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Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 2 April

Online Performances

Below are upcoming, online events. Be sure to click on the source link for exact details of times, time zones, and ticket prices. Click here for a time zone converter.

2 April 6 PM PDT

Fridays with 45th Parallel – Octo Cello

Octo Cello

WORKS

Rossini: The Barber of Seville (Overture)
Wagner: Parsifal (Fragment)
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Arturo Márquez: Danzón No. 2

PERFORMERS

Seth Biagini, cello
Pansy Chang, cello
Trevor Fitzpatrick, cello
Antoinette Gan, cello
Kevin Kunkel, cello
Valdine Mishkin, cello
Marilyn de Oliveira, cello
Dylan Rieck, cello

Watch on Facebook or Youtube.

3 April 4 PM EDT

New England Conservatory: Sally Jung Eun Kim ’21 MM, Cello

NEC’s students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital that is free and open to the public. It’s your first look at the artists of tomorrow.

Sally Jung Eun Kim ’21 MM studies Cello with Paul Katz.

The program includes works by Beethoven, Lutoslawski, Bridge, and Strauss. View the free performance here.


5 April 7 PM PDT

Cello Jam

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Cello Jam – Deborah Shutser and Quinn Liu

Center For The Arts Foundation, partnering with the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra will kick off the month April with Cello Jam at First Mondays-Music and More!, the FREE virtual concert series. View the show 7:00-8:00pm at Facebook.com/GCFTA or on the Center for the Arts YouTube channel.

Cello Jam is a cello duo in the Portland area. Its members consist of cellists Quinn Liu and Deborah Shutser.


5 April 8 PM EDT

The Schwob School of Music Cello Studio – with Wendy Warner

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

The Schwob School of Music Cello Studio with Wendy Warner

The Schwob School of Music Cello Studio under the direction of Professor Wendy Warner, The Leah D Hamer Distinguished Chair in Cello, presents a recital of cello solos accompanied by cello choir. The music is arranged by Michael Knowles and our Cello Museum intern, Jonathan Simmons. View the free concert on the Schwob School of Music Facebook and YouTube pages. Like the Schwob School of Music Cello Studio on Facebook to learn about future concerts.


8 April 7:30 PM CDT

Tomeka Reid & Junius Paul, Mars Williams/Steve Marquette/Brian Sandstrom/Tyler Damon

Tomeka Reid and Junius Paul, who play Elastic on April 8, perform in Jackson Park in August as part of the Hyde Park Jazz Festival's Jazz Postcards series

The duo of cellist Tomeka Reid and bassist Junius Paul shares the bill with a quartet led by saxophonist Mars Williams. The performances will be streamed via Elastic Arts’ Twitch channel, and they’re free to watch; donations of $10 or more are encouraged, though, and you can give at donorbox.com/elasticarts.


9 April 12:15 PM PDT and 11 April 2 PM PDT (available for 1 month afterward)

Classical Crossroads and First Fridays at First! ffff – Cellists Emilio and Cara Elise Colón, and Pianist Steven Vanhauwaert 

EMILIO COLÓN , CARA ELISE COLÓN, and STEVEN VANHAUWAERT

Emilio Colón, Cara Elise Colón, and Steven Vanhauwaert

Performance in two parts, Part I on 9 April, Part II on 11 April.

Click here for more information.

Watch here.


10 April 7 PM EDT (on view through 2 May)

Cellist Thomas Mesa and Organist Greg Zelek

Performed from the magnificent setting of Longwood Gardens.

Program
Beethoven: 7 Variations in Eb Major
Debussy: Beau Soir
Bach: Prelude & Fugue
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Mvmt 2
Rossini: Finale from “William Tell Overture”
Lydia Jane Pugh: Carolina’s Jig
Lecuona: La Comparsa & Malagueña

Tickets $10.

Click here for tickets and more information.


10 April 7 PM PDT

Colburn Next Up Series – Retrouvé: Rediscovering the Past – Cellist Eric Byers and Pianist Kevin Kwan Loucks

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week - 26 March

On the heels of recording their album this past fall, alumnus Eric Byers and Kevin Kwan Loucks will perform selections from the forthcoming release as well as a selection from Arvo Pärt.

Program Information
MONSIEUR DE SAINTE-COLOMBE Le Retrouve
ROBERT SCHUMANN Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
STRAVINSKY Suite Italienne
ARVO PÄRT Fratres
MARIN MARAIS Voix Humaines

Click here to register.

Click here for series information.


