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Musiikkitalo | Musikhuset | Helsinki Music Centre: Camerata
Helsinki, Finland
Monday, 7 June 2021 - 8:00 PM
Horn soloist Tommi Hyytinen (Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra), mezzo soprano Niina Keitel and pianist Marko Hilpo will give the European premiere of composer Geoffrey Gordon's chamber vocal work, Winterleben, at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. Winterleben is a song cycle setting five texts, in German, by Mahler's favorite poet, Friedrich Rückert, for mezzo, horn and piano. This work was originally commissioned by Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting, and first premiered in Zipper Hall,Los Angeles, on 7 August 2015.
Presenter: Helsinki Music Centre
Gordon: Winterleben
Artists: Niina Keitel (Mezzo Soprano); Tommi Hyytinen (French Horn); Marko Hilpo (Piano)
Hakuju Hall
Tokyo, Japan
Friday, 28 May 2021 - 7:00 PM
Trombonist Yu Tamaki Hoso and pianist Ayano Jo give the world premiere performances of composer Geoffrey Gordon's new chamber work, Vermilion, inspired by the Studio with Goldfish painting by Henri Matisse (1912).
Presenter: Hakuju Hall
Gordon: Vermilion (for trombone and piano)
Artists: Yu Tamaki Hoso (Trombone); Kosuke Akimoto (Piano)
Toyonaka Performing Arts Center
Osaka, Japan
Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - 7:00 PM
Trombonist Yu Tamaki Hoso and pianist Ayano Jo give the world premiere performances of composer Geoffrey Gordon's new chamber work, Vermilion, inspired by the Studio with Goldfish painting by Henri Matisse (1912).
Presenter: Toyonaka Performing Arts Center
Gordon: Vermilion (for trombone and piano)
Artists: Yu Tamaki Hoso (Trombone); Kosuke Akimoto (Piano)
Munetsugu Hall
Nagoya, Japan
Sunday, 16 May 2021 - 2:00 PM
Trombonist Yu Tamaki Hoso and pianist Ayano Jo give the world premiere performances of composer Geoffrey Gordon's new chamber work, Vermilion, inspired by the Studio with Goldfish painting by Henri Matisse (1912).
Presenter: Munetsugu Hall
Gordon: Vermilion (for trombone and piano)
Artists: Yu Tamaki Hoso (Trombone); Kosuke Akimoto (Piano)
Koningin Elisabethzaal
Antwerp, Belgium
Friday, 23 April 2021 - 8:00 PM
The Antwerp Symphony Orchestra gives the world premiere performance of Geoffrey Gordon's Mad Song, for English horn and orchestra - part of their 2020-21 concert season. Commissioned by the ASO for their own soloist, Dimitri Mestdag, the concert will also feature guest conductor, Shiyeon Sung and works by Grieg and Bartok. Queen Elizabeth Hall, Antwerp, Belgium.
Presenter: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
Grieg: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
Ensemble: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Shiyeon Sung
Gordon: Mad Song
Artist: Dimitri Mestdag (English Horn)
Ensemble: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Shiyeon Sung
Bartók: Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19/Sz 73
Ensemble: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Shiyeon Sung
Sprengel Museum
Hanover, Germany
Sunday, 14 March 2021 - 4:00 PM
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Violinist Elisabeth Kufferath will give the European premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's Aria and Cadenza for solo violin from the Calder Saal at the Sprengel Museum in Hannover, Germany, on a program which will also include works by Eliot Carter and Morton Feldman.
