In these uncertain times, it is important that we still have access to wonderful classical music and inspiring digital content. Here is a growing list of upcoming and archival performances and contributions from some of our artists to help us all continue to enjoy classical music, and to get to know our artists in new ways, until the concert halls can reopen.
Search for the IAMA hashtag #keepthemusicgoing to find out more about our artists’ content
Upcoming digital performances, Q&As and playlists from our artists Week 3 – 9 August:
Medici will be rebroadcasting Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s recital with Janine Jansen from January 2018 as part of their collaborative series “Carnegie Hall Fridays”. This broadcast will be available on medici.tv and the Carnegie Hall website over the weekend 31 July – 3 August.
Last week, Behzod Abduraimov returned to Aspen with a solo recital during Aspen Music Festival’s digital edition in a programme that featured Beethoven Piano Sonata No.14, Debussy Children’s Corner and Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition. Visit the Festival’s digital stage on 4 August at 19:00MT for a rebroadcast of the concert that was performed live on 2 August.
Patricia Kopatchinskaja’s summer season continues on 6 August with a solo recital in Hitzacker, Germany followed by duo recitals with pianist Joonas Ahonen on 8 and 15 August in Boswil and Gstaad respectively. On 13 August she also performs Ligeti’s Violin Concerto as part of the Salzburg Festival.
On 8 August, Santtu-Matias Rouvali performs in the long awaited and requested Park Concert broadcast live via YLE Areena with Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra.
Dates for your diary:
On 10 August Ambur Braid and Karita Mattila star as Sabina and Plotina in the Canadian Opera Company’s digital stream of Rufus Wainwright’s Hadrian, at 18:30ET. Register at coc.ca/Hadrian to get your one night only ticket!
On 11 AugustJavier Perianes gives a sunrise concert at the Ravello Festival in Italy. Jordi Bernàcer conducts Falla’s Nights In The Gardens of Spain.
On 13 AugustSOL3MIO, featuring our very own Pene Pati and Amitai Pati, perform in their only concert for 2020 at Spark arena singing operatic arias with a live orchestra. Fans from outside Auckland will be able to see the show in a Spark Sessions live stream on Spark’s Facebook page.
Catch these artists in their own on-line performances every week:
Patreon: In order to stay connected and continue performing Alban Gerhardt has joined Patreon to share creative content with followers, musicians and music lovers during these difficult times. Gerhardt creates exclusive material including videos, blog-entries and podcasts. Ksenija Sidorova has also launched her Patreon page with exclusive content and masterclasses. Becca Stevens’ Patreon page includes personal writings, exclusive performance and doing Q&A’s.
Henri Demarquette is posting videos on his Twitter feed playing a range of repertoire on his cello, take a look here.
Goldmund Quartet have started a mini-series about their upcoming album Travel Diaries. Follow their Instagram page to find out more.
Martin Fröst has a Facebook series called ‘Weird Wednesdays’, where he experiments with unusual playing techniques. Don’t forget to tune in!
Catch up with Claire Chase every Saturday 5pm EST for a live-stream community meditation project on Zoom led by IONE and co-organised with International Contemporary Ensemble and Raquel Klein.
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