Performances

Upcoming Dates 2021 - 2023

The Underdeck with Wolfgang Zwiauer and Philipp Läng

Explorations between baroque and the contemporary, groove and minimalism. Programme includes works by Bach, Biber and Satie.
With Wolfgang Zwiauer (bass) and Philipp Läng (percussion, instrument inventor).
La Voirie | Biel, CH
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Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's New Album Release Concert

Bierhübeli | Berne, CH


Cocktail für die Musen VI - West Side Story

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
West Side Story
Programme with works by Leonard Bernstein and Daniel Schnyder
Violin: Gwendolyn Masin
Saxophone: Daniel Schnyder, Melisma Saxophone Quartet
Trombone: Domenico Catalano
Casino Bern | Berne, CH
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Czech Touches of Music International Music Festival

Bohuslav Martinů: Czech Rhapsody for violin and orchestra H.337.
With State Philharmonic of Košice, conducted by Wojciech Rodek.
Prague | CZ
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Cocktail für die Musen VII - The Carnival of the Animals

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
Carnival of the Animals
Text by Simon Jäggi.
"The Father", played by Dominique Jann.
With children from Konsi Bern's Tiger Bande and Moving Strings.
Ensemble: Droujelub Yanakiev, Anna Spina, Eva Lüthi, Matteo Burci, Vera Kooper, Igor Andreev, Livia Gucanin, Gábor Horváth, Oliver Schär.
Casino Bern | Berne, CH


Recital with Vera Kooper

Recital with Vera Kooper (pn).
De Kleine Zaal om de Hoek | Naarden, NL
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Recital with Vera Kooper

Recital with Vera Kooper (pn).
’t Mosterdzaadje
Santpoort-Noord | NL
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GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

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Storioni Festival

Eindhoven | NL


Cocktail für die Musen VIII - Global Beats

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


Cocktail für die Musen IX

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
An evening with a very special guest and Gwendolyn's ORIGIN.
Details to be revealed soon...
Casino Bern | Berne, CH
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Past Dates 2021

Key Speaker at the 49th International ESTA Conference (Online)

Masterclass and Workshop ( 60 minutes).
More information about the conference here and speakers here.


The Underdeck with Wolfgang Zwiauer

Explorations between baroque and the contemporary, groove and
minimalism. Programme includes works by Bach, Biber and Satie.
With Wolfgang Zwiauer (bass).
Leonotis | Grossaffoltern, CH
For bookings, see website


The Underdeck with Wolfgang Zwiauer

Explorations between baroque and the contemporary, groove and
minimalism. Programme includes works by Bach, Biber and Satie.
With Wolfgang Zwiauer (bass).
Villa Stucki | Bern, CH
For bookings, see website


Solo Performance

Private Event.
Berne | CH


Chamber Music with Irene Enzlin and Vera Kooper

With Irene Enzlin (cello) and Vera Kooper (piano). Programme includes works by Beethoven and Dvořák.
Museum Kleines Klingental
Basel | CH


Chamber Music with Irene Enzlin and Vera Kooper

With Irene Enzlin (cello) and Vera Kooper (piano). Programme includes works by Beethoven and Dvořák.
Zürich | CH


GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

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Fratres at Stretta Concerts

Pärt: Cantus in Memorian of Benjamin Britten
Schnittke: Moz-Art à la Haydn
Haydn: Streichquartett op. 20 Nr. 2
Bach: Konzert für zwei Violinen BWV 1043
Mozart: Adagio und Fuge KV 546
Pärt: Fratres

With Sebastian Bohren (vln) and CHAARTS Chamber Artists
Ref. Stadtkirche Brugg | Aargau, CH


The Secret Garden Party IVb

"IVb? Waddaya mean, IV b?"
After 24 months since The Secret Garden Party III took place, and one cancelled SGP IV last summer, we are holding the Party this year with gratitude and joy. We are indebted to the neighbours who live in the area for their generosity and encouragement. Thanks for having us back again!

This year's line-up includes Jenny and Housi Wittlin (music), Andreas Hohn (literature/theology), Lisa Catena (satire), Sandy Patton (vocals) with Antonia Giordano (guitar) and Jerome Ogier (violin), Mahdi Al-Tashly (oud) with Tiziano Ronchetti (darabouka) and Barbara La Faro (vocals), Pedro Lenz (literature), Ben Curtiss (rock), siJamais (chanson cabaret), Dimitri Howald Trio with Dimitri Howald (guitar); Valentin Fischer (bass); Philipp Leibundgut (drums), Jürg Halter (literature/improvisation), Nick Perrin (jazz/flamenco guitar), Zia Lisa (canzoni italiane), Oli Kehrli (chanson) and An Lár (celtic folk).
Invitation only.
Junkerngasse | Berne, CH


Panel Discussion for National Concert Hall International Master Course

With Finghin Collins, Gilles Apap, Máté Szűcs, and Marc Coppey.
view LIVE here.

