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 on Diane's youtube channel)

IN-PERSON CONCERTS

Tuesday, June 7th

SOLLIMA!! The electrifying music of Giovanni Sollima

Includes duets with guest cellist HEATHER BLACKBURN

  • Amor Vincit Omnia

  • Lamentatio 

  • Terra Acqua

  • Fandango (after Boccherini)

  • The Shooting - cello duo

  • Arboreto Salvatico - cello duo

Tuesday, July 5th

AMERICANA

A celebration of Independence Day

  • Randy Calistri-Yeh: Variations on My Country Tis of Thee

  • YoYo Ma/Andrea Yun: Simple Gifts

  • Lydia Jane Pugh: Carolina's Jig

  • Judith Markovich: Voices Long Kept Silent WORLD PREMIERE

  • Vieuxtemps/Chaplin: Souvenir d'Amerique 

Tuesday, August 2nd

In Italia

Music from Italy, played from Italy

  • Scipriani: Three Toccatas

  • Giovanni Sollima: Alone

  • Dall'Abaco: Capriccio #3

  • Carlotta Ferrari: Passing and Glassing 

  • Lucio Amanti: Jazz Suite 

 RECENT - still available to view 
on Diane's youtube channel

Tuesday, May 3rd

SLAVIC ROOTS

  • March from Music for Children, by Prokofiev/Piatigorsky

  • Two Romantic Pieces, by Minyar-Beloruchev

  • Suite for Solo Cello, by Alexander Tcherepnin

  • Prelude #2, by Sofia Gubaidulina

  • Serenade, by Yuriy Leonovich

  • Toccata, by Nicolas Karjinsky

Tuesday, April 5th

NORDIC NOOK

MUSIC FROM  FINLAND, NORWAY, DENMARK & SWEDEN

  • Monolog 17 on Swedish Folk Songs, by Erland von Koch 

  • Icelandic folk music

  • Vocalise, by Povilas Syrrist-Gelgota (Norway)

  • Bravoustudien (excerpts), by Poul Ruders (Denmark)

  • Papillon #1, by Kaija Saariaho (Finland)

  • Variations for Solo Cello, by Jean Sibelius (Finland) 

Tuesday, March 1st

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

MUSIC FOR SOLO CELLO by WOMEN from Around the World

  • Fall of the Leaf, by Imogen Holst (England)

  • Jingu Suite (excerpts), by Chen Yi (China)

  • Reflections & Dances Part 2, by Liz Dilnot Johnson

  • Deploration Pour Un Amie Defunte, by Monique Gabus (France)

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

Tuesday, February 1st

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 

MUSIC FOR SOLO CELLO

  • Stolen, by Allison Loggins-Hull

  • Fault Line, by Samantha Fernandez

  • Two Nigerian Songs, by Godwin Sadoh

  • Shades, by Daijana Wallace

  • Baroque Suite, by Dorothy Rudd Moore

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

A NEW YEAR ON EVERY CONTINENT

MUSIC FOR SOLO CELLO from 7 continents!

  • Introit from Requiem by Peter Sculthorpe - Australia

  • The Ice King by Gerald Doorly - Antarctica

  • Nigerian Folk Song by Godwin Sadoh - Africa

  • Dance with Flying Cymbals by Chen Yi - Asia

  • Partita (excerpt) by Adnan Saygun - Asia

  • Appalachia Suite by Mark O'Connor - North America

  • Preludio y Cueca by José Luis Sánchez - South America
  • Solo Sonata by Gyorgy Ligeti - Europe

May 14

PORTLAND, OR
Cascadia Composers
Lincoln Recital Hall @ PSU

Nov 6

PORTLAND, OR
Oregon Sinfonietta
soloist in Cello Concerto by Donald L. Appert