This groupmuse happened on Saturday, May 23, at 7:30 PM EDT.

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Community: An After Arts Massivemuse
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Community: An After Arts Massivemuse

Sat, May 23, 2020 7:30 PM, EDT

It doesn’t need to be said that these are times of great uncertainty for this form of expression that we all hold so dear. Groupmuse has been working tirelessly to adapt and create rewarding experiences for our community while securing meaningful financial support for our wonderful musicians in a time of crisis. And, most thankfully, Groupmuse is not alone in this battle to reimagine classical music in times of COVID and the thereafter. We’re all going to need to come together with our best thinking and most open hearts to prevail, so this week’s Massivemuse is in collaboration with AfterArts — another organization that is doing brilliant and innovative work charting a path here.

After Arts is a community of business professionals who have a passion for and background in music. In response to COVID, they created After Arts: After Dark - a thematic event series that blends story-telling and music making, featuring performances by prominent musicians and conversations with arts leaders from around the world. The series is designed to support performing musicians and various nonprofit organizations. We’ve decided to take up their format for the night with some beloved Groupmuse stalwarts:

The theme of the evening is community, and we’ve got a trio of a violin and two cellos — the terrific Kiyoshi Hayashi, Eungee Cho and Joy Yanai — beaming in from Groupmuse Boston for the first half, sharing stories of community weaved through a program of Schubert, Corelli, and more, and then we’ve got Jacopo Giacopuzzi, an award-winning pianist in from Groupmuse LA, with his own stories weaved through Liszt, Rachmaninoff, and more.

After the performance, we’ll be back in Zoom for a critical panel discussion about the future of patronage for classical music in an age of pandemic and afterwards. It’ll be moderated by Nicholas King, the founder of AfterArts, and it’ll feature Nicholas Csicsko - classical-musician-turned-investor and many-time board member, Mosa Tsay - Juilliard trained cellist, current Fulbright fellow, and performer at over 100 groupmuses (!), and Sam Bodkin, Founder/CEO of Groupmuse and author of all the long-winded emails you so patiently read all of the time.

Even in times of isolation, the only way forward is together and in solidarity — so we hope you’ll join us as we forge a path.


After Arts is a community of business professionals with a passion for and a background in music. If you’re a surgeon who mastered the cello, a management consultant who majored in piano, or a corporate attorney with a penchant for jazz trombone - this is the community for you!

With 500+ members across virtually all private sectors, After Arts hosts a wide variety of incredibly thought-provoking events that bring together an accomplished community of people.

These events have included speakers such as Sir Clive Gillinson, Executive Director of Carnegie Hall; Ann Ziff, Chairman of the Metropolitan Opera; and Henry Timms, President of Lincoln Center. After Arts also hosts chamber music parties in iconic private NYC locations and a series of online Zoom events.

Check out their website here!

Program

Schubert: Erlkönig (arr. Eunghee Cho)
José Elizondo: Danzas Latinoamericanas
Corelli: Trio Sonata in C major, Op. 3, No. 8
Danish String Quartet: Old Reinlender From Sønndala

INTERMISSION

Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op.3 No.2
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2
Kapustin: Etude Op.40 No.6
Titov: Fatin

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Isabelle
Beatrice Kovasznay
Sherry Liu
Byron Fiman
Pat Wilson
Ella Granger
Ann Yu
Jon Hiatt
Jennifer West
Elana Smith
Peter Chang
Eugene Carr
Sheilagh McCauley
Leigh Bausinger
Brian Mummert
Ellen Murphy
Kara-Lynn Vaeni
Paula Farrington
JANET L BRITCHER
Anne Gauldin
Yonhee Cha
Rachel Sokolow
Julianna Nagy
Jennifer Laursen
Valenice Castronovo
Wendy Forrester
Debra Smith
Sylvia Schwartz
Michael Fehrman
Amanda Durst
Tina Murray
Anna Kerkorian
Laraine Lippe
Mark Oliver
Evan Fontana
Sylva Etian
Jason Paulsen
Ellen Karel
Toni Asher
Mia Chung
Carol Field
Michael Gisser
Wendy Cheng
Shari Moore
Natalie Zemba
VIcky Katz
Rosemary Hoffmann
Howard Schranz
Solomon Rakhman
Marjorie vai
Ricki Goldman
Nicole von Rekowsky
Maya
Kay LaBanca
Dorothy Ward
Howard R. Spendelow
Philip Friedel
Jim Corwin
Nancy Ewers
Ruth Anne Cionca
Rachel Dunsmoor
Lindsay Brownell
James Craig Burley
Bob Phelps
Sylvia V
Elizabeth Simmons
Ben Linder
Yumi Nagasawa
Katherine Elena
Eric Handley
Judith Chasin
Christopher Desir
Corey Kinger
Ayushi Gummadi
Sarah Jane Horton
Jo Ann Neusner
Diane Becker
Dorothy Read
David Harris
Christine Stufflebeam
Judith Landon
Lori Kaplan
Kyla Henriksen
Barbara Basia Karpinska
Lisa lawley
Cheri Keating
Reiko Green
Lynn Nezin
Brian Gray
Laurilyn Jones
Connie Philipp
Dennis Helfman
Lani Adler
Liz Hays
Harrison Post
Michael Christopher
Joy Getzenberg
Tracy D
Bill Moulder
Aditi Rao
Meg Zajicek
Megan Zhang
Monika Pauli
Deborah Pines
Michael Carron
Maria Kucheryavaya
Stephanie yoshida
Carol Salter
Gary Benjamin
Chris Rogers
Gabriel Coronado
Jane Kendall
Jan Wyma
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