13 April 9 PM GMT+2

Gautier Capuçon sur Seine

Attend the event concert of Gautier Capuçon sur Seine, vibrate to the sounds of his latest album “Emotions” and share a unique experience, a concert to live from your home! Find Gautier Capuçon sur Seine accompanied by Jerôme Ducros at the piano, in Livestream concert with the program of the album Emotions from the Seine on Tuesday April 13 at 9 p.m. Let yourself be guided by this musical stroll on the Seine and enjoy the beauty of Paris at night.

  • Live the minutes before the start of the concert, from Gautier Capuçon’s dressing room until he arrives on stage!

  • Enjoy 4 different camera angles and freely choose which one you want to see!

  • Chat live, comment, react!



Online Programs and Events

Win a Year of Free Lessons!

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 5 March

ArtistWorks

Enter a drawing for a year of free lessons via video exchange with cellist Mike Block. Click here to enter.


Fridays 10 PM EDT (Amsterdam time)

Live Chakra Cleansing with Deep Ambient Cello

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week - 26 March

Prepare to relax and join The Wong Janice on this weekly 45-minute journey of deep ambient cello pieces aligned with the 7 major chakras that will leave you feeling more open and calm. The performance is a live interpretation of pieces from her 10-day Insight Timer course: Chakra Cleansing with Deep Cello. This event is hosted in collaboration with the meditation app Insight Timer.

Note: You can either join via a web browser on desktop / mobile device, or if you prefer, you can download the Insight Timer App for easy access on a mobile device.

It is free to join, but register via Eventbrite to get the details of the live-stream. If you wish to make a donation, you can do that here.


Saturdays 9:30-10:45 AM EDT

The Cello Camerata

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

The Cello Camerata

The Cello Camerata is an online, international weekly masterclass, organized in four-week sessions, for students of advanced repertoire. Our core team of three established teachers (Wendy Warner, Jonathan Kramer, and Lisa Liske), with two monthly additional expert guest teachers from around the world, presents a learning community online for the collegial exchange of insights and inspiration about the art of cello playing and musicianship…The Camerata masterclasses feature concerto-level players from pre-teen through graduate school. Students of all ages (including adult amateurs)…are invited to audit the masterclasses….Please visit The Cello Camerata website for more information.

March guest artists are Stephanie Vial of Red Priest and Brent Wissick of UNC-Chapel Hill. Teachers may observe for free. All others may audit for one week for free before registering for a four-week session. Visit The Cello Camerata website for registration and tuition information. Scholarships are available.


Saturdays 11 AM – 12 PM EDT

The Junior Cello Camerata

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

The Cello Camerata

The Junior Cello Camerata offers intermediate cellists of all ages (including adult amateurs) masterclass lessons, or the opportunity to observe rather than perform solos, as well as a twenty-minute weekly technique class for all with cellos in hand. It is an online, international weekly gather taught by Wendy Warner, Jonathan Kramer, and Lisa Liske.

March guest artists are Stephanie Vial of Red Priest and Brent Wissick of UNC-Chapel Hill.

Teachers may observe for free. All others may audit for one week for free before registering for a four-week session. Visit The Cello Camerata website for registration and tuition information. Scholarships are available.


 27 June – 16 July (Performer Application Due 1 April. Auditor Registration Due 17 May.)

Eastman Virtual Summer Cello Workshop

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Eastman Virtual Summer Cello Workshop

Cora Swenson Lee, coordinator

Faculty: Alan Harris, Eastman School of Music; Kathleen Kemp, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Cora Swenson Lee, Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan Universities; Lisa Caravan, Eastman School of Music; Daniel Ketter, Missouri State University

Guest faculty: David Ying, Eastman School of Music; Rosemary Elliott, Eastman School of Music; John Delmonico, Delmonico and Dugdale Strings

A three-week intensive course designed to help students develop strategies for learning and mastering the cello. Group classes will focus on techniques for healthy playing and longevity at the instrument, as well as techniques specific to solo and orchestral repertoire. Students will receive lessons with faculty members, perform in masterclasses for Eastman School of Music faculty, and participate in classes and topical workshops such as: “Developing Efficiency in Practice,” “Understanding the Bach Cello Suites,” “Audition Preparation,” and “Wellness for Cellists.”

Repertoire covered during the Institute will include Bach Cello Suites and other works for unaccompanied cello, standard concertos and etudes, and orchestral excerpts; specific pieces will be determined upon acceptance to the program. Students will be working from the Eastman Cello Institute Technique Book (free with registration).

To apply and for more information, click here.


5 April – 13 May

COAP Intensive – with Detroit Symphony assistant principal cellist Abraham Feder

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Abraham Feder

Along with Chicago Symphony cellist Brant Taylor, Abraham Feder will host the Comprehensive Orchestral Audition Preparation (COAP) Intensive. Visit the website for details and registration.


