Programme Concepts 

 

Naturally, we are also glad to cater to your individual wishes regarding programming and concepts. There is also the possibility to combine different concepts. We look forward to working with you!

 

Concept 1: Octet Classics

Dimitri Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet, op. 11 (10 minutes)

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy : Octet in E flat major, op. 20 (32 minutes)

*** Interval ***

George Enescu: Octet for Strings in C major, op. 7 (37 minutes)

Concept 2: Russian Soul

Dimitri Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet, op. 11 (10 minutes)

Nikolai Afanasyev: Double Quartet in D major »Housewarming« (30 minutes)

*** Interval ***

Reinhold Glière: Octet in D major, op. 5 (25 minutes)

Concept 3: Old Masters

Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite, op. 40 (22 minutes)

Dimitri Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet, op. 11 (10 minutes)

*** Interval ***

Joachim Raff: String Octet in C major, op. 176 (26 minutes)

Concept 4: Folk Music

Ottorino Respighi: Double Quartet for Strings in D minor (20 minutes)

Franz Schubert:

  • Die Forelle (The Trout)

  • Erlkönig (The Erl King) (10 minutes)

*** Interval ***

  • Der Leiermann (The Hurdy-Gurdy Man)

  • Der Lindenbaum (The Linden Tree)

  • Ständchen (Serenade) (10 minutes)

Astor Piazzolla:

  • Libertango

  • Oblivion

  • Fuga y misterio

  • Adios Nonino

  • Le Grand Tango (26 minutes)

Concept 5: Baroque VS Avantgarde

Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, op. 8 (40 minutes)

*** Interval ***

Dimitri Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony, op. 110 (24 minutes)

Concept 6: The Eight Seasons

Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, op. 8 (40 minutes)

*** Interval ***

Astor Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (30 minutes)

Concept 7: Nordic Melodies

Joseph Haydn: Divertimento in E flat major, Hob.II:39 (13 minutes)

Niels Gade: String Octet in F major, op. 17 (28 minutes)

*** Interval ***

Johan Svendsen: String Octet in A major, op. 3 (40 minutes)

Concept 8: The German Sound

Andreas Romberg: Double Quartet in D minor (16 minutes)

Max Bruch: Octet in B major (24 minutes)

*** Interval ***

Louis Spohr: Double Quartet in E flat major, op. 77 (28 minutes)

Concept 9: Homeland Melodies

Italy – Nel Blu dipinto di Blu, “Volare”

Latvia – Saule, Pērkons, Daugava

Austria – I am from Austria

Columbia – Prende la Vela

South Africa – Kwela Kwela

Ukraine – Shchedryk

Slovenia – Dajte dajte

Poland – Polonaise from the film "Pan Tadeusz”

Hungary – Foxdance

Russia – Moscow Nights

(Total length: 37 minutes)

Concept 10: New Years Concert

Franz Lehár: Ballsirenen (Waltz from the operetta Die lustige Witwe)

Johann Strauss: Unter Donner und Blitz (Polka schnell)

Isaac Albeniz: Tango in D

Johann Strauss: Die Wahrsagerin (Polka Mazur)

Antonio Vivaldi: Winter from The Four Seasons

Astor Piazzolla: Winter from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Leroy Anderson: Jazz Pizzicato

Klaus Badelt: He ́s a Pirate (from the film Pirates of the Caribbean)

Johann Strauss: Lob der Frauen (Polka Mazur)

James Scott: Honey Moon Rag

Leroy Anderson: Blue Tango

Johann Strauss: Vergnügungszug

Jerry Bock: If I were a rich man

Johann and Joseph Strauss: Pizzicato-Polka

Jacob Gade: Tango Jalousie

Carlos Gadel: Por una cabeza

Johann Strauss. Kaiser Walzer

(Total length: 75 minutes)