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heather o'donnell                                                  schedule

 

30.11.2013 Akademie der Künste, Berlin

Busoni Kompositionspreis

with Ensemble Adapter- works by Sarah Nemtsov, Ferruccio Busoni

 

23.4.2013 Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Out of Order Festival

Solo Recital- works by Walter Zimmermann, Oliver Schneller, Charles Ives

 

23.3.2013 MaerzMusik Festival, Berlin

Concert with Ensemble Adapter

 

20.10.2012 Konzerthalle „Georg Philipp Telemann“ , Magdeburg

Out of Order Festival

Transatlantic Jukebox, piano concerto for piano and chamber orchestra by Oliver Schneller
Mendelssohn Kammerorchester Leipzig
Gunnar Harms, conductor

 

05.05.2012 Nietzsche-Dokumentationszentrum, Naumburg

Tage Mitteldeutscher Barockmusik

Variationen und Fuge über ein Thema von Händel op. 24, Brahms

 

25.02.2012 - 06.03.2012 10ème Concours International de Piano d'Orléans

Jury Member

 

2011

 

12.03.2011 Deutschlandfunk

Keys, Hands, Neural Networks- Radio Portrait

Performance/Interview with pianist Heather O'Donnell

 

23.03.2011 RBB

MUSIK DER GEGENWART- Radio Portrait

Performance/Interview with pianist Heather O'Donnell

 

27.03.2011 MaerzMusik, Berlin

Ken Ueno- portrait concert

Heather O’Donnell, piano
Kyoko Kawamura, Koto
Kim Kashkashian / Wendy Richman, Viola
Greg Oakes, clarinet
Robin Hayward, Tuba
Robyn Schulkowsky, Percussion
Ken Ueno, voice
ensemble unitedberlin
Stanley Dodds, conductor

 

The rest of 2011 is reserved for family and personal development.
Please check back in 2012.
Thank you.



2010

 

03.01.2010 Deutschland Radio

Radio Documentary- A short history of memory

Interviews with an actress, Buddhist monk and pianist on the role of memory in their work

 

20.02.2010 Villa Elisabeth , Berlin

Entlöse- for piano & string trio
by Jean-Luc Hervé

with the Kairos Quartett

 

23.02.2010 Clavier Cabinett, Berlin

Concerts in the Box

J.S. Bach- Partita for keyboard in C-minor
Ives- Sonata no. 2 for violin & piano
Stravinsky- Suite italienne for violin & piano

with Daniella Strasfogel, violin

 

26.02.2010 The Japan Foundation, Cologne

Kaleidoskop Amerika Japan

Shoko Shida-Prediction for marimba (WP)
Ken Ueno- Disabitato for piano (GP)
Morton Feldman- Nature Pieces for piano
Roger Reynolds- Autumn Island for marimba
Toshio Hosokawa- Reminiscence for marimba
Shoko Shida- Yogen (Oracle) for piano (WP)
Alejandro Viñao- Riff for piano and marimba (GP)

with Kunihiko Komori, Marimba

live broadcast by Deutschlandfunk

 

5.03.2010 Siemen's Villa , Berlin

Resonant Space- Oliver Schneller
recording for wergo

with ensemble mosaik

 

25.03.2010 Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Recital- MaerzMusik Festival

Alvin Curran- Inner Cities no. 11
Frederic Rzewski- The People United will Never be Defeated
    36 variations on the Chilean song ¡El pueblo unido jamás será vencido! by Sergio Ortega

 

03/04.04.2010 Radialsystem, Berlin

The Book of Wellness

Eliav Brand
Book of Wellness: your guide to better life I
Pierre Jodlowski
Respire (2008)
Johannes Kreidler
for a Solo Western Man
Morton Feldman
For Samuel Beckett

with KNM Berlin, Michael Wendeberg, conductor

 

27.04.2010 BKA, Unerhörte Musik , Berlin

Sidney Corbett at 50, birthday concert

world premieres by Chris Adler, Harold Bedoya, Markus Bongartz, Nikolaus Brass, Martin Bresnick, Hanna Cho, Moritz Eggert, Panos Iliopoulus, Georg Katzer, Sarah Nemtsov, Rainer Rubbert, Oliver Schneller, Klaus Schöpp, Iris ter Shiphorst, Manfred Stahnke, Walter Zimmermann, Sidney Corbett

with Gesa Hoppe, soprano
Yoriko Ikeda, piano
Klaus Schöpp, flute
Matias de Oliveiro Pinto, cello
Gerhard Scherer, accordion
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

