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Wednesday 25 may 2022 | h 20
Thursday 26 may 2022 | h 20

Heinz Holliger
Anita Leuzinger
Anton Kerniak

Teatro La Fenice | Sale Apollinee

Wednesday 25 may 2022 | h 20
Thursday 26 may 2022 | h 20

Heinz Holliger
Anita Leuzinger
Anton Kerniak

Teatro La Fenice | Sale Apollinee

Performers

Heinz Holliger oboe e oboe d'amore

Anita Leuzingervioloncello

Anton Kerniak pianoforte

 

Programme

Robert Schumann

Sei Studi in forma di canone, op. 56
Tre romanze per oboe e pianoforte, op. 94 (1849)

 

Heinz Holliger

Romancendres per violoncello e pianoforte

 

Ludwig van Beethoven

Trio in si bemolle maggiore, op. 11 Gassenhauer

 

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Numbered tickets

  • Full price: € 25

  • Reduced: € 15 (over 65, Teatro La Fenice subscription holders)

  • Reduced: € 10 (under 30)

Heinz Holliger, Anita Leuzinger, Anton Kernjak

Heinz Holliger’s lifelong fascination with the music of Robert Schumann finds further expression on this newest release: on Aschenmusik, a new interpretation of the Swiss oboist-composer’s “Romancendres” is framed by Schumann’s own works. “Romancendres” refers to the lost “Cello Romances” which Clara Schumann burned on Brahms’s advice, an act of destruction which outraged Holliger and fuelled the composition of this “music from the ashes” in 2003. It’s a portrait of Schumann, packed with quotations, projected like a lifetime passing through the mind of a dying man. “Romancendres” is prefaced by Schuman’s “Romances” for oboe and piano, masterpieces which have been part of Holliger’s repertoire for 60 years, and by the rarely-played “Studies in Canon Form” which find Holliger on the oboe d’amore. The album closes with Schumann’s first sonata for violin and piano, with cello substituting for violin. Holliger: “Schumann himself thought it could also be played on a cello. I find it grandiose with this combination of instruments.” Strong performances by Holliger himself and by Anita Leuzinger, solo cellist from the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, and by Austrian pianist Anton Kernjak make this album another important addition to Heinz Holliger’s ECM discography. Aschenmusik is issued in time for Holliger’s 75th birthday on May 21st.

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