BASSOON & PIANO

From classical repertoire for bassoon and piano to new, opera and jazz pieces! Michaela’s main collaborators are LUKÁŠ KLÁNSKÝ and BETTY LEE. Although much of their repertoire includes 20th century compositions, they also perform music from various epochs including Romantic composers such as Johannes Brahms, P.I.Tchaikovsky, Antonín Dvořák as well as compositions by W.A.Mozart and his opera Don Giovanni. Renditions of the music of Luboš Sluka can create magical atmosphere and variety. The colorful program’s arranged by Michaela and aim to express a plethora of sonic possibilities in the connection of bassoon and piano music. Within the live concert setting it is possible also to hear solo piano interludes – for example Chopin and his Nocturnes – and solo bassoon pieces that include the music of Bach or contemporary music with new musical interpretation.

BASSOON & HARP

This ensemble features two bass instruments, bassoon and violoncello – JUAN MARÍA RASO LLARÁS. But don’t let yourself be confounded as this unusual pairing of instruments can sing and please the ear of the listener with their lovely sound. Although it is a duo, this ensemble maintains much flexibility in terms of style, genre and collaborative invitees. A singer or a mandolin is a very welcomed addition to the ensemble. They offer a repertoire from the Baroque period to the 21st century, where the baroque pieces tend to be played by authentic instruments. What is about the music of 21. Duo Impulso appeared for the first time in 2017 for a beneficial concert for Rotary Club in Germany. Since then they have made many performances across Europe.

 

BASSOON & ORCHESTRA

 

 

Michaela offers solo bassoon collaborations with orchestra and string ensembles for a different contextual flavor. The repertoire ranges from Baroque – A.Vivaldi, F.Jiránek, C.Ph.E.Bach – through Classicism – W.A.Mozart, J.N.Hummel – to Romanticism – with C.M.von Weber, G.Rossini – to the beautiful and virtuosic pieces for bassoon of 20th century from composers as for example A.Jolivet, J.Francaix, H.Tommasi, E.W.Ferrari, Ch.Koechlin, H.Villa-Lobos, J.Williams. Also contemporary pieces made by K.Aho, S.Fagerlund and in the arrangements of music by P.I.Tchaikovsky or G.Gershwin.

STEGREIF.orchester

 

 

“The STEGREIF.orchestra is a pool of 30 international, cross-genre musicians who value the heritage of classical composition as much as free improvisation. We look at classical symphonies as a starting point for a new sound experience. With choreographic elements, this conductor- and score-free concert form alternates between recomposition and improvisation.”

DUO IMPULSO

 

 

This ensemble features two bass instruments, bassoon and violoncello – JUAN MARÍA RASO LLARÁS. But don’t let yourself be confounded as this unusual pairing of instruments can sing and please the ear of the listener with their lovely sound. Although it is a duo, this ensemble maintains much flexibility in terms of style, genre and collaborative invitees. A singer or a mandolin is a very welcomed addition to the ensemble. They offer a repertoire from the Baroque period to the 21st century, where the baroque pieces tend to be played by authentic instruments. What is about the music of 21. Duo Impulso appeared for the first time in 2017 for a beneficial concert for Rotary Club in Germany. Since then they have made many performances across Europe.

EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS

Michaela is very actively involved in educational projects. She believes, that one of the important missions of a musician is to spread understanding and love for music. Some of her projects make a full- fledged effort for educational projects with a main focus on pre-school children, elementary and high school students, as well as music schools. They offer programs for seniors or handicapped, through educational form or moderated concerts.

 

 

 

THE FIRST INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC AND ITS SOUNDS.

WHAT IS MUSIC AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR ME?

WHAT IS CLASSICAL MUSIC, HOW AND WHY TO LISTEN TO IT? MUSICAL

INSTRUMENTS, WHAT IS BASSOON?

These are the thematic spheres. Concerts are interactive and react to the emotions and spirit of the students. Many topics can be explored.

Michaela’s passion is teaching bassoon and she currently studies complementary pedagogical work/activity at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler. Learning is possible for beginners, the more advanced and as well for those who want to try out a fresh and unusual instrument. The lessons take place though form of private lessons. Lessons are currently possible in person in Nuremberg and Berlin. Michaela offers online lessons per internet platforms such as zoom or skype, but just in an addition of complementary lessons masterclass form. Her aim is to pass on to students the joy of music. That is, to develop the abilities of the student to work on musical development with pleasure, enjoyment, and a sense of humor. In terms of learning the bassoon no one must have fear, and you will see when you try it out that perhaps you will not be able to leave it from your hands.