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 6 July — 12 July:
Golda Schultz’s performance from Wigmore Hall on 5 February 2018 will be given a repeat broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Monday 6 July2020.
Bertrand Chamayou performs live in concert at Rencontres Musicales d’Évian at La Grange au Lac, on Monday 6 July at 20:00 (CEST) with Gautier Capucon and Yann Dubost. They perform Schubert’s Quintette pour piano et cordes and Quintette à 2 violoncelles. Watch on MediciTV.
Jess Gillam takes part in the Royal Albert Home series, at 7.30pm on Wednesday 8 July from her living room with music by Piazzolla, Bowie, Itturalde, Milhaud amongst others. Jess will be joined by Sam Becker on bass. The Royal Albert Home series is raising money for the Hall whilst it is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Tune in on Thursday 9 July as Klaus Mäkelä conducts Orchestre de Paris live on Mezzo at 19:30 from Philharmonie de Paris, performing Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin, and Beethoven’s Symphony No.7.
On 12 July, Josep Pons conducts Orquesta Nacional de España at Granada Festival. The concert features an all Mozart programme with Symphonies No.27 and No.40 with Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano to perform Concerto for Piano No 20. The concert will be broadcast live on RNE ‑Radio Clasica.
Dates for your diary:
Behzod Abduraimov’s concert playing Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 with Leipzig Gewandhausorchester from March 2019, will be broadcast on 13 July on BBC Radio 3. Also, on 16 July Behzod’s performance of Liszt’s Sonata in b minor and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition atTippet Rise is available for video stream (recorded in August 2019).
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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