Online Performances and Events
Below are upcoming, online events. Be sure to click on the source link for exact details of times, time zones, and ticket prices.
27 December 7:30 EST
Online Rebroadcast of a 2019 Performance by Cellist David Bjella and Pianist Hannah Sun
The program includes Beethoven and Rachmaninoff sonatas.
Donations are welcomed to benefit the artists.
Reserve tickets here.
31 December 9 PM GMT+1
Official New Year 2021 celebrations in Florence
Bring in the New Year with the City of Florence musical celebration, entitled “Future.” A children’s program will be held at 4 PM, and the main performances will start at 9 PM and will include Irish cellist Naomi Berrill accompanying ballerina Jennifer Rosati. Other performers include singer-songwriter Daniele Silvestri, Erica Mou, and rapper Ghemon. Check the website for more scheduling details.
Watch on the City of Florence’s YouTube channel.
1 January 7:30 GMT
Sheku Kanneh-Mason Plays Dvořák with the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra (on-demand until 1/15/2021)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
Marios Papadopoulos, conductor
Antonín Dvořák, arr. George Morton– Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 (for chamber orchestra)
Mats Lidström – Sappho in Manchester: Interlude for String Quartet and Orchestra (world premiere)
Link to donate: https://www.oxfordphil.com/support-us/support-us
2 January, available for three weeks
Musical Masterworks – Cellist Edward Aaron and Pianist Jeewon Park
Aaron and Park will play works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Franck. The view will be from a front-row seat.
Tickets: video mini-subscription ($100 each), individual video tickets ($40 each), or student tickets ($5 each)
Click here to purchase tickets or call 860.434.2252.
7 January 7:30 PM CST
Two Fathers, Two Sons
Julian Schwarz makes his debut with the Mozart Orchestra of New York conducted by his father Gerard Schwarz. The program also includes Ryan Malone on harpsichord and his son Seth Malone on cello. The program includes works by Haydn, Vivaldi, and Mozart.
Click here for tickets and more information.
Online Baroque Cello Bootcamp
1-2 and 4-5 January 11 AM – 6/7 PM EST
2021 New Year’s Resolution Virtual Baroque Cello Bootcamp with Phoebe Carrai
Auditors are still being accepted for the Baroque Cello Bootcamp under the direction of Phoebe Carrai. Auditors attend masterclasses and presentations:
ranging from bow technique and continuo classes to lectures and recitals. This Zoom workshop is a great way to invigorate your resolution to play more early music with a daily schedule of Bow Technique, Masterclasses, Lectures, and Continuo Class, as well as Guest Artist Recitals January 2 and 5. Auditors are encouraged to participate in Bow Technique and can ask questions at any time during sessions. The only technology requirements are a device capable of running Zoom software or the Zoom app.
Robert Mealy – Graces under Pressure: Italian and French ornaments, and how to make things up in Bach
David Watkin – Finding a context for the Bach Cello Suites
Jonathan Manson – Pointers on bowing and shaping in continuo playing
January 2 – Keiran Campbell: music of Bach, Supriani, Colombi, and Vitali
January 5 – Kristin von der Goltz: music of Dall’ abaco
Please note: While the Bootcamp daily schedule is rigorous, auditors are welcome to pop in and out of sessions as needed. All sessions will be recorded and available to auditors and participants for later viewing.
Auditor Prices: $40 per day/$120 Full 2 Sessions
Recital Only Prices: $20 for 2 concerts on January 2 and 5. Proceeds support financial aid recipients.
Visit phoebecarrai.com for more details or to apply.
Let us know about your favorite online events and concerts in the comments below. Have an event or concert you’d like listed? Please get in touch.