CLAUDIA SCHAER

A superb artist ... she had me completely mesmerized." –Catskill Chronicle

~ Jan. 29-31 Thurs - Sunday ~ New Music and Culture Symposium at SUNY Albany

              
  ~ Jan.29 Inaugural concert
                                    works by Augusta Read Thomas, Peter Winkler

                 
                ~ Jan.30 Concert-presentation, 2:30pm
                        From Ethereal to Sonic - Can We Approach Music of Different Styles with a Coherent System of Interpretation?
                        ~ works for violin by Claudia Schaer, Tyler Capp, Daria Semegen, Winnie Yang

                ~ Jan. 30 Concert, 7:30pm

                                    works by Max Lifchitz, William Pfaff

 

    ~ Full Schedule of events
    ~ Times Union Article

    

 

~ Jan. 24, Sat. 7:30pm ~ Winchester Gardens, New Jersey

                       "Solo Bach and Beyond"
                          Bach: Sonata 3 in C minor
                            Peterson: Näcken

                            Paganini: Caprices 1, 13

                            Kreisler: Recitativo & Scherzo

                            Bach: Partita 3 in E major

 

2014

~ Nov. 12, Fri. 7pm New York City: Bloomingdale School of Music

 

                    Violin Virtuosity: Fantastic Fiddle-flair from Baroque to present
 

  Works by          
Paganini, Bach-Schumann, Leclair-Kreisler, Mozart, Haydn, Kreisler, Vecsey, Prokofiev-Heifetz, Ysaÿe, 
Schoenfield 

and a very special world première arrangement of

the Bizet-Sarasate Carmen Fantasy for violin and two guitars

with
Eduard Laurel, piano
Jose Maldonado Alejandro Cote, guitar

 

 

 

~ Oct.12, Sun. 2:30pm USA: Babylon Public Library Arts Council, Long Island
                           "Solo Bach and Beyond"
                          Bach: Sonata 1 in G minor
                            Ysaÿe: Sonata 5 (for Mathieu Crickboom)
                            Peterson: Näcken

                            Paganini: Caprices 1, 2, 22

                            Kreisler: Recitativo & Scherzo

                            Bach: Partita 3 in E major

 

 

 

~ Aug.4, Mon. 9-11pm Radio Broadcast FM98.5 CKWR Kitchener: Women in Music

                              ~ Bach, Sonata 1 for violin solo in G minor

 

~ July 2, Wed. 7:30pm ~ NV Hall, New Jersey ~ "Moonflowers, Baby!"
                            ~ Schoenfield Trio for clarinet, violin, piano

                                     ~ with Hana Kim, clarinet; Junie Cho, piano

 

~ June 1, Sun. 3pm ~ Bronx, NY: Lehman College

 

Brahms Concerto                     

   

                              

~ with the Orchestra of the Bronx, Michael Spierman, conductor

 

 

~ May 25, Sun. 8pm ~ Canada: Toronto, Koerner Hall

                

World Première: Serafiniana by Zosha di Castri

 

 ~ with Esprit Orchestra, Alex Pauk, conductor

 

 

~ April 13, Sun. 7:30pm ~ NYC: Kopling House:
                   Benefit for Alzheimers Patients and Caregivers

                    ~ Bach: Partia #1 in B minor

    

 

~ April 6, Sun. 3pm ~NYC: Christ St. Stephen's Church
 

 Spring Intermezzo: A recital with Max Lifchitz

 

     

Music by: 

Tonia Ko,  Matthew Peterson,  Bernard Rands,  Luciano Berio

Juan Pablo Contreras,  Silvia Berg,  Max Lifchitz,  Elizabeth Bell
 

 

~ Jan.22, Wed. 7:30pm ~ NYC: Bulgarian Consulate

Beethoven: Spring Sonata

Bartók: First Rhapsody

Mozart: Frühlingslied

                            

 ~ with Tyler Wottrich, piano; Sofia Dimitrova, voice

 

 

~ Jan. 12, Sun. 3pm ~ NYC: Christ St. Stephen's Church

     Lamentations


 

