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Dec 14, 16 mat
© Mladen Pikulic
Bernard Haitink conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
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Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 23 in A major, K488
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106
Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Dame Mitsuko Uchida, Piano
Dec 14, 16 mat, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23 mat, 24 mat, 26 mat, 27 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, 31 mat, 2019 Jan 01
Cinderella (Christopher Wheeldon, Jacquelin Barrett)
Martin West, Conductor
Christopher Wheeldon, Director
Julian Crouch, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Daniel Brodie, Video Artist
Craig Lucas, Librettist
Het Balletorkest
Fri 14 Dec at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Introduction to Bach's Goldberg Variations
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988 (Excerpts)
Hannes Minnaar, Piano
Bert Natter, Speaker
Dec 15, 18, 21, 25 mat
Enescu, Oedipe
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Àlex Ollé, Director
Alfons Flores, Set Designer
Lluc Castells, Costume Designer
Johan Reuter, Oedipe
Eric Halfvarson, Tirésias
Christopher Purves, Créon
Alan Oke, Shepherd
François Lis, High Priest
James Creswell, Phorbas
Ante Jerkunica, Old Man
André Morsch, Thésée
Mark Omvlee, Laios
Sophie Koch, Jocaste
Violeta Urmana, La Sphinge (The Sphinx)
Heidi Stober, Antigone
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Mérope
Valentina Carrasco, Director
Peter van Praet, Lighting Designer
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Sat 15 Dec at 13:30
Delius, A Village Romeo and Juliet (in concert)
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Marina Costa-Jackson, Vreli
Matthew Newlin, Sali (adult)
Tim Kuypers, Manz
Callum Thorpe, Marti
David Stout, The Dark Fiddler
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Benjamin Goodson, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sun 16 Dec at 11:00
© Nick Rutter
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge: Christmas Concert
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Chilcott, The Shepherd's Carol
Mathias, Ave Rex
Tavener, The Lamb
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Swayne, Adam lay ybounden
Traditional, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Bach, In dulci jubilo - chorale prelude, BWV729
Poulenc, 4 motets pour le temps de Noël
Gruber, Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. Ledger)
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (arr. Wilberg)
Willcocks, O come, all ye faithful
Cambridge Choir of St John's College
Andrew Nethsingha, Conductor
Glen Dempsey, Organ
Laura van der Heijden, Cello
Sun 16 Dec at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Master Pianists Series: Arcadi Volodos
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Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 18 in G major, D.894
Rachmaninov, Prelude in C sharp minor for piano, Op.3 no.2
Rachmaninov, Prelude in F sharp minor, Op.23 no.1
Rachmaninov, Melody, Op.21 no.9
Rachmaninov, Étude-Tableau in E flat minor, Op.39 no.5
Scriabin, Mazurka in E minor, Op.25 no.3
Scriabin, Flammes sombres, Op.73 no.2
Scriabin, Deux Poèmes Op.71
Scriabin, Piano Sonata no. 5 in F sharp major, Op.53
Arcadi Volodos, Piano
Tue 18 Dec at 20:15
© Eduardus Lee
Christmas classics at the movies
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Silvestri, Film music from A Christmas Carol
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dance of the Little Swans
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Spanish Dance
Martin, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Blake, The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Eilenberg, Richard, The Sleighbell Tingle (Petersburger Schlittenfahrt) Op. 57
Mockridge, Cyril J. , Film music from Miracle on 34th Street: Suite
Rózsa, Film music from Ben Hur
Williams, Film music from E.T.
Williams, Music from Home Alone
Coots, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Bernard, Winter Wonderland
Herbert, Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys
Williams, Film music from Star Wars: Princess Leia's theme
Williams, Film music from Star Wars: The Imperial March
Gruber, Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Leonor Amaral, Soprano
Cameron Burns, Conductor
Dec 19, 20
© Marco Borggreve
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Gergiev meets Janine Jansen
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
Janine Jansen, Violin
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Dec 20, 22
© Marie Staggat
Modigliani Quartet: Tchaikovsky, Schubert and Beethoven
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Schubert, String Quartet in C minor "Quartettsatz" D.703
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 6 in B flat major, Op.18 no.6
Tchaikovsky, String Quartet no. 3 in E flat minor, Op.30
Modigliani Quartet
Fri 21 Dec at 20:15
© Sasha Gusov
Dmitry Liss & Boris Giltburg: Grieg and Tchaikovsky
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Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Dmitry Liss, Conductor
Boris Giltburg, Piano
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Fri 21 Dec at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Hannes Minnaar plays Goldberg Variations
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Hannes Minnaar, Piano
Sat 22 Dec at 14:15
Mozart, Arrangement of Handel's Ode to Saint Cæcelia, K592
Mozart, Mass no.18 in C minor "Great", K427 (K417a)
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Ana Maria Labin, Soprano
Ambroisine Bré, Mezzo-soprano
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Tenor
James Platt, Bass
Sat 22 Dec at 20:15
© Simon Fowler
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra: Christmas concert
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Arban, Fantaisie and variations on Carnival of Venice
