Performances

Upcoming Dates 2020 - 2021

National Concert Hall International Master Course

Cancelled. The NCH IMC 2 will take place in part online.
The second edition of international masterclasses, chamber music concerts and participation founded and artistically directed by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins (piano). Faculty includes Gilles Apap (violin), Kim Kashkashian (viola), and Gary Hoffman (cello).
National Concert Hall | Dublin, IRL
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Wednesday
05 August 2020 | 19:00

Opening Concert. John Field Room. Performances with Finghin Collins, Gilles Apap, Kim Kashkashian and Gary Hoffman

Saturday
08 August 2020 | 12:00

Students Concert. Kevin Barry Room.

Saturday
08 August 2020 | 17:00

Closing Concert with faculty and students. John Field Room.


The Secret Garden Party IV

Invitation only.
Junkerngasse | Berne, CH


Recital with Caspar Vos

Gartensaal der Villa Boveri
Baden | CH


GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

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Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's New Album Release

Bierhübeli | Berne, CH


Cocktail für die Musen V

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
"Die Kreutzersonate"
A musical Drama with texts by Lukas Barfüss
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven
Direction: Manon Pfrunder
Violin: Gwendolyn Masin
Piano: Vera Kooper
Actors: TBA
Casino Bern | Berne, CH


2020/2021

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).


Cocktail für die Musen VI

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein and Daniel Schnyder
Violin: Gwendolyn Masin
Saxophone: Daniel Schnyder, Melisma Saxophone Quartet
Trombone: Justin Clarke
Casino Bern | Berne, CH


Cocktail für die Musen VII

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
Carnival of the Animals
Casino Bern | Berne, CH


Beau Soir with Vera Kooper

Recital with Vera Kooper (pn).
Bussum | NL


Cocktail für die Musen VIII

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
Global Beats

Jütz |
Isa Kurz: vocals, accordion, dulcimer, violin; Philipp Moll: double bass, vocals; Daniel Woodtli: trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals

AND

Miklós Lukács, cimbalom

AND

Yurodny |

Oleg Ponomarev: violin; Adrian Hart: violin; Cora Venus Lunny: violin, viola;

Kate Ellis: cello; Nick Roth: saxophones; Colm O’Hara: trombone; Dave Redmond: double bass; Phil Macmullan: drums

Casino Bern | Berne, CH
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Baby, I Got the Blues with Caspar Vos

Recital with Caspar Vos (pn).
Bovenzaal, Theater Vrijthof Maastricht | Maastricht, NL


Past Dates 2020

Cocktail für die Musen IV

New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
Moved to 3 April 2021

Jütz |
Isa Kurz: vocals, accordion, dulcimer, violin; Philipp Moll: double bass, vocals; Daniel Woodtli: trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals

AND

Miklós Lukács, cimbalom

AND

Yurodny |
Oleg Ponomarev: violin; Adrian Hart: violin; Cora Venus Lunny: violin, viola;
Kate Ellis: cello; Nick Roth: saxophones; Colm O’Hara: trombone; Dave Redmond: double bass; Phil Macmullan: drums
Casino Bern | Berne, CH
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GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH - Moved to 24-27 September 2020

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The Exhale

A Holistic Approach to Inspiring your Well-being as a Musician.

International Master Course online |

Artisst (Cooking Artistry)
Samuel Baur (Meditation)
Pavlo Beznosiuk (Baroque and Contemporary Violin)
Emma Black (Counselling)
Tara-Lee Byrne (Cooking Artistry)
Oli Christen (Breath Awareness)
Dale Culliford (Cello/Alexander Technique)
Dana Fonteneau (Performance Coach, Management Consultant)
Patrick Gundry-White (Understanding of Anatomy, Muscles, Breath)
Franziska Huber (Dispokinesis For All Instruments)
Jennifer Johnson (Violin/Body Mapping)
Matthew Jones (Viola/Alexander Technique/Yoga)
David Kaetz (Feldenkrais)
Tim Kliphuis (Improvisation/Violin)
Laura Leaver (Cooking Artistry)
Gail MacLeod (Creative music making, Coaching and Training.)
Clare Nicholls (Yoga/Yoga Therapy)
Clíodhna Ní Aodáin (Cello/Improvisation All Instruments)
Ruth Philipps (Baroque and Modern Cello/Yoga)
Online | see website

(Hosted by Lived Experience)


Cocktail für die Musen III

New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
Cancelled Due To COVID-19

Barbara Dennerlein (Hammond & pipe organ), Pius Baschnagel (percussion), Antonio García (pipe organ).
Programme includes original compositions by Dennerlein, as well as works by Bach, Corelli, and Widor.
Casino Bern | Berne, CH
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Podcast with Gwendolyn Masin

Moving towards a future where we are present... Podcast for "Music, Mind, and Movement" wiht Karen Bulmer about Gwendolyn's master course The Exhale. The violinist discusses why teaching a musician needs to go beyond just acquiring the skills involved in playing an instrument.
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Cocktail für die Musen II

New Series Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
Yilian Cañizares (vocals/violin), Childo Thomas (e. bass), Inor Sotolongo (percussion), Caspar Vos (piano).
Programme includes original compositions by Canizares, as well as works by de Falla, Fauré, Gershwin, Poulenc, and Ravel.
Casino Bern | Berne, CH
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Interview for SRF 2 "Jazz und World Aktuell"

With Annina Salis.
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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