String quartets at the NCPA in Beijing

Beethoven’s op 132 and op 18/4; Haydn op 76/5

Xinghai Concert Hall – cello recital with Misha Namirovsky

featuring works by Brahms, Schubert and Schumann

String quartet, June 12, 2021

Harbin, Opera House
L. van Beethoven, String quartets Op. 18/1, Op. 59/2, „Große Fuge“ Op. 133

Works for cello and piano: Shenzhen,
Changsha Concert Hall, May 28, 2021

Shenzhen, Changsha Concert Hall
Recital: Works for cello and piano by Chopin , Schumann, Brahms, and An-lun Huang

Master class May 20/21, 2021

Sichuan Conservatory, Chengdu
Masterclass for cello

String quartet, May 14, 2021

Nanjing, Jiangsu Grand Theatre
L. van Beethoven, String quartets Op. 18/1 and Op. 132

String quartet, April 24, 2021

Zhongshan
L. van Beethoven, String quartets Op. 18/5 and Op. 127
Haydn, Op. 64/5

Chamber music concert, April 16, 2021

Qingdao
Works by Piazzolla, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Mozart; HWS Ensemble

String quartet, April 11, 2021

Shenzhen, Concert Hall
L. van Beethoven, String quartets Op. 127 and Op. 18/4
Haydn, Op. 64/5 „Lark“

Master class April 7th, 2021

Online cello masterclass CALstate Fullerton

Concert, March 28, 2021

Shenzhen, Concert Hall
HWS Ensemble, Works by Piazzolla and Beethoven for piano, violin, and cello

National Center of the Performing Arts in Beijing

Looking forward to performances of Beethoven’s works together with colleagues at the National Center of the Performing Arts in Beijing on March 25/26

Chamber music concert, January 29, 2021

Qingdao
Works by Piazzolla, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Mozart; HWS Ensemble

Chamber music concert, January 24, 2021

Foshan
Works by Piazzolla, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Mozart; HWS Ensemble

Chamber music concert, January 19, 2021

Zhongshan
Works by Piazzolla, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Mozart; HWS Ensemble

Chamber music concert, December 26, 2020

Qingdao
Works by Piazzolla, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Mozart; HWS Ensemble

String quartets, Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing. 12th Dec 2020

Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing:
Beethoven Marathon, livestream:
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String quartets, Tsinghua University, Beijing. 9th Dec 2020

Tsinghua University Beijing, New Tsinghua Scholar Auditorium:
L. van Beethoven, String quartets Op. 59/3 “Rasumovsky“; Op. 131

 

Master class at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

I look forward to hearing the students of the Wells School of Music perform in a virtual master class on September 24

Zhejiang International Chamber Music Festival

Lots of performing and conducting
at the Zhejiang International Chamber Music Festival

Masterclass at the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing

Great students at the Masterclass at the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing

Opus Klassik Award 2019

THE CD WITH PIANO TRIOS BY AN-LUN HUANG WON GERMANY’S PRESTIGIOUS OPUS KLASSIK AWARD 2019

A special thank you to all of you involved, especially to my colleagues and friends, violinist Bin Huang and pianist Yubo Zhou,  and, of course, the composer of these great works, An-lun Huang.

 

Beethoven’s Triple concerto at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing on September 10

Back in Beijing with Beethoven’s Triple concerto at the National Center for the Performing Arts on September 10

WOM Festival in Spain

Happy to be at the WOM Festival in Spain from July 6-21 for concerts and masterclasses.

Chamber music competition in Nanjing

I look forward to hearing talents at the China Youth Music Competition “Jugend musiziert” in Nanjing. In cooperation with the Deutsche Musikrat, the Goethe Institute, and the German Embassy in Beijing

Concert and masterclass at the Sichuan Conservatory

Great to be back again for a concert and masterclass at the Sichuan Conservatory in Chengdu on May 23

Crossover project at the German consulate in Shanghai – Rainer Maria Rilke

Another crossover project – was very interesting to perform music together with Misha Namirovsky in an evening at the German Consulate in Shanghai “Words without Music – Music without Words” . Selected poems by Rainer Maria Rilke combined with works by Hindemith, Scriabin, Schubert, Vasks, and others.