US Première: Lamentations, for Violin and String Orchestra
 by Margarita Zelenaia 

 

 ~ with Max Lifchitz, conductor, and the North/South Chamber Orchestra

2013

~ Dec. 10, Tues. 7:30pm ~ NYC: Klavierhaus

    Violinistic Journey  (and Bach CD preview)

~ Violin Solos and Duos, by Corelli, Bach, Telemann, Ysaÿe, Paganini, Lavista

  ~ with Stanichka Dimitrova

 

 

 

 

~ Dec. 6, Fri. 7pm ~ NYC: Bloomingdale School of Music

~ Mario Lavista: Calixto

 

 

 

~ Nov. 4, Mon. 1:o0pm  ~ NYC: School Presentation at PS 278

                           ~ Shostakovich: String Quartet #8

                           ~ with the Inwood String Quartet 

 

~ Oct. 25, Fri. 7pm ~ NYC: Bloomingdale School of Music

                              Time for Three: Trios by Milhaud, Khatchaturian, Schoenfield

                                     ~ with Hana Kim, clarinet; Junie Cho, piano

 

~ Oct. 6, Sun. 4pm ~ NYC: Basilica of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral

                            Telemann: the Twelve Fantasias for Solo Violin

 

~ Sept. 27, Fri. 7:30pm ~ NYC: Christ St. Stephen's Church

                            "Summertime" 

                            Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Bloomingdale School

 

~ July 25, Thurs. 5pm ~ Colorado: Crested Butte Music Festival
                                               Oh-Be-Joyful Art Gallery

 

Bach: The Six Sonatas and Partias for Solo Violin

 

 

 

 

 

~ June 6, Thurs. 8pm ~ New York City: Christ St. Stephen's Church

                                          

"Time and Space"

 

 

New York Première: La forma dello spazio, by Zosha Di Castri

 

 ~ with Max Lifchitz, conductor, and the North/South Chamber Orchestra

 

 

~ May 12, Sun. 5pm ~ New York City: Roerich Museum
~ May 5, Sun. 3pm ~ Parksville, NY: United Methodist Church
~ May 2, Thurs. 2:30pm ~ Bronx, NY: Vladeck Hall Auditorium

~ String Quartets: Nielsen D-, Beethoven Op.18#6, Dvořák "American"

~ with Minerva String Quartet

 

 

~ Feb.18, Mon. 7:30pm ~ New York City: Symphony Space

                   ~ ACA Composers Now! with 20-21

 

 

~ Feb. 1-10, Canada: Banff - Recording Residency: Bach, Sei Solo

 

    

~ Jan. 16, Wed. 7:30pm ~ New York City: Bloomingdale School of Music

                                                                      ~ Bach: The Three Sonatas for Solo Violin

 

~ Jan. 3, Thurs. 6:30pm ~ Canada: Calgary Cardel Center
                   

Bach: The Six Sonats and Partitas for Solo Violin

 

2012

 

~ Nov. 27, Tues. 1pm ~ New York City School Presentation
                    
~ Dvořák: String Quintet Op.77
                           ~ with Síona Loughnane, Cory Ramey, Maria Jeffers, Maurice Belle

 

~ Nov. 26, Mon. 8pm ~ New York City: Lehman College

                    ~ Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
                           ~ with Edmundo Ramirez, viola

 

~ Oct. 24, 26, 30, Nov.7 ~ Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada

                    ~ Solo Violin: Bach, Bartók, Boulez
 

~ Oct. 22, Mon. 8pm ~ Carnegie Hall, New York City

                    ~ John Cage: Atlas Eclipticalis
                           ~ Christian Marclay: Shuffle

 

~ Oct. 15, Sun. 3pm ~ New York City: Lehman College
                    
~ Guest Concertmaster, Bronx Symphony Orchestra

 

~ Sept. 10, Mon. 3pm Switzerland: Bern, Domicil Monbijou

                     ~ Soloviolin: 
                                        Bach - Sonata #1 G-
                                        Ysaÿe - Sonata #2 A-

