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!
Claudia has been invited by composer Vassos Nicolaou to reprise her performance of his piano etudes in a concert at the Villa Massimo in Rome in November.
Claudia will be premiering a new solo piano piece by young Cologne composer Matthias Krüger, winner of the 2015 Bernd-Alois-Zimmermann-Stipendium, in early 2016.
Claudia has been invited as a performance fellow to the 2nd NUNC! New Music Festival and Conference at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. There she will rejoin American pianist Ryan MacEvoy McCullough in John Adams' Hallelujah Junction on November 8, 2015 in the closing concert.
Claudia returns to her hometown Ottawa as part of the Ottawa Chamberfest 2015 on August 3rd! There she will present Elliot Carter's "Two thoughts for the Piano" and a selection of etudes from Cologne composer Vassos Nicolaou.
BRuCH is thrilled to have won 2nd place this past weekend in a competition dedicated to new music ensembles, playing the world premiere of Atemlosigkeiten des Denkens from young Italian composer Giovanni Biswas and Muji no Kyo from Hans Zender.
BRuCH will return to Karlsruhe in 2015 to play in the Zeitgenuss festival.