Bruch, Beethoven, and Massenet at the Zhejiang Conservatory

A great pleasure again to perform at the International Clarinet Festival at the Zhejiang Conservatory.

Masterclasses and concert at CalState Fullerton

Was great to be back in Southern California again and meet colleagues and friends for masterclasses and a concert at the California State University in Fullerton!

…so busy with performing, haven’t had time to post all of it. But stay tuned!

More about activities and performances,  new CD-release for Tyxart, concerts and masterclasses in the US, Asia, and Europe will come soon…stay tuned!

Publishing courtesy of the painting by paintress Susanne Pohl

Naxos release of the complete works for cello and piano by Vaja Azarashvili

Great recording together with pianist Irma Issakadze, available as of now…

Beethoven, Glinka, and Piazzolla at the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music

Performances of works by Beethoven, Glinka, and Piazzolla

Masterclass at the Beijing Conservatory of Music

A great masterclass at the Beijing Conservatory of Music – was amazing to hear all those young talents!

Piano trios by An-lun Huang, Johannes Brahms, and Wang Ning in Xiamen together with Bin Huang and Yubo Zhou

Great pleasure to perform these masterworks again with violinist Bin Huang and pianist Yubo Zhou

Concert at the International Clarinet Festival at the Zhejiang Music Conservatory

More great performances with friends and colleagues at the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music

New CD Release with the piano trios by An-lun Huang at MDG

World Premier recording of piano trios by An-lun Huang together with violinist Bin Huang and pianist Yubo Zhou, released by MDG 

Dragonfly International Music Festival

Part of the Dragonfly International Music Festival and its’ competition in China with many great colleagues!

Sommerakademie Neuburg 2018

Great concerts and masterclasses at the Sommerakademie Neuburg that is celebrating its’ 40th anniversary

WOM Festival in Spain

Happy to be back in Spain for masterclasses and concerts at the WOM Festival

Salzburg Symphonies by Mozart with the Zhejiang Conservatory Chamber Orchestra

“Salzburger Sinfonien” by W. A. Mozart and works for chamber orchestra by Vaja Azarashvili in June with the Zhejiang Conservatory Chamber Orchestra in Hangzhou

 

Impromptus@Kempinski Concert Series

Schumann piano quintet and other chamber music works together with colleagues and friends such as Paul Silverthorne, Misha Namirovsky, and Huiming Wen at the Impromptus@Kempinski concert series in its’  third year

Bernhard Greenhouse Cello Festival Korea

Great pleasure to be part of the Bernhard Greenhouse Cello Festival and on the panel of its’ competition in Seoul!

 

Piano trios by J. Brahms and An-lun Huang

Piano trios by J. Brahms and An-lun Huang in Xiamen

Masterclass for cello in Xiamen

Masterclass for cello in Xiamen – what a pleasure to hear all those highly talented musicians!

Inaugural concert as visiting professor at the Zhejiang Music Conservatory March 2018

First concert at the Zhejiang Conservatory in my position as visiting professor in 2018 – great colleagues and students!

 

 

Visiting Professor at the Zhejiang Conservatory in Hangzhou

I am very happy to announce my position as visiting Professor at the Zhejiang Conservatory with its’ incredible facilities. I look forward to collaborating!

 

 

 

 

Music and Magic in Germany

Two concerts with master magician Tam Vo from California and pianist Irma Issakadze in Neuburg and Ingolstadt in January

 

Zhejiang International Music Festival

Happy to be again at the Zhejiang Music Conservatory in Hangzhou, China, as a judge in the music competition and a masterclass and concert on October 24 and 25

 

Tchaikovsky and Bruch in Xiamen

Bruch’s Kol Nidrei and Tchaikovsky together with the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Renchang Fu on October 14th

Masterclass at the Zheijang Conservatory in Hangzhou

Masterclass at the Zheijang Music Conservatory on September 17

Opening Concert Sommerakademie Neuburg

Looking forward to the opening concert at the Sommerakademie Neuburg “Von fremden Ländern und Menschen” – music from composers from Cuba, Brazil, Italy, Russia, Spain, etc. with colleagues from across the globe!

