Oct
12
2:00 PM14:00

"Eclectic Miniatures" house concert in Carlsbad, CA

At an intimate house concert in Carlsbad, CA, Danny Holt presents a program featuring surprising juxtapositions from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries: from Beethoven, Chopin, and Brahms to Scriabin, Liadov, Kabalevsky, Nancarrow, and more.

Concert takes place at a private residence. Contact Danny to be added to the guest list.

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Nov
9
4:00 PM16:00

"Eclectic Miniatures" house concert in Los Angeles (Sherman Oaks)

At an intimate house concert in Carlsbad, CA, Danny Holt presents a program featuring surprising juxtapositions from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries: from Beethoven, Chopin, and Brahms to Scriabin, Liadov, Kabalevsky, Nancarrow, and more.

Concert takes place at a private residence. Contact Danny to be added to the guest list.

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Nov
10
2:00 PM14:00

"Eclectic Miniatures" house concert in Desert Hot Springs

Danny opens up his home studio for an intimate house concert, presenting a program featuring surprising juxtapositions from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries: from Beethoven, Chopin, and Brahms to Scriabin, Liadov, Kabalevsky, Nancarrow, and more.

Concert takes place at a private residence. Contact Danny to be added to the guest list.

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Jan
9
8:00 PM20:00

The Desert Symphony plays Film Classics

Danny rocks piano and celeste with the Desert Symphony in its annual program of film music:

Theme from The Avengers (Alan Silvestri)
Overture to Lawrence of Arabia (Maurice Jarre)
Two movements from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (John Williams)
Princess Leia from Star Wars (John Williams)
Suite from Thor (Patrick Doyle)

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Apr
20
to Apr 30

Lecture/Performance Residency at Harvard-Westlake School

  • Harvard-Westlake School (map)
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Danny’s annual residency at Harvard Westlake School’s Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research revolves around the senior seminar entitled “Philosophy in Art and Science”. Danny will deliver a series of lecture-concerts about classical music in the 20th century, focusing on the works of Igor Stravinsky, John Cage, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich.

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Sep
10
7:30 PM19:30

Trios for Two @ Baylor University

  • Baylor University – Roxy Grove Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Danny teams up with violist Molly Gebrian to reprise their “Trios for Two” program, featuring works for the unique instrument of viola + piano/percussion. Selections by Christopher Goddard, Karl Blench, Casey Cangelosi, Yun Lee, and Chiayu.

An interactive Q&A will follow the performance.

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Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts presents percussionist Cory Hills (w/Danny Holt)

  • Desert Hot Springs High School – Black Box Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Multi-percussionist Cory Hills thrives on breaking down musical barriers through creative, interdisciplinary projects. His concert explores the limits and boundaries of sound in an interactive performance featuring works old and new: From children’s stories to a cactus to the human body to film music, this program has something for everybody.

Danny will join Cory for works by Philip Glass, Steve Reich, and Sarah Belle Reid.

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Mar
7
to Mar 15

Lecture/Performance Residency at Harvard-Westlake School

  • Harvard Westlake School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Danny’s annual residency at Harvard Westlake School’s Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research revolves around the senior seminar entitled “Philosophy in Art and Science”. Danny will deliver a series of lecture-concerts about classical music in the 20th century, focusing on the works of Igor Stravinsky, John Cage, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich.

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Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

Outpost presents The B Band

The B Band is a new music project from composer and percussionist Ben Phelps, specializing in new, eclectic chamber music. The B Band is a “classical band,” equally at home in the night club or the concert hall, working at the boundaries of modern instrumental music in America. The members of The B Band are all accomplished and virtuosic musicians in their own right, with performances across genres and concerts around the world. The B Band’s eclectic programming features new works by some of the most interesting composers working today, as well as iconoclastic arrangements and recompositions of music from classic film scores to Mahler.

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May
18
8:00 PM20:00

4handsLA @ High Desert Chamber Music

Dynamic piano duo 4handsLA (Steven Vanhauwaert and Danny Holt) presents a lively program of works that evoke the spirit of the Americas. Orchestral fireworks explode in Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, Copland’s El Salon Mexico, and Ginastera’s Estancia. And ragtime, blues, and jazz shine in works by Scott Joplin and Virgil Thomson. Darius Milhaud’s evocations of Brasil and music by American iconoclast Charles Ives round out this wide-ranging survey of energetic and colorful music from the Americas in the 20th century.

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May
6
4:00 PM16:00

4handsLA: Variations on "America"

Dynamic piano duo 4handsLA (Steven Vanhauwaert and Danny Holt) presents a lively program of works that evoke the spirit of the Americas. Orchestral fireworks explode in Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, Copland’s El Salon Mexico, and Ginastera’s Estancia. And ragtime, blues, and jazz shine in works by Scott Joplin and Virgil Thomson. Darius Milhaud’s evocations of Brasil and music by American iconoclast Charles Ives round out this wide-ranging survey of energetic and colorful music from the Americas in the 20th century.

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