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Concerts & projcets

In Kronberg stars of today make music with stars of tomorrow; leading contemporary artists give performances with outstanding next-generation musicians. The concerts, public tuition sessions and public rehearsals all provide opportunities for audiences to become stakeholders in these great musical moments. Get close to music and the artists!

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Tue 24.9. 19:45
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K11
SCHWUNG!
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Várdai, Larivière, Chang, Wohlgemuth, Wagner, Barragán

Participants

  • Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
  • István Várdai cello
  • Cosima Soulez Larivière violin
  • Hana Chang violin
  • Wassili Wohlgemuth viola
  • Dominik Wagner double bass
  • Pablo Barragán

Programme

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
Serenade No. 6 in D major KV 239 „Serenata notturna“

Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
Cello concerto No. 1 in C major Hob VIIb:1

intermission

Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905–1963)
Chamber concerto for clarinet, string quartet and string orchestra

Béla Bartók (1881–1945)
Romanian folk dances Sz 56 BB 68


18.30 concert introduction

Subject to change.

40 / 50 / 60 €
Wed 25.9. 19:45
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K12
WIEN, WIEN!
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Gerstein, Gringolts, Hamos, Holliger, Ioudenitch, Lee, Schmidt, Skanavi

Participants

  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Ilya Gringolts violin
  • Maria Ioudenitch violin
  • Haesue Lee viola
  • Ivan Skanavi cello
  • Christoph Schmidt double bass
  • Kirill Gerstein piano
  • Julia Hamos piano

Programme

Alban Berg (1885–1935)
Chamber concerto for piano, violin and 13 wind instruments

intermission

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Piano quintet in A major, D 667 op. posth. 114 “Forellenquintett“

Johann Strauss (1825–1899)
Schatz-Walzer op. 418
(Arr. Webern for string quartet, piano and harmonium)
 

18.30 Concert introduction

Subject to change.

40 / 50 / 60 €
Thu 26.9. 19:45
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K13
BRASILIANISCHES FEUER
Ilumina Ensemble, Sant’Anna, Stumm, Wong

Participants

  • Ilumina Ensemble
  • Jennifer Stumm viola
  • Rachel Ellen Wong violin
  • Guido Sant’Anna violin

Programme

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
„Der Doppelgänger“ from „Schwanengesang D 957“
(Arr. Bruno Lima)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887–1959)
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4: Preludio

Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632–1687)
Marche pour la cérémonie des Turcs

Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Prelude to „Tristan und Isolde“ (Arr. S. Gürtler)

Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
Violin concerto in e minor RV 278

intermission

Brazilian Traditional Aboio

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
String quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131: VII. Allegro

Francesco Saverio Geminiani (1687–1762)
Concerto grosso in D minor, Op. 5 No. 12 H. 143 “La Follia”

Subject to change.

40 / 50 / 60 €
Fri 27.9. 18:45
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K14
ROMANTISCHE GLUT
Hecker, Helmchen, Jégou-Sageman, Melzer, Sachse, Zorman

Participants

  • Itamar Zorman violin
  • Sarah Jégou-Sageman
  • Pauline Sachse viola
  • Marie-Elisabeth Hecker cello
  • Martin Helmchen piano

Programme

Robert Schumann (1810–1856)
Adagio and Allegro Op. 70

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)
Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok, Op. 127

intermission

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)
Piano quintet in f minor, Op. 34


Subject to change.

30 / 40 / 50 €
Fri 27.9. 21:15
Carl Bechstein Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K5
FACKELTRÄGER
Helmerson, Tian, Schwabe, Heesch, Polyzoides

Participants

  • Frans Helmerson cello
  • Bonian Tian cello
  • Gabriel Schwabe cello
  • Christoph Heesch cello

Programme

Alexandre Tansman (1897–1986)
Deux mouvements pour quatuor de violoncelles

Reinhold Glière (1875–1956)
Duets for two cellos

Julius Klengel (1859–1933)
Small suite for three cellos op. 59

Ernst Krenek (1900–1991)
Dyophony for two cellos op. 241

Wilhelm Fitzenhagen (1848–1890)
Concert Waltz for cello quartet op. 31

Steve Reich (*1936)
Clapping Music

Grant Beglarian (1927–2002)
„Of Fables, Foibles and Fancies“ for cello and narrator: No. 3 Poisonous Root

Bertold Hummel (1925–2002)
Two paraphrases on Latvian folk songs for cello quintet op. 59e

Subject to change.

35 / 45 €
Sat 28.9. 16:00
Carl Bechstein Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K16
ZÜNDSTOFF
Queyras

Participants

  • Jean-Guihen Queyras cello

Programme

Fazil Say (*1970)
New piece for solo cello
Premiere

Zoltán Kodály (1882–1967)
Sonata for solo cello, Op. 8

Subject to change.

35 / 45 €
Sat 28.9. 18:15
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K17
FUNKENFLUG I: HAYDN & BEETHOVEN
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Schiff

Participants

  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Sir András Schiff piano

Programme

Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
Piano sonata No. 32 in G minor, Hob. XVI:44

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Piano sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 „Der Sturm“

Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
Symphony No. 88 in G major, Hob. I:88

Subject to change.

40 / 50 / 70 €
Sat 28.9. 20:30
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K18
FUNKENFLUG II: HAYDN & BEETHOVEN
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Consonni, Schiff

Participants

  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Sir András Schiff piano
  • Martina Consonni piano

Programme

Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
Piano concerto No. 11 in D major, Hob. XVIII:11

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Piano concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

Subject to change.

45 / 65 / 85 €
Sun 29.9. 11:00
Carl Bechstein Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K19
ENTDECKUNGEN
Young talents of the Cello Masterclasses
35 / 45 €
Sun 29.9. 15:00
Carl Bechstein Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K20
TRIO MAL 3
Brendel, Fellner, Hagner

Participants

  • Viviane Hagner violin
  • Adrian Brendel cello
  • Till Fellner piano

Programme

Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
Piano trio No. 6 in D major, Hob. XV:24

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)
Piano trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67

intermission

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Piano trio No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 99, D. 898

Subject to change.

40 / 50 €