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Online screening: Premiere event - Historiae de Divini // Tales of the Divine

When
Thursday January 21, 2021 at 19:00
Available online until
Sunday January 31, 2021
Where
Online, London
Tickets
£15 (regular), £10 (early booking), £5 (artists), £2.50 (students)
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Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. Partita No 2 in D minor, for solo violin BWV 1004 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  2. Louange, from Quatuor pour la fin du temps, 'Quartet for the end of time' - Olivier Messiaen

Join us for the premiere online screening of this new digital performance on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 at 7pm UK time. Violinist Max Baillie combines dazzling technique with emotional range in this new type of recital in the Colnaghi Gallery. More intimate than a front-row seat, watch the 16th century triptych and spiral staircase come to life as the music unfolds.

The programme is Partita No. 2 in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, and Louange à l’immortalité de Jésus from Quartet for the end of time by Olivier Messiaen. The art is Anonymous (Antwerp School, first half of the 16th century) and Jacob De Backer (Antwerp, c. 1555-1585). The performance was filmed at the Colnaghi Gallery in London. The director is Jonathan Berman, the orchestral conductor.

Ticket holders will receive an email containing a link and details on how to join this online event.

The schedule for the premiere event is:

7pm UK time: Online premiere screening of Historiae de Divini // Tales of the Divine.

7:40pm UK time: Live online video discussion about the film, digital performances and music-art collaborations with Max Baillie, Jonathan Berman (the director) and Chloe Stead, Senior Global Director at Colnaghi Gallery. Audience participation is very welcome!

After the 25th of November, it will be possible to get a ticket to watch this filmed performance on demand. Ticket holders for the premiere event will automatically have access to the film to watch on demand for 30 days without any further charge.

‍Historiae de Divini // Tales of the Divine is part of Found Spaces, a programme of online events including the premieres of 4 new digital concerts all made for the screen. There'll be talks, premieres, food plus music events, on-demand viewing and more. Join us in Greengage's continued efforts to push the boundaries of digital performances, make paid work for artists and demonstrate the power of the arts to bring people together.

Your ticket purchases directly support the artists, all of whom are paid by Greengage for their work.

British-German violinist and violist Max Baillie is sought after as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral leader in the UK and abroad. His musical life reflects his interest in the cross-pollination of musical styles, having led Bjork’s string orchestra in the Royal Albert Hall, recorded with guitar maestro John Williams, and dueted with Bobby McFerrin in New York. From folk tunes in the Welsh hills to major festivals across the world, Max leads a chameleonic life embracing classical, improvisation, and appearances on stages big and small.

Diana Ketler was born in Riga into a well-known family of musicians. She commenced her studies of music and piano at the age of five at the E Darzins specialised music school in Riga and played her concerto debut at the age of 11 with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Vassily Sinaisky. She graduated from the Latvian Academy of Music with a first class Honours degree in 1993, the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg and Royal Academy in London. In 1996/1997 and 2000/2001 Diana was awarded the Hodgson Piano Fellowship at the Academy. Diana has appeared as a soloist with orchestras around the world and is frequently engaged at festivals, for solo recitals and masterclasses. Diana is currently a professor of piano at the Royal Academy of Music and artistic director of the Chiemgauer Musikfrühling Festival in Bavaria, Germany.

Jonathan Berman is a conductor who performs with orchestras all over the world. He is known for his unique approach to communicating complex ideas with all audiences. He goes above and beyond the traditional role of a conductor, forming the trust of audiences from traditional listeners to the next generation. He is currently in the process of recording the complete symphonies and promoting the music of Franz Schmidt. ?At the start of lockdown, he began the website standtogethermusic.com in order to promote artists who have had cancellations.


Venue
Online
London
London
England
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