September 30, 2020
What's Streaming: Classical (Week of October 5–11)

For a reminder of what’s streaming this week (September 28 – October 4), click here.
Don’t miss the Minnesota Orchestra’s virtual season-opener—a string orchestra program led by
Music Director Osmo Vänskä from Orchestra Hall on 
Friday, October 2 at 8:00 p.m. CT—and the orchestral premiere of Davóne Tines’s VIGIL, dedicated to the memory of Breonna Taylor and performed by the Louisville Orchestra on Saturday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Click below for tonight's world premiere of the work in its original version, streamed as part of Lincoln Center at Home.



Monday, October 5 – Sunday, October 11
Shai Wosner continues Diabelli Variations project

Shai Wosner's Daily Diabelli, Variation 21 (September 28)

Next week, Shai Wosner continues his month-long journey through Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations. He started with the theme—a waltz by Anton Diabelli—on Tuesday, September 8, and he continues to perform and provide insight into one variation per day until he has completed all 33.

WHERE TO WATCH: Shai Wosner’s Facebook and Instagram


Wednesday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. CT
Tulsa Opera’s Staying Alive series concludes
with all-star performance of Bee Gees’ “Staying Alive”

Above: Selected artists from the Staying Alive series

Two days before Tulsa Opera’s season-opening, semi-staged ‘baseball Rigoletto’ live at ONEOK Field baseball stadium, the company concludes its Staying Alive online series with a grand finale featuring all the artists who helped keep the music going since March. They will join together in a performance of the Bee Gees’ 1977 hit “Staying Alive.” 



Sunday, October 11 at 4:00 p.m. PT
Wu Man featured in virtual screening of
Fragrant Rhythms: The Seasons of Liu Fang Yuan

Trailer for Fragrant Rhythms

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens presents a virtual screening of 2019 Cheng Family Visiting Artist Tang Qingnian (唐慶年)’s new film Fragrant Rhythms: The Seasons of Liu Fang Yuan, with music composed by Wu Man for the film and performed by her and shakuhachi player Kojiro Umezaki. A conversation with the artists follows. The event will be held online via Zoom (registration required).



Minnesota Orchestra at Home

Recently on Minnesota Orchestra at Home, Assistant Principal Viola Jenni Seo
and cellist Minji Choi performed Beethoven's Duo in E-flat Major for Viola and Cello.

Minnesota Orchestra at Home shares video, audio and educational materials through the categories of Watch, Listen and Learn, including videos from the Orchestra’s archives and newly-created “mini-concerts” directly from the homes of Orchestra musicians. Stay tuned to the Minnesota Orchestra web site and social media channels for a steady stream of new content.

WHERE TO WATCH / LISTEN: and Minnesota Orchestra’s FacebookInstagram, & Twitter


#ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

Mackenzie Melemed performs Stravinsky's Étude Op. 7, No. 4
in The Gilmore's 2020–21 season opener

On September 20, The Gilmore's 2020–21 virtual season commenced with a recital by pianist Mackenzie Melemed as part of the Rising Stars Series. Winner of The Juilliard School's 2019 Leo B. Ruiz Carnegie Hall Recital Prize and 2018 Arthur Rubinstein Piano Prize, Mr. Melemed performed a varied program ranging from the Baroque to the 20th century, featuring works by Bach, Beethoven, Liszt, Debussy, Sibelius, Florence Price, and—as featured on The Gilmore's YouTube page—Stravinsky.

WHERE TO WATCH: The Gilmore's YouTube


Jennifer Koh performs Alone Together commissions
for Concert Artists Guild virtual gala

At Concert Artists Guild’s September 21 virtual gala, 1994 CAG Competition winner Jennifer Koh was honored with the 2020 CAG Virtuoso Award. She also performed selections from her recent Alone Together commissioning project as part of the event, namely Nina Young’s There had been signs, surely, Tania León’s Anima, and Missy Mazzoli’s Hail, Horrors, Hail.

WHERE TO WATCH: Concert Artists Guild’s YouTube


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