To An Angel: Ruth Crawford-Seeger, Huddersfield

October 31, 2019

Christina presents an illustrated talk on pioneering American composer Ruth Crawford-Seeger at Huddersfield University exploring her unique, poetic and mystical style in her piano Preludes and string quartet to her more gritty and ferocious side in her Study for Mixed Accents. Tough times and a changing musical landscape forced Crawford Seeger to change career path and she became a significant folk music transcriber of over 300 American tunes and later became mother and teacher (through osmosis) to daughter Peggy Seeger.

To An Angel: Ruth Crawford-Seeger, Cambridge

November 04, 2019

To An Angel; Ruth Crawford Seeger - composer, poet, folk music transcriber, mother and pioneer of American Music 

Christina presents an illustrated talk on pioneering American composer Ruth Crawford-Seeger at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge exploring her unique, poetic and mystical style in her piano Preludes and string quartet to her more gritty and ferocious side in her Study for Mixed Accents. Tough times and a changing musical landscape forced Crawford Seeger to change career path and she became a significant folk music transcriber of over 300 American tunes and later became mother and teacher (through osmosis) to daughter Peggy Seeger.

Scarlatti/Satie/Ruth Crawford-Seeger

November 04, 2019

Christina performs a programme of witty and effervescent sonatas by Scarlatti contrasted with the sumptuous and mystical sound worlds of Ruth Crawford-Seeger and Erik Satie.

To An Angel: Ruth Crawford Seeger, London

October 15, 2019

Christina presents an illustrated talk on pioneering American composer Ruth Crawford-Seeger exploring her unique, poetic and mystical style in her piano Preludes and string quartet to her more gritty and ferocious side in her Study for Mixed Accents. Tough times and a changing musical landscape forced Crawford Seeger to change career path and she became a significant folk music transcriber of over 300 American tunes and later became mother and teacher (through osmosis) to daughter Peggy Seeger.

Scarlatti & Satie at Brighton Chapel Royal

August 06, 2019

A selection of Scarlatti Sonatas and Erik Satie pieces.

Lie down and Listen, St Marks Regents Park

June 14, 2019

Lie down and Listen - Meditation, Mindful Movement and Music for piano and choir.

St Mark's Regents Park, St Mark's Square, London NW1 7TN

Music by Arvo Part, Phillip Glass, Peteris Vasks, Bryn Harrison, John Cage, and more.

May 11, 2019

8pm Saturday 11th May Kings Place

 

Christina will beperforming with folk legend Peggy Seeger and her son Callum as part of the Venus Unwrapped Festival.  It’s going to be an incredibly unique merging of classical and folk music traditions as never heard before.

Kings Place 6pm 'Dear Superwoman...'

May 11, 2019

6pm Saturday 11th May Kings Place

 

Christina will be giving a performance and talk on American pioneering composer Ruth Crawford Seeger as part of the Venus Unwrapped Festival.  She'll also be performing with folk legend Peggy Seeger and her son Callum . It’s going to be an incredibly unique merging of classical and folk music traditions as never heard before.

November Lie down + Listen

November 16, 2018

Lie down +  Listen is a pioneering lying down concert experience designed to benefit well-being and creativity.

 

Audience will be welcomed with a group mediation followed by restorative yoga postures accessible for all. This will set you up for ultimate relaxation for the lying down sound bath of piano and choral music performed by London’s top musicians.

”Beautiful and absorbing” Neil Franks Lie down + Listen attendee.

Featured in OM Magazine and recommended by Balance Magazine.

Stratford -Upon-Avon Music Society

November 11, 2018

Christina McMaster returns to her home town to perform at the Shakespeare Institute (Mason Croft)
Works by Debussy and Schumann

Wandsworth Music Society

October 06, 2018

Piano Trios by Schumann, Mozart and Gal.

Lie down and Listen

November 16, 2018

Lie down +  Listen is a pioneering lying down concert experience designed to benefit well-being and creativity.

 

Audience will be welcomed with a group mediation followed by restorative yoga postures accessible for all. This will set you up for ultimate relaxation for the lying down sound bath of piano and choral music performed by London’s top musicians.

”Beautiful and absorbing” Neil Franks Lie down + Listen attendee.

Featured in OM Magazine and recommended by Balance Magazine.

