Cal Performances’s Real Enemies: virtuosic music propels a disquieting dive into conspiracy theories

United StatesUnited States Darcey James Argue, Real Enemies: Secret Society band / Darcy James Argue (conductor). Produced exclusively for Cal Performances at Home (available on demand through 19.1.2021) and streamed first on 21.10.2020. (HS)

Cal Performances at Home’s Real Enemies

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Haunting arrangements of Haitian songs from Nathalie Joachim and the Spektral Quartet

United StatesUnited States Various, Fanm d’Ayiti: Nathalie Joachim (vocals, flute and electronics) and Spektral Quartet (Clara Lyon, Maeve Feinberg [violins], Doyle Armbrust [viola], Russell Rolen [cello]). Filmed for Cal Performances at Black Ensemble Theater, Chicago, reviewed as a live stream (14.10.2020) and available on demand through 12.1.2021. (HS)

Nathalie Joachim

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Easy-going Beethoven from the Tetzlaff Quartet for Cal Performances

United StatesUnited States Beethoven: Tetzlaff Quartet (Christian Tetzlaff, Elisabeth Kufferath [violins], Hanna Weinmaster [viola], Tanja Tetzlaff  [cello]). Recorded at b-sharp studio, Berlin, for Cal Performances, and available on demand through 6 January, 8.10.2020. (HS)

Tetzlaff Quartet

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‘Musical Passports’ – a streamed concert with Tessa Lark and Andrew Armstrong from Cal Performances

United StatesUnited States Bartók, Ysaÿe, Schubert, Grieg, Ravel, Tessa Lark (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano): Recorded at New York’s Merkin Hall for Cal Performances, 1.10.2020. (HS)

Tessa Lark in a recital presented by Cal Performances

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Lucas Meachem’s ‘I Left My Aria in San Francisco’ recital

United StatesUnited States Various composers, Lucas Meachem (baritone) and Irina Meachem (piano): Merola Opera Program Virtual Recital series, streaming from Mill City Museum, Minneapolis. 25.9.2020. (HS)

Lucas Meachem (baritone) and Irina Meachem (piano)
in Minneapolis’s Mill City Museum

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Aspen Music Festival: Hadelich handles both ends of the recital dance

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival – Various: Augustin Hadelich (violin and piano), performance recorded at Hadelich’s home in Connecticut and presented virtually by Aspen Music Festival, 23.8.2020. (HS)

Augustin Hadelich accompanies himself

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Aspen Music Festival: A dizzying Beethoven piano sonata from Andreas Haefliger

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Aspen Music Festival – Beethoven: Andreas Haefliger (piano), world premiere of a performance recorded in Uri, Switzerland, for an upcoming movie, presented virtually by Aspen Music Festival, 16.8.2020. (HS)

Andreas Haefliger at the Aspen Music Festival

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