Calendar

Anniversary Concert

Sunday 28 October 2018, 9 pm
Sala Bavarese, Via Noval 5, Tesero (TN), Italy
free entrance

Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Alice Dondio and Anna Capovilla, violin
Ezio Vinante, viola
Ivo Brigadoi, violoncello
Ai Yoshida, organ

On invitation of the “Giuliano per l’organo di Tesero” foundation, and in collaboration with Le Muse e le Dolomiti, I will sing works by Mozart, Vivaldi, Rossini, and Barber. The concert celebrates the first five-year anniversary of the Foundation’s activities.

Concert & Presentation

organised by the “Università Adulti Anziani di Belluno – Sezione Alto Cordevole”

Thursday 13 December 2018, 4 pm
Sala Stoppani, Via delle Scuole 14, Alleghe (BL), Italy
– on invitation only –

A closed concert with Christmas feel, and also a presentation: I will speak about my profession, my singing method, and about Le Muse e le Dolomiti.

2019

New Year’s Concert “Laudamus Te”

Sunday 13 January 2019, 5 pm
Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Nicolò, Via Passaggio Canonica 5, Neumarkt, Italy
– free entrance –

Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Ai Yoshida & Alex Gai, organ

In the beautiful historical church of Neumarkt, partly built in the Roman style, Ai and I will perform works by Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn and others; also, Ai and Alex will perform a a duo.
Neumarkt is located in the German-speaking part of Italy; the italian name of the village is Egna. Ai is official organist of the church, but for me the concert is a first in this location.
The concert is organised by the parish, in collaboration with the municipality of Neumarkt / Egna and Le Muse e le Dolomiti. 

Workshop Choral Voice Training

17+27 February 2019, 2 March 2019

Invited by the Coro Filarmonico Trentino  conducted by Sandro Filippi, and by the Choir Federation of the Province Trento, I will do a workshop in vocal technique with all choir members in three sessions, at their rehearsal location in Trento.

DNOB Lunch Concert

Tuesday 26 March 2019, 12:30 pm
Foyer of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Adva Tas, soprano
Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Richard Prada, tenor
Mirsa Adami, piano
Matt Lynch, stage director

A semi staged performance of Shostakovich’ “Songs on Jewish Folk Poetry”. The concert is organised by DNOB Lunchconcerts in collaboration with Opera Armida.

Alto (solo parts & choir) in J.S. Bach’s Easter Oratorio BWV 249 & Cantata BWV 106 “Actus Tragicus” 

Concerts “Morte e Risurezione in Bach” organised by the Conservatory of Brescia and Darfo
Friday 12 April 2019, 9 pm – Cathedral of Breno
Saturday 13 April 2019, 9 pm – Church St. Joseph, Brescia
Sunday 14 April 2019, 9 pm – Cathedral of Salò
Monday 15 April 2019, 9 pm – Tempio Valdese, Via Roma 2, Bergamo
Tuesday 16 april, 9 pm – Cathedral of Crema

Soprano Michela Della Noce
Alto Oda Zoe Hochscheid
Tenor Quan Zhou
Bass Lorenzo Ziller

CHOIR OF THE CONSERVATORY OF BRESCIA AND DARFO
Choir Antiche Armonie * Bergamo
BAROQUE ENSEMBLE “LUCA MARENZIO”
Luca Morassutti, solo violin

Giovanni Duci, conductor

Recital “Laudamus Te”

Saturday 25 May 2019, 9 pm
Chiesa Parrocchiale di Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
free entrance

Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Ai Yoshida, organ

Works by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Andriessen and others. The concert is organised by Le Muse e le Dolomiti. 

Opera & Sacred Music

Friday 30 May 2019, 9 pm
Sala Bavarese, Tesero, Italy
free entrance

Kumiko Koike, soprano – Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Ai Yoshida & Alex Gai, organ

On invitation of the  “Giuliano per l’organo di Tesero” foundation, we will perform arias and duets by Monteverdi, Pergolesi, Bizet, Puccini, Andriessen and others. Ai and Alex will play the new “Zeni” organ, recently built especially for the Sala Bavarese.

Opening Concert

Friday 28 June 2019, 9 pm
Church of San Tomaso Agordino, Italy
free entrance

with Ai Yoshida, organ and harpsichord

This concert opens the summer series of foundation Le Muse e le Dolomiti. Ai and I will perform pieces by Handel, Bach, Mendelssohn, Hahn and others.

“Alba e Crepuscolo”

Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Ivo Crepaldi, first violin – Anna Capovilla, second violin
Ezio Vinante, viola – Ivo Brigadoi, violoncello
Ai Yoshida, organ and harpsichord

Friday 2 agosto 2019, 9 pm – Monumental church of San Simon, Vallada Agordina (BL)
free entrance

This concerts opens with the dawn (alba) in Handel’s aria “Dopo notte atra e funesta” di Handel, and finishes with the sunset depicted in Samuel Barber’s  “Dover Beach”. We’ll also perform music by Mozart, Bach, Elgar, and more. The concert location is the monumental church of San Simon, a medieval construction featuring stunning 15th century frescoes. The concert is organised by Le Muse e le Dolomiti.