                                        Bach - Sonata #3 C+

 

~ July 29, Sun. ~ Crested Butte Music Festival

                     ~ Corelli and Wieniawski
                            
~ with Matt Milewski, violin
 

~ June 24, Sun. 4pm ~ New York City: Old St. Patrick's Cathedral

                    Violin Solo:
                           ~ Bach: Sonata #1 in G-

                           ~ Ysaÿe: Sonata #5

                           ~ Bach: Partita #3 in E+

                           ~ Kreisler: Recitativo and Scherzo

 

 

~  June 19, Tuesday, 8 pm, New York City

                                                           

 

"Re-Callings"

 

New York Première: Violin Concerto by David Farrell 

 


with the North/South Chamber Orchestra
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 120 W.69th Street, NY
 

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~ Mar.23, Fri. 8pm ~ New York City: Gershwin Hotel ~   20>21
                         Alexandra Vrebalov: Rewind & Fast Forward
                                 ~ Penderecki: String Quartet #1


                                 ~ with Hajnal Pivnick, violin; Francesca Anderegg, viola; Nicholas Finch, cello 

 

~ Apr.6, Fri. 7:30pm ~ Canada: Kitchener-Waterloo, 
                                            Guest concertmaster for Bach's St. Matthäus Passion

                                   ~ with all-star cast:
                                            Daniel Taylor, countertenor 
                                            Benjamin Butterfield, tenor (Evangelist)
                                            Douglas Williams, bass-baritone (Christ)
                                            Meredith Hall, soprano
                                            Cory Knight, tenor
                                            Daniel Lichti, bass

                                            Mark Vuorinen, conductor
                                            Grand Philharmonic ChoirKitchener-Waterloo Symphony

 

~ Mar.30, Fri. 8pm ~ New York City: Manhattan School of Music
                                          ~ Vaughn Williams: On Wenlock Edge
                    ~ with Adriano Pinheiro, tenor; Kenneth Merrill, piano; Imperatrici String Quartet: 
                        Claudia Schaer, Alexis Sykes, violin; Kristina Giles, viola; Hannah Sloane, cello

 

~ Mar.23, Fri. 8pm ~ New York City: Gershwin Hotel ~   20>21
                         ~ Igor Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat, trio version
                                 ~ Paul Moravec: Passacaglia
                                 ~ John Adams: Road Movies
                                 ~ Clint Needham: Quintet

                                 ~ with Yael Manor, piano; Balász Rumy, clarinet;  Kirsten Jermé, cello;      
                                   Francesca Anderegg, violinItay Lantner, flute; Hajnal Pivnick, violin

~ Mar.11, Sun. 3pm ~ New York City: Christ & St.Stephen's Church
                         ~ North/South Chamber Orchestra: East Coast/West Coast

~ Feb.26, Sun.3pm ~ New York City: Bloomingdale School of Music ~ VIOCLARPIANETTO!
                         Derek Bermel: Mulatash Stomp
                                 ~ Igor Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat, trio version
                                 ~ William Bolcom: Afternoon Cakewalk
                                 with Alicia Bennett, clarinet; Roberto Hidalgo, piano

~ Feb.19, Sun. 3pm ~ New York City: Christ & St.Stephen's Church
                         ~ North/South Chamber Orchestra: Midwinter Sounds

~ Feb.16, Thurs. 8pm ~ New York City: Gershwin Hotel ~   20>21
                         ~ Shostakovich: Quartet #8
                                 with Francesca Anderegg, violin; Kristina Giles, viola; Brian Snow, cello

~ Jan.2, Mon. 2:30pm ~ Canada: Calgary  Philharmonic Orchestra: Salute to Vienna

2011

 

~ Nov.10, Thurs. 8pm ~ New York City: Gershwin Hotel
                         ~ Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet
                                 with Francesca Anderegg, violin; Marc Sabbah, viola; Brian Snow, cello

