Claudia Chan

pianist

chinese-canadian, cologne-based contemporary classical pianist

Aug
1
8:00 pm20:00

Claudia @Hitzacker Musiktage

  • Verdo Konzertsaal

20.00 Uhr VERDO Konzertsaal
Kammerkonzert • Solo bis Oktett
Karten online

SAUNDERS: 
The Under Side of Green für Klarinette, Violine und Klavier
Shadow für Klavier solo
Stirrings Still I für Flöte, Oboe, Klarinette, Zimbeln und Klavier
MURAIL: Les Ruines circulaires für Klarinette und Violine
SCHNELLER: Soleil für Flöte und Klavier
SCHUBERT: Oktett F-Dur D 803

CLAUDIA CHAN (Klavier) CHEN HALEVI (Klarinette)  MARIE-LUISE NEUNECKER (Horn)
THEO PLATH (Fagott)  BENEDICT ZIERVOGEL (Kontrabass)
PARKER QUARTET   DAS NEUE ENSEMBLE

Die chinesisch-kanadische Pianistin Claudia Chan gilt als führender Kopf in der Neue Musik-Szene. Gemeinsam mit renommierten Musikerkollegen, die in diesem Bereich ebenfalls als ausgewiesene Experten gelten, erkundet sie Werke der Residenzkomponistin Rebecca Saunders. Als Hitzacker-typischer Kontrast zwischen Innovation und Tradition wird dazu Franz Schuberts wunderbare Sommernachtmusik des Oktetts aufgeführt.

Aug
11
Aug 17

BRuCH @Jugend Komponiert Seminar

  • Musikakademie Schloss Weikersheim

BRuCH will coach and work with young composers as part of Jugend Komponiert in a week-long seminar.


Jul
8
Jul 10

Claudia @Royaumont

Claudia continues her residency at Fondation Royaumont in France working with composer Huihui Cheng on a new solo piano piece, commissioned by Voix Nouvelles of Royaumont. 

May
28
1:00 pm13:00

Claudia @21C Festival

  • Mazzoleni Hall of the Royal Conservatory

Pianist Claudia Chan, alumna of The Royal Conservatory and rising star in the contemporary piano world, teams up with violinist Benjamin Bowman, member of the ARC Ensemble (Artists of The Royal Conservatory) and Concertmaster of the American Ballet Orchestra in New York, to perform works by John CoriglianoIsang YunGabriel Prokofiev, and Michelle Agnes Magalhaes, as well as the world premiere of a piece by Christopher Goddard, commissioned by The Royal Conservatory/Koerner Hall.

Stay for a fascinating and fun post-concert chat with the artists.

Program:
Michelle Agnes Magalhaes: mobile (Canadian Premiere)
Gabriel Prokofiev: Howl (world premiere of a new arrangement)  
Christopher Goddard: Winter Rings (world premiere) 
Isang Yun: Gasa
John Corigliano: Sonata   

Tickets online here.

May
20
6:00 pm18:00

Claudia @Piano City Milano

  • Senato Hotel

Claudia plays her debut recital in Milan, as part of the Piano City Milano 2017 in programme of contemporary and classical music:

Michelle Agnes Magalhaes - mobile

Schumann - Kinderszenen op.15

Helmut Lachenmann - Kinderspiel

Brahms - Variations op.9 on a theme by Schumann

Elliot Carter - Catenaires 

Apr
17
Apr 23

BRuCH @Jugend Komponiert Seminar

  • Musikakademie Schloss Weikersheim

BRuCH will coach and work with young composers as part of Jugend Komponiert in a week-long seminar.

Exact time and location TBA. 

Apr
3
Apr 5

Claudia @Royaumont

  • Fondation Royaumont

Claudia continues her residency at Fondation Royaumont in France with collaborations with the Choreographic and Conducting programmes.

Mar
12
7:00 pm19:00

BRuCH @Gewandhaus zu Leipzig

  • Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Große Saal

BRuCH makes their Gewandhaus debut playing the winner of the 2017 DMW Kompositionspreis - "Syrinx" by Steven Heelein. 

Mar
7
Mar 10

BRuCH @Deutsche Musikwettbewerb 2017 Leipzig

BRuCH will premiere the compositions that make it to the finals of the Deutsche Musikwettbewerb 2017 for the Kompositionspreis in Leipzig. 

Exact time and location TBA. 

Dec
19
Dec 21

Claudia @Royaumont

  • Royaumont Abbey

Claudia continues her residency at Fondation Royaumont in France with her first collaborative project with the Choreography department. Public presentation on 21.12 at 18.00. 

Dec
7
7:30 pm19:30

Claudia @HfMT Köln

  • AULA - Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln

Claudia ends the programme of the composition class showcase the HfMT Köln with Matthias Krüger's award winning solo piece 'renk.' 

Nov
12
Nov 13

Claudia @Portland Piano International 'The Clearing' Piano+

  • Lincoln Hall (75)

Claudia is a Young Artist-In-Residence at the brand new "The Clearing" Festival for new music as part of the Portland Piano International Festival in Portland, Oregon. As part of the residency, she will perform in concerts, participate in masterclasses and panel discussions. 