05.05.2010 Cuvilliés-Theater, Munich

new work- Oliver Schneller
Ernst von Siemens prize ceremony

with Bettina Junge, flute
Roland Neffe, percussion
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

21.05.2010 Music Academy, Rheinsberg

Doppelklänger- for prepared and amplified piano
by Clara Maïda

 

23.05.2010 Music Academy, Rheinsberg

Recital- works for flute & piano
with Carin Levine, flute
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

31.08.2010 Hauptbahnhof (Central Train Station), Berlin

Piano Recital
works of Ravel, Gershwin, Adams, Tenney, Schneller

 

07.09.2010 Hong Kong University, Hong Kong

Portrait concert- Oliver Schneller
with Hong Kong New Music Ensemble

 

09.09.2010 UP Abelardo Hall Auditorium, Manila

Portrait concert- Oliver Schneller
works of Oliver Schneller, Charles Ives, and James Tenney

 

11.09.2010 The Podium, Manila

Piano Recital
works of Ravel, Schumann, Chopin, Adams, Gershwin

 

17.09.2010 Shanghai Square Times, Shanghai

Piano Recital
works of Ravel, Schumann, Chopin, Adams, Gershwin, Schneller

 

29.09.2010 Staatsbibliothek, Berlin

Cantabile- Liedgesang im Wandel der Zeit

works of Chopin, Mendelssohn, Dowland, Bach, Reynaldo Hayn, Ravel, Mompou

with Corinna Pregla, soprano
Heather O'Donnell, pianist

 

9.10.2010 Heidelberger Biennale, Heidelberg

Blick verzaubert...- Wolfram Schurig
Yuunohui- Julio Estrada

with Kairos Quartett

 

15.10.2010 Sinus-Ton Festival, Magdeburg

Klänge aus dem Äther

Music for theremin, piano, percussion, and electronics by Ennio Morricone, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Peter Gahn, Juliane Klein, Tom Schneller (world premiere)

with Barbara Buchholz, theremin
Heather O’Donnell, piano
Matthias Engler, percussion
Oliver Schneller, sound projection

 

16.10.2010 Sinus-Ton Festival, Magdeburg

Bird Concerto with pianosong- Jonathan Harvey

with Ensemble United Berlin
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

19.11.2010 Studio Niculescu, Berlin

portrait concert- works of Ursula Mamlok

with Sonar Quartett
Helge Harding, clarinet
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

25-27.11.2010 Deutschlandfunk, Cologne

recording- works of Ursula Mamlok

with Sonar Quartett
Helge Harding, clarinet
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

29.11.2010 DENK-ANSTÖSSE, Wuppertal

Klang der Stille, contemporary music with texts by Meister Eckhardt

Corinna Pregla, singer
Heather O’Donnell, piano
Joachim Berger, moderation

 

4.12.2010 Union Bank Auditorium, Amman Jordan

Piano Recital
works of Bach, Ravel, Schumann, Chopin, Adams, Gershwin, Schneller

benefit concert for Theodore Schneller School

 

5.12.2010 German-French Culture Week, Zarka Jordan

Piano Recital
works of Bach, Ravel, Schumann, Chopin, Adams, Gershwin, Schneller

 

 

 

2009

 

11.01.2009 Bröhan Museum, Berlin

Vernissage- Atmospheric landscapes. Paintings by Walter Leistikow

Zimlinsky- Fantasien über gedichte von Richard Dehmel

 

13.01.2009 Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt

Radio Broadcast

Young China Festival
with Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin

 

20.01.2009 Klavier Cabinett, Berlin

solo recital

Debussy- Reflets dans l'eau
Schumann- Davidsbündlertänze, op.6
Charles Ives- Concord Sonata

 

12.02.2009 Manhattan School of Music, New York

lecture

Responses to Ives Project

 

01.03.2009 An Die Musik, Baltimore

solo recital

Debussy- Reflets dans l'eau
Schumann- Davidsbündlertänze, op.6
Charles Ives- Concord Sonata

 

04.03.2009 Le Poisson Rouge, New York

James Blackshaw, 12-String Guitar
Charles Ives- Concord Sonata
      Heather O'Donnell, pianist
Meg Baird, Folk Singer

Wordless Music Series

 

