Performances

Upcoming Dates 2019 - 2020

Concert

With Marcell Vajda (piano).
Várkert Bazár | Budapest, HU


"Cocktail für die Musen" - New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

Andreas Schaerer (vocals), Kalle Kalima (e. guitar), Wolfgang Zwiauer (e.bass), Gina Maria McGuinness, Nadia Strijbos, Anna-Sofia Bonino (violins), Cecilia Bercovich (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Matteo Burci (bass).
Kultur Casino | Berne, CH
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Performance at Sportlerehrung Kanton Bern

Rathaus | Berne, CH


2019/2020

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).


Szokolay Violin Concerto and Bartók with Concerto Budapest

Gwendolyn plays this rare gem by Sándor Szokolay with the Concerto Budapest, as well as Béla Bartók Rhapsody No. 1 Sz. 87.
Vigadó Concert Hall | Budapest, HU


"Cocktail für die Musen" - New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

Kultur Casino | Berne, CH
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"Cocktail für die Musen" - New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

Kultur Casino | Berne, CH
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The Exhale

Lived Experience Hosts
The Exhale
A Holistic Approach to Inspiring your Well-being as a Musician.
International Master Course with Matthew Jones (viola), Louise Hopkins (cello), Ruth Philipps (cello),Tim Kliphuis (improvisation/violin), Tomasz Domanski (piano/chamber music), Clare Nicholls (yoga/yoga therapy), Franziska Huber (dispokinesis).
Aarberghus | Ligerz, CH


GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

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"Cocktail für die Musen" - New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

Kultur Casino | Berne, CH
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Recital with Caspar Vos

Gartensaal der Villa Boveri
Baden | CH


Past Dates 2019

Broadcast of GAIA Music Festival 2019 on SRF 2 Kultur "Musikabend"

Broadcast of excerpts of the following live concerts at GAIA 2019:

UNFULFILLED DESIRE
Friday, 3 May
Parkhotel Gunten
Work by Smythe

FULFILLED DESIRE – GALA CONCERT
Saturday, 4 May
Schloss Oberhofen
Works by Schumann, von Herzogenberg

FULFILLMENT
Sunday, 5 May
Kirche Hilterfingen
Works by Mendelssohn, Tabakova

YEARNING
Sunday, 5 May
Schloss Oberhofen
Work by Bartók

Robert Schumann/Franz Liszt: Liebeslied (Widmung) from «Myrthen» Op. 25

Clara Schumann: Piano Trio G minor Op. 17

Dobrinka Tabakova: Insight. Trio for Violin, Viola and Violoncello

Béla Bartok: «Contrasts» for Violin, Clarinet and Piano

Ethel Smyth: Lied «The Clown»

Elisabeth von Herzogenberg: «Nachklang» for Voice and Piano

Heinrich von Herzogenberg: Lied «Sehnsucht» Op. 48 no. 4

Felix Mendelssohn: Sextet D Major for Piano and Strings Op. 110

With Isabelle van Keulen, Gwendolyn Masin & Kirill Troussov, Violin
Blythe Teh Engstroem & Vladimir Mendelssohn, Viola
Christoph Croisé & Dóra Kokas, Violoncello
James Oesi, Double bass
Christoffer Sundqvist, Clarinet
Simon Bucher & Hannes Minnaar, Piano
Stephanie Szanto, Mezzo-soprano

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The Secret Garden Party III

With a unique line-up including Kummerbuben (Mundart Rock), Jürg Halter (Author), Sandra Künzi (Slam Poetry), Frutti di Mare (Musica Lautareasca/Klezmer), Reverend Beat-Man (Gospel Blues Trash), Shirley Grimes (Singer-songwriter), Oli Kehrli (Chanson) and many more. Official unveiling on the day.
Invitation only.
Junkerngasse | Berne, CH


National Concert Hall International Master Course

The inaugural edition of international masterclasses, chamber music concerts and participation founded and artistically directed by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins (piano). Faculty includes Kirill Troussov (violin), Maxim Rysanov (viola), and Louise Hopkins (cello).
National Concert Hall | Dublin, IRL
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Wednesday
07 August 2019 | 19:00

Opening Concert. John Field Room. Performances with Finghin Collins, Kirill Troussov, Maxim Rysanov and Louise Hopkins with music by Dvořák, Mahler, Tabakova, and Shostakovich.