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Piano + is a chamber music concert which involves piano + cello / violin / flute in various combinations. Tamara Stefanovich, Claudia Chan and Yihan Chen will perform with Nancy Ives (cello), Emily Cole (violin) and Amelia Lukas (flute) ...and possibly a surprise guest. 

 

Olivier Messian: Le merle noir (1952)

Elliot Carter: Enchanted preludes (1988)

György Kurtág: four-hand pieces from Jatekok

Furious Choral

Hommage à Soproni

Hommage à Halmágyi Mihály

Hand in hand

Prelude and Waltz in F (or F-sharp)

George Benjamin: Two or four (2010)

Olav Lervik: Imbalances II (2008)

György Kurtág: from Requiem for a friend (1986)

Arnold Schoenberg: 2 pieces for solo piano from Op. 19

Anton Webern: Three Pieces for cello and piano (1914)

György Kurtág: Shadows

Elliot Carter: Epigrams (2012)

 

D + D to follow

 

Recital Sponsor: John Montague & Linda Hutchins

Nov
11
8:00 pm20:00

Claudia @Portland Piano International "The Clearing"

  • Lincoln Hall (RM 75)

Claudia is a Young Artist-In-Residence at the brand new "The Clearing" Festival for new music as part of the Portland Piano International Festival in Portland, Oregon. As part of the residency, she will perform in concerts, participate in masterclasses and panel discussions. 

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Claudia Chan and Yihan Chen will each perform short works for solo piano. 

Yihan Chen

Toru Takemitsu: selections from Rain Tree Sketches (1991)

Pierre Boulez: selections from 12 Notations (1945)

Olivier Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus, No. 1 Regard du père (1944)

Claudia Chan

Michelle Agnes Magalhaes: Mobile (2013)

Helmut Lachenmann: Wiegenmusik (1963)

Rebecca Saunders: Mirror, mirror on the Wall (1994)

Unsuk Chin: Klavieretüde No. 1 'In C' (1999, rev. 2003), Klavieretüde No. 6 'Grains' (2000)

Helmut Lachenmann: Guero (1969)

Matthias Krüger: Renk (2016) US PREMIERE!

 

 

Discussion and Drinks (D + D) to follow

Oct
31
10:00 am10:00

BRuCH @Deutschlandfunk

  • Deutschlandfunk

BRuCH records works from Cologne composers Johannes Schöllhorn, Matthias Krüger, and others at the Deutschlandfunk. 

Oct
6
9:00 pm21:00

BRuCH @Stadtgarten Tripclubbing

  • Stadtgarten

BRuCH spielt wieder in Köln! - im Stadtgarten bei Tripclubbing mit gast DJ.

Programme:

Xenakis - Zyia

Sciarrino - Ultime Rose (von "Vanitas")

Matthias Krüger - Wie ein Stück Fett

Giovanni Biswas - Atemlosigkeiten des Denkens 

Ricardo S. Eizirik - re/wind/re/write (fast-break version)

John Cage - Variation IV 

Oct
2
11:00 am11:00

Claudia @Festival Musica Strasbourg

  • Salle de la Bourse

Claudia joins trio catch (triocatch.com) as guest pianist at the Festival Musica in Strasbourg, France in a programme with works by Zuraj, Hosokawa, Jarrell, Bertrand and Staud. 

Sep
17
6:00 pm18:00

Claudia @Klangspuren Schwaz

  • Vierversteigerungshalle

Claudia joins trio catch (triocatch.com) as guest pianist at the Klangspuren Schwaz Festival in Schwaz, Austria in a programme with works by Staud, Bertrand, Iannotta, Zuraj, Ivicevic.

Sep
4
Sep 5

Claudia @Royaumont Voix Nouvelles

Claudia begins her 3 year Residency at the Royaumont Abbey in France with a visit to the 2016 Voix Nouvelles Composition course. 

Aug
27
6:00 pm18:00

Claudia @Manoir d'Etainnemare

  • Manoir d'Etainnemare

Claudia plays a solo recital as the conclusion to a short residency at the historical Manoir d'Etainnemaire in Etoutteville in Normandy, France as part of the series "Arthemuse en echo et resonance." 

Programme:

Michelle Agnes - mobile

Helmut Lachenmann - Serynade

Elliot Carter - Catenaires

 

Aug
1
12:00 pm12:00

Claudia @Ottawa Chamberfest

  • La Nouvelle Scene

Claudia returns to her hometown to play works by Pierre Boulez, Juliet Palmer, and Olga Neuwirth as part of the New Music Now series of the Ottawa Chamberfest 2016. 

Apr
21
7:00 pm19:00

Ensemble Linea US Tour

  • Bienen School of Music

Claudia plays as guest pianist with Strasbourg's Ensemble Linea. 

Works by Eötvös, Mantovani, Durieux, Dumont 

Apr
20
7:30 pm19:30

Ensemble Linea US Tour

  • Bienen School of Music

Claudia plays as guest pianist with Strasbourg's Ensemble Linea. 

Works by composition students. 

Apr
10
Apr 13

Ensemble Linea US Tour

  • New York City

Claudia plays as guest pianist with Strasbourg's Ensemble Linea. 

Workshops with composition students as part of the MATA festival. 

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