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2016 | Archive

ORIGIN Released on Vinyl Today

A limited edition, 180-gram vinyl (100 LPs) version of ORIGIN released today. It includes a bonus piece: Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Danse Macabre”. The arrangement of it, like the rest of the compositions and improvisations on the album, is a world premiere of the work. The vinyl edition of ORIGIN is only available through this website's shop.


Concert with Benjamin Engeli

Programme includes works by Bartók, Beethoven, de Falla and Franck.
KKThun, Schadausaal | Thun, CH


Live Radio Performance and Round Table Discussion

Gwendolyn, mezzo soprano, Claude Eichenberger, and conductor and pianist, Graziella Contratto, feature in an event for Switzerland's SFR Radio. The musicians will perform Strauss' Four Songs and discussed the impact of classical music on Berne and Bernese culture.
National | Berne, CH


Performance with Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra

Programme includes works by Beethoven and Mendelssohn.
Daejeon Culture and Arts Center, Ensemble Hall | Daejeon, KR


Broadcast on Radio SRF 2 Kultur - Im Konzertsaal

From the 8th GAIA Music Festival that took place in May 2016, comes "The Tales of Hartmann" with music by Mussorgsky and Stravinsky, performed by Gwendolyn Masin together with Finghin Collins, Chiara Enderle, Heidi Maria Glössner, Gina Maria McGuinness, Rosanne Philippens, Massimo Pinca, and Dana Zemtsov.


Concerts with Kit Armstrong, Adrian Brendel and Barbara Buntrock

Programme features works by Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart and Schumann.
Stiftung Mozarteum | Salzburg, A


Recording

Production for Gwendolyn's new CD, recorded for Orchid Classics with pianist Simon Bucher. The album includes works by Debussy, Messiaen, Ravel, Stravinsky and Szymanowski.
Budapest | HU


Broadcast of Bartók 1st Violin Concerto on Müpa Radio, Symphony Channel

Recorded live in Budapest's Palace of Arts, Bartók Béla National Concert Hall in 2014, Gwendolyn's performance of Bartók 1st Violin Concerto with the MAV Orchestra conducted by Teddy Abrams is broadcast once more.
listen here


TEDxBern Appearance

Gwendolyn is key speaker for TEDxBern.
Berne | CH
see website


Appearance on Vrije Geluiden

In it's "Exclusive Material" programme, Vrije Geluiden broadcast the third of three pieces from Gwendolyn's album ORIGIN, performed live with Gwendolyn's ORIGIN ensemble: Léa Valentin, Dorottya Ilosfai, Priyanka Ravanelli (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Louis van der Mespel (double bass).
Bimhuis | Amsterdam, NL
see website


Valiant Violin Competition - Final Round

Gwendolyn is jury member at the Valiant Violin Competition.
Biel | CH


Performance at Museum of Communication

Berne | CH


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

This concert is for invited guests only.
Bierhübeli | Berne, CH


Students' Concert

Gwendolyn's students performed with chamber-music partners.
Musiksalon Junkerngasse | Berne, CH


GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

see website

Wednesday
04 May 2016 | 18:30

OpeningNight at all venues.
Venues: Klösterli, Oberhofen Castle & Haus der Musik

Thursday
05 May 2016 | 20:00

The Magic of the Night
Venue: Hilterfingen Church
Performers: Heidi Maria Glössner, Gwendolyn Masin, Ronald Masin, Gina Maria McGuinness, Vital Julian Frey, Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra.

Friday
06 May 2016 | 20:00

Shall We Dance?
Venue: Klösterli
Performers: Gwendolyn Masin, Ronald Masin, Gina Maria McGuinness, István Várdai, Dana Zemtsov, Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra.

Saturday
07 May 2016 | 20:00

Elective Affinities
Venue: Klösterli
Performers: Finghin Collins, Peter Frankl, Gwendolyn Masin, István Várdai.

Sunday
08 May 2016 | 11:00

The DNA of Sound
Venue: Oberhofen Castle
Performers: Finghin Collins, Chiara Enderle, Peter Frankl, Gwendolyn Masin, Ronald Masin, Gina Maria McGuinness, Rosanne Philippens, Dana Zemtsov.

Sunday
08 May 2016 | 17:00

The Tales of Hartmann
This concert will be recorded for Radio SRF 2 Kultur for its series "im Konzertsaal"
Venue: Klösterli
Performers: Finghin Collins, Chiara Enderle, Heidi Maria Glössner, Gwendolyn Masin, Gina Maria McGuinness, Rosanne Philippens, Massimo Pinca, Dana Zemtsov.


Appearance on Vrije Geluiden

Previewing works from Gwendolyn's album ORIGIN, performed live with Gwendolyn's ORIGIN ensemble: Léa Valentin, Dorottya Ilosfai, Priyanka Ravanelli (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Louis van der Mespel (double bass).
Bimhuis | Amsterdam, NL
see website


ORIGIN, Gwendolyn's New Album Released Today

International release of ORIGIN, in collaboration with Naxos of America. It is the second recording in a series slated for release in 2016/17.


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

Praxiskeller | Rothrist (AG), CH
see website


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie" Album Release Concert

Bierhübeli | Berne, CH
see website


Valiant Violin Competition

Gwendolyn is jury member at the Valiant Violin Competition.
Murten | CH

Wednesday
30 March 2016

First Round

Thursday
31 March 2016

Second Round


Concert with Kit Armstrong, Adrian Brendel and Barbara Buntrock

Programme features works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Schubert.
Stiftung Mozarteum | Salzburg, A
see website


Recording

Production for the second release in a series of recordings planned for 2016/17 in collaboration with Naxos. The album, entitled ORIGIN, includes works by Bartók, Bloch, Dinicu, Kreisler, Ravel and Sarasate.
Budapest | HU


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

Kulturfabrik Bigla | Berne, CH
see website


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

Alti Moschti | Berne, CH 
see website


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

Kulturhof | Berne, CH
see website


Students' Concert

Gwendolyn's students performed with chamber-music partners.
Musiksalon Junkerngasse | Berne, CH


Release of Ysaÿe's Violin Sonata "Ballade"

International release of Eugène Ysaÿe's Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 27 No. 3 "Ballade", in collaboration with Naxos. The work is the first in a series planned for release in 2016/17. 


Concert Rachel Harnisch and Simon Bucher

Programme included works by Berg, Mahler, Schubert and Strauss.
Yehudi Menuhin Forum | Berne, CH