 

5 April 7 PM EDT

Wharton Arts Workshops – Tips For Making a Great Audition Video with Joe DeVico

The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts  will offer a series of Audition Workshops from February 21 through April 30, including Do You Know Your Scales & Arpeggios?Tips for Making a Great Audition Video, and New Jersey Youth Symphony Audition Preparation Excerpt Workshops. Instrumentalists entering grades 3-12 from anywhere in the world are invited to take advantage of this series of virtual workshops to hone skills and prepare for orchestral auditions.

The Audition Workshop series is free and open to the public. To register to attend, visit WhartonArts.org. For New Jersey Youth Symphony 2021-22 season auditions, visit NJYS.org.

The registration for the April 5 workshop can be found here.


6 April 10 AM BST

Vacation Chamber Orchestras (VaCO) Cello Masterclass with Stephen Orton, Principal Cellist of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Cost: £60 Participants (limited to six places) & £15 Observers

Register here.


11 April 7 PM EDT

NC Cello Society – Meet the Curators of The Cello Museum

The Cello Museum logo

Curators Brenda Neece and Erica Lessie will be giving a presentation via Zoom to members of the NC Cello Society. This meeting is open to non-members as well.

Contact us for Zoom information.


15-18 April

Fiddle Hell Online

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

Fiddle Hell

The Fiddle Hell Massachusetts Festival has been a yearly gathering of fiddlers, cellists, mandolin/guitar/old-time banjo players, and singers to meet, jam, learn, listen, and have fun. It’s both friendly and diverse, crossing all ages and including many traditional musical styles. This is our 16th annual Festival, and the first to be online. Typically, there are about 10% beginners, 25% low intermediates, 35% high intermediates, and 30% advanced players, with many workshop and jam session choices at each level. Roughly 15% of the attendees are kids, and in the past we’ve had some sessions just for them.

For more information and to register, click here.


23 April 4 PM EDT

Wharton Arts Workshops – New Jersey Youth Symphony Audition Excerpts Workshop

The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts  will offer a series of Audition Workshops from February 21 through April 30, including Do You Know Your Scales & Arpeggios?Tips for Making a Great Audition Video, and New Jersey Youth Symphony Audition Preparation Excerpt Workshops. Instrumentalists entering grades 3-12 from anywhere in the world are invited to take advantage of this series of virtual workshops to hone skills and prepare for orchestral auditions.

The Audition Workshop series is free and open to the public. To register to attend, visit WhartonArts.org. For New Jersey Youth Symphony 2021-22 season auditions, visit NJYS.org.

The registration for the April 5 workshop can be found here.


24 April

University of Wyoming Cello Festival

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

YOUR Cello Festival

With distinguished guests
Rick Mooney and Natalie Haas and Soeyoen Min

Plus! Special Extra Day April 25, 2021 with Rick Mooney

Register here.


21 June – 16 July

Virtual Summer Cello Festival

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

Virtual Summer Cello Festival

Click here for more information on the inaugural year of this festival.


12-18 July

Chosen Vale International Virtual Cello Seminar

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week - 5 March

Chosen Vale International Cello Seminar

Offering a high-calibre educational and mentorship structure for exceptionally gifted artists, the seminar participants will have access to daily cello lessons, masterclasses, workshops in performance practice (baroque, classical, contemporary, and electroacoustic musics), corporeal wellness and individualized career development; as well as solo and chamber music instruction. With the ever-changing landscape of the music field, The Chosen Vale International Cello Seminar is here to support a community of cellists ready to jump head-first into their artistry, bound with hope. The Chosen Vale International Cello Seminar will provide daily lessons, ensemble coaching, masterclasses and workshops over the two-week course period. Led by Seth Parker Woods, the world-renowned artist faculty include:Anthony Arnone – Elinor Frey – Katinka Kleijn – Nick Photinos – Rhonda Rider – Seth Parker Woods

For more information, and to apply, visit the Chosen Vale website.



Previous Concerts Still Available

Available through 6 April

Zlatomir Fung, cello

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Zlatomir Fung

Sensational Gold Medalist of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition, 2019

Dina Vainshtein, piano

CONCERT & INTERVIEW

Donizetti, Verdi, Rossini, Wagner

opera arrangements & fantasies for cello & piano

PREMIERE Tuesday, March 23, 7 pm CT
VIEW ON-DEMAND through Tuesday, April 6

Register to view here.


Available through 8 April

Sheku Kanneh-Mason Plays Dvořák

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Former BBC Young Musician Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in Glasgow.

Please note, the BBC player is available only in the UK.



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