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Iona Batchelder

Cello

New York, NY
@Iownacello
18 Played at 18 groupmuses!

Iona Batchelder

Cello

About

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.

Music

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

Past groupmuses (18)

  • Virtual Livestream

    (Re)Unison

    Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: New York City
    • Composers: Haydn, Britten, Bartok, Hindemith
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 2 years ago

  • Virtual Livestream

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

    Friday, Dec 11, 2020 7:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: New York City
    • Composers: Bach, Carter, Britten, Tchaikovsky
    • Instruments: Cello and Viola
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $15+ at event

    Happened about 3 years ago

  • Virtual Livestream

    A Solo Cello-bration

    Friday, Jul 17, 2020 5:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Irvine, CA
    • Composers: Bach, Weinberg, Tcherepnin, Ysaye
    • Instruments: Solo cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $10+ at event

    Happened over 3 years ago

  • Winter Quartet

    Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 7:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: West Village, New York
    • Composers: Haydn, Bartók
    • Instruments: String quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 4 years ago

  • Springtime Schoenberg Quartet

    Saturday, May 11, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: West Village, New York
    • Composers: Schoenberg
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 5 years ago

  • Bach Cello Suites Part 2

    Saturday, May 4, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Peter Cooper Village
    • Composers: Bach
    • Instruments: Solo cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 5 years ago

  • Lower East Side Springtime Muse

    Friday, Apr 26, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Lower East Side
    • Composers: Various composers
    • Instruments: Cello quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 5 years ago

  • Giovanni's 5th groupmuse

    Friday, Mar 22, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: East Williamsburg
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 5 years ago

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

    Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 7:30 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Peter Cooper Village
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 5 years ago

  • Bartok and DSCH

    Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 7:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Peter Cooper Village
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 5 years ago

  • Autumn Quartet - Bartók & Mozart

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 7:30 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: East Williamsburg
    • Composers: Mozart, Bartok
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 5 years ago

  • East Williamsburg Groupmuse

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: East Williamsburg
    • Composers: Haydn, Mozart
    • Instruments: String quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 5 years ago

  • Musicmuse at Turtle Bay

    Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Turtle Bay
    • Composers: Haydn, Mozart
    • Instruments: String quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 6 years ago

  • Welcoming New Year with a string quartet!

    Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 5:30 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Gowanus
    • Composers: Haydn, Mozart, Paganini
    • Instruments: Cello, Violin, Violin, Viola
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 6 years ago

  • Classical on Classon

    Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 6:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Clinton Hill
    • Composers: Bartok, Haydn
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 6 years ago

  • Sunday Music for Your Soul

    Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 1:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Fort Greene
    • Composers: Haydn, Mozart
    • Instruments: String quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 6 years ago

  • Care-muse

    Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 7:45 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Harlem
    • Composers: Bach
    • Instruments: Solo cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 6 years ago

  • MUSE in teahouse #4

    Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 6:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Gowanus
    • Composers: Brahms
    • Instruments: Piano trio
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 6 years ago