Music in the Mansion at Greystone: Friends Meet in California

April 16, 2017 | 2pm

Greystone Mansion & Gardens: The Doheny Estate
905 Loma Vista Drive
Beverly Hills 90210
Tel: (310) 285-6850


The City of Beverly Hills prides itself in bringing its residents, visitors and patrons of the arts the finest in solo and chamber music performances. Since 1994, under Artistic Director Laura Schmieder, Music in the Mansion has presented concerts featuring selected prize-winning international and local artists.  From January through June, monthly Sunday concerts are followed by meet-the-artists receptions and a tour of the first floor of the Greystone Mansion.

Friends Meet in California

Rolf Haas is ‘fearless’ (Minneapolis Star Tribune). He is blazing an eye-opening new trail as equal parts classical violinist, combining extreme virtuosity with an expansive sound palette; and hip-hop artist (emcee/producer), combining raw lyricism with lush instrumentals. This unique skill set was to develop starting from an early age, at 5 through the tutelage of his violinist Grandfather (Prof. Emeritus Harry Nordstrom, Carleton College), and at 13 through his immersion into street culture in his hometown of Minneapolis, MN.

Praised for “genuinely memorable performance” by BBC Music Magazine, pianist Miki Aoki is widely recognized for her diverse abilities as pianist and as a collaborative artist. Ms. Aoki combines her career performing solo recitals and chamber music, with working alongside young string players. Ms. Aoki is currently appointed as senior lecturer at Graz University for Music and the Performing Arts, in Austria. Additionally Ms. Aoki frequently plays for the prestigious Kronberg Academy as staff pianist.

Learn more about Miki Aoki and Rolf Haas.

ALL PERFORMANCES SUNDAY at 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise listed.

Ticket Cost: $20
Purchase Tickets: (You will need your Client ID & Family PIN. Click here to obtain.)

  • Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 2pm: Hernandez & Giacopuzzi Duo
  • Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2pm: Sunset Club Trio
  • Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2pm: Mana Trio
  • Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 2pm: Friends Meet in California
  • Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2pm: The Piano & The Soprano
  • Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2pm: Firebird Balalaika Ensemble
  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 7pm: iPalpiti Soloists
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