Upcoming Performances

2014/15 season:

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ Pierce College

Thursday, October 30
1pm

Pierce College Performing Arts Center
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA, 91371

Free admission.

Solo piano works by Bach-Busoni, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Mike Garson.

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ The Merc

Sunday, November 2
3pm

Old Town Temecula Community Theater
42051 Main Street
Temecula, CA 92590
http://tickets.temeculatheater.org/eventperformances.asp?evt=342

$12 / $5 students

Presented by Classics at the Merc. Solo piano works by Bach-Busoni, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Mike Garson, and Graham Fitkin.

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ Palomar College

Thursday, November 6
12:30pm

Performance Lab
Palomar Community College
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069

http://www.palomar.edu/

http://www2.palomar.edu/performingarts/category/concert-hour/

Free admission.

Music Hour presents Danny Holt, performing Solo piano works by Bach-Busoni, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Mike Garson.

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ Bach’s Lunchtime Recitals

Frisday, November 7
12:15pm

First Lutheran Church of Torrance
2900 W. Carson Street
Torrance, CA 90503
www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/BachsLunchtime.htm

Donations accepted at the door.

Bach’s Lunchtime Recitals presents Danny Holt, performing Solo piano works by Bach-Busoni, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Mike Garson.

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ Stan’s Music Parlor

Saturday, November 8
8pm

Stan’s Music Parlor
1644 Virginia Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

Donations accepted at the door.

Solo piano works by Bach-Busoni, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Mike Garson.

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ Encinitas Library

Wednesday, December 3
12 noon

540 Cornish Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
http://www.ci.encinitas.ca.us/index.aspx?recordid=178&page=30

Donations accepted at the door.

Wednesdays@Noon presents Danny Holt, performing solo piano works by Bach-Busoni, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Mike Garson, and Graham Fitkin.

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ SoCal Pianos, Palm Desert

Saturday, December 6
4pm

SoCal Pianos, Palm Desert
74111 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
http://www.socalpianos.com/store.aspx?rid=3

Donations accepted at the door.

Solo piano works by Bach-Busoni, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Mike Garson.

 

Desert Symphony @ the McCallum Theater

Thursday, January 15
8pm

McCallum Theater
73000 Fred Waring Dr.
Palm Desert, CA 92260

 

Residency at Harvard-Westlake School

January 22-30

Danny lectures about and performs works from the American 20th century experimental music tradition for students in Harvard-Westlake’s “Philosophy in Art and Science” course.

 

International Committee of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Wednesday, February 18
12pm

(private solo concert)
Los Angeles, CA

 

Desert Mirage High School & Coachella Valley High School

Thursday, February 19
10am

Danny talks with high school students about training for a career in the arts, and performs solo piano works. Sponsored by the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP): www.cvep.com

 

18-squared performs Early Glass & Andriessen

Thursday, February 26
11am

Marshall High School
Los Angeles, CA
(not open to the public)

18-squared (directed by Mike Robbins) performs two staples of hardcore early American minimalism: Music in Similar Motion (1969) by Philip Glass, and Louis Andriessen’s Workers’ Union (1972). The ensemble will also present a workshop with students at Marshall High.

 

4handsLA @ L.A. Musical Salon

Saturday, March 7
6:30pm

Bel Air Bar & Grill
662 N. Sepulveda Blvd. (at Moraga)
Los Angeles, CA 90049

http://www.lamusicalsalon.org/index.html

4handsLA presents a new program of music by American composers, including works by Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein, Joplin, Ives and others. www.4handsLA.com

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ Palomar College

Sunday, March 22
2pm

Howard Brubeck Theater
Palomar Community College
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069

http://www.palomar.edu/

 

Classical Underground

Monday, March 23
8pm

Carson, CA

http://classicalunderground.com/

 

Classical Revolution: LA presents B-Band

Saturday, April 4
8pm

Silver Lake Lounge
Los Angeles, CA

Danny is part of this new project by percussionist/composer Ben Phelps:
http://www.thebband.com/

 

Desert Symphony @ the McCallum Theater

Sunday, April 11
8pm

McCallum Theater
73000 Fred Waring Dr.
Palm Desert, CA 92260

 

Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts

Saturday, April 18
7pm

Desert Hot Springs Christ Lutheran Church
64565 Pierson Blvd.
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

Danny joins soprano Marja Liisa Kay in a recital of songs by Schubert, Canteloube, Saariaho, and Crumb.

 

Music for Bass Clarinet & Piano

Thursday, May 28
7:30pm

Pasadena Conservatory of Music
100 N. Hill Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106

Danny plays piano and a vintage Casio keyboard (!) with Tammy Garcia (bass clarinet)…

 

Danny Holt solo concert @ Fallbrook Library

Thursday, June 18
7pm

Fallbrook Library
124 S. Mission Rd.
Fallbrook, CA 92028

http://fallbrooklibraryfriends.org/index.php?option=com_zoo&view=category&Itemid=52

Free admission

Friends of the Fallbrook Library presents Danny Holt, performing Solo piano works by Bach-Busoni, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Mike Garson.

