Performances

Upcoming Dates 2017 - 2020

ORIGIN live at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

With members of Gwendolyn's ORIGIN ensemble as well as outstanding students of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music: Oscar Varga, Eszter Osztrosics, Eszter Kökény (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Dávid Csut (double bass). Featuring Miklós Lukács (cimbalom).
"Coda", a thirty-minute podium talk hosted by Lili Békéssy, follows the concert.
Solti Hall | Budapest, HU
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Album Release Concert in Switzerland

Gwendolyn's new CD, entitled "Flame", is recorded for Orchid Classics with pianist Simon Bucher. The unveiling of the recording and the complete programme can be heard here for the first time. Heidi Maria Glössner compères, Alicia Lopez dances.

Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor L140
Stravinsky: «Berceuse» for Violin and Piano from «The Firebird »
de Falla: from «Siete canciones populares españolas»
Fauré: «Après un rêve» Opus 7/1 for Violin and Piano
Messiaen: «Thème et Variations» for Violin and Piano
de Falla: «Danse Espagnole no. 1» from «La vida breve»
Szymanovsky: «Chant de Roxane» for Violin and Piano from the Opera «King Roger»
Debussy: «Beau Soir» for Violin and Piano
Ravel: Violinsonate no. 2 in G Major for Violin and Piano

Yehudi Menuhin Forum | Berne, CH
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Album Release

Release of Gwendolyn's new CD "Flame", recorded for Orchid Classics with pianist Simon Bucher, with works by Debussy, Fauré, Messiaen, Ravel, Stravinsky and Szymanowski.


ORIGIN Live in the Netherlands - Vaals

With Pieter van Loenen, Ernst Jan Vos, Ruña ‘t Hart (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Louis van der Mespel (double bass).
De Kopermolen | Vaals, NL
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Filming

Production for Gwendolyn's new album, recorded for Orchid Classics with pianist Simon Bucher. Recordings of Debussy and Ravel Sonatas.
Berne | CH


The International Chamber Music Series at the NCH, curated by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins

Performance with Katherine Hunka (violin) and Finghin Collins (piano).

Beethoven: Sonata in A minor Op. 23
Janáček: Sonata for violin and piano
Wilson: from the Book of Longing
Brahms: Sonata in G major for violin and piano

Kevin Barry Recital Room | Dublin, IRL
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Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie LIVE" Album Release Concert

La Cappella | Berne, CH


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

La Cappella | Berne, CH


ORIGIN Live in the Netherlands - Amsterdam

With Pieter van Loenen, Ernst Jan Vos, Ruña ‘t Hart (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Louis van der Mespel (double bass).
Splendor Amsterdam | Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116, Amsterdam, NL
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ORIGIN Live in the Netherlands - Valkenburg

With Pieter van Loenen, Ernst Jan Vos, Ruña ‘t Hart (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Louis van der Mespel (double bass).
Openluchttheater Valkenburg | Valkenburg, NL
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Recital

Recital with pianist Andrea Kauten. Programme includes works by Bartók, Beethoven, Bloch, Brahms, Ravel.
Donzdorf Castle, Göppingen | Baden-Württemberg, D


Veröffentlichung: Michaelas Musikhaus

Publication of Michaelas Musikhaus, the German-language edition of Michaela's Music House, The Magic of the Violin, published by Müller & Schade.


Masterclasses with Tatiana Samouil

Masterclasses with Tatiana Samouil (violin) at Young European Strings School of Music
Dublin | IRL


The International Chamber Music Series at the NCH, curated by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins

Kevin Barry Recital Room | Dublin, IRL
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Wednesday
07 February 2018 | 19:30

​Performance with Ana Chumachenco (violin), Cian Ó Dúill (viola), Macdara Ó Seireadáin (clarinet), and Finghin Collins (piano).

Mozart: Sonata in G major K.379 for piano and violin
Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and piano in B flat
Shostakovich: Duos for two violins and piano
Widmann: Fantasie for clarinet
Dvořák: Terzetto for violin, viola and piano
Khachaturian: Trio for clarinet, violin and piano

Thursday
08 February 2018

Masterclasses with Ana Chumachenco (violin)


Performance at the Cziffra Festival

With the Cziffra Chamber Orchestra and János Balázs (piano).
Programme includes virtuoso violin works by Bloch and Ravel.
MOM Kulturális Központ | Budapest, HU


The International Chamber Music Series at the NCH, curated by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins

Recital with Håvard Gimse.