Opening Concert Sommerakademie Neuburg

Duo recital with Vardan Mamikonian

IMG_1179Works by Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, and Rasputin together with pianist Vardan Mamikonian in a fund raising concert for the Sommerakademie 2017 (www.sommerakademie-neuburg.com)  at the “Schlösschen Hesselohe” in Neuburg an der Donau, Germany, on January 21, 2017

Concert at the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing

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Piano trios of Chinese-Canadian composer An-lun Huang at the China Conservatory in Beijing together with violinist Bin Huang and pianist Yubo Zhou on January 9, 2017.

Piano trios of An-lun Huang at the Yale Center in Beijing

IMG_1179Concert with the piano trios of Chinese-Canadian composer An-lun Huang, including the world premier performance of his piano trio Op. 83, composed in 2014. Together with violinist Bin Huang and pianist Yubo Zhou on January 8, 2017, at the Yale Center Beijing: http://centerbeijing.yale.edu/event/2017/01/yale-2017-new-year-concert-lun-huang-piano-trios

Masterclass for cello at the Xinghai Music Conservatory

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Looking forward to the masterclass for the cello students of the Xinghai Music Conservatory in Guangzhou, Xinghai, on December 19, 2017

 

Piano trios by Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, in Guangzhou, China

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Concert with piano trios by Haydn, Beethoven, and Brahms on December 19 in Guangzhou, China, together with Bin Huang, violin, and Misha Namirovsky, piano

Haydn, Beethoven, and Brahms in Harbin, China

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The “Gypsy”trio by Haydn as well as Beethoven’s “Gassenhauer” op. 11 and the 1st piano trio by Brahms on December 15 together with Misha Namirovsky, piano, and Huiming Wen, violin, up in the very North of China in Harbin at -20 degree Celisus…

Antonio Vivaldi, cello concerto C minor, RV 401 – Tchaikovsky, Nocturne, op. 19, No 4 for cello and orchestra

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Combining Baroque with Romantic – Vivaldi and Tchaikovsky…the cello concerto in C minor, RV 401 and the Nocturne op. 19, No 4 in the version for cello and symphony orchestra on November 18, 7:30 pm, together with the SUSM Symphony Orchestra and conductor Hekun Wu at the SUSM concert hall in Suzhou, China.

Music and Magic in Rumoi

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September 4 – Another M&M project to look forward to …Music and Magic in Rumoi, Japan

Chamber music concert in Sapporo

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September 3 – works of Schumann, Mendelssohn, und C. M. von Weber at a concert hosted by the Robert Schumann Society Sapporo, Japan

(picture by Susanne Pohl)

Chamber Music Marathon at the Sommerakademie Neuburg

Klassik_Suleiman_2014_lightboxAugust 4 – Don’t miss this year’s “Chamber Music Marathon” in Neuburg starting at 6:30 PM with works by Brahms, Schubert (“Death and Maiden”), Beethoven (“Gassenhauer”) and other composers in various chamber music formations.

Opening Concert of the Sommerakademie Neuburg

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July 31 – The opening concert of this year’s Summer Academy in Neuburg.

World renown musicians from Germany, the US, Japan, and China will be performing works for piano, violin, voice, clarinet, and cello.

 

The concert starts at 8:00 PM in the Kongregationssaal Neuburg:

www.sommerakademie-neuburg.com

 

Alexander Suleiman and Friends – Ricercare “Auf der Suche von Ost nach West”

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July 17 – A charity concert at the St. Matthew Church in Ingolstadt starting at 7:00 PM. Together with friends a project will be presented that includes excerpts of Bach’s “musical offering” in combination with Thai dance. The performance will be followed by a little reception in the hall across from the church where I will be presenting my skills as a magician to a smaller audience 😉   For tickets please call +49 841 933713 as seats are very limited

Chamber music concert at the Enling Arts Center

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June 30 – Works of Beethoven, Schubert, and Shostakovich together with Misha Namirovsky at the Enling Arts Center in Suzhou starting at 7:30 PM

 

Masterclass and concert at the Zheijang Music Conservatory

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June 14 – Masterclass and concert at the Zheijang Music Conservatory in Hangzhou.