Presenter: Sprengel Museum
Gordon: Aria and Cadenza for solo violin
Artist: Elisabeth Kufferath (Violin)
Carter: Mnemosyne
Artist: Elisabeth Kufferath (Violin)
Carter: Figment IV
Artist: Elisabeth Kufferath (Violin)
Feldman: The Viola in my Life III
Artists: Stephan Meier (Piano); Elisabeth Kufferath (Violin)
Sibelius Academy
Helsinki, Finland
Friday, 29 January 2021 - 7:00 PM
Horn soloist Tommi Hyytinen (Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra), mezzo soprano Niina Keitel and pianist Marko Hilpo will give the European premiere of composer Geoffrey Gordon's chamber vocal work, Winterleben, at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. Winterleben is a song cycle setting five texts, in German, by Mahler's favorite poet, Friedrich Rückert, for mezzo, horn and piano. This work was originally commissioned by Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting, and first premiered in Zipper Hall,Los Angeles, on 7 August 2015.
Presenter: Sibelius Academy
Gordon: Winterleben
Artists: Niina Keitel (Mezzo Soprano); Tommi Hyytinen (French Horn); Marko Hilpo (Piano)
Alte Oper: Mozart Saal
Frankfurt, Germany
Friday, 11 December 2020 - 7:00 PM
Renowned German cellist, Benedict Klöckner, premieres composer Geoffrey Gordon's Nes qu'on porroit, for solo cello, on a program which includes the 6 Bach solo cello suites.
Gordon: Nes qu'on porroit (for solo cello)
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Hakuju Hall
Tokyo, Japan
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 - 7:00 PM
Trombonist Yu Tamaki Hoso and pianist Ayano Jo give the world premiere performances of composer Geoffrey Gordon's new chamber work, Vermilion, inspired by the Studio with Goldfish painting by Henri Matisse (1912).
Presenter: Hakuju Hall
Gordon: Vermilion (for trombone and piano)
Artists: Yu Tamaki Hoso (Trombone); Kosuke Akimoto (Piano)
Museum Art.Plus
Donaueschingen, Germany
Sunday, 18 October 2020 - 1:00 PM
Horn soloist Saar Berger, principal horn of Ensemble Modern, gives the world premiere performance of Geoffrey Gordon's Roman Rituals, which he commissioned, on a program of new works at the Museum Art.Plus in Donaueschingen, Germany - part of the prestigious Donaueschingen Music Days Festival, the origins of which date back to 1921.
Presenter: MuseumArt.Plus
Gordon: Roman Rituals
Artist: Saar Berger (French Horn)
Wigmore Hall
London, England
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 - 1:00 PM
Trumpet soloist Simon Höfele gives the world premiere performance of composer Geoffrey Gordon's He saith among the trumpets, inspired by the work of poet Alun Lewis - as part of the New Autumn concert series at Wigmore Hall, London, 22 September 2020.
Presenter: Wigmore Hall
Gordon: He saith among the trumpets
Artist: Simon Höfele (Trumpet)
Schloss Burg Namedy
Koblenz, Germany
Friday, 17 July 2020 - 7:00 PM
Cellist Benedict Klöckner and violinist Yuri Revich will present the world premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's Aphrodite and Eros (fighting off the advances of Pan) during the International Music Festival Koblenz 2020 on a program which will include works by Kodaly, Glière and Händel.
Presenter: International Music Festival Koblenz 2020
Gordon: Aphrodite and Eros (fending off the advanced of Pan)
Artists: Yuri Revich (Violin); Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Kodály: Sonata for Cello solo, Op. 8
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Glière: Auswahl aus den 8 Stücken für Violine und Violoncello, op. 39
Artists: Yuri Revich (Violin); Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Paganini: Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1
Artist: Yuri Revich (Violin)
Kloster Eberbach
Koblenz, Germany
Friday, 10 July 2020 - 8:00 PM
Renowned German cellist, Benedict Klöckner, premieres composer Geoffrey Gordon's Nes qu'on porroit, for solo cello, on a program which includes the first three Bach solo cello suites.
Presenter: International Music Festival Koblenz 2020
Gordon: Nes qu'on porroit (for solo cello)
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Schloss Burg Namedy
Koblenz, Germany
Saturday, 4 July 2020 - 6:00 PM
Renowned German cellist, Benedict Klöckner, premieres composer Geoffrey Gordon's Nes qu'on porroit, for solo cello, on a program which includes the first three Bach solo cello suites.