Debussy: Beau Soir
Boulanger: Nocturne
Fauré: Piano Sonata in A, No. 1, Op. 13
Fauré: Après un rêve
Ravel: Tzigane
Grieg: Four Pieces for Piano
Prokofiev: Sonata for violin and piano, Op. 80

Kevin Barry Recital Room | Dublin, IRL
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ORIGIN Live at Music for Galway

With Gwendolyn's ORIGIN ensemble featuring alumni of the Young European Strings School of Music: David Tobin, Abigail McDonagh, Fiachra De hOra (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Malachy Robinson (bass).
PorterShed | Galway, IRL
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Performance in Splendor, Amsterdam

With Aisling Casey (oboe) and Johan van Iersel (cello).
Splendor Amsterdam | Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116, Amsterdam, NL
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Concerts in Lithuania

Friday
23 March 2018

Klapeida Concert Hall


Private Concert

Private concert with Cedric Pescia (piano) and Quatuor Ernest. Programme includes Chausson's Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op. 21 in D major
Schweizerhof | Berne, CH


The International Chamber Music Series at the NCH, curated by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins

Closing concert with Finghin Collins (piano), Roderick Williams (baritone), Gina Maria McGuinness (violin), Blythe Teh Engstroem (viola), Thomas Kaufmann (cello).

Schubert: Schwanengesang (extracts)
Mendelssohn: Six songs arranged Roderick Williams for baritone and string quartet
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44

Kevin Barry Recital Room | Dublin, IRL
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Masterclasses at the Royal Irish Academy of Music

Dublin | IRL
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GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

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Flame with Simon Bucher

Stauffacher | Berne, CH


The Secret Garden Party II

Junkerngasse| Berne, CH


Private concert.
Ittigen | Berne, CH


GAIA Exclusive

More information coming soon ...


Quartettissimo Festival

Presentation of Gwendolyn's Teaching Method during the 8th edition of the European String Quartet Festival.
Károlyi Castle | Fehérvárcsurgó, HU


ORIGIN Live

Concertstichting Hillegersberg
Capelle aan den IJssel  | NL
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2018/2019

Premiere and CD release of Don Li's Flexuose Sphere, commissioned by and dedicated to Gwendolyn Masin. With Lionel Gafner (eb) and Julian Sartorius (dm).


Schubert "Trout" Quintet at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

Schubert "Trout" Quintet in A major, D.667 with János Balázs (piano) and Lars Anders Tomter (viola) a.o.
Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music | Budapest, HU


New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

Kultur Casino |Berne, CH
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New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

Kultur Casino |Berne, CH
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New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

Kultur Casino |Berne, CH
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New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

Kultur Casino |Berne, CH
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Past Dates 2017

The International Chamber Music Series at the NCH, curated by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins

Performance with Mairéad Hickey, Siobhan Doyle (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Chris Ellis (cello), and Gary Beecher (piano).

Kodály: Intermezzo for String Trio
Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat Major, Op. 47
Rachmaninoff: Trio Elegiaque
Bloch: Piano Quintet No. 1

Kevin Barry Recital Room | Dublin, IRL
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Recital with Simon Bucher

Preview of Gwendolyn's new CD "Flame", recorded for Orchid Classics with pianist Simon Bucher. Programme includes works by Debussy, Ravel, Messiaen.
Klassik im Krafft-Areal, Schopfheim | Baden-Württemberg, D


Performance in Schwarzenburg Castle

Schloss Schwarzenburg | Berne, CH


The International Chamber Music Series at the NCH, curated by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins

Opening Concert in Gwendolyn and Finghin Collins' New Series at the National Concert Hall. With Finghin Collins (piano) and István Várdai (cello).
Please note: this concert is sold-out.