A masterclass for cello at the newly established Zheijang Music Conservatory in Hangzhou followed by a concert with pianist Misha Namirovsky presenting works of Beethoven, Schumann, Vasks, and Shchedrin

Artist in Residence concert at Dulwich College Suzhou

IMG_1566May 24 – Artist in Residence concert at Dulwich College Suzhou

Concert as artist in residence at Dulwich College featuring works by Telemann, Shostakovich, and others, starting at 6:00 PM

Piano trio concert at the SUSM Concert Hall

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May 6 – Piano trios of Rachmaninov and Brahms at Soochow University School of Music Concert Hall

Concert featuring the piano trios of Brahms and Rachmaninov with Bin Huang, Misha Namirovsky, and Angela Cholakian starting at 7:00 PM in the concert hall of the Soochow University School of Music

From Mozart to Strauss at the Impromptus@Kempinski

Another special concert on March 25 at the Kempinski Hotel Suzhou as part of the “Impromptus@Kempinski”. In this concert series part of the ticket sales always goes to the Chi Heng Foundation.

This is the first event in 2016 and will include several guest artists and ensembles. The program includes works from Mozart to Strauss.

Artistic Directors: Alexander Suleiman and Misha Namirovsky

Date: March 25, 2016

Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Location: Kempinski Hotel Suzhou, State Ballroom

For more information and ticket purchase please email or call Kempinski at +86 0512 6289 7888

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Sommerakademie Neuburg 2016

The upcoming Sommerakademie Neuburg will take place from Juli 31 – August 13, 2016, in Neuburg, Germany. In addition to outstanding concerts and master courses there will also be lots of other activities. You can find more information and the application form on the following website:

www.sommerakademie-neuburg.com

I encourage all musicians to apply!

Prof. Alexander Suleiman

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Music & Magic at the Impromptus@Kempinski

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A special Christmas Concert on December 11 at the Kempinski Hotel as part of the „Impromptus@Kempinski“. In this concert series a portion of the ticket sales always goes to the Chi Heng Foundation.

This is the third event in 2015 and will include several guest artists and ensembles. The program includes classical favorites from Beethoven to Dvorak as well as a magic show (!) 

Artistic Directors: Alexander Suleiman and Misha Namirovsky

Date: December 11th, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kempinski Hotel Suzhou, State Ballroom
For more information and ticket purchase please email  or call Kempinski at +86 0512 6289 7888

Triple-m in Suzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Zhuai, Seoul, Singapore, and Myanmar

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Suzhou, October 21
Shanghai, October 23
Beijing, October 26
Zhuhai, October 27
Singapore, October 28
Seoul, October 30
Myanmar, November 2

As Artist in Residence, I look forward to performing recitals and conducting master classes and workshops at Dulwich Colleges throughout Asia. The project embraces my skills as a magician as well as exercises my (hopefully not forgotten) knowledge in Math.

Dvorak cello concerto at the “Night of Dvorak” with the Sichuan Philharmonic Orchestra on October 16

Performance of the Dvorak cello concerto at the “Night of Dvorak” with the Sichuan Philharmonic Orchestra on October 16 at the Chengdu Pride Concert Hall in Chengdu, Sichuan, China

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Masterclass in Hang Zhou, October 3/4

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Masterclass at the Hang Zhou No 14 Middle School, Zhejiang.
"Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge" by Benjamin Britten.

Opening concert at the Impromptus@Kempinski recital series

Recital with works by Bach, Brahms, de Falla, and Shchedrin on September 11, at the Impromptus@Kempinski recital series together with pianist Misha Namirovsky in Suzhou, China. As artistic directors, Alexander Suleiman and Misha Namirovsky are conducting the recitals sponsored by Kempinski, Steinway, and Ombra.

