#classicalbuzz HELLO STAGE Weekly Highlights November 9th
Our weekly highlights start in San Francisco, where a very special event is happening -
Classical Goes Tech
, a prologue on classical music and tech! Our Hello Stagers
will be performing and
will give a talk alongside many of the industry's most influential and esteemed professionals, including
Zarin Mehta - Green Music Center,
Christopher Amos - Carnegie Hall, Greg Kastelman - iCadenza,
David H. Stull - San Francisco Conservatory of Music,
Aubrey Bergauer - California Symphony,
Eugene Lee - Peninsula Symphony,
Matias Tarnopolsky - Cal Performances,
Urban Ward, Göteborgs Symfoniker, and our own Bernhard Kerres!
The wonderful Chamber Orchestra of Europe
has some fantastic concerts this week as they play
Schumann in Amsterdam under the baton of Bernard Haitink. Violinist
Isabelle Faust is their soloist on the 11th, cellist Gautier Capuçon on the 12th and pianist Murray Perahia on the 15th! We wish everyone the best of luck...
Join the RIAS Kammerchor
in Berlin this Tuesday 10th
and enjoy an evening of music by John Cage, Christian Wolff, Morton Feldman, Elliott Carter and Nik Bärtsch under Florian Helgath with the piano duo
Ufuk & Bahar Dördüncü
Congratulations to The Erlkings
on their recent crowd-funding success - we can't wait for the CD! This week they play in Graz tonight and in Vienna on the 11th, so if you love Schubert come and see them live...
The PRO ARTE Frankfurter Konzertdirektion
also boast a tremendously exciting upcoming week -
plays works by Schubert and Chopin on the 11th and the Turkish pianist and composer
performs on the 13th with the Orchestre National de Belgique
under Andrey Boreyko; he will perform his own
Piano Concert Nr. 3 op. 11 „Silence of Anatolia“
along with Ravel's
Piano Concerto in G-major
and Rimski-Korsakow's Scheherazade
ends this concert - what a week!
Meanwhile in London on the 12th, Duo Diez
musical collaboration between guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas
and violinist Violeta Barrena, play at Conway Hall; 'From Granada to Buenos Aires'
. The chosen name for the Duo originates from the spanish word “diez” which means ten, the number of their combined strings...they also share a passion in
in performing and promoting Spanish and Latin American classical music - toi toi toi!
Have you ever wondered how Western music sounds with Japanese instruments?
"not precisely an ensemble, Kyo-Shin-An Arts is a contemporary music organization
dedicated to commissioning, performing
and presenting chamber and orchestral music that
integrates Japanese instruments, specifically shakuhachi,
koto, and shamisen into Western classical music."
This week they have a world premiere coming up in Houston, US as they play
Concerto for Two Shakuhachi
by James Matheson with the
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra
Edwin Outwater on the 13th November - good luck!
Back in Vienna, the WIEN MODERN
is in full swing - our HelloStager soprano Shira Karmon
is singing in an opera titled WHATEVER WORKS
this Wednesday 12th under Simeon Pieronkoff - do go and see it if you can.