April 2020 Musical Instrument Calendar

Updated: Apr 26


AMIS loves musical instruments and the music that they create. Music brings people together across all barriers and boundaries and helps to create community. However, during this unusual time of the spread of the global pandemic of the Corona Virus, music must bring us together virtually. Most of the typical events this calendar lists: international conferences, museum programs, and other concerts are cancelled or postponed. Yet creative people are finding new ways to present content online. This calendar will list some events that are of interest to musical instrument lovers that can be found online during the month of April 2020. Check back for updates throughout the month!


April 1 12:00 Noon CDT Hope@Home Violinist Daniel Hope livestreams concerts from his home for 14

days. You can livestream on ARTE Concert's website, or on YouTube.

12:00 Noon EDT Virtual Tour - Sigal Music Museum, Greenville, South Carolina Every Wednesday and Friday at noon on Facebook.


April 2

19:30 GMT London Symphony Orchestra performs Brahms’ Symphony No.5.

April 3 7:00 pm EDT "Lockdown Livestream" performed by Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn


April 4 14:00 GMT Barbara Hannigan and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra perform Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto with violinist Veronika Eberle.

8:00 pm EDT Jazz at Lincoln Center Recommendation "The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim" presented by Alexa Tarantino, saxophone and flute with Steven Feifke, piano


April 5 2:00 pm PDT Organ Recital, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego


April 6 19:30 GMT Leon McCawley (piano) performs Schubert, Schumann, Grieg and Janáček at the Wigmore Hall in London.


April 7 The Violin Channel is broadcasting regularly. Check out:

12 pm EDT Violist Karolina Errera

2 pm EDT Cellist Andrew Yee

4 pm EDT Violinist Nancy Zhou

6 pm EDT Violinist Eric Sillberger

12:00 noon CDT "Bacon Banjos" from the American Banjo Museum


April 8 12:00 Noon EDT Virtual Tour - Sigal Music Museum, Greenville, South Carolina Every Wednesday and Friday at noon on Facebook.

12:00 Noon CDT "Treasures of the Archives" from the American Banjo Museum

April 9 19:30 GMT London Symphony Orchestra performs ballet music by Stravinsky, including from The Firebird and The Rite of Spring. April 10 12:00 Noon EDT Virtual Tour - Sigal Music Museum, Greenville, South Carolina Every Wednesday and Friday at noon on Facebook.

7:00 pm EDT "Lockdown Livestream" performed by Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

April 11 1:00 pm EDT Fred Hersch, jazz piano 6:00 pm EDT Chao Tian, yangqin (Chinese dulcimer)

April 12 2:00 pm PDT Organ Recital, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego 11:00 am GMT Christ lag in Todes Banden by J.S. Bach, performed by the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists 19:00 GMT London Symphony Orchestra performs Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 with soloist Seong-Jin Cho.

6:00 pm EDT "Parallel Intersections," a program with Chao Tian, yangqin (Chinese dulcimer) and Josanne Francis, steel pans

April 13 11:00 am GMT "Love is Come Again: Music for the Springhead Easter Play" performed by the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Solists (audio recording)


April 14 5:30 pm EDT Lincoln Center Chamber Society presents chamber music by Beethoven


April 19 2:00 pm PDT Organ Recital, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego


April 20 10:00 am EDT Marta Pereira da Costa, Portugal's only professional Fado guitarist, Live from Lincoln Center

2:00 pm PDT Museum Tour: Museum of Making Music@Home with Dr. Jonathan Piper

3:00 pm EDT Stephane Wrembel plays Django Reinhardt

7:30 pm EDT Renana Gutman, piano recital 92nd Street Y

7:30 pm EDT Emmet Cohen Trio, Jazz at Lincoln Center recommendation


April 21 5:30 pm EDT Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: 30th Anniversary Gala

April 22 12:00 noon EDT Carolina Music Museum virtual tour

8:30 pm EDT Third Coast Percussion

April 24 12:00 noon EDT Carolina Music Museum virtual tour

2:00 pm PDT Echo, Fuzz, Chorus, and Flange! Museum of Making Music@Home Dr. Jonathan Piper and Henry Kaiser discuss effects pedals

7:30 pm EDT Afropunk at Lincoln Center out of Doors: Vintage Trouble


April 26 7:00 pm BST Rite of Spring performed by the London Symphony Orchestra 2:00 pm PDT Organ Recital, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego


April 27 7:30 pm EDT Mahler's Seventh Symphony archival performance from the New York Philharmonic

April 28-May 14 Tarisio Online Auction New York


April 29

8:00 pm EDT Bluegrass Station Whiskey Sour Happy Hour


April 30 2:00 pm EDT Dvorak Symphony Number Eight archival performance from the New World Symphony 19:30 GMT London Symphony Orchestra performs Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique and Adams’

Harmonielehre.

7:30 pm PDT Miro Quartet presented by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

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