Musicians at home
With this selection from West Side Story, eight musicians from the Philharmonic want to share with us its message to take it easy, not to despair in situations of adversity and that everything will be better soon.
An unconventional polka
Music continues to soak up all the work around the house. Doing laundry or hanging up clothes can become an unconventional polka in the hands of these Philharmonic musicians.
Meet Silvio Murano, violinist of the Philharmonic, playing a piece by Johann Sebastian Bach for solo violin.
The string trio formed by Katharina Deissler, José García and Benjamín Báez plays a piece by Beethoven to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth.
Pedro Salerno y Marcelo Ayub
Double bassist Pedro Salerno shares with us a fragment of the program that was part of one of the concerts of the Philharmonic at the Usina del Arte for this season. Check it out.
Listen to Sebastian Masci, one of the Philharmonic’s first violins, playing an Argentine repertoire for solo violin.
Benjamín Báez y Marcelo Ayub
Benjamín Báez entered the orchestral world at a very young age and today he is a cellist of the Philharmonic. Listen to the piece he plays with pianist Marcelo Ayub for all of us.
Kristine Bara y Marcelo Ayub
Learn about Kristine Bara and Marcelo Ayub, maestros with a long career at the Teatro Colón, and listen to the preludes for piano and viola they have prepared to share with us.
Listen to a piece for baroque cello by one of the Philharmonic's cellist, Marina Arreseygor, and continue getting to know the Teatro Colón musicians.
Juan Manuel Castellanos
Continue to meet our masters. In this opportunity, Juan Manuel Castellanos, member of the Philharmonic's viola row, shares with us a joyful and warming piece.
Four double-bass players from the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra and the Permanent Orchestra -the two orchestras of the Teatro Colón- play together from the distance on this occasion. Listen to them and discover who they are.
Humberto Ridolfi, a musician of bloodline, continues the family legacy and is a member of the Philharmonic just as his father was. He has been part of the Orchestra for almost 40 years and today, from his home, he continues to play and prepare pieces for violin solo. Listen to the one he has chosen to share in this opportunity with all of us.
José Araujo y Alina Traine
José Araujo and Alina Traine play very different strings, but they have a common French past and a shared present in the OFBA. That's why, to play as a duo for the first time, they have chosen a piece by Gabriel Fauré to play with cello and harp and continue to accompany us while we are #AtHome.
Who is the Concertmaster of the Philharmonic? Much more than a violinist, Pablo Saraví is a music expert who tells us about his role and that of the violins in the orchestra. Today you will hear him play a piece specially chosen to keep us company at this time. Go ahead, meet him.
The kitchen of music
Where does the music come from? From inside the instruments? From the soul of the musicians? Four members of the Philharmonic show us that music is part of life. It is in the air, in our homes, in those things that nourish us and make us grow. You just have to want to listen to it. Come to the kitchen of the Colón and let's taste it.
JOAQUÍN PÉREZ - MATÍAS VILLAFAÑE
The percussionist Joaquín Pérez and the cellist Matías Villafañe are members of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra and on this occasion they have met to give us a few minutes of music from their homes. Enter to hear them play Arvo Pärt's Spiegel im Spiegel for cello and vibraphone and find out why they chose this piece
The bass brass ensemble of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra brings strength, vigor, changes in structure and colors to the pieces. Musicians from their homes spend a lot of time with their instruments, but miss playing together and sharing their music. So, this time, they got together virtually to stay close and share what they do best. Listen to them.
ELÍAS PERLMUTER GUREVICH
Meet Elías Perlmuter Gurevich, violinist of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, who plays from his home the Sonata for Solo Violin Op. 31 No 2 (1st movement) by Paul Hindemith to share it with all of us. Culture doesn't stop, we stay together and closer than ever through music.
Gloria Pankaeva - Julián Medina
Culture keeps us closer than ever despite the distance. That is why Gloria Pankaeva and Julián Medina from the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, visit you virtually at home to share the Sonata for cello and double bass in G Major (3. Presto) by Jean-Baptiste Barrière with you and your family.
Today we must be more united than ever and we can do it through music. That is why Julián Medina, double bass player of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, gives us a few minutes of music to share with all of you. Listen to the Suite in old style for double bass solo (6. Gigue) by Hans Fryba (1889-1986).
Natalia Cabello - Lucía Herrera
Despite the distance, culture is the bridge that keeps us closer. That is why Natalia Cabello and Lucía Herrera, violinists of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, met virtually to share a minute of music that is a wonderful journey. Listen to Duo Nº 35 for two violins (Ruthenian Kolomejka) by Béla Bartók (1881-1945).