FESTIVAL PAGANINIANO di CARRO
July - August 2021
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The Paganini Music Festival of Carro is dedicated, in general, to musical virtuosity and with a particular attention to the selection of international ensembles and solists who have been inspired by Niccolò Paganini.
We are proud to announce that the Paganini Music Festival has received the EFFE Label 2015-2016 from the EFFE International Jury. EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe, initiated by the European Festivals Association, is the portal for citizens and for professionals to discover and get involved in Europe’s festivals. It is a new international festival platform connecting festivals that are deeply committed to the arts, their communities and European values. The platform invites audiences worldwide to access up-to-date festival information and participate in festivals across Europe.
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update 2nd april 2021
Saturday 17th July, 8.45 pm - Carro (SP) Piazza della Chiesa
In collaboration with Festival Internazionale di musica da camera di Cervo (International Festival of chamber music of Cervo)
String Quintet of the Berliner Philharmoniker
Luiz Felipe Coelho - violin
Romano Tombini - violin Wolfgang Talirz -
Viola Tatjana Vassiljeva - cello
Gunars Upatnieks - double bass
The Berliner Philharmoniker String Quintet was founded in 1993 by members of the prestigious Berlin orchestra. After the debut at the Berliner Kammermusiksaal, the Quintet has started an intense concert activity in Germany and abroad, ringing tours in Japan, China, Korea, Italy, Austria and Portugal.
The purpose of the ensemble is to blend the sonorous and warm sound of the orchestra's strings with the virtuosity of the individual musicians. Their repertoire focuses on Viennese classics and romantics with the serenades and symphonies of Haydn, Mozart, Mendelsohn, Offenbach, Rossini, Schubert, Dvorak.
L. V Beethoven Quintet for Strings in C minor op. 104 (arrangement from Trio op. 1 n ° 3) 1. Allegro con brio 2. Andante cantabile with variations 3. Minuetto, Quasi Allegro 4. Finale. Prestissimo *** F. Schubert Waltz in A major J. Strauss "Aus der Ferne" J. Lanner "Die Romantiker", Walzer N. Paganini La Campanella Arrangement for string quintet by W. Primrose G. Bottesini Allegro à la Mendelssohn for double bass and strings PI Tchaikovsky Capricious piece for cello and strings P. de Sarasate Navarra, concertante duet for two violins and strings
Saturday 31st July, 8:30pm - Carro (SP) Church square
Pavel Berman - violin
Andrea Bacchetti - piano
Andrea Bacchetti was born in 1977. Still very young, Andrea Bacchetti took the advice of Karajan, Magaloff, Berio, Horszowski, Siciliani. He made his debut at the age of 11 in Milan in the Sala Verdi with the Solisti Veneti directed by C. Scimone.
Since then he has played several times in International Festivals, in Italy he is a guest of the major orchestras and opera companies, and of all the most important concert associations. Abroad he has worked with numerous orchestras, he records for Sony Classical, in recent seasons he has given concerts in Japan, Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Korea, Switzerland, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Russia and in the current one there are tours in the South America, Egypt and China, as well as concerts with the Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano.
Winner of the Indianapolis Competition, Pavel Berman regularly appears in Italy and abroad in the role of Soloist and/or Conductor with orchestras such as the Virtuosi Italiani (Italian Virtuosists), the Moscow Virtuosists, the Haydn of Trento and Bolzano, www.clend.net i Pomeriggi Musicali of Milan, the Chamber Orchestra of Mantua, the Orchestra of Padua and Veneto, the Toscanini Symphony of Parma, the Orchestra of the Teatro La Fenice, the Bellini of Catania, the Carlo Felice of Genoa, the RAI of Turin, Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Sao Carlo Theater Orchestra in Lisbon, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Romanian National Radio, Wurtembergische Philharmonie, the Dresden Staatskapelle, the Berliner Sinfoniker and others.
Pavel Berman teaches at the Conservatory of Italian Switzerland in Lugano and plays the Antonio Stradivari 'Conte De Fontana' violin, Cremona 1702 ex David Oistrach of the Il Canale Foundation in Milan.
W.A. Mozart Sonata K304 - L.v.Beethoven Sonata op. 31 n ° 3 - P.I.Ciajkowsky Melancholy Serenade - C. Saint Saens Rondò Capriccioso - P. DeSarasate Carmen Fantasy
Saturday 14th August, 9:00pm, Carro (SP), Church square
Suyeon Kang - violin
Caspar Frantz - piano
The Australian-born violinist Suyeon Kang won first prize at the New Zealand Michael Hill International Competition in 2015, together with the Audience Award.
Alongside his solo commitments, the interpreter is also passionately dedicated to chamber music. Together with the Italian cellist Paolo Bonomini and the American violist Vicki Powell, she has created the splendid Boccherini string trio; with that, she is making himself appreciate in important European festivals and also in Italy. In 2014 she was selected to participate in the prestigious 'Chamber Music Connects the World' by the Kronberg Academy in Germany, collaborating with artists such as Gidon Kremer, Christian Teztlaff, Steven Isserlis, Lukas Hagen, Clemens Hagen, Hannah Weinmeister. She have has the role of Konzertmaister in the Ensemble Kontraste, with the Deutsche Mozartsolisten (Bamberg), in the Euro-Asian Philharmonic Orchestra (South Korea), with the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Kammerakademie Potsdam, the Camerata Bern and the Wanderoper of Berlin. From 2008 to 2012 she was a member of the Spira Mirabilis orchestra. She often performs with the Camerata Bern and currently holds the role of assistant to the famous German violinist and teacher Antje Weithaas at the Hochschule “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin. Her first CD, released by the Atoll label, which was very successfully received by record critics, includes works by Bloch and Bartok.
Caspar Frantz, a native of Kiel, studied with Prof. Matthias Kirschnereit at the Rostock University of Music and completed his post-graduate chamber music studies with Professor Eberhard Feltz at the Hanns Eisler University, Berlin. He further received great support due to the intense artistic collaboration with Renate Kretschmar-Fischer, Ferenc Rados, Christoph Eschenbach, Andras Schiff, Elisabeth Leonskaja as well as György and Marta Kurtag.
He appeared in solo concerts, chamber music and solo recitals -among others- at the Philharmonie Berlin, Konzerthaus Berlin, Cadogan Hall London, Bennett Gordon Hall Ravinia, Gasteig Munich, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Kolarac Hall Belgrade, Seoul Arts Center, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Moreover, Caspar Frantz has made recordings which had been highly acclaimed by the national and international press : Felix Mendelssohn's works for cello and piano as well as the Three Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord by J.S.Bach, together with Cellist Julian Arp for GENUIN, further Piano Concertos by Joseph Haydn (together with Ensemble Kaleidoskop) and the Six French Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach for ARS Records. His latest recording features early and late solo works by Robert Schumann.From 2009 until 2013, Caspar Frantz was co-director of the ZEITKUNST Festival for contemporary Literature and Chamber Music in Berlin.
Concerts in Carro (From 1st to 14th August):
Full admission € 15.00 - reduced € 10.00
Concerts other locations:
Full admission € 10.00 - reduced € 8.00
Subscription € 40.00
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