Michal Schmidt - Pianist & Cellist


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Network for New Music
Haverford College
Bryn Mawr College
Piano4
New Eng. Music Camp
Dov Schmidt Music
Violinist Giora Schmidt
CDbaby Store
Violinist Diane Monroe
CelloLid.com

Michal Schmidt receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.



Videos

LUKE CARLSON - CAPER FOR CELLO AND ELECTRONICS
Michal Schmidt, Cello
Recorded April 9, 2014, in Rose Recital Hall, University of Pennsylvania.



KAI-YOUNG CHAN - SHIMMERS THE SHIVERY MOON
Niles Watson, Flute
Allison Herz, Clarinet
Guillaume Combet, Violin
Michal Schmidt, Cello
Ashley Hsu, Piano
Recorded April 16, 2013, in Amado Recital Hall, University of Pennsylvania.



LAURENCE SHERR - ELEGY AND VISION
Michal Schmidt, Cello
Elegy and Vision is dedicated to the memory of Edwin Neal Sherr, the composer's brother. Edwin was named after their mother's sister Edith, who perished in Auschwitz, and the performance of the work at Holocaust events led Sherr to begin writing Holocaust memorial compositions.
Recorded in Philadelphia, January 2012



SARAH DUBOIS - SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO
Michal Schmidt, Cello
Matt Bengtson, Piano
New sonata for cello and piano by Philadelphia composer Sarah DuBois. Recorded July 2nd, 2012 at the Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia PA.
I.Prelude
II. Molto allegro agitato
III. Interlude
IV. Furious
V. Chorale.



MARGARET GARWOOD - what a proud dreamhorse
Michal Schmidt, piano
Shannon Coulter, soprano
Poem by e.e. cummings. Composed 1965. Live performance April 29th, 2012 at the Philadelphia Ethical Society



BEETHOVEN - TRIO OP. 97 "ARCHDUKE", 3RD MOVEMENT
Trio Camille:
Matt Bengtson, piano
Min-Young Kim, violin
Michal Schmidt, cello
Performed live at Haverford College



RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLE BEE
Piano4
Live performance at Devos Center for Arts and Worship (Grand Rapids, MI) on October 18, 2011
Presented by Inner City Christian Federation



BACH - 3 GIGUES FROM THE CELLO SUITES
Recorded in Philadelphia, January 18, 2012.

G major suite, BWV 1007


C minor suite, BWV 1011


D minor suite, BWV 1008


BRAHMS TRIO OP. 114
TCNJ Guest Artist Performance:
John Laughton, Clarinet
Stephen Framil, Cello
Michal Schmidt, Piano

Movement I: Allegro


Movement II: Adagio


Movement III: Andantino


Movement IV: Allegro


BACH - 5 SARABANDES FROM THE CELLO SUITES

No. 1 in G major


No. 2 in D minor


No. 3 in C major


No. 4 in E flat major


No. 5 in C minor

RICHARD WERNICK - OY GAVOTTE