Location The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, Ca
Events at The Huntington Library
The Huntington presents the exhibition “Gardens, Art and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints,” featuring 48 fine examples of woodblock prints on loan from the National Library of China, Beijing, the Nanjing Library, the Shanghai Museum and 14 institutional and private collections in the United States. A highlight is a rare edition of “Ten Bamboo Studio Manual of Calligraphy and Painting,” ca. 1633—1703, acquired in 2014 and on view for the first time. The exhibition is on view Saturday through Jan. 9.
The American Printing History Association hosts a book fair featuring a large selection of antiquarian, rare, private press and artist’s books from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in conjunction with the APHA’s current conference, “The Black Arts and Printers’ Devils: the Magic, Mysticism and Wonders of Printing History,” (printinghistory.org/2016-conference) happening Friday through Sunday at the Huntington. Admission to Friday’s book fair is free.
John Harbison - Abu Ghraib Ani Aznavoorian, cello; Molly Morkoski, piano Michael Daugherty - Sing Sing: J Edgar Hoover Kristin Lee, The Bernard Gondos Chair in Violin; Giora Schmidt, violin; Richard O’Neill, viola; Ani Aznavoorian Michael Daugherty - Paul Robeson Told Me Kristin Lee, Giora Schmidt; Richard O’Neill; Ani Aznavoorian John Cage - 4’33 Kristin Lee, Giora Schmidt; Richard O’Neill; Ani Aznavoorian INTERMISSION Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No 8. In E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2, “Razumovsky” Kristin Lee, Giora Schmidt; Richard O’Neill; Ani Aznavoorian
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata for Piano & Cello in G Minor, Op 5. No. 2 Ani Aznavoorian, cello; Warren Jones, The Robert & Mercedes Eichholz Chair in Piano Steven Reich - New York Counterpoint Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet Carl Vine - Inner World Ani Aznavoorian INTERMISSION W. A. Mozart- Adagio in B Minor, K. 540 Warren Jones Johannes Brahms - Trio in A Minor for Piano, Clarinet & Cello, Op. 114 Jose Franch-Ballester; Ani Aznavoorian; Warren Jones
Josef Mysliveček - Wind Octet No. 3 in B-flat Major James Austin Smith, Claire Brazeau, oboes; José Franch-Ballester, Bil Jackson, clarinets; Gina Cuffari, Judith Farmer, bassoons; Martin Owen, horn W. A. Mozart - Serenade for Winds in C Minor, K. 388 James Austin Smith, Claire Brazeau; José Franch-Ballester, Bil Jackson; Gina Cuffari, Judith Farmer; Martin Owen INTERMISSION W. A. Mozart - Serenade for Winds in E-flat Major, K. 375 James Austin Smith, Claire Brazeau; José Franch-Ballester, Bil Jackson; Gina Cuffari, Judith Farmer; Martin Owen Charles Gounod - Petite Symphonie Adrian Spence, flute; James Austin Smith, Claire Brazeau; José Franch-Ballester, Bil Jackson; Gina Cuffari, Judith Farmer; Martin Owen
Robert Schumann - Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet & Piano, Op. 73 Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; Warren Jones, The Robert & Mercedes Eichholz Chair in Piano Eric Ewazen - Ballade, Pastorale and Dance for Flute, Horn & Piano Adrian Spence, flute; Martin Owen, horn; Warren Jones INTERMISSION Antonin Dvořák (arr. Jolley) - Sextet for Piano & Winds in A Major, Op. 81 Adrian Spence; Robert Atherholt, oboe; José Franch-Ballester; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Martin Owen; Warren Jones
Joseph Haydn - Trio in G Major, Hob. XV: 15 Paul Huang, The Bob Christensen Chair in Piano; Ani Aznavoorian, cello; Warren Jones, The Robert & Mercedes Eichholz Chair in Piano W.A. Mozart - String Quintet in G Minor, K. 516 Paul Huang; Richard O’Neill, viola; Ani Aznavoorian INTERMISSION Ernő Dohnányi - Piano Quintet in C Minor, Op. 1 Paul Haung; Richard O’Neill; Ani Aznavoorian; Warren Jones
J.S. Bach - 2 Part Invention in F Major, BWV 779 Paolo Bordignon J.S. Bach - Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1038 Adrian Spence, flute; Ani Aznavoorian, cello; Paolo Bordignon Elliott Carter - Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello & Harpsichord Adrian Spence; James Austin Smith, oboe; Ani Aznavoorian; Paolo Bordignon Henri Dutilleux - Les Citations for Harpsichord, Percussion, Oboe & Bass James Austin Smith; Timothy Eckert, double bass; Ji Hye Jung, percussion; Paolo Bordignon J.S. Bach - Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue in D Minor, BWV 903 Paolo Bordignon INTERMISSION Andy Akiho - 21, for Marimba & Cello Ani Aznavoorian; Ji Hye Jung Naoko Hishinuma - On a Full Moon Night Adrian Spence; Ji Hye Jung Caroline Shaw - Boris Kerner, for Cello & Flower Pots Ani Aznavoorian; Ji Hye Jung
Lera Auerbach - 24 Preludes for Violin & Piano, Op. 46 Paul Huang, The Bob Christensen Chair in Piano; Vassily Primakov, piano INTERMISSION Dmitri Shostakovich - 24 Preludes, Op. 34 Vassily Primakov Frédéric Chopin - Grande valse brillante, Op. 34, No. 1 Vassily Primakov Frédéric Chopin - Etude in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 12, “Revolutionary” Vassily Primakov Pyotr Tchaikovsky - Valse-Scherzo, Op. 34 Paul Huang, Vassily Primakov
In a garden talk and book signing, landscape architect Edmund Hollander, author of “The Good Garden” discusses how the design process for residential landscape is informed by the interaction of natural site ecology, architectural ecology and human ecology at 2:30 p.m. Admission is included in Huntington admission of $25 for adults, $21 for seniors and students 12 to 18, $10 for youth 4 to 11, free for those younger than 4 and members.
An Isherwood-Bachardy Lecture, “Becoming Gay in the 1960s: Reading ‘A Single Man’” features novelist Edmund White discussing the lasting impression that reading Christopher Isherwood’s “A Single Man” had on him in the pre-Stonewall era at 7:30 p.m. Free; no reservations required.
In the East Asia Garden Lecture Series, June Li, curator emerita of the Huntington’s Chinese Garden explores the functions of printed images in China from the late 16th through the 19th centuries, using examples from the Huntington’s current exhibition “Gardens, Art and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints,” starting at 7:30 p.m. Free; no reservations required.