Walter Reiter Symposium

Walter Reiter Symposium
Saturday, 6 February 2021, 20:30 to Sunday, 7 February 2021, 14:00
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The Baroque Violin and Viola: a Fifty-Lesson Course by Walter Reiter, a ground breaking 2-volume book, has recently been published by OUP. Walter Reiter, a distinguished British Baroque violinist and a professor at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and The Royal Conservatoire of The Hague, has also very strong Israeli connections; he was instrumental in establishing Israeli early music scene.


6.2.2021 at 20:30

A festive concert highlighting JBO players, former students of Walter Reiter:

Musical ceremony for Hosha'ana Raba, “Dove in the Clefts of the Rock” – overture (Anonymous)
David Shemer, conductor. Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1664) – Sonata for violin in a minor, Op. 9, No. 5 (2 movements)
Lilia Slavny, violin; Tal Arbel, viola da gamba; Ophira Zakai, theorbo; David Shemer, harpsichord

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644-1704)
Kati Debretzeni, violin

Dieterich Buxtehude (1637/39 –1707) – Sonata in g minor, Op. 2, No 3 for violin, viola da gamba and basso continuo
Noam Schuss, violin; Tal Arbel, viola da gamba; Ophira Zakai, theorbo; David Shemer, harpsichord

Giovanni Bassano (1558 – 1617) – Ricercate VIII

Johan Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Largo from Sonata for violin solo in C Major, BWV 1005
Walter Reiter, violin

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767(
Concerto in E minor for flute and violin, TWV 52: e3
Idit Shemer, flute; Noam Schuss, violin; David Shemer, conductor; Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra


7.2.2021 at 11:00

An international symposium


11:00 – Prof. David Shemer:  Walter Reiter’s 50 Lessons

11:30 – violinist Noam Schuss (The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra): A life-changing teacher

11:45 – Prof.  David Irving (ICREA & Institució Milà i Fontanals de Recerca en Humanitats-CSIC): The Baroque Violin in a Global Context

12:30 – violinist Rachel Podger

12:50 – Dr. Joel Greenberg (Bar-Ilan University): “The Undoubted Value of Treatises”: Between Music Pedagogy, Science and Technology in the Eighteenth Century


7.2.2021 at 14:00

Masterclasses with Walter Reiter

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