Upcoming Concert from the Odeon Chamber Music Series

Odeon chamber Music Series presents: 

Makoto Nakura, marimba  http://makotonakura.com/

Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 4 p.m.


Cello Suite No.6  / J.S. Bach (arranged by M. Nakura)

The Trees Where I was Born / Jacob Bancks (with The Rev. Bernie Schroeder, narrator)

Prelude and Fugue in E-flat minor / Lane Harder

Irish folk songs / arranged by M. Nakura

“Les bois du paradis” / Benjamin Boyle   (with Mariko Hiller, piano)



At: St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church

3241 Brush Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042

Donation of $20 is greatly appreciated.

Wine & Cheese reception follows the concert.

Please contact Mariko Hiller at (703)200-7489,  marikohiller@gmail.com or visit our website at: http://odeonchambermusicseries.org/ for more information.

November 2 ~ Today in Music



OCMS 1739 ~ Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer and violinist
More information about Dittersdorf

.1937 ~ Earl ‘Speedoo’ Carroll, Singer with these groups the Carnations, the Cadillacs and the Coasters

.1938 ~ Jay Black (David Blatt), Singer with Jay and The Americans

.1941 ~ Brian Poole, Singer with Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

.1941 ~ Bruce Welch (Cripps), Guitarist with The Shadows

.1944 ~ Keith Emerson, British rock keyboardist

.1946 ~ Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer

.1952 ~ Maxine Nightingale, Singer

.1955 ~ The first pop song by Julie London appeared on the charts. London’s smoky and sultry rendition of Cry Me a River stayed on the pop chart for five months, reaching as high as #9. Julie was Mrs. Jack Webb (Dragnet) and Mrs. Bobby Troup (songwriter, trumpeter).

.1958 ~ Billboard magazine introduced a new chart. It ranked the top singles in order, from number 1 to 100. Previously, only 30 records had been on the weekly hit list.

.1963 ~ After giving benefit performances for years, singer Kate Smith presented her first full concert performance to a paying crowd at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

OCMS 1968 ~ Another biggie for Stevie Wonder went on sale. For Once in My Life reached #2 on the pop charts on December 28, 1968.

.1974 ~ The first of the former Beatles to try a nationwide concert tour was in Los Angeles, appearing at the Forum. Unfortunately, only half the house was filled to see George Harrison. He stopped touring soon thereafter.

.1985 ~ On this day, for only the second time, a TV soundtrack LP topped the album charts. “Miami Vice” (title track by Jan Hammer) enjoyed a run of 11 (nonconsecutive) weeks. The only other TV soundtrack LP to chart at #1 was Henry Mancini’s “Peter Gunn” in 1959.