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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 - K27
„CON UN VIOLINO“ I
Weithaas, Várjon

Participants

  • Antje Weithaas violin
  • Dénes Várjon piano

Programme

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Sonata No. 4 in A minor for piano and violin, Op. 23

György Kurtág (*1926)
Three pieces for violin and piano, Op. 14e

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Sonata No. 9 in A major for piano and violin, Op. 47 "Kreutzer"

Subject to change.

Tickets
35 / 45 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K28
INS LICHT I & II - CONCERT PACKAGE
hr-Sinfonieorchester, Handler, Sant’Anna, Han

Participants

  • hr-Sinfonieorchester
  • Anna Handler conducting
  • Guido Sant’Anna violin
  • Jaemin Han cello

Programme

INS LICHT I - 18.15 

Max Bruch (1838–1920)
Violin concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Symphony No. 7 in B minor, D. 759
„Unvollendete“

 

INS LICHT II - 20.30

Bedrich Smetana (1824–1884)
Vltava (The Moldau). Symphonic Poem from the cycle “Mein Vaterland“

Pjotr Iljitsch Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Variations on a rococo theme for cello and orchestra, Op. 33

Zoltán Kodály (1882–1967)
Dances from Galánta


Subject to change.

Tickets
64 / 80 / 112 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K28
INS LICHT I
hr-Sinfonieorchester, Handler, Sant’Anna

Participants

  • hr-Sinfonieorchester
  • Anna Handler conducting
  • Guido Sant’Anna violin

Programme

Max Bruch (1838–1920)
Violin concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Symphony No. 7 in B minor, D. 759
„Unvollendete“

Subject to change.

Tickets
40 / 50 / 70 €
Großer Saal, Casals Forum
Kronberg Festival - K29
INS LICHT II
hr-Sinfonieorchester, Han, Handler

Participants

  • hr-Sinfonieorchester
  • Anna Handler conducting
  • Jaemin Han cello

Programme

Bedrich Smetana (1824–1884)
Vltava (The Moldau). Symphonic Poem from the cycle “Mein Vaterland“

Pjotr Iljitsch Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Variations on a rococo theme for cello and orchestra, Op. 33

Zoltán Kodály (1882–1967)
Dances from Galánta

Subject to change.

Tickets
40 / 50 / 70 €

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