~ Oct.30, Sun. 3pm ~ New York City: Christ & St. Stephen's Church
                         ~ Music of Robert Rival et al
                                 
with the North/South Consonance Chamber Orchestra

~ Oct.15, Sat. 8pm ~ USA: New York, Stony Brook ~ Evelyn Bromet Series
                         ~ Bach Sonata and Partita #3, Bartók, Sonata for Solo Violin

~ Sept.24-27 ~ Denmark: Thy.  Bach: the Six Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin,+ Bartók, Boulez, Ysaÿe et al
                                                            Sept. 24, Sat. 7:30pm:
                                                            ~ Bach: Sonata #3 for Violin Solo
                                                            ~ Bartók: Sonata for Solo Violin
                                                            ~ Bach: Partita #3 for Violin Solo

                                                            Sept. 25, Sun. 4:00pm:
                                                            ~ Bach: Sonata #1 for Violin Solo
                                                            
~ Ysaÿe: Sonata #5
                                                            ~ Boulez: Anthèmes
                                                            ~ Bach: Partita #1 for Violin Solo

                                                            Sept. 26, Mon. 7:30pm:
                                                            ~ Bach: Sonata #2 for Violin Solo
                                                            ~ Ysaÿe: Sonata #4
                                                            ~ Kreisler: Recitativo and Scherzo
                                                            ~ Bach: Partita #2 for Violin Solo

                                                            Sept. 27, Tues. 7:30pm:

                                                             ~ Repeat of Sept. 24 programme                                                                                            

                                                                                              

 

~ September 11-18 ~ England: Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music Festival

                         Sat. Sept.17, Sat. 7pm:
                                 ~ Dvorák: String Quintet Op. 77
                                 with Magnus Johnston, violin; Elisabeth Smalt, violin; 
                                 Stephanie Meyer, cello; Chi-chi Nwanoku, bass

~ June 26, Sun. 7:30 pm - New York: Project 142-15V
                         ~ Bach: Sonata #1 in G Minor for Solo Violin
                         ~ Mozart: Duo in G Major for Violin and Viola
                                 ~ Dvorák: Terzetto Op.74
                                 with Elizabeth York, violin, and Kristina Giles, viola

~ June 7, Tues. 8pm / June 21, Tues., 8pm - New York: Christ & St.Stephen's Church
                         ~ North/South Consonance: Unveilings / Season Finale

~ May 18, Wed. 7pm - New York: Rutgers Church. Concerts in Motion Gala
                                 ~ Pablo de Sarasate: Navarra
                                 with Suzy Perelman, violin

 

Stony Brook University, Staller Center for the Arts

~ May 5, Thurs. 8pm ~ Béla Bartók: Contrasts
                         ~ with Carol McGonnell, clarinet; Luba Poliak, piano

~ May 4, Wed. 8pm ~ Contemporary Chamber Players: Ligeti, Chamber Concerto

~  Apr.29, Fri. 8pm ~ From Ethereal to Sonic: for Violin

                                                            
                                                        Final DMA Recital

                                 Music of Stony Brook Composers, and Bartók

 

~  Apr.3-13, - England:  Prussia Cove Festival

~  Mar.12, Sat. 3pm -  Lincoln Center: Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium

~  Mar.10, Thurs. 8pm -  Stony Brook University, Staller Center for the Arts 

~  Feb.16, Wed. 1pm -  Stony Brook University, Staller Center for the Arts

2010

 

~ Dec.14, Tues. 8pm - USA: New York City - Bechstein Hall

                           ~ chamber works by Samuel Adler, Yehudi Wyner

                                    with Mimesis Chamber Players

 

~ Nov.19, Fri. 7pm - USA: New York City - Center for Architecture

                           ~ Bach, Ysaÿe

 

~ Nov.18, Thurs. 3pm - USA: Stony Brook University

                                with Kaiyin Huang, piano

                                    ~ Brahms, Beethoven

 

~ Nov.12, Fri. 8pm - USA: Troy, New York - EMPAC

                                 with Argento Chamber Ensemble

                                  ~ Georg Friedrich Haas: In Vain

 

~ Oct.17, Sun. 8pm - USA: Boston - Northeastern University

                           with Mimesis Chamber Players
                                    ~ chamber works by Adler, de Ritis, Fairouz, Schuller, Wyner

