Musicians

Avi Stein Artistic Director, Harpsichord & Organ



Helicon Performances

VS8-May, 2021: BACH AT THE KEYBOARD
VS4-December, 2020: THE INVENTION OF THE SONATA
VS1-September, 2020: BACH AT HOME
Symposium 134-CONCERTS AVEC PLUSIEURS INSTRUMENTS
Symposium 133-QUINTESSENTIAL II
Symposium 129-THE VERY FIRST VIENNESE SCHOOL
Symposium 127-CROSSING THE CHANNEL
Symposium 125-CURIOUS INVENTIONS
Symposium 123-RESTORATION
Helicon at Trinity Wall Street — Concerts at One: Sunken Cathedral
Symposium 120 - Transalpina
Symposium 119 - Nymphs of the Rhine
Symposium 117 - “Sonata, what do you want of me?”
Twelfth Night Festival at Trinity Wall Street
Symposium 115 - Bach’s Collegium
Symposium 114 - “Stile Moderno” the 17th century avant-garde
Handel’s “La resurrezione”
Symposium 112 - The Grand Concerto
Symposium 103 - “Gloria and Furore” Music of the Italian Baroque
25th Anniversary Celebration
Symposium 89 - CURIOSE INVENTIONI

Avi Stein has served as Artistic Director of The Helicon Foundation since 2013. Avi is the associate organist and chorusmaster at Trinity Church Wall Street and on faculty at the Juilliard School where he teaches continuo accompaniment, vocal repertoire and chamber music. 

The New York Times described Avi as "a brilliant organ soloist" in his Carnegie Hall debut and he was recently featured in Early Music America magazine in an article on the new generation of leaders in the field. 

He directed the International Baroque Academy of Musiktheater Bavaria young artists’ program at the Carmel Bach Festival, and has conducted a variety of ensembles including the Portland Baroque Orchestra, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, the Opera Français de New York, OperaOmnia, the Amherst Festival opera, and a critically acclaimed annual series called the 4x4 Festival.  Avi conducted Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas at Juilliard in a production that toured in London’s Holland Park and at the Royal Opera House at the Palace of Versailles. He performed on the 2015 Grammy Award winning recording for best opera by the Boston Early Music Festival. 

Avi studied at Indiana University, the Eastman School of Music, the University of Southern California and was a Fulbright scholar in Toulouse, France.