Kissinger Sommer Festival

Kissinger Sommer Festival 2021

Fin de Siècle - Remembering an era

Su., June 20th, 7 p.m., Rectial Lily and Mischa Maisky
Mischa Maisky Violoncello, Lily Maisky Piano

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: 7 Variations in E flat major on Mozart's Magic Flute WoO 46
  • Benjamin Britten: Sonata for Cello and Piano in C op. 65
  • Piotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky:
    • Autumn Song from “The Seasons” op.37a/10 
    • Valse Sentimentale op. 51/6
  • Sergei Rachmaninow:
    • Mélodie in E major op. 3/3
    • Twilight in E minor op. 21/3
    • Vocalise in C sharp minor op. 34/14  
    • Elegie in E flat minor op. 3/1 
  • Ástor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Tu., June 22nd, 8 p.m., Song Evening
Golda Schutz Soprano, Jonathan Ware Piano

  • Clara Schumann: 
    • Liebst du um Schönheit (text: Friedrich Rückert)
    • Warum willst du andre fragen (text: Friedrich Rückert) 
    • Am Strande (text: Wilhelm Christoph Leonhard Gerhard nach Robert Burns) 
    • Lorelei (text: Heinrich Heine)
  • Emilie Mayer: 
    • Wenn der Abendstern die Rosen (text: Wilhelmina Christiane von Chézy, née Klencke)
    • Du bist wie eine Blume (text: Heinrich Heine)
    • Erlkönig II (text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  • Rebecca Clarke: 
    • Down by the Salleys Gardens (text: William Butler Yeats) 
    • The Tiger (text: Eilliam Blake) 
    • Cradel Song (text: William Blake)
    • the Seal Man (text: John Masefield)
  • Nadia Boulanger: 
    • Cantique (text: Maurice Maeterlinck)
    • Prière (text: Henry Bataille) 
    • Elégie (text: Albert Victor Samain)
    • La mer (text: Paul Verlaine)
  • Kathleen Tagg: New song cycle with lyrics by Lila Palmer
    • After Philip Larkin
    • Single Bed 
    • Wedding

Fr., June 25th, 5 and 8 p.m., Romantic Soaring Flight
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Paavo Järvi Conductor, Igor Levit Piano

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Concert for piano and orchestra no. 4 g-major op. 58
  • Igor Stravinsky: Suite from the ballet "Pulcinella"

Sa., June 26th, 3 p.m., Kissingen Piano Olympics 1

Sergey Tanin: 

  • Georg Friedrich Händel: Chaconne G major HWV 435
  • Robert Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze op. 6
  • Piotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky: 3 Pieces from op. 72 No. 3, No. 7 and No. 13

Yoav Levanon: 

  • Felix Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses op. 54  
  • Robert Schuman: Fantasie in C major op. 17 
  • Carl Vine: Sonata no.1 

Sa., June 26th, 7 p.m., "Ich wand´re in die Berge"
Choir of the Bayerischen Rundfunks, Howard Arman Director, Franui Musicbanda, Andreas Schett Director

  • "Wohin ich geh´?" The Mahler project - an experiment (Premiere)

Su., June 27th, 11 a.m., Kissingen Piano Olympics 2

Martín Garcßia García: 

  • Franz Liszt:
    • From Études d'exécution transcendante, S. 139 
    • Valse-Impromptu in A flat major S. 213
    • From Années de Pèlerinage III S. 163 
    • From Années de Pèlerinage I, Suisse S. 160
    • From 2 Etudes de Concert S. 145

Ziyu Liu: 

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004 for Violin solo, arranged for Piano for two hands by Ferruccio Busoni (1866 - 1924)
  • Frédéric Chopin:
    • Fantasy in F minor op. 49
    • Piano sonata no. 2 b-flat minor op. 35

Su., June 27th, 3 p.m., Piano quartet at the cloister
Danish String Quartet (Frederik Øland Violin, Asbjørn Nørgaard Viola, Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin Violoncello), Gustav Piekut Piano