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Cello – Piano Recital at the Suzhou Museum

Chamber music recital together with pianist Angela Cholakian featuring works by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, and others at the Suzhou Museum on April 18th, 1:00 PM

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Recital at the Kempinski Hotel in Suzhou

Together with pianist Misha Namirovsky works of Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninov and others will be performed at a cello – piano recital on April 25th at the Kempinski Hotel in Suzhou: http://www.kempinski.com/en/suzhou/hotel-suzhou/welcome/IMG_2917

Chamber music recital as Artist in Residence at Dulwich College, Suzhou, with pianist Patricia Hoy

Works for cello and piano performed together with pianist Patricia Hoy on May 14th at the Dulwich CollegeIMG_7954_2

New CD with works by Chopin and Schumann

New CD  production for TYXart with Canadian pianist Patricia Hoy.  Works for cello and piano by  Frederic Chopin, Robert Schumann, and others, including Chopin’s cello sonata op 65:  https://twitter.com/TYXart

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Recital at the Suzhou Arts and Culture Center

Performance at the Yamaha sponsored concert at the Suzhou Arts and Culture Center together with Angela Cholakian, featuring works by Franz Hummel, Astor Piazzolla, and others on Sunday, November 23, 7:00 pmslide-06

 

 

Schumann cello concerto op. 129 with the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Renchang Fu

Performance of the cello concerto op. 129  by Robert Schumann with the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Renchang Fu on October 24th in Xiamen at the XMA Sciences and Arts Center in Xiamen: http://www.xmpo.org/al/?en/

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Artistic Director at the “Sommerakademie Neuburg” Germany

The upcoming Sommerakademie Neuburg 2015 in Neuburg, Germany, is scheduled to take place from August 2.-15. I am happy to announce that the classical division will be taking place from August 9-15, 2015, under my artistic directorship and will include master courses and concerts with several world renown artists that are to be announced soon. Mark your dates for this great festival and its’ activities: www.sommerakademie-neuburg.de IMG_8014

Schubert Quintet with the Han Quartet at the Crystal Chamber Music Series in Shanghai

Franz Schubert, String Quintet in C Major D. 956, Op. 163 (1828)  – Alexander Suleiman will join the Han Quartet for a performance of Schubert’s last chamber music work in Shanghai on October 26th at the “M on the Bund Shanghai”

http://www.m-restaurantgroup.com/mbund/event-detail/events/crystal-chamber-music-han-quartet-alexander-suleiman.html
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“Artist in Residence” at the Dulwich College in Suzhou

It is with pleasure that I announce my new appointment as “Artist in Residence”  at the Dulwich College in Suzhou. I am looking forward to a series of concerts there:  http://www.dulwich-suzhou.cn/page.cfm?p=854&newsid=290

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“Bach meets Thai”

Concert with Bach’s cello suites and Thai dancer Sasipan Srivilaluck. Alexander Suleiman, well known for his border crossings in art and music, demonstrates another stunning project. Two worlds collide: Traditional western music with Bach’s suites for cello solo is searching for a counterpart in the traditional dance culture of Thailand. Both of them will demonstrate how these two worlds can inspire each other.
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Master Class in Los Angeles at Hyperium Music Conservatory

IMG_7954Master class at the Hyperium Music Conservatory in Redondo Beach followed by a chamber music recital featuring works of Beethoven, Chopin, Piazzolla and Franz Hummel For details please visit: http://www.hyperiummusic.com/events.php and http://manhattanbeach.patch.com/groups/events/p/hyperiummusic-concert-series_7868eba0

New CD Release “Atavistic Music Extreme Jazz” at TYXart

TYXart_14042_CD_Booklet_300.jpgAfter the CD “Out of the Blue” – Trio Zero, that was nominated for the German record critics award and released by Tyxart, on March 7, 2014, “Atavistic Music” CD was released on the TYXart label as well. Together with pianist Yojo Alexander Suleiman is performing pieces “atavistic” style. Read and hear more at: http://magazin.klassik.com/records/teaser.cfm?RECID=26129 http://www.sr-online.de/sronline/sr2/sendungen_a-z/mouvement//index.html

Bach meets Thai

sasi1Concert with Bach’s cello suites and Thai dancer Sasipan Srivilaluck. Alexander Suleiman, well known for his border crossings in art and music, demonstrates another stunning project. Two worlds collide: Traditional western music with Bach’s suites for cello solo is searching for a counterpart in the traditional dance culture of Thailand. Both of them will demonstrate how these two worlds can inspire each other.

Ingolstadt, Germany, January 11, 7:30 pm
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Franz Hummel and Peteris Vasks in Shanghai and Beijing

IMG_2917 Asia Tour of the Soochow University School of Music – Concerts in Shanghai and Beijing on December 7 and December 9 with works by Franz Hummel and Peteris Vasks