Violin Masterclass

With Anna Pasetto, Alfie Weinberg, and Bohdan Doroshenko.
view LIVE here.


An Imaginary Tale of Love and Music - Recital with Finghin Collins

Camille Saint-Saëns:   Danse Macabre
Claude Debussy:         Sonata
Claude Debussy:        Beau Soir 
Dobrinka  Tabakova:    Whispered Lullaby  
Lili Boulanger:              Nocturne
Fritz Kreisler:                La Gitana 
Francis Poulenc:          Sonata   
Béla Bartók:                 Romanian Dances
Maurice Ravel:             Tzigane
National Concert Hall | Dublin, IRL
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A Guided Tour of the Debussy Sonata for Violin and Piano

A Guided Tour of the Debussy Sonata for Violin and Piano:  Performance Perspectives with Finghin Collins.
view LIVE here.


National Concert Hall International Master Course

The third edition of international masterclasses, chamber music concerts and participation founded and artistically directed by Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin Collins (piano). With Gilles Apap (violin), Máté Szűcs (viola), Marc Coppey (cello). Workshops on improvisation with Ronan Guilfoyle (bass), Nick Roth (sax), Cora Venus Lunny (vln/vla), Kate Ellis (vlc) and on traditional Irish music with Zoë Conway (vln). Talk on professional development with Katie McGuinness (Vice President of Art. Op. Dallas Symph. Orch.).
National Concert Hall | Dublin, IRL
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Professional Development with Katie McGuinness, Vice President of Artistic Operations for Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Katie McGuinness in conversation with Gwendolyn Masin and Finghin  Collins.
view LIVE here.


Talent Summer Course and Festival

More information soon.
Brescia | IT
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Gwendolyn's Bridge Club

A Gesamtkunstwerk for Gwendolyn's Bridge Club.
With Jiska Lambrecht (violin), Martin Moriarty (viola), Darryl Bachmann (viola), Raphaela Paetsch (cello), Jürg Halter (literature) and Dominique Jann (theatre).
Gesellschaft zu Zimmerleuten, Kramgasse | Berne, CH


Gwendolyn's Bridge Club

A Gesamtkunstwerk for Gwendolyn's Bridge Club.
With Vera Kooper (piano), Matthias Walpen (cello), Jürg Halter (literature) and Dominique Jann (theatre).
Herrengasse | Berne, CH


Baby, I Got the Blues with Caspar Vos

This concert has been postponed to 2022
Recital with Caspar Vos (pn).
Bovenzaal, Theater Vrijthof Maastricht | Maastricht, NL


Cocktail für die Musen VII

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
This concert has been postponed to 2022.
Carnival of the Animals
Casino Bern | Berne, CH


GAIA Music Festival – Oberhofen, CH

GAIA Music Festival has been postponed to 25-29 August 2021
see website


Seminar and Q&A for Stowarzyszenie Polskich Muzyków Kameralistów / Polish Chamber Musicians' Association

Content focuses on vibrato, including framing vibrato within a historical context; use of vibrato for interpretation; amd teaching/learning vibrato. English with Polish translation. To sign up and be an active participant please visit the website or Polish Facebook Pages / English Facebook Page (Polish and English).
Online | PL


Cocktail für die Musen VIII

Curated by Gwendolyn Masin
Global Beats
This concert has been postponed to 2023.

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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Beau Soir with Vera Kooper

This concert has been postponed to 2022.
Recital with Vera Kooper (pn).
Bussum | NL


Cocktail für die Musen VII

This concert has been postponed to 30 May 2021.

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


Special Guest for Oli Kehrli's New Album Release Concert

This concert has been postponed 14 October 2021
Bierhübeli | Berne, CH


Kalaidos Spotlights

Mini masterclasses for active and passive participants. All levels welcome. These masterclasses will take place online and are designed to be informative for students, teachers, and amateurs. Specific times of masterclass arranged on request. Please write to music@kalaidos-fh.ch to apply as active or passive participant.
Kalaidos | Zürich
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Cocktail für die Musen VI

This concert has been postponed to 28 October 2021.

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