BRuCH has been named Ensemble-in-Residence at the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen, Germany for 2018/19. In this capacity, BRuCH will be working with the composition class there on new pieces and present concerts in Essen in the coming year, with support from the Dr. Josef und Brigitte Pauli-Stiftung.
For more information: https://www.essen.de/meldungen/pressemeldung_1244259.de.html
Claudia will be making her debut at the Bouffes du Nord Theatre in Paris on December 17, 2018 in solo programme with works by Vassos Nicolaou, Iannis Xenakis, and Mark Andre.
Claudia will begin an adjunct teaching position at her alma mater, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, in the 2018/19 Wintersemester.
As part of her ongoing artistic residency at Royaumont, Claudia will be starting a series of concerts, each based a major work of contemporary music for solo piano. An informal performance, talk, and discussion about each of the presented pieces in the beautiful surrounds of the Abbey offer a chance to look deeper into some of the seemingly impenetrable and complicated works of the repertoire. Dates for the first of the year are February 11, April 15 and June 3. Keep an eye on the concerts page for more specifics!
Claudia will be featured in a solo recital, an Atelier and as part of the composition class recital at this year's Voix Nouvelles composition course at Royaumont on September 9 and 10th, 2017.
more information and tickets here.
Claudia makes her debut as soloist and guest artist at the Hitzacker Tage on August 1st, 2017, with the Neue Ensemble Hannover, under the direction of Stephan Meier, in a programme dedicated to the works of Rebecca Saunders.
more information and tickets here.
Claudia has been appointed as a solo Artist-in-Residence until 2020 of the esteemed Fondation Royaumont, a 13th century abbey turned haven for creators 30 km away from Paris, where she will be working with artists of many different genres to present concerts, workshops, masterclasses, and talks! She will be part of the Voix Nouvelles department under the artistic direction of Jean-Philippe Wurtz. The residency begins in December 2016 with a trip to the abbey to work with international choreographers on a new joint project.
Official release: https://www.royaumont.com/fr/claudia-chan
More information about Royaumont: https://www.royaumont.com/en
Claudia makes her debut at Klangspuren Schwaz (Austria) and Festival Musica Strasbourg (France) as guest pianist with trio catch (www.triocatch.com) this fall
Claudia has been invited as one of two young artists-in-residence at the brand new The Clearing Festival in Portland, Oregon this November and will be participating in panel discussions, masterclasses, and performing a featured recital.
http://portlandpiano.org/theclearing for schedule and details
BRuCH has been invited, after a successful first recording project with Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), back to record again for WDR and for Deutschlandfunk this fall!
Claudia has recently been named laureate of both the 2016 Concours d'Orleans for solo piano in France as the recipient of the prestigious Claude Helffer prize and of the 2016 Deutsche Musikwettbewerb in Germany as a member of BRuCH, receiving the Marie Luise Imbusch Stiftung prize.
Now you can follow Claudia on Facebook - while the official schedule is still here on claudiachan.ca, there will be more regular updates about activities on www.facebook.com/claudiachanpianist - visit and stay in touch!