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Carrie Feit Photography – A Spicy Night

Check out A Spicy Night viewed by Carrie Feit Photography, musimelange’s featured photographer 

April 22, 2013 | Chamber Blues: a taste of Chicago

Walking the line between Beethoven and B.B. King and armed with the creative genius and instrumental prowess that have defined his career for nearly four decades, Corky has pioneered an original, genre-busting Chamber blues – a fresh, innovative sound capturing the sparkling qualities of classical music merged with the emotional melodic style of blues, all within an intimate chamber setting.

Act 1: Chef Kelly Sheehan*, native Chicagoan, worked his magic to merge Chicago’s gastronomic leadership with deep-rooted Midwest comfort food paired with Chicago Craft beer tasting by Goose Island.

Act 2: Corky Siegel‘s Chamber Blues rocked the M Building with a “melange” of Blues and Classical music.

Act 3: A representation of Chicago in a cupcake! by Sweet & Tipsy**

WATCH: Nothing Like it in the World!!!

March 4, 2013 | A Spicy Night


Need a little spice in your life?  musimelange will not disappoint! Within the alluring walls of the showroom inside the M building you will experience a pastiche of seasoning for all senses. On Monday March 4, 2013 at 7:30 treat yourself to an experience that is sure to spice up the rest of your workweek! 


Act 1: Spice from around the globe will tantalize your palette. Khong River House will prepare for you the perfect combination of Thai cuisine and wine tasting to pair Duo Scorpio’s mesmerizing performance.*

Act 2: After performing J Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with The Miami Symphony Orchestra, harpist Kristi Shade will present to musimelange audience, her harp duo with Kathryn Andrews**: ”Duo Scorpio,” a New York City based harp duo aimed at expanding the harp duo repertoire and genre. Kristi and Kathryn will be performing works from their latest album including the recent collaboration “Scorpion Tales” written for the duo in 2012 by Robert Paterson. It’s true spice for the ears!

Act 3: Cool your heated senses with artisan gelato from Dolci Peccati***, while you enjoy the company of the beautiful and talented Duo Scorpio.

This evening is sure to add fire to your life, not to be missed…

LISTEN: Raga – Duo Scorpio

LISTEN: Le Jardin des Paons – Duo Scorpio

Juan Diego Mateos Reina, Juan Diego | March 2012

Juan Diego will be performing with the MISO and musimelange in March 2012.

Learning toque jerezano from native maestros such as El Carbonero and Jose Luis Balao, Juan Diego dove head first into studying flamenco guitar at the ripe old age of ten. He completed his training with Manolo Sanlucar and, in music theory, with Luis Balaguer. Enrolled in the Albarizuela

Children’s Ballet, he went on his first international tour. He thus began a solid career in dance accompaniment which he would develop after moving to Madrid around 1989. Juan Diego then joined the Rafael Aguilar company, performing “Carmen”.

Following this he worked with Luisillo in “Luna de sangre”, whose music he wrote; and then joined the Joaquin Cortes Company, coinciding with the premiere of “Cibayi”. He has also composed dance scores for Antonio el Pipa-“Herencia gitana”-and for Antonio Vargas-“La casa de Bernarda Alba”. Additionally, he has accompanied bailaores such as Joaquin Grilo, Juana Amaya, Merche Esmeralda and Antonio Canales, among others.

As a studio guitarist, Juan Diego has recorded with Remedios Amaya, Jorge Pardo, Sorderita, Pepe de Lucia; accompanying many of them live. Heterodox artists such as Tomasito and Maria Jimenez call on his toque from time to time. Juan Diego launched his first solo album, “Luminaria”, in Autumn 2003, with the collaboration of musicians like Jorge Pardo, Carles Benavent, Remedios Amaya and Diego Carrasco. The recording received the flamenco critics’ award in 2004. The international high-quality audio company Bose chose the Jerez-born guitarist and his music as the stars of the demo DVD to be used to promote their new home cinema equipment beginning in Summer 2005.

LISTEN: Malika by Juan Diego Mateos

musimelange returns to DC!

♦ In a suburban house in Bethesda, MD musimelange shared its appreciation for a grand work by the renowned contemporary French composer Nicolas Bacri.

♦ White wine tasting was paired with the in-house chef’s famous mini crab-cakes and little cups of asparagus risotto.

♦ Guest mingled to the private salon with a cheese plate in hand while enjoying a brief lecture presenting the composer and his piece before the concert.

LISTEN: Nicolas Bacri – Concerto No.3 – 2nd movement

musimelange was in Antibes!

Using local caterers musimelange can travel to you anywhere in the world!

Antibes a French city of roses and art on the french riviera!

♦ On the terrasse of a beautiful villa, one could hear the cicadas singing.  A refreshing tasting of Absinthe served with the typical small back olives, pissaladières & ratatouille tartines.

♦ We travelled back in time to the beginning of the Twentieth Century with a mélange of show pieces for violin and piano

♦ A night in Antibes can not finish without Jazz (piano and saxophone), Rose flavored Ice Cream & Wine Rosé!

LISTEN:  Fritz Kreisler – Tambourin Chinois


Anne Chicheportiche | The Founder

anne chicheportiche

Anne Chicheportiche is a French violinist who embraces many cultural influences. She strives for balanced energy and harmony.
An advocate for elegance and beauty, she believes that these are essential ingredients for classical music.
Her dynamic and colorful violin playing displays her desire to make performances feel fresh and alive!
Her goal for musimelange is to invigorate your soul by experiencing classical music, unique culinary adventures and sophisticated wine & spirits.

♬LISTEN: Guillaume Lekeu – Violin & Piano Sonata – 1st movement


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