We are delighted to offer pre-recorded performances from 3 of classical music's up and coming stars.
These performances, given specifically for Matinee Musicale and the Duluth-Superior area give you a sneak peek at the future of classical music: the beguiling cellist Ifetayo Ali-Landing, the mesmerizing ATLYS String Quartet, and the talented pianist Kate Liu. You won’t want to miss these offerings from such delightful and thought-provoking artists.
Watch these virtual performances on demand from the comfort of your own home, beginning on the date shown and available for one month. These virtual performances are available free of charge to the Matinee Musicale community.
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Thursday, September 1, 2022
Plays a rediscovered work by Duluth composer, Ernest Lachmund
American cellist Ifetayo Ali-Landing is quickly establishing herself as one of today’s leading young artists, earning praise for her “charismatic” playing (Chicago Tribune) and being described as a “powerhouse” by Classical MPR. Ali-Landing began her musical studies on violin before switching to cello at age four. She has studied under a host of notable teachers and coaches, been featured with prominent symphony ensembles throughout the U.S. and made numerous radio and television appearances. Learn more >
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and Brad Snelling.
Virtual Performance EMERGING ARTISTS
Thursday, December 1, 2022
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A classically trained, crossover string quartet comprised of four unique women, ATLYS is known for their passionate, dynamic performances and signature sound. Curating programs that are both diverse and intriguing, an ATLYS performance is more than an experience – it is a mesmerizing and interactive conversation between artist and audience. Crossing borders with incessant passion, ATLYS is always searching for new spaces, and distinctive methods, to captivate and inspire an ever-growing audience, live and virtual. Learn more >
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
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Virtual Performance EMERGING ARTIST
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Born in Singapore, Kate Liu began playing the piano at age four and moved to the United States when she was eight. She has performed as a soloist and collaborated with prestigious orchestras throughout the world and her debut album of works by Chopin was released on the Fryderyk Chopin Institute label in 2016. An award winning fan favorite, Kate gained international acclaim after winning the Bronze Medal and Best Mazurka Prize at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland. Learn more >
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to appropriations from the Minnesota State Legislature’s general and arts and cultural heritage funds.