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Presented by Friends of the Gamble House
in collaboration with USC Thornton School of Music


Friends of the Gamble House invites you to a four part music series in collaboration with the Thornton School of Music. The Gamble House living room will be reimagined as an intimate music venue for a series of performances in classical, jazz, vocal and period (1908) music. Evenings conclude with a post-performance reception on the terrace.

Thornton School of MusicProceeds from these special performances go towards the restoration and ongoing maintenance of the Gamble House Baldwin piano. [The interior works of the instrument for the Gamble family while the exterior cabinet was designed by the Greenes and built by the Hall Brothers.]


Third Movement: Parlor Music: “An Evening of Song”
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 • 7:00pm-9:00pm



Members: $75 per person  |  Non-member $100 per person
Purchase Tickets Online Today or call 844-325-0812
Subject to availability, seating is limited.

Performance by Rachelle Romero (soprano) and Hyunjung Lim (piano)

Michael William Balfe (1808 – 1870)
The Bohemian Girl | I Dreamt I Dwealt in Marble Halls

Johann Strauss II (1825 – 1899)
Die Fledermaus | Mein Herr Marquis (Adele’s Laughing Song)

Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856)
Die Lotosblume

Gabriel Fauré (1845 – 1924)
Aurore | En Prière

Henri Duparc (1848 – 1933)
Chanson Triste

Edward MacDowell (1860 – 1908)
Marionettes, Op. 38, no. 3 | Lover

Amy Beach (1867 – 1944)
Les Rêves de Colombine, Op.65, no.1 | La Feé de la Fontaine (The Fairy in the Fountain)
O Mistress Mine | Ecstasy

Charles K. Harris (1867 – 1930)
After the Ball

James L. Molloy (1837 – 1909)
Love’s Old Sweet Song | ‘Tis the Last Rose of Summer

Stephen Foster (1826 – 1864)
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair | Beautiful Dreamer

Rachelle Romero, Soprano
Rachelle Romero is a first-year graduate student in Thornton’s Early Music Performance Program. She regularly sings with USC’s Baroque Sinfonia and Collegium Ensemble, and has also performed with the USC Chamber Opera. Other notable performances include those with the Boston Camerata under internationally acclaimed soprano Anne Azéma (2016) and with the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra in their performance of Debussy’s Trois Nocturnes (2012). Rachelle holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from Azusa Pacific University. During her undergraduate career, she performed and competed internationally with the APU Chamber Singers. She also performed several operatic roles with the university’s opera program, including Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, the First Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, and Cendrillon in Pauline Viardot’s Cendrillon.

Hyunjung Lim, Piano
Hyunjung Lim was born in South Korea and started playing the piano at the age of four. She immigrated to Japan with her family when she was nine years old. She graduated from the Tokyo Metropolitan High School of Music and Arts, where she enjoyed accompanying many juries and competitions for soloists. In 2005, she was selected for the school’s annual concert and performed at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan with other selected students. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at Cal State University, Fullerton under Eduardo Delgado, and is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda. Hyunjung holds a Master of Music and an artist certificate in Keyboard Collaborative Arts from Azusa Pacific University, where she studied with Dr. Joel Clifft, and is currently staff pianist at Azusa Pacific University.

Fourth Movement: Vocal
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 • 7:00pm-9:00pm

BUY-with-acme-ticketing-logo-204x41Members: $75 per person  |  Non-member $100 per person
Purchase Tickets Online Today or call 844-325-0812
Subject to availability, seating is limited.