Draw the Circle Wide
Heliand Consort returns to the Rochester Chamber Music Society’s 25th Summer Season with a buoyant selection of chamber music for oboe, bassoon and piano. We’ll perform piano solos by Lily Boulanger and Clara Schumann, duos by Nancy Galbraith, Padma Newsome and Robert Schumann, and our favorite trios by Peter Hope and Francis Poulenc. And some singing – yes!
Dark in the Song returns to Chestertown, Maryland for our 2019 NewBassoon Institute, hosted by the National Music Festival. A week of intensive study and performance featuring contemporary bassoon solo and ensemble music, including world premieres of new bassoon music by Kamala Sankaram and Brad Balliett.
Hosted by Nanci Belmont and Rachael Elliott, bassoons
With Vanessa Breault Mulvey, Body Mapping Specialist
Join us for an exciting day of workshops open to all bassoonists at Longy. Topics include Bassoon Fundamentals, BYOR (Bring Your Own Reeds) for expert reed-finishing advice, and an Introduction to Body Mapping for Bassoonists. Performances include a Faculty Recital, Masterclass, and Bassoon Band.
Faculty Recital at 10:45 am
33 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
Vézelay (2016) by Alexandre Ouzounoff
Niggun (1993) by Philippe Hersant
A Rift Within (2017) by Seth Cluett
Duo Sonata (1977) by Sofia Gubaidulina
Heliand Consort performs live in VPR’s Stetson Studio One. This intimate public performance is part of our recording project, taking place at VPR on Thursday, February 21st through Friday, February 22nd. We’re thrilled to be working with VPR engineer, Peter Engisch on this project!