Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts
Saturdays @ 8PM

The German festival season presents a cross-section of the world's most exciting classical music artists and a mix of repertoire from old favorites to new discoveries. Hosted by Rick Fulker, Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts is a weekly series of electrifying performances by top German orchestras along with superb ensembles from abroad.

6/12

Danae and Kiveli Dorken, piano
Kerstin Dietl, soprano; Magdalena Hinz, mezzo-soprano; Andreas Post, tenor; Carsten Kruger, bass-baritone

Felix Mendelssohn:  The Hebrides Overture
Felix Mendelssohn:   Intermezzo and A Dance of Clowns from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Frederic Chopin:  Sonata in B minor, Op. 58 - I.
Felix Mendelssohn:  Songs Without Words Op. 62, Nos. 2, 4 and 1
Robert Schumann:  Selections from the Spanish Love Songs, Op. 138
Felix Mendelssohn:  Selections from the Songs to Texts by Heinrich Heine
Felix Mendelssohn:  Be Merciful, Dear Gods, from Oratorium Paulus
Johannes Brahms:  Neue Liebeslieder, Op. 65

6/19

Andrea Falconieri:  Folias for Recorder, Violine and Continuo
Tarquinio Merula:   Folle e ben che si crede and Ciaconna
Arcangelo Corelli:   Sonata in F Major, Op. 5 No. 10
George Frideric Handel:   "Mi palpita il cor," HWV 132c
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach:   Follia for solo harpsichord
Antonio Vivaldi:   Trio Sonata No. 12, Op. 1 "La Follia"
Dorothee Oberlinger, recorders; Dmitry Sinkovsky, countertenor and violin; Marco Testori, cello; Florian Birsak, harpsichord

Gregorian Chant from Tiburtina in Prague:  Responsory Filiae Iherusalem and Motet Ave
Music for St. Catherine:   Invitatory, Lesson, Responsory, and others
Music for St. Barbara:   Lesson, Responsory, Motet Ave, and others
Music for St. Margaret:   Antiphony, Responsory, Motet O Maria, and others  
Ivana Bilej, Tereza Bohmova, and Renata Zafkova sopranos; Anna Chadimova Havlíkova, mezzo-soprano; Kamila Mazalova, alto; Barbora Kabatkova, soprano, Gothic harp and conductor

6/26

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowsky, conductor
Erez Ofer and Nadine Contini, violins; Helen Collyer, harpsichord and piano; Anne Schwanewilms, soprano

Johann Sebastian Bach (arranged by Anton Webern): Ricercar from A Musical Offering
Anton Webern: Orchestral Variations, Op. 30
Alban Berg: Three fragments from Wozzeck, Op. 7
Alfred Schnittke: Concerto Grosso No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Three Equals for Four Trombones, WoO 30
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

7/3

Alban Berg: Violin Concerto "In Memory of an Angel"
Bela Bartok: Violin Sonata - IV.
Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 5 in F Major, Op. 76
Berlin Philharmonic
Kirill Petrenko, conductor
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin

Richard Strauss: Metamorphoses
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowsky, conductor

7/10

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Avi Avital, mandolin; Martin Grubinger, percussion; Xavier de Maistre, harp; Sol Gabetta, cello; Kristian Bezuidenhout, piano; Sabine Meyer, clarinet; Reiner Wehle, basset horn

Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041, adapted for mandolin
Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op. 40
Maki Ishii: Thirteen Drums
Francois-Adrien Boieldieu (arranged by Arthur Lilienthal): Harp Concerto in C Major
Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
Felix Mendelssohn (arranged by Rainer Schottstadt): Concert Piece No. 1, Op. 113

Antonin Dvorak: Selections from Romantic Pieces, Op. 75
Daniel Muller-Schott, cello; Annika Treutler, piano

7/17

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Janine Jansen, violin
Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Tanja Tetzlaff, cello; Lars Vogt, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture to Coriolan, Op. 62
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
Max Bruch: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 26
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60 - III. and IV.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56

7/24

Musica Ficta; Albrecht Mayer Ensemble; Blum and Haugaard Ensemble; Kottos Quartet; Danish Piano Duo
Louise Odgaard and Ann-Christin Wesser Ingels sopranos; Michala Petri, recorder; Lars Hannibal, guitar; Lauritz Jakob Thomsen, baritone; Helene Blum, vocals

Carl Nielsen: Selected songs
Carl Nielsen: Five Pieces for Piano Four Hands, Op. 3
Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 in D minor, Op. 27
Carl Nielsen: Humorous Bagatelles, Op. 11
Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet, Op. 43
Carl Nielsen: Psalm, Carl's Waltz and Polka

7/31

Nordic String Quartet

Carl Nielsen: String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 "Voces intimae"
Lars-Erik Larsson: Intimate Miniatures, Op. 20 -I. - II.
Niels Wilhelm Gade: String Octet in F Major, Op. 17
Carl Nielsen: Little Suite for Strings in A minor, Op. 1