Atherton Concerts

ATHERTON WINTER SEASON–2015-16

All concerts are Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted.
Advance ticket purchase strongly encouraged.
Tickets $25 for HPR members, $30 for non-members, $15 for students with current ID. Special pricing for HPR Premium Events.

Schedule subject to change.

Nov 2 (Monday) – HPR Premium Event – A Musical Conversation with Booker T. Jones – Join HPR’s Dave Lawrence for an intimate conversation with the leader of Booker T. and the MGs. This is a HPR members-only event. SOLD OUT

Nov 21- Tom MacKay & Tommy James – A jazz evening experience featuring vibraphone and piano in the perfectly intimate acoustic space.

Nov 28 – Kimo Hussey - An evening with world renowned ukulele artist and educator Kimo Hussey who shares his knowledge of music and ukulele with all of us.

Dec 4 (Friday) – Pacific Harp Project - PACIFIC HARP PROJECT is dedicated to exploring new realms of music for harp and rhythm section through the combining of traditional harp repertoire with improvisation, jazz, pop, and original compositions. The group consists of Megan Bledsoe Ward (harp), Noel Okimoto (vibraphone), John Hawes (bass), and Allan Ward (drums). 

Dec 12 – HPR Premium Event – A very special event on the occasion of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. SOLD OUT

Jan 9 – Kuana Torres Kahele – Musician, vocalist, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and educator Kuana returns to the Atherton for a long-awaited presentation of material from his acclaimed series of CDs entitled Music for the Hawaiian Islands

Jan 16 – Lenore Raphael & Doug MacDonald –. A Steinway Concert Jazz Artist and award-winning jazz composer, Lenore Raphael brings her swinging original arrangements of standards from the Great American Songbook. She will be joined by bop-based guitar wizard Doug MacDonald.

Jan 22 & 23 – HPR Premium Events – Karrin Allyson – Renowned jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson returns to the Atherton with a swinging selection featuring Rodgers and Hammerstein classics.

Feb 6 – Tony Trischka - Tony is considered to be the consummate banjo artist and perhaps the most influential banjo player in the roots music world.

Feb 13 – The Eli Duo – Yale alums Duane Padilla (violin) and Ian O’Sullivan (guitar) in an evening of classical, jazz and slack-key inspired music.  

Feb 20 – Partners in Time – Atherton favorites return with ethnic music from the Balkans and the Near East – primarily from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Armenia and Turkey.

Feb 27 - Dana Land Local jazz vocalist Dana Land returns to the Atherton with the songs of America’s favorite crooners, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Mel Torme, and Bobby Darin.  The evening is dubbed “Dana Does Frank, Tony, Dean, Mel, & Bobby!”  Land’s music director and accompanist on piano is the Duke Ellington Orchestra’s Tommy James. She is also accompanied by Rockford Holmes (saxophone, flute, clarinet), Alika Lyman (bass), and Von Baron (drums).   Purchase tickets online

March 5 & 6 – Guitar Chamber Music – A very special presentation with Luke Trimble on guitar. He will be joined by Rachel Saul (violin), Anna Callner (cello) and Colin Belisle (viola), all members of the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra. March 5th performance is SOLD OUT. Purchase tickets for March 6, 4pm.