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor KV478
  • Robert Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat major op. 47
  • Gustav Mahler/Alfred Schnittke piano quartet movement in A minor

Su., June 27th, 5 and 7 p.m., Vienna Classics
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kent Nagano Conductor, Seong-Jin Cho Klavier

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B flat major, op. 19
  • Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 3 in D major, D 200

We., June 30th, 8 p.m., Closer to Paradise
Valer Sabadus Countertenor, SPARK - The classical Band

  • Georg Friedrich Händel: The Arrival (Arrangement by Andrea Ritter, based on Handel's "Die Ankunft der Königin von Saba" from "Salomon", HWV 67; "Augelletti, che cantate", aria of Almirena from "Rinaldo" HWV 7)
  • Antonio Vivaldi: 
    • Ouverture from "Giustino" RV 717 (arr. Andrea Ritter)
    • "Vedrò con mio diletto", Aria of Anastasio from "Giustino" RV 717 from Concerto op. 3/2 in G minor RV 578
  • Maurice Ravel: Rigaudon from "Le Tombeau de Couperin"
  • Erik Satie: Lea Anges from "Trois Mélodies"
  • Kurt Weill: "Youkali" from "Marie Galante" (arr. Daniel Koschitzki)
  • Lev "Ljova" Zhurbin: Tango Heavy
  • Gabriel Fauré: "Au bord de l’eau" (arr. Victor Plumettaz)
  • Léo Ferré: "Écoutez la chanson bien douce" (arr. Fritz)
  • Michael Nyman: Vermeer's Wife
  • Robert Schumann: "In der Fremde" from the song cycle op. 39 (arr. Fritz)
  • Traditional Deutsch: "Ich habe die Nacht geträumet" (arr. Daniel Koschitzki) 
  • Oliver Riedel: "Seemann" (arr. Victor Plumettaz) 
  • Chiel Meijering: "Dreams" 
  • Victor Plumettaz: "Scotch Club"
  • Martin Gore: "One Caress" (arr. Andrea Ritter) 
  • Daniel Koschitzki: "Closer to Paradise"

Th., July 1st, 8:30 p.m., Duet - "Our Night"
Max Mutzke Vocals, Marialy Pacheco Piano

  • own compositions in Pop-style

Fr., July 2nd, 8 p.m., Late Romanticist Piano Concert
Dresdner Philharmonie, Lionel Bringuier Conductor, Kirill Gerstien Piano

  • Gabriel Fauré: Masques et Bergamasques, Suite for Orchestra op.112
  • Albert Roussel: 
    • Le Festin de l'araignée (The Feast of the Spider)
    • Ballet-Pantomime after Gilbert de Voisins op. 17
    • Fragments symphoniques (Symphonic excerpts)
  • Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B flat major op. 83

Sa., July 3rd, 8 p.m., Song Evening Diana Damrau
Diana Damrau Soprano, Helmut Deutsch Piano

