coste (G & V)
4. Four Short Pieces for Violin and Piano - F. Bridge (V & P)
  i. Meditation
  ii. Spring Song
  iii. Lullaby
  iv. Country Dance

Part II

1. Jangi - U. Hajibeyov (M & G)
2. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - J.S. Bach (M & G)
3. La Cumparsita - G.M.Rodriguez (M, G & V)
4. Romanian Folk Dances - B. Bartok (G & V)
 i. Stick Dance
 ii. Sash Dance
 iii. In One Spot
 iv. Dance from Buscum
 v. Romanian Polka
 vi. Fast Dace
5. Londonderry Air - Irish Trad. (M & G)
6. Hymn from Jupitar - G. Holst (M, M & V)
7. Pachelbel Canon - J. Pachelbel (M, G & V)
8. Libertango - A. Piazzolla (M, G & V)

M=Melodica, G=Guitar, V=Violin, P=Piano





3 Feb 2019

Pocket Penguin(s) Concert on 9th Feb 2019

Pocket Penguin will be performing with a violinist, Junko Ishigaki. Hope to see you there.

Date: 9th Feb (SAT)
Start: 6:30pm 
Venue: St Mary Church at Finchley
Hendon Lane, London N3 1TR
(please do not go to church hall it will be held in CHURCH!)
Admission: Free (donations are welcome)

Performers:
Ayumi Toyama (Piano/Melodica)
Junko Ishigaki (Violin)
Ryusuke Koarashi (Guitar)

Programme: 
Trio for Violin, Guitar and Piano Op 70 (A. Diabelli)
Romanian Folk Dances for Violin and Guitar (B. Bartok)
Four Short Pieces for Violin and Piano (F. Bridge) Canon in D for Violin Guitar and Melodica (Pachelbel)
and more.

After the Concert, "Music for a while"

Date: 12th May (SUN) Time: 19:30~ Venue: East Finchley Methodist Church High Rd., London N2 8AJ (opp.Creighton Ave) Admission: Free Coll...