29.03.2009 Arte Television

Die Gezeichneten- Silent Film by Carl Theodor Dreyers (1922)

Bernd Thewes, composer
Dietmar Wiesner, flute
Erik Borgir, cello
Teodoro Anzellotti, accordion
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

07.04.2009 Deutschlandfunk

Radio Documentary

Responses to Ives Project
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

14.04.2009 University of the Arts, Berlin

Portrait Concert

Walter Zimmermann at 60

Voces Abandonadas, Wüstenwanderung, The missing nail (at the river)

plus "Sonic Gifts", new pieces for piano in honor of WZ from
Dieter Schnebel, Kevin Volans, Christian Wolff, Cathy van Eck, Alvin Curran, Boudewijn Buckinx, Makiko Nishikaze, Erhard Grosskopf, Oliver Schneller, Nils Günther, Frederic Rzewski, Klarenz barlow, Edu Haubensak, Chiyoko Szlavnics, Daniel Wolf, Friedrich Goldmann, Daniel N. Seel, Peter Sabat, Marc Sabat, Stefan Bartling, Barbara Monk Feldman, Sarah Nemtsov, Hauke Harder, Werner Heider, Wolfgang von Schweinitz

Heather O'Donnell, Daniel Ott, pianos

 

19-20.04.2009 MDR, Leipzig

Recording of Dimitri Terzakis' Beaudelaire-Zyklus

with Brigitte Fassbaender
Ensemble Courage

 

16.05.2009 Tage der Neuen Musik, Bamberg

solo recital

Piano Works of Walter Zimmermann
Voces abandonadas
Wüstenwanderung
The missing nail (at the river)

 

4.06.2009 MDR, Leipzig

Radio-Documentary of Dimitri Terzakis' Beaudelaire-Zyklus

with Brigitte Fassbaender
Ensemble Courage

 

5.06.2009 Konzerthaus, Berlin

Niebla

Elena Mendoza-Lopez, composer
Matthias Rebstock, director
with Ensemble Courage- Titus Engel, conductor

 

13-14.06.2009 Konzerthaus, Berlin

Niebla

Elena Mendoza-Lopez, composer
Matthias Rebstock, director
with Ensemble Courage- Titus Engel, conductor

 

17.06.2009 Villa Elizabeth, Berlin

Trio Nexus

Music of Jennifer Walsh & Michael Maierhof

Erik Drescher, flute
Heather O'Donnell, piano
Claudia Sgarbi, percussion

 

20-21.06.2009 Teatro del Canal, Madrid

Niebla

Elena Mendoza-Lopez, composer
Matthias Rebstock, director
with Ensemble Courage- Titus Engel, conductor

 

27.06.2009 Het Muziekenhuis, Nijmegen

Five Imaginary Spaces for piano and live-electronics

Oliver Schneller, composer
Nico Huijbregts, paintings

 

07.07.2009 GEDOK, Hamburg

Trio Nexus

Music of Bunita Marcus, Pauline Oliveros, Susanne Stelzenbach, Mayako Kubo.

Erik Drescher, flute
Heather O'Donnell, piano
Claudia Sgarbi, percussion

 

16.08.2009 Musik 21 Festival 2009, Hannover

Piano recital

Jonathan Harvey- Tombeau de Messiaen for Piano & CD
Morton Feldman- Nature Pieces
Oliver Schneller- Five Imaginary Spaces for Piano & Electronics

 

25.08.2009 Mode Records

Solo-CD release
Responses to Ives

 

11.09.2009 Paulskirche, Frankfurt

Adorno-Prize awarded to filmmaker/writer Alexander Kluge

Piano music by Ligeti, Lachenmann, and Adorno

 

16.09.2009 Central Train Station (Hauptbahnhof), Berlin

Piano recital

Charles Ives- The Celestial Railroad
Oliver Schneller- Five Imaginary Spaces for piano & electronics
Charles Ives- Three Quarter-Tone Pieces for Two Pianos, new version for piano & electronics
Morton Feldman- Nature Pieces
Oliver Schneller- and Tomorrow... for piano & electronics

 

21-23.09.2009 Pierre Y. Aboukhater Amphitheater, Beirut

Residency/Recital

Charles Ives- The Celestial Railroad
Oliver Schneller- Five Imaginary Spaces for piano & electronics
Charles Ives- Three Quarter-Tone Pieces for Two Pianos, new version for piano & electronics
Morton Feldman- Nature Pieces
Oliver Schneller- and Tomorrow... for piano & electronics