  • Robert Schumann: 
    • "Singet nicht in Trauertönen", op. 98/7 (text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
    • "Widmung", op. 25/1 (für Clara zur Hochzeit) (text: Friedrich Rückert)
    • "Frauenliebe und Leben", op. 42 (nach Gedichten von Adelbert von Chamisso) 
  • Clara Schumann: 
    • "Lorelei" text: Heinrich Heine)
    • "Sie liebten sich beide" (text: Heinrich Heine, op. 13/2)
    • "Er ist gekommen in Sturm und Regen" op. 12/1 (text: Friedrich Rückert)
    • "Liebst du um Schönheit", op. 12/2 (text: Friedrich Rückert)
  • Joaquín Rodrigo: 
    • "¿Con qué la lavaré?" (text: Anonym)
    • "Vos me matásteis" (text: Anonym)
    • "¿De dónde venís, amore?" (text: Anonym)
    • "De los álamos vengo, madre" (text: Anonym)
  • Enrique Granados: "No lloréis, ojuelos" from: "Canciones Amatorias" III (text: Lope Felix de Vega Carpio)
  • Joaquín Turina: "Tu pupila es azul" from: Très Poemas, op. 81/2 (text: Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer) 
  • Fernando Obradors: from "Canciones clásicas españolas"
    • "El vito“ (text: Anonym)
    • "Al Amor" (text: Cristobal de Castillejo)
    • "Con amores, la mia madre" (text: Juan de Anchieta)
    • "Del cabello más suti" (text: Volkslied)
    • "Chiquitita la novia" (text: Volkslied)
  • Richard Strauss: ausgewählte Lieder
    • "Das Rosenband" (text: Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock)
    • "Ständchen" (text: Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack)
    • "Freundliche Vision" (text: Otto Julius Bierbaum)
    • "Wiegenlied" (text: Richard Fedor Leopold Dehmel)
    • "Allerseelen" (text: Hermann von Gilm zu Rosenegg)
    • "Zueignung" (text: Hermann von Gilm zu Rosenegg)

Su., July 4th, 11 a.m. BACHianas - Jazz-Lunch at the Hotelgarden
Signum Saxophon Quartett, Tanja Tetzlaff Violoncello

  • Johann Sebastian Bach:
    • From the Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major BWV1066 (Overture - Minuet I/II - Bourrée I/II)
    • Cello Suite No. 3 in C major BWV1009 for cello solo
    • Italian Concerto F major BWV971
  • Alberto Ginastera: From Danzas Argentinas
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 
  • Ástor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango edited for cello and saxophone quartet by Miha Ferk

Su., July 4th, 3 p.m., Turn of the Millenium
Igor Levit Piano, Members of Symphony Orchestra of Bayerischer Rundfunk (Anton Barakhovsky Violin, Thomas Reif Violin, Lionel Cottet Cello, Ramón Ortega Quero Oboe, Christopher Corbett Clarinet, Marco Postinghel Bassoon, Carsten Carey Duffin Horn)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet for piano and wind instruments E sharp major op. 16
  • Ferrucio Busoni: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 E minor op. 36a
  • Max Reger: Piano trio No. 2 E minor op. 102 for Piano, Violin and Violoncello

Su., July 4th, 4 and 7 p.m., From Russia to Czechia
Bamberger Symphoniker - Bavarian State Philharmony, Jakub Hrůša Conductor, Sergey Tanin Piano, Frank Peter Zimmermann Violin

  • Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26
  • Bohuslav Martinů: Suite concertante for violin and orchestra
  • Bedřich Smetana: “Vltava” Symphonic poem from “Má Vlast”

Mo., July 5th, 11 a.m., Digital Student Concert
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo Conductor, Christel Gimmler Music Teacher

  • Orchestra: Aaron Copland's "Hoedown" from Rodeo
  • General Manager Paul Hughes
  • Alexander Vedder, student of the Gymnasium Bad Kissingen: Short welcome and introduction
  • Pupils: Purcell's "Rondeau
  • Members Orchestra: Introduction to the piece "Rondeau" with instrumental warm-up exercises for the pupil
  • Orchestra: Purcell's "Rondeau" from the opera "Abdelazar
  • Sakari Oramo explains Benjamin Britten's "Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra", orchestra members talk about their part followed by a finale (material from 2017)
  • Conversation between two orchestra members introducing Henry Wood's "Sailor's Hornpipe".
  • Orchestra: Henry Wood's "Sailor's Hornpipe

Mo., July 5th, 8 p.m., Art nouveau
Simon Bode Tenor, Igor Levit Piano

  • Gustav Mahler:
    • Five songs of pohems from Friedrich Rückert
    • Six songs from "des Knaben Wunderhorn"
  • ​​​​​​​Franz Schubert: Six selected songs
  • Richard Strauss: Five selected songs