 

 

Concerts from 2013/14 season…

 

Blue Man Group @ The Hollywood Bowl

Friday, September 6, 2013
8pm
&

Saturday, September 7, 2013
8pm

Hollywood Bowl
2301 N. Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA

http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/blue-man-group/2013-09-06

Danny is a featured soloist with Blue Man Group in their spectacular new show at The Hollywood Bowl. Featuring an eclectic cast of guest artists and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

 

Trios for Clarinet, Viola, & Piano @ Emeritus College

Thursday, September 26, 2013
3pm

1227 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Benjamin Mitchell (clarinet), Molly Gebrian (viola), and Danny Holt (piano) perform works by Mozart, Bruch, Bach, Brahms, Gershwin, and others…

 

New West Symphony @ Oxnard Performing Arts Center

Friday, October 4, 2013
8pm

800 Hobson Way
Oxnard, CA 93030
https://www.newwestsymphony.org/masterpiece-series.php

Danny performs in the New West Symphony (conducted by Marcelo Lehninger) in Alberto Ginastera’s dynamic Estancia ballet suite. The program also includes works by Beethoven, Gershwin, and Piazzolla, plus the Bruch violin concerto with soloist Sarah Chang.

 

New West Symphony @ Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

Saturday, October 5, 2013
8pm

2100 E Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
https://www.newwestsymphony.org/masterpiece-series.php

Danny performs in the New West Symphony (conducted by Marcelo Lehninger) in Alberto Ginastera’s dynamic Estancia ballet suite. The program also includes works by Beethoven, Gershwin, and Piazzolla, plus the Bruch violin concerto with soloist Sarah Chang.

 

New West Symphony @ Barnum Hall

Sunday, October 6, 2013
4pm

600 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
https://www.newwestsymphony.org/masterpiece-series.php

Danny performs in the New West Symphony (conducted by Marcelo Lehninger) in Alberto Ginastera’s dynamic Estancia ballet suite. The program also includes works by Beethoven, Gershwin, and Piazzolla, plus the Bruch violin concerto with soloist Sarah Chang.

 

Trios for Clarinet, Viola, & Piano @ Pierce College

Thursday, October 10, 2013
1pm

Pierce College Performing Arts Center
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA, 91371

Benjamin Mitchell (clarinet), Molly Gebrian (viola), and Danny Holt (piano) perform works by Mozart, Bruch, Bach, Brahms, Gershwin, and others…

 

4handsLA @ Rolling Hills United Methodist Church

Sunday, October 13, 2013
2pm

26438 Crenshaw Blvd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

(donations accepted at the door)

http://www.rhumc.org/musicconcerts.asp

http://www.4handsLA.com

4handsLA (Steven Vanhauwaert & Danny Holt) perform their signature piece, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, alongside selections from Stravinsky’s Petrushka. Presented by Sundays at Two.

 

4handsLA @ San Diego Central Library

Sunday, October 20, 2013
2:30pm

820 E Street
San Diego, CA 92101

FREE admission

http://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/news-events/concertseries.shtml

http://www.4handsLA.com

4handsLA (Steven Vanhauwaert & Danny Holt) perform their signature piece, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, alongside selections from Stravinsky’s Petrushka.

 

Danny Holt: The Piano/Percussion Project

Sunday, October 27, 2013
5pm

The Wild Beast @ CalArts
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355

FREE admission

Danny presents the latest in a series of concerts featuring new works composed for his unique piano/percussion setup.  This concert includes the world premiere performance of a new work by Los Angeles composer Ulrich Krieger, as well as works by David Johnson and Milen Kirov, and others. With special guest violist Molly Gebrian, Danny will perform two Trios for Two by Karl Blench and Chris Goddard.

This concert will be filmed as part of a documentary being made by Harry Bromley-Davenport. Come be a part of the film!

 

Invisible Cities @ Union Station

Sunday, November 10, 2013
6pm & 9pm

Union Station in downtown Los Angeles

The Industry and L.A. Dance Project present Invisible Cities, an opera for wireless headphones. Music and libretto by Christopher Cerrone. Conducted by Marc Lowenstein. Directed by Yuval Sharon.

http://invisiblecitiesopera.com/

 

4handsLA @ Classical Underground

Monday, February 17, 2014
8pm

http://classicalunderground.blogspot.com/

Classical Underground presents 4handsLA, performing works by Poulenc, Stravinsky, and Ginastera.