Friday
09 August 2019 | 19:00

Students Concert. Kevin Barry Room. Performances by students of the NCH IMC.

Sunday
11 August 2019 | 15:00

Closing Concert with faculty and students. John Field Room.


Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival

Kuhmo | FI


Recording

Berne | CH


Private Concert

Leipzig| D


Students' Concert

Gwendolyn's students perform with Tomasz Domański (piano).
Musiksalon Junkerngasse | Berne, CH


GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

With Isabelle van Keulen (violin), Kirill Troussov (violin), Vladimir Mendelssohn (viola), Blythe Teh Engstroem (viola), Christoph Croisé (cello), Dóra Kokas (cello), Simon Bucher (piano), Hannes Minnaar (piano), Christoffer Sundqvist (clarinet), Stephanie Szanto (mezzo soprano), Melisma Quartet (saxophone), Dobrinka Tabakova (composer).
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OPENING NIGHT
Wednesday, 1 May, from 6.30 p.m. onwards
Oberhofen
Klösterli, Schloss, House of Music
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LONGING FOR FREEDOM
Thursday, 2 May, 8 p.m.
Stadtkirche Thun (parish church)
Works by Mozart, Schubert, Stravinsky
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UNFULFILLED DESIRE
Friday, 3 May, 8 p.m.
Parkhotel Gunten
Works by Brahms, Bruch, Fortmann, Schumann, Sommer, Smythe
Please note: this concert is sold out.
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LOVE STORY
From Brunch to Concert (11.15 a.m.)
Saturday, 4 May, from 9.15 a.m. onwards
Parkhotel Gunten
Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story"
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SO DIFFERENT
Saturday, 4 May, 4 p.m.
Klösterli Oberhofen
Family Concert
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FULFILLED DESIRE – GALA CONCERT
Saturday, 4 May, 8 p.m.
Schloss Oberhofen (castle)
Works by Brahms, Chausson, Schumann, von Herzogenberg
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YEARNING
Sunday, 5 May, 11 a.m.
Schloss Oberhofen (castle)
Works by Bartók, Beethoven, Sibelius
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FULFILLMENT
Sunday, 5 May, 5 p.m.
Kirche Hilterfingen (church)
Works by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Tabakova
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Preview Performance of GAIA Music Festival

Private concert, invitation only.

Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, KV 478 with Blythe Teh Engstroem (viola), Dóra Kokas (cello), Hannes Minnaar (piano)

Schubert: Trout Quintet with Isabelle van Keulen (violin), Vladimir Mendelssohn (viola), Christoph Croisé (cello), James Oesi (double bass), Hannes Minnaar (piano)

Seepark Hotel | Thun, CH
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Adrianos Classics

Adrianos Hosts GAIA Music Festival - A Preview
With Simon Bucher (piano), Stephanie Szanto (mezzo soprano), Jure Robek (clarinet), and Salma Flügel (cello). Programme includes works by Bartók, Schubert, Schumann, Smythe and "Petting Goes Classic". Please come early to avoid disappointment as seating is limited.
Adrianos Bar & Café | Berne, CH


FLAME with Simon Bucher at Budapest Spring Festival - Sold Out

Programme from the album "FLAME" with Simon Bucher (piano).
Budapesti Tavaszi Fesztivál / Budapest Spring Festival. Please note: this concert is sold out.
Festetics Palace | Budapest, HU
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ORIGIN Live in Italy - Como

With Abigail McDonagh, Priyanka Ravanelli, Ernst Jan Vos (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Patrick Moriarty (cello), Massimo Pinca (double bass).
Teatro Como | Como, IT


West Side Story

With Melisma Quartet
Druckerei | Baden, CH


Preview - "Cocktail für die Musen", New Series in Casino Bern Curated by Gwendolyn Masin

With Simon Bucher (piano).
Kappelle im Generationenhaus / Burgerspittel am Bahnhof | Berne, CH