Leander Schlegel: Lecture-Recital

Sunday 15 september 2019, 3:30 pm
Het Koetshuis, Castle Oud-Poelgeest, Oegstgeest
free entrance

Leander Schlegel (1844-1913): the most significant Dutch composer of his time. From 1900 onwards, his fame took flight in Vienna, where he was frequently performed and highly esteemed. Frans van Ruth, internationally acclaimed pianist and Schlegel-researcher, will speak about this extraordinary composer, dedicating special attention to the  world premiere of Schlegel’s second string quartet.

Leander Schlegel was also the only distinct dutch composer of “Lieder” in his time.  With Frans van Ruth as editor, the stunning Lied-cycle “Deutsche Liebeslieder Opus 20” were published in a modern edition by Donemus. The performance of five songs from this cycle will be part of the conference.

Muziekkamer Oegstgeest is organiser of the lecture-recital. The entrance is free; for more details and a vocal foretaste: click here!

Two Autumn Concerts

with Ai Yoshida & Alex Gai, organ and harpsichord
Saturday 5 october 2019, 8:30 pm – Church of Moena, Italy
Saturday 19 october 2019, 8:30 pm – Church of Agordo, Italy
free entrance

On both evenings we will preform a recital with mostly sacred repertoire. Pieces will be chosen according to the possibilities of the organs but will include music by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn and others. Ai will accompany me and also perform together with colleague and husband Alex: “quatre mains et pieds”. Concert organisation: Le Muse e le Dolomiti.

Leander Schlegel: Lecture-Recital

Saturday 23 november 2019, 2 pm
Muziekschool van BplusC, Rapenburg 22, Leiden
free entrance

Leander Schlegel (1844-1913): the most significant Dutch composer of his time. From 1900 onwards, his fame took flight in Vienna, where he was frequently performed and highly esteemed. Frans van Ruth, internationally acclaimed pianist and Schlegel-researcher, will speak about this extraordinary composer, dedicating special attention to the very recent  world premiere of Schlegel’s second string quartet.

Leander Schlegel was also the only distinct dutch composer of “Lieder” in his time.  With Frans van Ruth as editor, the stunning Lied-cycle “Deutsche Liebeslieder Opus 20” were published in a modern edition by Donemus. The performance of five songs from this cycle will be part of the conference.

Muziekkamer Oegstgeest is organiser of the lecture-recital. The entrance is free; for more details and a vocal foretaste: click here!

Chamber Music Recital

Sunday 24 November 2019, 4 pm
Gunterstein Castle, Zandpad 48, Breukelen, The Netherlands

Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Doris Hochscheid, violoncello
Frans van Ruth, piano

Romantic repertoire for voice, cello and piano. The concert is part of the Castle’s Concert Series. Frans will be playing the beautiful Pleyel Grand piano the Castle features. The concert is organised in collaboration with Dutch Cello Sonatas.

Winter Concert

Saturday 14 December 2019, 4 pm
Dorpskerk, Van Lyndenlaan 5, Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands

Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Doris Hochscheid, violoncello
Frans van Ruth, piano

I will sing Romantic repertoire for voice, cello and piano. The concert is part of the Beetsterzwaag Concert Season, and is organised in collaboration with Dutch Cello Sonatas.

2020

Recital for Voice&Organ

Sunday 19 April 2019, 4 pm
De Oude Jan, Kerkstraat 56, Velp, The Netherlands

Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Ai Yoshida, organ

A recital for voice and organ in the enchanting Church “De Oude Jan”. After circa 20 concerts, all in Northern Italy from 2014 onwards, Ai & I will be performing for the first time in the Netherlands! For info and tickets please visit this website.

Alto (solo parts & choir) in Monteverdi’s Vespers of the Blessed Vergin

Friday 24 april 2020, 9 pm – Cathedral of Breno
Saturday 25 april 2020, 9 pm – Cathedral of Brescia
Sunday 26 april 2020, 9 pm – Trento, location t.b.d.

Soprano I Cornelia Winter
Soprano II Michela Dellanoce, Elisa Balduzzi
Alto Oda Zoe Hochscheid
Tenor I Sebastian Hübsch
Tenor II Peter Gortner
Bass Matthias Lika

Coro del Conservatorio di Darfo & Coro Antiche Armonie di Bergamo
ENSEMBLE BAROCCO LUCA MARENZIO
Giovanni Duci, conductor

Concert organisation: Conservatory of Brescia & Darfo and Coro Antiche Armonie.

Chamber Music Recital

Friday 29 May 2020, 8 pm
’t Mosterdzaadje, Kerkweg 29, Santpoort-Noord

Oda Zoe Hochscheid, mezzosoprano
Doris Hochscheid, violoncello
Frans van Ruth, piano

Nineteenth- and early twentieth century music for voice, cello and piano in the concert season of Concertzaal ’t Mosterdzaadje.
In collaboration with Cellosonate Nederland.