 

4handsLA @ Encinitas Library

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
12 noon

540 Cornish Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
http://www.ci.encinitas.ca.us/index.aspx?recordid=178&page=30

(donations accepted at the door)

Wednesdays@Noon presents 4handsLA, performing Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, and works by Poulenc and Ravel. www.4handsLA.com

 

4handsLA @ Villa Musica

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
6:30pm

10373 Roselle Street, Suite 170
San Diego, CA 92121

http://www.villamusica.org/

$20 Adults – $15 Senior/Military – $10 students

San Diego’s Community Music Center hosts 4handsLA for an intimate and fun concert: Steven and Danny will share the stage with a select group of Villa Music student piano duos. After the student performances, the fun and informative program presented by 4handsLA will include works by Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Ravel, Stravinsky, Bartók, Ginastera, and others. www.4handsLA.com

 

4handsLA @ Palomar College

Thursday, February 20, 2014
12:30pm

Howard Brubeck Theater
Palomar Community College
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069

http://www.palomar.edu/

http://www2.palomar.edu/performingarts/category/concert-hour/

Music Hour presents 4handsLA, performing Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, and works by Poulenc and Ravel. www.4handsLA.com

 

4handsLA @ Fallbrook Library

Thursday, February 20, 2014
7pm

Fallbrook Library
124 S. Mission Rd.
Fallbrook, CA 92028

http://fallbrooklibraryfriends.org/index.php?option=com_zoo&view=category&Itemid=52

FREE admission

Friends of the Fallbrook Library presents 4handsLA, performing works by Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Ravel, Stravinsky, Bartók, Ginastera, and others. www.4handsLA.com

 

Chamber Music for Fortepiano

Sunday, February 23, 2014
3:30pm

(private residence)
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

Danny joins Margaret Irwin-Brandon at the fortepiano for 4-hand works by Mozart and J.C. Bach. E-mail Danny to get information about this free house concert and to be added to the guest list.

 

Music by Alpert Award Winner Alex Mincek

Friday, March 7, 2014
8pm

The Wild Beast @ CalArts
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355

FREE admission

Danny performs Pendulum VI by Alex Mincek, a work for piano 4-hands and 2 percussionists.

 

4handsLA fundraiser concert for Harvard-Westlake School

Saturday, March 8, 2014
11am

(private event)

 

4handsLA @ Santa Monica College

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
11:15am

Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center
1310 11th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Marketing/Events/Pages/Music-Concerts.aspx

4handsLA performs Tone Ontology No. 2 (1998) by Gintaras Sodeika. Part of a lecture-recital by SMC faculty member Dr. Yulia Koslova on Contemporary Lithuanian music.

 

4handsLA @ L.A. Musical Salon

Saturday, April 5, 2014
6:30pm

Bel Air Bar & Grill
662 N. Sepulveda Blvd. (at Moraga)
Los Angeles, CA 90049

http://www.lamusicalsalon.org/index.html

4handsLA presents a dance-themed program, with works by Respighi, Bartok, Ginastera, and Ravel.

 

Early Philip Glass & Steve Reich @ Monk Space

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
8pm

Monk Space
4414 W. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90004
http://tuesdaysatmonkspace.org/
$20

Tuesdays@Monk Space presents Danny Holt and 18-squared (directed by Mike Robbins) in riveting performances of hardcore early American minimalism. The program includes Two Pages (1968) and Music in Similar Motion (1969) by Philip Glass, and Steve Reich’s seminal Four Organs (1970).

 

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Minimalist Jukebox Festival

Friday, April 18, 2014
8pm

Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

http://www.laphil.com/tickets/minimalist-jukebox-evening-of-andriessen/2014-04-18

The Los Angeles Philharmonic presents the West Coast premiere of Louis Andriessen’s De Materie as part of the sweeping Minimalist Jukebox Festival.

 

Oboe/English horn + Piano/Prepared Piano/Percussion @ CalArts

Monday, April 28, 2014
8pm

The Wild Beast @ CalArts
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355

FREE admission

Danny is joined by Claire Brazeau (oboe & English horn) in a new program of works for various combinations of oboe, English horn, piano, prepared piano, and percussion (!) Music by Sean Friar, Ingrid Lee, Sarah Seelig, David Lang, Graham Fitkin, JacobTV, Luciano Berio, Du Yun, and others.

 

Oboe/English horn + Piano/Prepared Piano/Percussion @ Colburn

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
8pm

Thayer Hall @ The Colburn School
200 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

FREE admission

Danny is joined by Claire Brazeau (oboe & English horn) in a new program of works for various combinations of oboe, English horn, piano, prepared piano, and percussion (!) Music by Sean Friar, Ingrid Lee, Sarah Seelig, David Lang, Graham Fitkin, JacobTV, Luciano Berio, Du Yun, and others.

 

4handsLA @ Harvard-Westlake School

Thursday, May 1, 2014
1pm

Harvard-Westlake School
3700 Coldwater Canyon
Studio City, CA 91604

4handsLA performs Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.

 

Hear Now Music Festival

Sunday, May 4, 2014
4pm

First Lutheran Church of Venice
815 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90291

http://www.hearnowmusicfestival.com/

Danny is joined by Claire Brazeau (oboe & English horn) to perform Sean Friar’s Etude for English Horn and Prepared Piano.

 

UCLA Faculty Composers Concert

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
8pm

Schoenberg Hall
Schoenberg Music Building
Herb Alpert School of Music @ UCLA

Danny is joined by Claire Brazeau (oboe & English horn) to perform Sean Friar’s Etude for English Horn and Prepared Piano.