We., July 7th, 8 p.m., Dances as a Duet
Herbert Schuch Piano, Gülru Ensari Piano

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata C major for piano as a duet, KV 521
  • Johannes Brahms: Hungarian dances (selection)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Slavic dances (selection)
  • Özkan Manav: „Iki anadolu ezgisi“ (Two Anatolian melodies) op. 38
  • Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: “Nutcracker” suite (version for piano as a duet by Nicolas Economou)

Sa., July 10th, 8 p.m., Memories
Goldmund Qartett

  • Giacomo Puccini: "Crisantemi" for string quartet
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String quartet no. 6 in B flat major op. 18/6
  • Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor D 810 ("Death and the Maiden")

Su., July 11th, 11 a.m., Jazz Breakfast
Olivia Trummer

  • Jazz compositions from regions at the Mediterranean Sea

Su., July 11th, 3 p.m., Bad Kissingen SongWorkshop
Axel Bauni Piano / Direction, Sarah Aristidou Soprano, Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein Mezzosoprano, Julian Freibott Tenor, Jan Philip Schulze Piano, Manfred Trojahn Composer, Alexandra Filonenko Composer, José María Sánchez-Verdú Composer, Ann Cleare Composer, Steffen Schleiermacher Composer

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: 
    • "Adelaide" (text: Friedrich von Matthisson)
    • "Der Wachtelschlag" (text: Samuel Friedrich Sauter)
    • "Odi l’aura che dolce sospira" (text: Pietro Metastasio)
    • "L’amante impaziente 2x" (text: Pietro Metastasio)
    • "Der Kuss" (text: Christian Felix Weiße)
    • "Romance" (text: anonym)
    • "Resignation" (text: Paul Graf von Haugwitz)
    • "In questa tomba oscura" (text: Giuseppe Carpani)
    • "Freudvoll und leidvoll" (text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
    • "The Dream" (Walisisches Volkslied) (text: vermutlich Reverend Roberts of Pentre)
    • From Goethe´s Faust (text: (of course) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  • Manfred Trojahn: Blackbirds calling in the snow after lyrics by Christoph Meckel (Premiere
  • Alexandra Filonenko:
    • "Zu Ferne Hermine/Zeit der Gezeiten" No. 3 Hold your breath (text: Rust Posjumski) (Premiere)
    • "Zu Ferne Hermine/Zeit der Gezeiten" No. 5 I submerged (text: Hendrik Jackson)
  • José María Sánchez-Verdú: "Y siempre después el viento" after lyrics by Hugo Mujica (Premiere)
  • Ann Cleare: "Tintrí (Lightings)" Three Songs for Mezzosoprano and Piano (2020/21) after lyrics by Annemarie Ní Churreáin (Premiere)
  • Steffen Schleiermacher: "Besichtigung nur von außen möglich" with usage of the song "Merkenstein" op. 100 by Ludwig van Beethoven (texts: Johann Baptist Rupprecht) (Premiere)

Su., July 11th, 7 p.m., Summit meet

Emre Yavuz Piano

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: 
    • Piano sonata no. 28 in A major op. 101
    • Piano sonata no. 30 E major op. 109

Elisabeth Brauss Piano: 

  • Ludwig van Beethoven:
    • Piano Sonata No. 10 in G major op. 14/2
    • Piano sonata no. 23 in F minor op. 57 ("Appassionata")

Sa., July 17th, 3 p.m., Picknick-Concert
Franz Ensemble

  • Ferdinand Ries: Octet A flat major op. 128
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet E flat major op. 20

Sa., July 17th, 8 p.m., Jazz in the castle
Gismo Graf Trio

  • Swing and Jazz from the 1930s and 40s in todays style

Su., July 18th, 4 and 7 p.m., Final Concert
Bamberger Symphoniker - Bavarian State Philharmonie, Jakub Hrůša Conductor, Ray Chen Violin

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Concerto for violin and orchestra D major op. 35
  • Antonín Dvořák: Slavic dances op. 72