Iona Batchelder

Musician


New York, NY
Cello
@Iownacello
4 Followers
18 Played at 18 groupmuses!

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Cellist Iona Batchelder is an avid chamber, solo, and orchestral artist. Her appearances with orchestra include the Dvorak and Schumann concertos in Los Angeles’s Bing Theater and Zipper Hall, and she has performed in masterclasses for notable artists including Itzhak Perlman, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Frans Helmerson, and Donald Weilerstein. Ms. Batchelder was a founding member of the Unison Quartet, which won an Honorary Mention award at the 2021 Bartók World Competition in Budapest, Hungary and participated in the Juilliard String Quartet Seminar, the Perlman Music Program’s Chamber Music Workshop, and the Aspen Music Festival’s Center for Advanced Quartet Studies. She has performed as a principal cellist under the batons of conductors including Marin Alsop, James Conlon, and John Adams. Ms. Batchelder was a proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship at The Juilliard School, where she recently graduated with her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees.

Traditional Repertoire

Bach Solo Cello Suites 1-6
Beethoven String Trios Op. 9 Nos. 1-3
Beethoven Quartets Op. 18 #1-6, Op. 59 #1-3, Op. 95, Op. 132
Haydn Quartets Op. 76 #1-6
Mozart Quartets K. 575, 589, 590
Brahms Piano Trios 1-3
Brahms Piano Quartets 1-3
Fauré Piano Quartets 1 and 2
Schubert Cello Quintet
Dvorak Piano Quintet
Schumann Piano Quintet

Videos

Performed groupmuses (18)

Bach, Carter, Britten, and Christmas; a Viola-Cello duo recital

  • Friday, December 11, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • New York City

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

A Solo Cello-bration

  • Friday, July 17, 2020, at 5:00 PM
  • Irvine, CA

This groupmuse happened almost 2 years ago

Bach Cello Suites Part 2

  • Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Peter Cooper Village

This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Bach Cello Suites (Part 1; 1,3, 5)

  • Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Peter Cooper Village

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

East Williamsburg Groupmuse

  • Friday, September 7, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • East Williamsburg

This groupmuse happened almost 4 years ago

Musicmuse at Turtle Bay

  • Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • Turtle Bay

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

Sunday Music for Your Soul

  • Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 1:00 PM
  • Fort Greene NY

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

Care-muse

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 7:45 PM
  • Harlem New York, NY

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

MUSE in teahouse #4

  • Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 6:00 PM
  • Gowanus

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

(Re)Unison

  • Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 7:30 PM
  • New York City

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

Winter Quartet

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 7:00 PM
  • West Village, New York

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Springtime Schoenberg Quartet

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 7:00 PM
  • West Village, New York

This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Lower East Side Springtime Muse

  • Friday, April 26, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Lower East Side New York, NY

This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Giovanni's 5th groupmuse

  • Friday, March 22, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • East Williamsburg

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Bartok and DSCH

  • Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 7:00 PM
  • Peter Cooper Village New York, NY

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Autumn Quartet - Bartók & Mozart

  • Friday, November 16, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • East Williamsburg

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Welcoming New Year with a string quartet!

  • Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 5:30 PM
  • Gowanus

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

Classical on Classon

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 6:00 PM
  • Clinton Hill NY

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago