PERFORMANCES

LIVESTREAMS ~ SOLO CELLO CONCERTS

First Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm Pacific time

Portland Cello Project pages: Facebook page or youtube channel 

Diane Chaplin, Cellist on Facebook

(can also be watched after the livestream)

IN-PERSON CONCERTS

Tuesday, December 7th

HOME for the HOLIDAYS

WINTER MUSIC FOR SOLO CELLO

  • Song of Solitude by Michal Stahel

  • Dreidel Fantasy by Elaine Fine

  • Seven by Andrea Casarrubios

  • Variations on Coventry Carol by Diane Chaplin

Tuesday, January 4th

A NEW YEAR ON EVERY CONTINENT

MUSIC FOR SOLO CELLO from 7 continents!

  • Introit from Requiem by Peter Sculthorpe - Australia

  • Nigerian Folk Song by Godwin Sadoh - Africa

  • The Ice King by Gerald Doorly - Antarctica

  • Partita (excerpt) by Adnan Saygun - Asia

  • Jingu Suite (excerpt) by Chen Yi - Asia

  • Appalachia Suite by Mark O'Connor - North America

  • Preludio y Cueca by José Luis Sánchez - South America

  • Solo Sonata by Gyorgy Ligeti - Europe

Tuesday, February 1st

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

MUSIC FOR SOLO CELLO by WOMEN of COLOR

  • Stolen by Allison Loggins-Hull

  • Fault Line by Samantha Fernandez

  • Shades by Daijana Wallace

  • Baroque Suite by Dorothy Rudd Moore

Tuesday, March 1st

WOIMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

MUSIC FOR SOLO CELLO by WOMEN Around the World

  • Fall of the Leaf by Imogen Holst

  • Jeux by Collette Mourey

  • Jingu Suite (2 mvts) by Chen Yi

  • Swerve by Jessica Meyer (for cello and loop pedal)

 RECENT - still available to view 

LIVESTREAMS FROM 2021

Wednesday, November 10th 

ECHOES of ANCIENT VOICES 

Livestreamed from The Old Church in Portland

LINK TO ARCHIVED CONCERT

  • Song of Solitude by Michal Stahel
  • Solo Sonata #2 by Benjamin Godard (orig for violin)

  • Threnos by John Tavener

  • in manus tuas by Caroline Shaw

  • Lamentations: Black/Folk Song Suite by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

Tuesday, November 2nd 

ECHOES of ANCIENT VOICES

  • Solo Sonata #2 by Benjamin Godard (orig for violin)

  • Threnos by John Tavener

  • in manus tuas by Caroline Shaw

  • Lamentations: Black Folk Song Suite by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

Tuesday, October 5th

CHACONNE ~ CIACCONA ~ CHIACONA

  • Chiacona sul B by Vitali

  • Ciaccona (with pedal loop) by Nicola Matteis

  • Ciaccona sul BACH by Carlotta Ferrari

  • Chiacona by Tan Dun

  • Capriccio in form of a Chaconne on a Theme by Schumann, by Julius Klengel

Tuesday, September 7th

JEWISH SOUL FOR THE NEW YEAR (Rosh Hashanah)

  • Sephardic Prayer by Serban Nichifor

  • Arioso by James Simon ("lost" Jewish composer of the Holocaust)

  • Doina by Racheli Galay

  • Two Pieces by Paul Ben-Haim

  • Yizkor by Ayala Asherov

  • PLUS Klezmer 

Tuesday, August 3rd 

THE PASSACAGLIA

  • Passacaglia (1674) by Heinrich Biber

  • Passacaglia del viandante (2016) by Carlotta Ferrari

  • Passacaglia (1982) by William Walton

  • Passacaglia for solo cello and loop pedal (2007) by Samuel Bisson 

Tuesday, July 6th 

CAPRICCIO!

  • 2 Capriccios & 5 Variations by FX Hammer (1741-1817)

  • A Fancy for Anssi (2010) by Betsy Jolas 

  • Capriccio on a Theme of Jobim (2012) by Serban Nichifor

  • Toccata capricciosa (1977) by Miklós Rózsa 

Tuesday, June 1st

BRITANNICA

  • Harmonious Blacksmith Variations by Handel

  • First Light by Caroline Bordignon

  • Sonata for Solo Cello by Granville Bantock

 

Tuesday, May 4th 

A VISIT TO LATIN AMERICA

  • Mexican Nights by Aaron Minsky

  • Preludio y Cueca by José Luis Sánchez

  • Alguien sube por el camino inventado by Angélica Negrón Rodriguez

  • Guajiras by Rogelio Huguet y Tagell

  • Danzas Latinoamericanas by José L. Elizondo

Tuesday, April 27th 

SPANISH INFLUENCE

  • Aires Ibericos by Alain Lefébure

  • Ezpata Dantza by Javier Jacinto

  • Zapateados by Rogelio Huguet y Tagell

  • Cajón by Nina Shekhar

  • Fantasìa "El Paño Fino" by Salvador Martinez

Tuesday, March 23rd 

  • Ciaccona by Johan Schenk

  • "Baroque Suite" by Dorothy Rudd Moore

  • Prelude from Suite No. 6 by J.S. Bach

Tuesday, March 16th 

  • Ciaccona by Giuseppe Colombi

  • "A Cellist's Garden of Verses" by Elaine Fine

  • Capriccio in D minor by Giuseppe dall'Abaco

  • Theme & Variations by Sibelius

Feb 19

SALEM, OR
Concerto with
Salem Philharmonia
Diane Chaplin, solist
Tchaikovsky-Cassado Concerto

Mar 16

SEATTLE, WA
Portland Cello Project
At the Triple Door

Mar 17

CORVALLIS, OR
Portland Cello Project
Whiteside Theater

Mar 19

ASTORIA, OR
Portland Cello Project
Liberty Theater

Mar 20

BEND, OR
Portland Cello Project
Tower Theater

Mar 24

SAN FRANCISCO
Portland Cello Project
At The Chapel

Mar 26

FALLON, NV
Portland Cello Project
Barkeley Theater

Mar 27

GRASS VALLEY, CA
Portland Cello Project
Center for the Arts

Apr 10

KETCHUM, ID
Portland Cello Project
Argyros Performing Arts Center

Apr 12

MISSOULA, MT
Portland Cello Project
At The Wilma

Apr 14

PINEDALE, WY
Portland Cello Project
Pinedale Fine Arts

Apr 15

BOZEMAN, MT
Portland Cello Project
At ELM

Apr 16

LEWISTON, MT
Portland Cello Project
Jack's Hangar

Apr 17

BILLINGS, MT
Portland Cello Project
At the Pub Station 

Apr 20

WAUSAU, WI
Portland Cello Project
The Grand Theater

Apr 21

CHICAGO, IL
Portland Cello Project
At SPACE

Apr 22

BLOOMINGTON, IN
Portland Cello Project
Buskirk-Chumley Theater