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Kronberg Festival

Passing on the fire

20 September to 3 October 2024

It’s showtime! Kronberg Academy will once again be rolling out the red carpet for the 2024 Kronberg Festival, where you can experience all that the Academy stands for and what makes its heart beat.

  •     Twenty-nine glittering concerts full of fireworks!
  •     Public talks and workshops
  •     Violin makers’ fair
  •     VioViva violin making exhibition

With Sir András Schiff, Gidon Kremer, Janine Jansen, Antje Weithaas, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Kirill Gerstein, Martin Helmchen, Alexander Melnikov, Till Fellner, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Nils Mönkemeyer, Armida Quartet, Daniel Sepec, István Vardai, Riccardo Minasi, Anastasia Kobekina, Julia Hagen, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Ensemble Resonanz, Freiburger Barockorchester, Kremerata Baltica, La Stagione Frankfurt, hr-Bigband and many more...

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Cello Masterclasses

22-30 September 

Passion is not the only thing that will be passed on at this year’s Kronberg Festival: at the public Cello Masterclasses, world-renowned cellists will convey their technical expertise, artistic intuition and valuable experience to talented junior musicians. And you can be part of it!
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Vioviva Kronberg

23-28 September 

Following its debut two years ago, the VioViva international violin making exhibition will once again become a summit for artisans from across the world. International luthiers, bow makers and strings manufacturers will be given a showcase in Kronberg’s Stadthalle (Municipal Hall), with its doors open to experts and enthusiasts alike.
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Current events

Category
Location
Carl Bechstein Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K19
ENTDECKUNGEN
Young talents of the Cello Masterclasses
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.

Tickets
40 / 50 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival
FUNKENFLUG III & FUNKENFLUG IV - CONCERT PACKAGE
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Schiff, Waarts

Participants

  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Sir András Schiff conducting & piano
  • Stephen Waarts violin

Programme

FUNKENFLUG III: BACH & MENDELSSOHN - 18.15

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Orchestral suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
Violin concerto in E minor, Op. 64

 

FUNKENFLUG IV: BACH & MENDELSSOHN - 20.30

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Piano concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"

Subject to change.

Tickets
68 / 92 / 124 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K21
FUNKENFLUG III: BACH & MENDELSSOHN
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Schiff, Waarts

Participants

  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Sir András Schiff conducting
  • Stephen Waarts violin

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Orchestral suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
Violin concerto in E minor, Op. 64

Subject to change.

Tickets
40 / 50 / 70 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K22
FUNKENFLUG IV: BACH & MENDELSSOHN
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Schiff

Participants

  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Sir András Schiff conducting & piano

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Piano concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"

Subject to change.

Tickets
45 / 65 / 85 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K23
PREISTRÄGERKONZERT
Master students of the Cellomaster Classes & Kremerata Baltica
Tickets
30 / 40 / 50 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K24
KLASSIK RELOADED
Stegreif Orchester

Participants

  • Stegreif Orchester

Programme

Redefinition of the solo concert – recompositions of classical solo concerts such as Antonín Dvořák's Cello Concerto, Johann Sebastian Bach's Double Concerto, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante, and Béla Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra.

Subject to change.

Tickets
40 / 50 / 60 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival
VIER JAHRESZEITEN I & II - CONCERT PACKAGE
Kremerata Baltica, Jansen, Kremer, Mustonen

Participants

  • Kremerata Baltica
  • Gidon Kremer conducting & violin
  • Janine Jansen violin
  • Olli Mustonen piano

Programme

VIER JAHRESZEITEN I - 18.15

Alfred Schnittke (1934–1998)
Concerto grosso No. 6 for piano, violin and strings

Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni)
Violin concertos Op. 8 Nos. 1–4

 

VIER JAHRESZEITEN II - 20.30

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Double concerto in D minor, BWV 1043

Alberto Ginastera (1916–1983)
Concerto per corde op. 33

Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992)
"The Four Seasons" for violin and strings

Subject to change.

Tickets
56 / 72 / 104 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K25
VIER JAHRESZEITEN I
Kremerata Baltica, Jansen, Kremer, Mustonen

Participants

  • Kremerata Baltica
  • Gidon Kremer conducting & violin
  • Janine Jansen violin
  • Olli Mustonen piano

Programme

Alfred Schnittke (1934–1998)
Concerto grosso No. 6 for piano, violin and strings

Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni)
Violin concertos Op. 8 Nos. 1–4

Subject to change.

Tickets
35 / 45 / 65 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K26
VIER JAHRESZEITEN II
Kremerata Baltica, Jansen, Kremer

Participants

  • Kremerata Baltica
  • Gidon Kremer conducting & violin
  • Janine Jansen violin

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Double concerto in D minor, BWV 1043

Alberto Ginastera (1916–1983)
Concerto per corde op. 33

Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992)
"The Four Seasons" for violin and strings

Subject to change.

Tickets
35 / 45 / 65 €

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