 

~ Sept.3, Fri. 7&8:30pm - USA: New York City - Bohemian National Hall

                           Moving Sounds Festival - Argento Chamber Ensemble

                           ~ Strauss: Metamorphosen ;  Haas: Unheimat

 

 

Canada: Banff Centre for the Arts

~ July 22, Thurs. 7:30pm - Music for a Summer Evening

                           ~ Boulez: Anthèmes

~ July 15, Fri. 7:30pm - A Concert with Sigiswald Kuijken

                                    ~ Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante

~ July 11, Sun. 4:00pm -  Whyte Museum

                           ~ Ysaÿe: Sonate #4 pour Violon Seul 

~ July 2, Fri. 7:30pm - An Evening With John Adams

                                    ~ di Castri: La Forma dello Spazio - World Première

                                    ~ Adams: Shaker Loops

 

 

~ June 15, Tues. 8pm - USA: North/South Chamber Ensemble - Premières and Rediscoveries

 

~ June 10, Thurs., 7pm - Switzerland: Burgdorf - Franz Gertsch Museum

               ~ Bach, Honegger, Kreisler - Solovioline mit Gertsch Sommer/Herbst/Winter Gemälden  

 

~ June 6, Sun., 6pm - Germany: Sigmaringen - Josefkapelle

                                    ~ Bach, Paganini, Ysaÿe, Bartók - Solovioline

~ May 30, Sun., 11:30am - Switzerland: Bern - Friedenskirche

                                    ~ Bach, Kreisler - Solovioline

 

 

~ May 21, Fri. 8pm - USA: New York City, Roosevelt Island, Good Shepherd Center

                                        ~  An evening of Violin Duos. With Ralph Allen, Violin (J. & H. Derazey)

                                                                        "Dare I say der is a Derazey?"

                                        works by Haydn, Martinu, Honegger, Telemann, Bartók, Berio, Prokofiev

 

~May 10 (Mon. 12pm) - USA: Stony Brook University

                                        ~  Solo Violin: works by Ysaÿe, Honegger, Kreisler, Bartók

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~  Apr. 11  (Sun. 3pm) - USA: Bryn Athyn, PA - Glencairn Museum

 

                              Méditation-Inspiration-Fantaisie-:

A Programme of Violin and Harp   

 

 

with Coline-Marie Orliac, harp

 

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~ Apr. 8 (Thurs. 7:30pm) - USA: New York City - Merkin Concert Hall

                                        Musicians for Harmony: A concert of Jewish and Arab Composers

                 ~ Halim El-Dabh: String Quartet - Metamporphoses and Fugue on  Egyptian Folklore

 

~ Mar. 8 (Mon. 8pm) - USA: New York City - Merkin Concert Hall

                                        ~ 30th Anniversary Concert, North/South Chamber Ensemble

 

~ Feb. 15  (Mon. 7:30pm) - USA: Stony Brook University -UNICEF Benefit Fundraiser for Haiti. 

                                        ~ Bach Ciaccona, Brahms Quartet in C Minor

 

~ Feb. 9 (Tue. 6pm) - USA: Columbia University, St. Paul's Chapel

                                        Ciaccona                                  
~ J.S. Bach:  Partita in D-   ~  Béla Bartók:  Sonata for Solo Violin

2009

 

~ Dec. 5-12 - Canada: Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts


~ Dec. 11, Fri. 7:30pm - Rolston Recital Hall:  Bach - Partita #1 in B minor
                                                                                          Beethoven - Spring Sonata, w/ Sophie Patey, piano

~ Dec. 9, Wed. 4:30pm - Rolston Recital Hall: Bartók - Sonata for Solo Violin

 

~ Nov. 18, 22, 23 - New York City Houseconcerts:

Solo Violin: Bach's Six Sonatas and Partitas, and Bartók's Sonata
  

 Nov. 14  (Sat., 3pm) - USA: New York City - Lincoln Center, Performing Arts Library