Presenter: International Music Festival Koblenz 2020
Gordon: Nes qu'on porroit (for solo cello)
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012
Artist: Benedict Klöckner (Cello)
Hakuju Hall
Tokyo, Japan
Friday, 22 May 2020 - 7:00 PM
Trombonist Yu Tamaki Hoso and pianist Ayano Jo give the world premiere performances of composer Geoffrey Gordon's new chamber work, Vermilion, inspired by the Studio with Goldfish painting by Henri Matisse (1912).
Presenter: Hakuju Hall
Gordon: Vermilion (for trombone and piano)
Artists: Yu Tamaki Hoso (Trombone); Kosuke Akimoto (Piano)
Munetsugu Hall
Nagoya, Japan
Friday, 15 May 2020 - 1:30 PM
Trombonist Yu Tamaki Hoso and pianist Ayano Jo give the world premiere performances of composer Geoffrey Gordon's new chamber work, Vermilion, inspired by the Studio with Goldfish painting by Henri Matisse (1912).
Presenter: Munetsugu Hall
Gordon: Vermilion (for trombone and piano)
Artists: Yu Tamaki Hoso (Trombone); Ayano Jo (Piano)
Toyonaka Performing Arts Center: Toyonaka Hall
Kyoto, Japan
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 - 7:00 PM
Trombonist Yu Tamaki Hoso and pianist Ayano Jo give the world premiere performances of composer Geoffrey Gordon's new chamber work, Vermilion, inspired by the Studio with Goldfish painting by Henri Matisse (1912).
Presenter: Toyonaka Performing Arts Center
Gordon: Vermilion (for trombone and piano)
Artists: Yu Tamaki Hoso (Trombone); Ayano Jo (Piano)
Taiwan National Symphony Hall
Taichung, Taiwan
Saturday, 11 April 2020 - 7:30 PM
The National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and conductor Yao-Yu Wu will give the Asian premiere performances of Geoffrey Gordon's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (after Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus) with soloist Toke Moldrup.
Presenter: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
Ensemble: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Yao-Yu Wu
Gordon: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (after Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus)
Artist: Toke Møldrup (Cello)
Ensemble: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Yao-Yu Wu
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Op. 18
Ensemble: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Yao-Yu Wu
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Ensemble: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Yao-Yu Wu
Taiwan National Symphony Hall
Taichung, Taiwan
Friday, 10 April 2020 - 7:30 PM
The National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and conductor Yao-Yu Wu will give the Asian premiere performances of Geoffrey Gordon's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (after Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus) with soloist Toke Moldrup.
Presenter: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
Ensemble: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Yao-Yu Wu
Gordon: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (after Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus)
Artist: Toke Møldrup (Cello)
Ensemble: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Yao-Yu Wu
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Op. 18
Ensemble: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Yao-Yu Wu
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Ensemble: National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Yao-Yu Wu
St. John's, Smith Square
London, England
Thursday, 9 April 2020 - 1:05 PM
Geoffrey Gordon's setting of the Crucifixus, for double choir and solo cello, will be featured on a program during Holy Week Festival, sponsored by St John’s Smith Square and Tenebrae, with the Choir of Royal Holloway, led by conductor Rupert Gough.
Presenter: St. John's Smith Square
Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
Ensemble: Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor: Rupert Gough
Gordon: Crucifixus (for SSAATTBB and solo cello)
Artist: Graham Walker (Cello)
Ensemble: Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor: Rupert Gough
Lotti: Crucifixus a 10
Ensemble: Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor: Rupert Gough
Leighton: Crucifixus pro nobis, Op. 38
Ensemble: Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor: Rupert Gough
Caldara: Crucifixus
Ensemble: Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor: Rupert Gough
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