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News 01/18 –
Concerts in Dublin, Galway, Amsterdam, Vilnius, Klapeida, and Book Launch in Berne

2018 has been a rollercoaster of concerts, travels and joyful collaborations ... and it's only the beginning of March!

Here you can take a look at what's happened so far, and which exciting performances and publications are coming up... assuming current snowy and icy conditions let me travel. Hope to see you at one of them!



GAIA Garten BSZ2929

Upcoming Dates

07 March 2018

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.
Müller & Schade, Moserstrasse 16 | Berne, CH
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08 March 2018 | 19:30

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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09 March 2018 | 18:00

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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11 March 2018 | 13:00

Video Shoot in Casino Bern

Gwendolyn plays for Casino Bern's new music application featuring some of Berne's most established musicians and artists.
Casino Bern | Berne, CH
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16 March 2018 | 20:30

Performance in Splendor, Amsterdam

With Emmy Storms (violin), Martin Moriarty (viola), Johan van Iersel (cello), and Robert Kulek (piano).

Brahms: Quintet in f minor Op. 34
Fauré: Quartet no.1 in c minor Op. 15
Fauré: Morceau de Lecture
Fauré: Quintet no.1 in d minor Op. 89

Splendor | Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116, Amsterdam, NL
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Friday – Thursday
23 – 25 March 2018

Concerts in Lithuania

With Gleb Pysniak (cello) and Baiba Osina (piano).

Schumann: Fantasiestücke Op. 73
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 2
Händel/Halvorsen: Passacaglia
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor Op. 50

23 March 2018

Klapeida Concert Hall, Klapeida

24 March 2018

Performance under the patronage of the Dutch Embassy, Vilnius

25 March 2018

Užutrakio Dvaras, Vilnius


Porträt Gwen 1

Upcoming Dates

01 January 2018 | 17:00


With Simon Bucher (piano). Programme includes works by Bartók, Beethoven, Bloch, Brahms, Ravel.
Donzdorf Castle | Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, D

04 January 2018 | 19:00

Solo Performance

Private concert, invitation only.
Bellevue | Berne, CH

13 January 2018 | 14:00

Students' Concert

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

30 January 2018 | 11:00

FLAME with Simon Bucher

Private concert, invitation only.
Programme from the album "FLAME" with Simon Bucher (piano) and Alicia López (flamenco).

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

07 February 2018 | 19:30

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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07 February 2018 | 19:30

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

Mozart: Sonata in B flat major K. 378 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 two violins and viola
Khachaturian: Trio for clarinet, violin and piano

08 February 2018 | 10:00

Masterclasses with Kirill Troussov (violin)

19 February 2018 | 19:30

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