+ Workshop- Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music

 

24.09.2009 Schneller School, West Beqaa, Lebanon

Recital- Opening of school year

Music of Bach, Schumann, Debussy, Schneller

 

30.09.2009 Signale, Mannheim

Works by Sidney Corbett, Wolfgang Rihm, Ernst Bechert, and Gerhard Stäbler
with Johannes M. Kösters, baritone
Dennis Kuhn, percussion
Thorsten Gellings percussion
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

03.11.2009 Villa Vigoni, German-Italian Center for European Excellence, Loveno di Menaggio, Italy

Works by John Cage, B.A. Zimmermann, H.W. Henze
with Corinna Pregla, soprano
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

09.11.2009 Le Poisson Rouge, New York

Recital

Walter Zimmermann- the missing nail (at the river) for piano & toy-piano
Oliver Schneller- Five Imaginary Spaces for piano & electronics
Charles Ives- Three Quarter-Tone Pieces for Two Pianos, new version for piano & electronics
Oliver Schneller- and Tomorrow... for piano & electronics
Walter Zimmermann- Wüstenwanderung

celebrating 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall + "Responses to Ives" CD

Wordless Music Series

 

10.11.2009 An die Musik, Baltimore

Solo-Recital

Oliver Schneller- Five Imaginary Spaces for piano & electronics
Charles Ives- Three Quarter-Tone Pieces for Two Pianos, new version for piano & electronics
Oliver Schneller- and Tomorrow... for piano & electronics
Charles Ives- The Celestial Railroad
Robert Schumann- Fantasie, op. 17

 

12.11.2009 New England Conservatory, Boston

Lecture- Professional Artist seminar

 

12.11.2009 Goethe Institut, Boston

Solo-Recital

Oliver Schneller- Five Imaginary Spaces for piano & electronics
Charles Ives- Three Quarter-Tone Pieces for Two Pianos, new version for piano & electronics
Oliver Schneller- and Tomorrow... for piano & electronics
Charles Ives- The Celestial Railroad
Robert Schumann- Fantasie, op. 17

 

15.11.2009 Ethical Society, Philadelphia

Solo-Recital

Walter Zimmermann- The Missing Nail (at the river)
Charles Ives- The Celestial Railroad
Robert Schumann- Fantasie, op. 17

 

19.11.2009 Georg Philipp Telemann Conservatory, Magdeburg

Portrait Concert
Music of Helmut Lachenmann (in residence)

Serynade for piano

 

26.11.2009 Philharmonie, Cologne

TripClubbing³

with
Barbara Buchholz, Lydia Kavina, theremins
Nancy Laufer, accordion
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

2008

 

 

19-21.02.08 Deutschlandfunk, Cologne

Responses to Ives Project

CD production
release on Mode Records in winter 2009

 

27-29.02.2008 Trafo House of Contemporary Arts, Budapest

Instinct

Helmut Oehring, composer
Pál Frenák, choreographer
Christoph Brech, Video-artist

with Compagnie Pal Frenak
László Hudacsek, percussion
Heather O'Donnell, pianist & project conception

 

16.03.2008 MaerzMusik, Berlin

solo recital

Federico Mompou- Música Callada
Walter Zimmermann- Wüstenwanderung
Franz Liszt- Nuages gris, Am Grabe Richard Wagners, La lugubre gondola

 

2-4.04.2008 La Rose des Vents, Lille

Instinct

 

9-10.04.2008 Cultuurcentrum, Bruges

Instinct

 

6-11.05.2008 Musikakademie, Rheinsberg

Residency- concerts/masterclasses

with Susanne Zapf, violin
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

15.05.2008 Hochschule, Bremen

"Touch, Don't Touch!"
New works by Ali Gorji, Michael Hirsch, Juliane Klein, Gordon Kampe

with

Barbara Buchholz, theremin
Lydia Kavina, theremin
Nancy Laufer, accordion
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

18.05.2008 WDR, Cologne

Radio program- WDR 3 open: Studio New Music

Beethoven-Reflexes

Nicolaus A. Huber
Weiße Radierung for Orchester; WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne
Conductor: Peter Rundel