Ravel: Sonata for violin and piano
Handel (arr. Halvorsen): Passacaglia for violin and cello
Falla (arr. Maréchal): Spanish Songs for cello and piano
Schubert: Trio in B flat D 898

Kevin Barry Recital Room | Dublin, IRL


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

Der Burgerspittel | Berne, CH


The Secret Garden Party I

With a unique line-up including Moritz Winkelmann, Simon Bucher (piano), Oli Kehrli,  Shirley Grimes, Lady Gomorrah, Menic, Jacob Stickelberger, Stephanie Szanto, Marina Whitcher (voice), Salma Flügel, Alina Müller (cello), Maximilian Grossenbacher, Tevfik Kuyas, Wolfgang Zwiauer (bass), Jürg Halter, Pedro Lenz (readings/slam), Ben Fay (electronics).
Junkerngasse | Berne, CH


Burgos International Music Festival

Masterclasses and concerts in collaboration with the City of Burgos and representatives of Summit Music Festival. The programme is geared for intermediate and advanced students in piano, strings and winds, who seek the highest level of professional training in individual and ensemble performance.
Burgos | Burgos, E


​ORIGIN Live on Bundesplatz

ORIGIN Live
With members of Gwendolyn's ORIGIN ensemble as well as students of the Haute école de musique de Genève, Hochschule der Künste, Berne, and Haute école de musique de Lausanne.
Léa Valentin, Priyanka Ravanelli, Alessia Avagliano (violins), Tonino Giuliano (viola), Alessandro Sica (cello), Lucas Holguìn (double bass)
Bundesplatz | Berne, CH


Filming

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


Performance at University of Berne

Performance at the awarding of the honorary doctor title to Georges-Arthur Goldschmidt.
University of Berne | Berne, CH


Students' Concert

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


Jeudredi - Melodien und Geschichten

By invitation of Simon Baumann, Gwendolyn gave a talk with the drummer extraordinaire and performed pieces from her upcoming album "Flame" with pianist Simon Bucher.
Generationenhaus | Berne, CH


GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

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GAIA Pre-Concert

Schloss Oberhofen | Thun, CH


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

Mahogany Hall | Berne, CH


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


30 March – 1 April

Masterclasses at Keshet Eilon

Spring Seminar.
Keshet Eilon Music Center | Eilon, IL


ORIGIN live

With Gwendolyn's ORIGIN ensemble featuring students from her class at the Haute école de musique de Genève and alumni of Young European Strings School of Music, Dublin: Léa Valentin, Priyanka Ravanelli, Alexina Barbe, Martin Moriarty, Patrick Moriarty, and Massimo Pinca.
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Stauffacher | Berne, CH


Museumsnacht

Paul Klee Museum | Berne, CH


Students' Concert

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


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

Kirche Utzenstorf | Utzenstorf, CH


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "ZuekunftsNostalgie"

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Stauffacher | Berne, CH


Artist in Residence at Beatus

Daily performances with pianist Simon Bucher. Marianne Mühlemann compèred each concert. A different programme was played every evening.
Beatus | Merligen, CH


ORIGIN Concerts in the Netherlands

With members of Gwendolyn's ORIGIN ensemble as well as outstanding students of the Sweelinck Conservatorium of Amsterdam and Prins Claus Conservatorium Groningen: Inge Bergenhuizen, Emma Roijackers, Ana Isabel Matias Pires (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Yussif Barakat (bass).

Thursday
26 January 2017 | 20:00

Kasteel de Vanenburg, Vanenburgerallee 13 | Putten

Friday
27 January 2017 | 20:15

Beaufort Huis, Woudenbergseweg 70 | Austerlitz (bij Zeist)

Saturday
28 January 2017 | 20:00

Waalse Kerk, Walenpleintje 159 | Amsterdam


GAIA Festival de Musique de Chambre, Genève – Geneva, CH

In collaboration with the Haute École de Musique de Genève, Gwendolyn was artistic director of the second edition of the Festival that brought faculty members, students and alumni together for performances. The Festival encompassed ten chamber music concerts.
Grande Salle, Conservatoire de Musique | Place Neuve, Geneva, CH

Friday
20 January 2017 | 18:00

Shostakovich: Five pieces for Two Violins and Piano, with Marie-Annick Nicolas and Audrey Vigoureux.

Saturday
21 January 2017 | 20:00

Chausson: Concerto Op. 21 in D major for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, with Cédric Pescia (piano) and Quatuor Ernest.

Sunday
22 January 2017 | 19:00

Enesco: Octet for Strings Op. 7, with Matthias Buchholz (viola) a.o.


NCH Chamber Music Gathering

Performance of Mendelssohn Octet with, amongst others, Ioana Petcu-Colan, Patrick Rafter and Cian Ó Dúill.
The Studio, National Concert Hall | Dublin, IRL


ORIGIN DELUXE Released Today

ORIGIN is re-released in a deluxe, digital edition. It includes a bonus piece: Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Danse Macabre”. ORIGIN DELUXE is available at Naxos, and digitally on most platforms.