Lie down and Listen

September 20, 2018

On the 21st September join the launch of ‘Lie down and Listen’. An innovative 'slow down’ experience transcending reality using classical music, restorative yoga and meditation. Performed by “force of nature” pianist Christina McMaster and the Carice chamber choir, the evening is guided by leading London yoga teacher & Lululemon Ambassador Will Wheeler.

Christina performs in Brighton

July 02, 2018

A lunchtime concert at Chapel Royal where Christina will be performing Rachmaninov, Glass, Debussy and Scarlatti.

Haslemere House Concert

June 30, 2018

House Concert performing Rachmaninov, Glass, Debussy and Scarlatti.

Will be lots of fun! 

Email hello@christinamcmaster.com to come/for more details.

May 23, 2018

Claude Debussy Étude pour les arpeges, Etude Cinq Doigts

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Domenico Scarlatti Sonatas in F major K445, C major K159

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Domenico Scarlatti D minor sonata K 18

Rachmaninov Étude tableaux D minor op.39 no.8

Erik Satie Ogives no.3

Rachmaninov Étude tableaux in D minor op.39 no.5

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Rachmaninov Étude tableaux in A minor op.39 no.2

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Claude Debussy

Etude Pour les degrees chromatiques
Étude pour les Octaves,
Étude Pour les huit doigts

Terry Riley in C

Led by pianist Christina McMaster, you are invited to join a scratch orchestra workshop to explore & perform Terry Riley’s In C. Riley’s work inspired the Sound Mind project that grew from Christina’s collaboration with the IoPPN Department of Addictions in 2017. All adult instrumentalists of grade 5 level or above are welcome.

 

Further information about Sound Mind is available here: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/Cultural/-/Projects/Sound-Mind.aspx

Arts in Mind Festival

June 07, 2018

The IoPPN and pianist Christina McMaster invite you to a unique concert that combines the music of Pärt, Cage & Riley with a Virtual Reality experience. Lie down and feel the music move through you in this intimate concert, transcending reality by immersing yourself in music and VR technology, stimulating your creativity and wellbeing. The concert will be preceded by a short talk to explain the context of this very special musical experience. You will need to bring a smartphone with you to experience the VR, and the ticket price includes a complimentary cardboard VR headset. The IoPPN team will email you nearer to the concert with details of how to download the app accompanying the concert.

Chapel Royal, Brighton

July 02, 2018

Performing Rachmaninov, Scarlatti and Ligeti. 

Private House Concert, Haslemere

June 02, 2018

An afternoon House concert given by Christina and Florian Mitrea. 

Email Christina if you would like to come and for more details. hello@christinamcmaster.com 

LSO St Lukes

May 10, 2018

In this concert, LSO Second Violinists Sarah Quinn and William Melvin with pianist Christina McMaster lead a performance of folk-inspired violin duos by Judith Weir, the first ever female Master of the Queen’s Music, and music by Ethel Smyth and Charlotte Bray

Debussy Etudes Recording

December 21, 2017

Recording at the Royal Academy of Music

Private House Concert, UK

December 02, 2017

Performing Debussy Etudes.

Private House Concert, UK

December 03, 2017

Performing Debussy Etudes.

November 17, 2017

Etudes by Claude Debussy and Philip Glass. 

Sound Festival, Scotland

November 09, 2017

Etudes by Philip Glass and Debussy.

Chapel Royal, Brighton

November 14, 2017

Etudes by Philip Glass and Debussy. 

Sound Mind Performance

October 31, 2017

A lying down concert featuring works by Terry Riley and visuals by Teresa Albor in collaboration with Kings College London Scientists exploring a non drug like intervention into promoting mental well being. 

Sound Mind: exploring the use of music and psychedelic images as mood enhancers is a collaboration between King’s College London’s Department of Addictions and Christina McMaster, brokered and supported by the Cultural Institute at King’s. 

Sound Mind Performance

October 17, 2017

A lying down concert featuring works by Terry Riley and visuals by Teresa Albor in collaboration with Kings College London Scientists exploring a non drug like intervention into promoting mental well being. 

Sound Mind: exploring the use of music and psychedelic images as mood enhancers is a collaboration between King’s College London’s Department of Addictions and Christina McMaster, brokered and supported by the Cultural Institute at King’s. 

September 22, 2017

Shostakovich Piano Concerto no. 2

Oval Space, London

The Little Orchestra 

September 21, 2017

Shostakovich Piano Concerto no. 2

Oval Space, London

The Little Orchestra 

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