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NEXT FEST CONNECTS: A MASTERCLASS WITH VIOLINIST JENNIFER KOH
Next Fest Connects presents a masterclass with violinist Jennifer Koh. Rocio Sydney Mariano, Ashlee Booth, and Giancarlo Latta workshop pieces by Ysaye, Kaija Saariaho, and Missy Mazzoli.
Tuesday, June 2 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time
BROADCAST PREMIERE OF ETHEL’S HOMEBAKED ROUND IV
Since 2010, ETHEL has supported the careers of emerging composers through its ETHEL’s HomeBaked commissions. The works of Simon Brown, Sarah Goldfeather, Nailah Nombeko, and Sugar Vendil, along with two pieces by additional early-career composers Harrison Ponce and Walter Smith, were presented in a concert last December at National Sawdust. On June 3, ETHEL will broadcast this performance in its entirety.
Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time
NEXT FEST CONNECTS: A CONVERSATION VIJAY IYER
Next Fest Connects presents a conversation with composer and pianist Vijay Iyer.
Thursday, June 4 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time
MASTERCLASS: AMIR ELSAFFAR | DIGITAL DISCOVERY FESTIVAL
The free Digital Discovery Festival provides a platform for artists to work creatively and be supported financially for their efforts in the virtual world. The Festival includes two live-streamed series: Discoveries, with artists in performance, introduced by Helga Davis, and Masterclasses with established artists hosted by Paola Prestini. The Festival will respond to the need of artists during this time, paying $1000 per person for each 30-minute performance, and gifting relevant audio-visual equipment and technical training on live streaming to each participant. The June 5 stream features Amir ElSaffar.
Friday, June 5 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Pianist Carolyn Enger will perform Resonating Earth, a multimedia program of works by Bach, Debussy, Messiaen, Philip Glass, John Luther Adams, Erik Satie, Arvo Pärt, John Cage, and Caroline Shaw, via Facebook live stream.
Sunday, June 7 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time
Live@NationalSawdust is a digital home for the voices and work of the artists they have hosted over the past 5 seasons in their Brooklyn venue. Live@NationalSawdust will feature weekly releases from their archive of live performances and is free for audiences across the globe.