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Concert at Château de la Petite Malmaison

January 06, 2019

Portal Musik will give a concert in Château de la Petite Malmaison on 24th February 2019.

 

Programme:

- Debussy: Sonata for Cello & Piano

- Beethoven: Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 3

- Faure: Elegie

- Messiaen: Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus

- Michio Mamiya: Japanese Folk Songs

- Emir Adytia: 3 Questions for Solo Piano

 

Concert at Museum Voorlinden!

December 31, 2018

Op maandag 7 januari 2019 speelt het duo Portal Musik (cello en piano) de volgende muziekstukken:

Béla Bartók, Roemeense Volksdansen (1915)

Edvard Grieg, Sonate voor Cello & Piano in A mineur Op. 36, deel 1 en 2 (1882)

Emir Adytia, Baby Sonata for Cello & Piano, 1st & 3rd mov (2018)

Gustav Mahler, Adagietto uit Symfonie No. 5, arr. voor Cello & Piano (1904)

Programma:

10.30u: koffie in restaurant Voorlinden
11.00u: aanvang concert in auditorium museum
12.00u: gelegenheid tot bezoek museum

Residency at Château de Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet! Martinu, Messiaen, Mahler etc.

October 22, 2018

We are delighted to announce you all that we are selected as ensemble in residence for one week in Château de Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet in France! This residency will be on January 20th-27th. We will work intensely on new programme in our repertoire bank: Martinu, Messiaen, Mahler, Kapustin, Grieg and Bartok. Beside of that, we will make a documentary movie of our journey throughout the week! Private concert in the castle will be on Saturday 26th January.

Portal Musik won the 1st Prize/Jury Prize at Willem Twee Chamber Music Contest 2018!

May 26, 2018

Portal Musik won the 1st Prize/Jury Prize at Willem Twee Chamber Music Contest 2018 which was held on May 27th at Willem Twee Concert Hall, Den Bosch...

Portal Musik won the Public Prize at Asten Classic Award 2018!

April 14, 2018

Portal Musik won the Public Prize at Asten Classic Award which was held on April 15th at In De Gloria, Asten...

APPLY NOW: FULLY FUNDED DAAD SCHOLARSHIP 2018-2019 FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN GERMANY

March 03, 2018

APPLY NOW: FULLY FUNDED DAAD SCHOLARSHIP 2018-2019 FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN GERMANY

How to Make a Living as a Classical Guitarist

June 07, 2017

Many people are intimidated when they think about making a living as a classical guitarist. They wonder... 

Yo-Yo Ma on Intonation, Practice, and the Role of Music in Our Lives

May 27, 2017

The 60-year-old cellist is on a magic cello ride, and still striving for perfection
by Martin Steinberg

Leonard Bernstein’s Masterful Lectures on Music (11+ Hours of Video Recorded at Harvard in 1973)

April 09, 2017

In 1972, the composer Leonard Bernstein returned to Harvard, his alma mater, to serve as the Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry, with “Poetry” being defined in the broadest sense...

Children’s Brains Develop Faster With Music Training

March 29, 2017

Five-year USC study finds significant differences between kids who learned to play instruments and those who didn’t.....

Fabio Luisi: Orchestras need older musicians

March 23, 2017

The outgoing principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera has bucked the current trend of replacing older orchestral musicians with inexpensive young ones.

Review: violinist Iskandar Widjaja plays himself into trouble in Hong Kong debut

January 01, 2017

Soloist too often seeks to milk phrases for drama, but rather than making the music sound fresh, his wayward style irritates the listener and obscures the big picture; his playing would benefit from restraint

Musicians’ Union Publish New Airline Cabin Policy Rating System [PLEASE SHARE]

December 31, 2016

The International Federation of Musicians has today published a 3-tiered rating system – based on how accommodating airlines’ cabin policies are for musicians traveling with instruments.

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