Mahan Esfahani

Schedule

12 February 2016

Hong Kong China, Hong Kong City Hall
Collegium Musicum Hong Kong and Mahan Esfahani
Mahan Esfahani makes his first appearance in Hong Kong performing concertos by J.S. and C.P.E. Bach with Collegium Musicum Hong Kong under the direction of Maestro J. Poon.
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18 February 2016

London United Kingdom, Wigmore Hall
Wigmore Hall recital with Avi Avital
Recital with mandolin player Avi Avital; special guest Sean Shibe will be joining the duo for Paul Ben Haim's beautiful 'Sonata a tre' for mandolin, guitar, and harpsichord (1968).
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20 February 2016

Bath United Kingdom, The Guildhall
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani performs a recital including three of Bach's 'French' Suites (BWV 812-817) for the Bath BachFest at the historic 18th-century Guildhall.
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23 February 2016

Oxford United Kingdom, Keble College
Solo Recital
As part of his role as patron of the Keble College Early Music Festival in Oxford (http://www.keblemusic.co.uk/early-music-festival.html), Mahan Esfahani returns to Keble to perform a recital of works by Bach, Couperin, and contemporaries of Byrd in the Keble College Chapel.
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28 February 2016

Cologne Germany, Kölner Philharmonie
concertos with Concerto Köln
Mahan Esfahani returns to the Koelner Philharmonie, performing harpsichord concertos by J.S. and C.P.E. Bach with Concerto Köln (http://www.concerto-koeln.de).
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5 March 2016

Hitzacker, Lower Saxony Germany, Musikwoche Hitzacker
concertos with Albrecht Mayer and Friends
Making his first appearance with the celebrated oboist Albrecht Mayer and colleagues, Mahan Esfahani performs his own reconstruction of Bach's d-minor Concerto for harpsichord, oboe, and strings (BWV 1059a), joining Mr. Mayer and others for an oboe concerto by Handel and Haydn's 'Surprise' Symphony.
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7 March 2016

Hitzacker, Lower Saxony Germany, Musikwoche Hitzacker
concertos with Albrecht Mayer and Friends
In his second collaboration for the Musikwoche Hitzacker, Mahan Esfahani performs J.S. Bach's Concerto in d-minor (BWV 1052) and joins Mr. Mayer and friends for the master's 'Ich habe genug,' BWV 82.
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9 March 2016

Madrid Spain, Fundacio Juan March
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani makes his first appearance in Madrid with a recital at the Fundacio Juan March, performing works by the predecessors of Scarlatti and the great Neapolitan-Spanish master himself.
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28 March 2016

Istanbul Turkey, CRR - Cemal Resit Rey Konsersalonu
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani returns to Istanbul with a programme of J.S. Bach, Rameau, and others at Istanbul's famous Cemal Resit Rey concert hall.
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31 March 2016

Nottingham United Kingdom, Djanogly Recital Hall
Recital with Avi Avital

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14 April 2016

Brisbane Australia, Brisbane Baroque Festival
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani makes his first appearance in Australia in collaboration with the Brisbane Baroque Festival (http://www.brisbanebaroque.com.au), performing a solo recital of works from the Bach Family.
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19 April 2016

Tallinn Estonia, Estonian Academy of Music & Theatre
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani performs a solo recital at the great hall of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, as part of the "Tallinn Harpsichord Days."
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27 April 2016 -
1 May 2016

Cologne Germany, Deutschlandfunk
Recording for Deutsche Grammophon
Recording sessions for second Deutsche Grammophon album.
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6 May 2016

Shanghai People's Republic of China, Shanghai Concert Hall
Concert with Britten Sinfonia
First appearance in China, performing J.S. Bach's d-minor concerto (BWV 1052) with the Britten Sinfonia.
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11 May 2016

Tianjin, People's Republic of China, Grand Theatre Tianjin
concert with Britten Sinfonia
See listing for 06.May.
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12 May 2016

Beijing People's Republic of China, National Centre for Performing Arts
concert with Britten Sinfonia
See programme listings for Shanghai and Tianjin.
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18 May 2016

London United Kingdom, St. John's Smith Square
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani returns to the London Festival of Baroque Music (formerly known as the 'Lufthansa Festival' - www.lfbm.org.uk) with a harpsichord recital exploring concepts of Rhetoric and Speech (with speaker/singer TBA).
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21 May 2016

Bad Krozingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany, Schlosskonzerte Bad Krozingen
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani performs a recital for the historic series at Schloss Bad Krozingen, home to a great collection of historic keyboard instruments assembled by the late Fritz Neumeyer
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7 June 2016

Bergen Norway, Bergen International Festival
Bach and Sons with Concerto Köln
"The star behind the comeback of the harpsichord as a mainstream instrument goes to the heart of Bach."

Mahan Esfahani and Concerto Köln perform concertos of the Bach Family and others for the Bergen Festival, marking Mahan's debut in Norway.

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28 June 2016 -
3 July 2016

Risor Norway , Risor Festival of Chamber Music
Risor Festival of Chamber Music
Joining Henning Kragerrud, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Liza Ferschtman, Imogen Cooper, and others, Mahan Esfahani makes his first appearance at one of the world's most famous chamber music festivals, further achieving a mainstream place for the harpsichord.

Details on concerts to be provided - including 'Art of Fugue' (J.S. Bach) in a new transcription by Mahan Esfahani for the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

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8 July 2016

Schwerin Germany , Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani makes his first appearance at the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern at the invitation of his colleague Igor Levit, performing J.S. Bach's 'Goldberg' Variations BWV 988.
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19 July 2016

London United Kingdom, Wigmore Hall
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani "returns home" to the Wigmore Hall, performing a recital of works by John Bull, C.P.E. Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, and modern works by Kajia Saariaho, Axel Borup-Jorgensen, and a world premiere by British composer Daniel Kidane.
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