Performing at International Symposium of violoncellists in Israel. Dec 2005.


2004 Highlights

Benefit for the Middle East Children's Alliance, Berkeley CA.
for Medical Aid for Palestinian Children

Concert collaborations with Hungarian artist Niké Nagy at the Sun Gallery, Hayward CA.

Performance and Interview on KPFA preparatory to my trip to Palestine.

Benefit concert for the Middle East Children's Alliance, Berkeley CA.

Benefit for Middle East Children's Alliance, International solidarity Movement, and the Rachel Correy Foundation for Peace and Justice, Berkeley CA.

Performed and gave Master classes at the Palestine National Conservatory. Performed in refugee camps and traveled throughout Palestine.

To read more about my Palestine / Israel Project please click here.

2003 Highlights

Festival d' Eté, Correns France (a ten day festival of musicians from Europe and the Middle East.)

Concerts in Israel, including collaborations with artists Liesbeth Afek, and Anat Amber.

'Attitudes' opens at the Hong Kong Film Festival, and has its U.S.A. premieres in New York, and at the Mill Valley Film Festival. The FIlm features a score completely for solo cello, including four pieces composed by Daniel Feinsmith, and nine pieces by Matthew Owens.

2002 Highlights

Performed in Hungary and Slovakia, including The Petite Palais, in Bratislova, and the Esterhazy Palace in Balontonfured. Also, samarin and Komarno.


© Matthew Owens, 2004