The Züri West Show - Sold Out

An hommage to Switzerland's most-loved rock band. With Oli Kehrli (chanson), Tevfik Kuyas (bass), Salma Flügel (cello) and David Brühlmann (bodhrán). Arrangement by Gwendolyn and Philipp Henzi. Please note: this concert is sold out.
Dachstock, Reitschule | Berne, CH


ORIGIN Live in the Netherlands - Schouwburg Cuijk

With Pieter van Loenen, Ernst Jan Vos, André Felipe Lima (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Renate Apperloo (cello), Servaas Jessen (double bass).
Schouwburg Cuijk | Cuijk, NL
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Hour-Long Interview on Dutch Radio

Gwendolyn was a guest on popular radio show VPRO's Nooit Meer Slapen. Missed it? Click here to listen.


FLAME with Simon Bucher - Booked Out

Programme from the album "FLAME" with Simon Bucher (piano). Please note: this concert is booked out.
Sattler, Mittelstrasse 15 | Berne, CH


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's "Vorwärts i d'Nostalgie​"

Kulturhof| Köniz, CH
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Recital and Talk

Wine and Violin Hegedűkészítők Szalonja (lutherie exhibition) with Éva Szalai (piano). Programme includes works by Debussy, Mozart, Ravel, and Piazzolla.
Fonó Budai Zeneház | Budapest, HU


Bernstein's West Side Story - Swiss Premiere - Sold Out

With Melisma Quartet. Please note: this concert is sold out.
Auditorium Maximum, ETH | Zurich, CH.
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Students' Concert

Gwendolyn's students perform with Tomasz Domański (piano).
Musiksalon Junkerngasse | Berne, CH


ORIGIN Live in the Netherlands - Reeuwijk Klassiek - Sold Out

With Pieter van Loenen, Ernst Jan Vos, André Felipe Lima (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Renate Apperloo (cello), Servaas Jessen (double bass). Please note: this concert is sold out.
De Brug | Reeuwijk, NL
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Live Performance for the Netherlands' Radio 4

Performance and Interview on "De Klassieken" with Ab Nieuwdorp. Works from Gwendolyn's ORIGIN Live programme including Bartók, Gade, and Ravel.
Hilversum | NL
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Artist in Residence at Beatus

Beatus | Merligen, CH

Tuesday
15 January 2019

With Oli Kehrli (Chanson).


Live Performance for the Netherlands' Radio 4

Performance and Interview on "Spiegelzaal" with Hans van den Boom. Works from Gwendolyn's ORIGIN Live programme.
Concertgebouw, Spiegelzaal, Amsterdam | NL
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Live Performance on Podium Witteman, National TV broadcaster, the Netherlands

Live Performance and Interview on Podium Witteman on NPO TV. Works from Gwendolyn's ORIGIN Live programme, including Bartók and de Falla.
Hallen studio's, Amsterdam | NL
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The Shop Window Concerts

With Simon Bucher (piano).
Loeb, Spitalgasse 47-51, 3001 Berne | CH

Thursday
10 January 2019 | 17:30

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day

Thursday
10 January 2019 | 18:00

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day

Thursday
10 January 2019 | 19:00

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day

Friday
11 January 2019 | 17:30

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day

Friday
11 January 2019 | 18:00

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day

Friday
11 January 2019 | 19:00

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day

Saturday
12 January 2019 | 11:00

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day

Saturday
12 January 2019 | 12:00

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day

Saturday
12 January 2019 | 12:30

With pieces by Boulanger, Debussy, de Falla, Fauré, Ravel, and surprises on the day


ORIGIN Live in the Netherlands - Wageningen

With Inge Bergenhuizen, Ernst Jan Vos, André Felipe Lima (violins), Martin Moriarty (viola), Renate Apperloo (cello), Jesse Feves (double bass).
Theater Junushoff | Wageningen, NL
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FLAME with Simon Bucher

Programme from the album "FLAME" with Simon Bucher (piano).
Private concert, invitation only.
Bellevue | Berne, CH


FLAME with Simon Bucher - The New Year's Concert - Sold Out

Programme from the album "FLAME" with Simon Bucher (piano). Please note: this concert is sold out.
Burgerspittel |Berne, CH
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