We honored Alban Berg (1885-1935) on his birthday anniversary—February 9—with the release of a new video, an arrangement of the composer's song "Traumgekrönt" performed by the Merz Trio, Gold Medal winners in the Senior Strings Division of the prestigious 2019 Fischoff Chamber Music Association Competition. Alban Berg: “Traumgekrönt” from Sieben Früher Lieder,
A video tribute to Olivier Messiaen, released in honor of the composer's 111th birthday anniversary on December 10, 2019. Olivier Messiaen: Theme and Variations for Violin and Piano Alexi Kenney, violin Victor Asuncion, piano Recorded in Guarneri Hall during the 2019 NEXUS Summer Chamber Music Festival Executive producer: Stefan Hersh Videographer: Mike Grittani,
Jean-Baptiste Barrière (1707 – 1747): Sonata No. 10 in G Major for Two Cellos Performed by cellists Brannon Cho and Alexander Hersh Filmed during the NEXUS Chamber Music Chicago 2019 Summer Festival. Executive producer: Stefan Hersh Videographer: Mike Grittani, Grittani Creative Sound engineer: Christopher Willis
Italian composer and virtuoso cellist Giovanni Sollima's Lamentatio for Cello Solo Alexander Hersh, cello Video by Grittani Creative. Filmed in Guarneri Hall, Chicago, Illinois, and at the Indiana Dunes, summer 2019. Executive producer: Stefan Hersh Sound engineer: Christopher Willis Alexander Hersh writes: I first learned about Giovanni Sollima’s Lamentatio for
Gabriela Lara performed in Guarneri Hall as a NEXUS fellow, along with Brian Hong, violin; Alexi Kenney, violin; Zoë Martin-Doike, viola; Alexander Hersh, cello; and Victor Asuncion, piano when NEXUS Chamber Music Chicago presented the "Call of the Birds" on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Meet Gabriela in this video.