Mallarmé’s 2020-21 season is a bevy of unique virtual concerts and content until it is safe to perform in a live setting, beginning with 3 concerts celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth! Information about each virtual “episode” is below. SEASON PRESS RELEASE
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MUSIC AMONG FRIENDS SERIES
“Informances” by Mallarmé musicians, taking a deep dive into their musical lives and interests
Chapter 1: Nicholas DiEugenio – violin, the music of J.S. Bach on period instruments
WATCH MUSIC AMONG FRIENDS – CHAPTER 1
Chapter 2: Stephanie Vial – cello, the music of A. Caporale and J.C. Bach
WATCH MUSIC AMONG FRIENDS – CHAPTER 2
Chapter 3: Andrea Edith Moore – soprano (available November 20, 2020)
MUSIC IN SPACES.VIRTUALLY~ODE TO JOY SERIES 1-3
Three virtual concerts featuring lesser-known (but awesome) chamber music of Beethoven and his contemporaries.
Latest Past Events
Lesser-known (but awesome) chamber music of Ludvig van Beethoven and his contemporaries EPISODE 3 (of 3) Saturday, Sept 26, 2020 7:30 pm ONLINE PREMIERE Video on Demand through Saturday, October […]
Ode to Joy Series, EPISODE 2 (of 3) Lesser-known (but awesome) chamber music of Ludvig van Beethoven and his contemporaries Saturday, Sept 12, 2020 7:30 pm ONLINE PREMIERE Video on […]
Lesser-known (but awesome) chamber music of Ludvig van Beethoven and his contemporaries ODE TO JOY - EPISODE 1 (of 3) Saturday, Aug 29, 7:30 pm - Sept 5, 7:30 pm […]
Michael Burns - bassoon (Ode to Joy - Episode 3)
As an active performer, Michael Burns enjoys roles as a soloist, in chamber groups, and orchestrally...
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...with numerous recent performances at International Double Reed Society conventions, recitals and masterclasses throughout North America, Germany, Italy, China and the South Pacific. He performs as principal bassoon with the Asheville Symphony and the North Carolina Opera and as bassoonist in the EastWind Ensemble and Blue Mountain Forecast.
He also performs regularly with regional groups such as the Greensboro, Charlotte, and North Carolina Symphonies and as a guest with the Ciompi Quartet and Mallarmé Chamber Players.
He has recorded for the Centaur, CAP, Telarc, EMI, Klavier, and Mark labels and his solo CD Primavera: Music for Bassoon and Piano by Bassoonists, was released to critical acclaim on the Mark Masters label. A new CD Glass Ghosts is scheduled for release in 2020.
He performed extensively with the Cincinnati and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, and he held Principal positions with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and the Midland/Odessa, Richmond, and Abilene Symphonies.
Burns plays on a Moosmann 222CL 5SC Thin Wall bassoon.
Burns' primary position is as Professor of bassoon at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In summers, he has been associated with several Festivals including the Clazz International Music Festival in Tuscany, Italy, Eastern Music Festival, The Summer Bassoon Extravaganza, Music for All/Bands of America Summer Symposium, the Affetti Festival, New England Music Camp and the Bocal Majority and Operation O.B.O.E.
Prior to accepting the position at UNCG, he also taught at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory, Indiana State University and Midland College.