Concerts

Solo / Chamber Performances  


August 12 - 14, 2021

Big Sky Music Festival, Montana


June 17 - August 11, 2021

Yellowstone National Park Residency

Multiple concerts each week

April 10-11, 2021

Indonesian Composers Clinic

Masterclasses


February 14, 2021 - 7:30 Central Time
Parker + Hall Present: Sweet Streams - Valentines Day Live Stream Concert

Marianne Parker, piano

Michael Hall, viola

Pairing Music with Chocolate and Wine

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst - Solo Viola - World Premiere***
Mary Kouyoumdjian - A Boy and A Makeshift Toy

Florence Price - Night

Nathan Daugherty - The Giving Tree Variations

Carter Pann - Blues, from Differences

Rebecca Clarke - Vivace Impetuoso
Brahms - Intermezzo


January 31, 2021

Songfest 25th Anniversary - Songs of Hope and Unity - Online Concert

Michael Hall, viola

Airin Efferin, piano

Regina Handoko, soprano

“Bengawan Solo”

December 27, 2020 - 7:30 Central Time
Parker + Hall Present: Sweet Streams Are Made of This Live Stream Concert

Marianne Parker, piano

Michael Hall, viola

Pairing Music with Chocolate and Wine

Stacy Garrop - The Solitude of Stars - World Premiere*** of viola/piano arr.

Paul Coletti - Fantasia (2015)

Sulchian Zinzadse - Georgian Dance

Adam Schumaker - Glass Study 2
Chaipruck Mekara - Viewpoint

Emile Desomore - Tendresse
Fauzie Wiriadisastra - Dangdut

Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Greensleeves


October 29, 2020

Thursday Night Music Live - Streamed Live on Youtube/Instagram Chicago

Live interaction cross-medium collaboration

Lewis Achenbach, painter

Michael Hall, viola
Nicole Murphy - “Stolen - Cadenza” (2015)

Alfred Schnittke - “Cadenza” from Viola Concerto (1985)

J.S. Bach - Suite No. 1, Courante

Jacob Ter Veldhuis - “TaTaTaTa” (1999) - viola and fixed media

Paul Coletti - “Fantasia” (2015)


October 10, 2020

Thirsty Ear Festival - Chicago’s only outdoor Classical Music Festival

Michael Hall, viola

Quinn Mason - “In Memory” (2020)

Paul Coletti - “Fantasia” (2015)

Nicole Murphy - “Stolen - Cadenza” (2015)

Nico Muhly - “Keep in Touch” (2005) viola and fixed media
Jacob Ter Veldhuis - “TaTaTaTa” (1999) - viola and fixed media


August 6, 2020
Chicago Back Porch Concert Series - Hyde Park, Chicago (Outdoors)

Bach Suite No. 1

Quinn Mason - “In Memory” (2020)

Charlotte Hampe - Seiben Kleine Barock Tanze

Henri Vieuxtemps - “Capriccio: Homage to Paganini”

Paul Coletti - “Fantasia” (2015)

Jacob Ter Veldhuis - “TaTaTaTa” (1999) - viola and fixed media

Nico Muhly - “Keep in Touch” (2005) - viola and fixed media


July 29, 2020

Baroque on Beaver Island Music Festival - Live Streamed Youtube Recital

Michael Hall, viola

Bach Suite No. 1

Quinn Mason - “In Memory” (2020)

Charlotte Hampe - Seiben Kleine Barock Tanze

Henri Vieuxtemps - “Capriccio: Homage to Paganini”

Paul Coletti - “Fantasia” (2015)

Jacob Ter Veldhuis - “TaTaTaTa” (1999) - viola and fixed media

Nico Muhly - “Keep in Touch” (2005) - viola and fixed media


June 23 - August, 2020*

Yellowstone National Park Residency – Wyoming

Michael Hall, viola

Lake Yellowstone, Wyoming


June 18, 2020*

New Music Gathering - Portland, OR

Michael Hall, viola

World Premieres of Works by:
Evan Williams

Ed Wendels

Portland, Oregon


May 2020*

Bach in Bali Chamber Music Festival – Bali

Michael Hall, viola

Bali, Indonesia


April 2020*

Indonesia Recital Tour

Michael Hall, viola

Java


March 24, 2020 – 12:15*

King’s Chapel - Boston

Michael Hall, viola

Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar


March 23, 2020 - 7:30*

Music Mansion - Providence

“Americas”

Michael Hall, viola

Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar

Providence, Rhode Island


March 22, 2020 - 7:30*

Now Musique Series - Boston

“Americas”

Michael Hall, viola

Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar

Arlington Street Church, Boston


March 21, 2020 - 7:00*

National Opera Center – New York City

“Americas”

Michael Hall, viola

Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar

American Composers Alliance

National Opera Center, New York City


March 19, 2020 - 5:30*

Upham’s Corner Library - Boston

“Americas”

Michael Hall, viola

Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar

Upham’s Corner Library, Boston


February 9, 2020 - 8:30

Transient Canvas with Michael Hall – Chicago

Boston-based Transient Canvas

Michael Hall, viola

Constellation, Chicago

Paul Coletti - Fantasia (2015)

Alfred Schnittke - Cadenza - from Viola Concerto (1985)
Nicole Murphy - Cadenza - from Stolen (2019)
Jim Mobberley - Subject To Change Without Notice (2014)

Daniel T. Lewis - now and gone (2013)
Sarah Kirkland Snyder - Thread and Fray (2006)


January 21, 2020 - 12:15

New Music Chicago Presents – Chicago

“Immigration and Transformation”

Michael Hall, viola

Michael Délfin, piano

Chicago Cultural Center, Cassidy Theater
Stacy Garrop - Krakatoa (2018)
Mary Kouyoumdjian A Boy and A Makeshift Toy (2015)

Fauzie Wiriadisastra - Dangdut (2019)

Christian Ellenwood - “And the World, Opening” (2013)



* - COVID-19 Cancellations where indicated.









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