Music of Carlos Chávez. A recital with Max Lifchitz

 

 

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 Oct. 30,  1-4pm  -  Stony Brook University:

 

 " ~ Sei Solo ã Violino senza Basßo accompagnato - 

 da Joh. Seb. Bach ~  "

 

Johann Sebastian Bach

~ The Six Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin ~

 

A recital in three parts

 

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 Sept. 9, 10 - Switzerland: Lucerne Festival - Moderne with Pierre Boulez

~ Sept 9: interviewfor Swiss National Radio, with K.Saariaho                          

~  Aug. 10-24 - Denmark: Thy Festival- Chamber Music

                                ~ Felix Mendelssohn: String Quintet #2 in Bb Major, Op. 87
                                ~ Louis Vièrne: Piano Quintet, Op. 42  (with Daniel Blumenthal, piano)
                                ~ Alfred Schnittke: Piano Quintet
                                ~ Astor Piazzola: Four, for Tango
                                ~ Arvo Pärt: Fratres,  for String Quartet 

~  July 05-31  - France: Fontainebleau Festival - Chamber Music, Recitals

                                             ~ Ernest Chausson: Piano Trio Op. 3  
                                             ~ Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 44
                                             ~ Camille Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie pour Violon et Harpe
                                             ~ Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio in Eb Major, Op. 70 # 2
                                             ~ Jean Sibelius: Concerto for Violin and Piano
                                             ~ Béla Bartók: Sonata for Solo Violin 

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"Violine Solo: 
Bach, Boulez, mit Kaprizen aus Kanada und Kreisler"

~  June 4, Th 20:00; Switzerland: Bern - Friedenskirche
~  June 3, Wed 19:00; Switzerland: Bern - Canadian Embassy
~  May 30, Sat 11:00; Switzerland: Bern - Paul Klee Zentrum
 May 21, Wed 20:00; Germany: Sigmaringen - Evangelische Kirche

             Programme:
 
                           ~ Eckhardt-Gramatté:  Capriccio #4: La Isla de Oro (Mallorca)

                           ~ Bach:  Partita for Solo Violin in D minor *

                    ~ I n t e r m i s s i o n ~

                           ~ Boulez:  Anthèmes I

                           ~ Bach:  Partita for Solo Violin in E major *

                           ~ Kreisler: Recitativo and Scherzo

 

                                                            * May 30 conzert substitutes C+ Sonata for E+ Partita

                                                            * June 3 concert substitutes B- Partita for D-

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~  May 1, Fri; Stony Brook University: Beethoven Quartet Op. 59 #1      

~  Apr. 21, Tue; Rutgers University: Mendelssohn Quartet, Op. 13             

~  Mar. 24, Tue; Stony Brook University:

Bach Partita #2, Sonata #3, Partita #3

 

 Feb. 9, Mon:  The North/South Consonance Chamber Orchestra with clarinetist David Krakauer

 

2008

 

Carnegie Hall:  Weill Recital Hall

 

"Beyond Categories: from Bach to Boulez to Klezmer" 

 

 

 

~ December 7, Sunday, 5:30 pm

 

                    Programme:

 

                        ~ Stravinsky:  Suite Italienne

                    with Steven Beck, piano

                        ~ Bach:  Partita for Solo Violin in D minor

                    ~ I n t e r m i s s i o n ~

 

                        ~ Boulez:  Anthèmes I

                        ~ Mozart:  Quintet for Clarinet and Strings,

                    with David Orlowsky, clarinet;  Anna Elashvili, violin; 
                    Paula Cho, viola; Ludmila Konstantinova, cello 

                        ~ Orlowsky/Dohrmann:  Anderland, Balkandish, Happiness

                    with the David Orlowsky Trio:
David Orlowsky, clarinet; Florian Dohrmann, bass; Jens-Uwe Popp, guitar

 

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~  June 10, Tuesday, 8 pm, New York City

 

"Intervención"

 

 

New York Première: Violin Concerto by Max Lifchitz

North/South Consonance Ensemble
Christ & St. Stephen's Church,  120 W.69th Street, NYC