Arnulf Herrmann
Privatsammlung, Variations for piano; Heather O'Donnell

Manuel Hidalgo
Beethovens Große Fuge, op. 133, arranged for Orchestra; WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne, Conductor: Lothar Zagrosekr

 

5.6.2008 Paiais Prinz Carl, Heidelberg

solo recital

Helmut Lachenman- Serynade
Sidney Corbett- the Celestial Potatofields
Irina Federenko- 3 Pieces for Piano

 

6.6.2008 University of Music and Performing Arts, Mannheim

lecture

Helmut Lachenmann- Serynade

 

15.6.2008 RTL Television

"Primetime", Alexander Kluge in conversation with Heather O´Donnell

 

19.06.2008 German Technikmuseum, Berlin

Piano works of Orm Finnendahl

Regulairregulair, Versatzstücke

 

25.7.2008 Inventionen Festival, Berlin

world premieres for solo-piano

Clara Maïda- Doppelklänge for prepared piano
Wolfgang Suppan- Exzenter

 

03.8.2008 RTL Television

"Primetime", Alexander Kluge in conversation with Heather O'Donnell

 

15.8.2008 New China Festival, Frankfurt

new works for piano by young Chinese composers

 

25.9.2008 INTERFACE: BEYROUTH The Beirut of Education, Berlin

Improv Beirut International

with Joelle Khoury, piano
Heather O´Donnell, keyboards
Sabine Vogel, flute
Tony Buck, percussion

 

02.10.2008 Bröhan Museum, Berlin

Vernissage- Atmospheric landscapes. Paintings by Walter Leistikow

Debussy- Reflets dans l'eau
Scriabin- Feuillet d'album Op.45 No.1

 

04.10.2008 Piano Salon Christophori, Berlin

solo recital

Federico Mompou- Música Callada

 

17.10.2008 Sinus Ton Festival, Magdeburg

Chengbi An- Gediao, for piano and electronics
Alvin Lucier- (Magdeburg) Memory Space
with Karina Bellmann, violin
      John Eckhardt, bass
      Seth Josel, guitar
      Matthias Lorenz, cello
      Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

18.10.2008 Sinus Ton Festival, Magdeburg

Piano optophonique

New Works for Piano and Video

Inouk Demers, Shintaro Imai, Oliver Schneller, Kotoka Suzuki- composers
Luisa Greenfield, Claudia Rohrmoser- video

Ludger Bruemmer- Move, for piano, live electronics and video

 

7.11.2008 Klangwerkstatt, Berlin

Ensemble 2x2

Works of Orm Finnendahl, Malika Kishino,Oliver Schneller (world-premieres)

 

13.11.2008 Musik21, Düsseldorf

"Touch, Don't Touch!"
New works by Juliane Klein(WP), Sidney Corbett (WP), Peter Gahn (WP), Michael Hirsch, Gordon Kampe

with

Barbara Buchholz, theremin
Lydia Kavina, theremin
Nancy Laufer, accordion
Heather O'Donnell, piano

 

25.11.2008 Klangwerktage, Hamburg

Piano optophonique

New Works for Piano and Video

Inouk Demers, Shintaro Imai, Oliver Schneller, Kotoka Suzuki- composers
Luisa Greenfield, Claudia Rohrmoser- video

Ludger Bruemmer- Move, for piano, live electronics and video

 

xx.11.2008 PianoStation Festival, Klangpol, Oldenburg

solo recital

Chengbi An- Gediao, for piano and electronics
Walter Zimmermann- Wüstenwanderung
James Tenney- Essays after a Sonata
Wolfgang Suppan- Exzenter
Oliver Schneller- And tomorrow..., for piano & electronic

 

11.12.2008 Piano+ Festival (ZKM), Karlsruhe

Ensemble 2x2

Works of Michael Beil, Sven-Ingo Koch (world-premieres), Orm Finnendahl, Malika Kishino

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2002

 

2.11.02 Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace- St. Petersburg

Chamber Opera

Kyle Gann

 

26.10.02 Dom Theater- Moscow

Alternativa Festival

Gann.

 

24.10.02 Dom Theater- Moscow

Alternativa Festival, Solo Recital

Adams, Corbett, Murail, Schneller, Feldman

 

15.10.02 Merkin Hall- New York City

Washington Square Contemporary Music Society

Schneller- 5 Imaginary Spaces

 

15.6.02 Espace de Projection, IRCAM- Paris

Festival Agora

Schneller- 5 Imaginary Spaces

 

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