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Jan Wierzba, Conductor
Lucienne Renaudin-Vary, Trumpet
Sun 23 Dec at 11:00
© Adrian Schaetz
Netherlands Radio Choir: Haydn's Die Schöpfung
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Haydn, The Creation (Die Schöpfung), Hob XXI:2
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Leonardo García Alarcón, Director
Elsa Benoit, Soprano
Sebastian Kohlhepp, Tenor
Daniel Schmutzhard, Bass
Tue 25 Dec at 14:15
© Renske Vrolijk
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Christmas Matinee
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Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Nationaal Kinderkoor
Thu 27 Dec at 14:00
© Marco Borggreve
Afternoon Concert: Beethoven and Mozart
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Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 13 in C, K415 (K387b)
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Philharmonie Südwestfalen - Landesorchester Nordrhein Westfalen
Stefan Vladar, Piano, Conductor
Sun 30 Dec at 11:00
© Marco Borggreve
Oxalys: Trios by Bruch and Schumann
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Bruch, 8 Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano, Op.83
Schumann, Märchenerzählungen, Op.132
Oxalys Ensemble
2019 Jan 05, 06 mat
Stravinsky, Symphony in Three Movements
Strauss R., Horn Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.11
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniele Rustioni, Conductor
Rob van de Laar, French horn
Sun 6 Jan 2019 at 11:00
© Marco Borggreve
The Sunday Morning Concert: Copland, Barber and Bernstein
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Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Barber, Violin Concerto, Op.14
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège
Christian Arming, Conductor
Liza Ferschtman, Violin
Tue 8 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Ronald Knapp
Joshua Bell & the Academy of St Martin in the Fields
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Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Saint-Saëns, Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, Op.61
Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Bizet, Symphony in C major
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell, Violin
2019 Jan 09, 10
© Renske Vrolijk
Herbert Blomstedt and RCO: Brahms' Symphony no. 1
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Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 3 in A minor, "Scottish", Op.56
Stenhammar, Sången: Interlude
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Herbert Blomstedt, Conductor
Wed 9 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Feiko Koster
Animato Quartet: Mendelssohn, Arends and Shostakovich
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Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Op.13
Arends, Fabian (b. 1990), New work
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op.68
Animato Quartet
Fri 11 Jan 2019 at 19:30
© Marco Borggreve
Jean-Guihen Queyras: Bach's Cello Suites Complete
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Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Bach, Cello suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV1008
Bach, Cello suite no. 3 in C major, BWV1009
Bach, Cello suite no. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010
Bach, Cello suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Bach, Cello suite no. 6 in D major, BWV1012
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
Sat 12 Jan 2019 at 14:15
© Mark McNulty
Petrenko conducts Brahms' Symphony no.1
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Ustvolskaya, The dream of Stepan Razin
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 2 in C sharp minor, Op.129
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
Alina Ibragimova, Violin
Sat 12 Jan 2019 at 20:30

Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ: Main Hall, Amsterdam

Mozart - Lachenmann
Mozart, Symphony no. 39 in E flat major, K543
Lachenmann, Mouvement
Mozart, Symphony no. 41 in C major, "Jupiter”, K551
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Les Siècles
Sun 13 Jan 2019 at 11:00
© Maike Helbig
Sunday morning concert: Sharon Kam plays Mozart's Clarinet Concerto
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Holst, St Paul's Suite, Op.29 no.2
Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A major, K622
Rota, Concerto for string orchestra
Sharon Kam, Clarinet
Wuerttemberg Chamber Orchestra
Case Scaglione, Conductor
2019 Jan 16, 18, 20 mat, 22, 25, 27 mat, 29, 31
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
James Gaffigan, Conductor
James Robinson, Director
Michael Yeargan, Set Designer
Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer
Eric Owens, Porgy
Adina Aaron, Bess
Mark S Doss, Crown
Frederick Ballentine, Sportin’ Life
Chaz'men William-Ali, Robbins, Crab man
Janai Brugger, Clara
Latonia Moore, Serena
Donovan Singletary, Jake
Tichina Vaughn, Maria
Ronald Samm, Peter
Byron Jackson, Frazier
Sarah-Jane Lewis, Annie
Njabulo Madlala, Jim
Whitaker Mills, Undertaker
Donald Holder, Lighting Designer
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Porgy and Bess Ensemble
Wed 16 Jan 2019 at 20:15
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Dido's Lament "When I am laid in earth"
Haydn, Die sieben letzen Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuz, Op.51 Nr. 6: Sonata IV - Eli, Eli, lama asabthani?
Shostakovich, Two Pieces for string quartet "Elegy and Polka", Op.30b
Gesualdo, Moro, lasso, al mio duolo
Haydn, Die sieben letzen Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuz, Op.51 Nr. 6: Sonata VI - Consummatum est
Carter, Elegy for string quartet
Lekeu, Molto adagio sempre cantante doloroso
Bartók, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Sz.67, Op.17
Brentano String Quartet
Thu 17 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Milagro Elstak
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Horizon: Barcelona and Amsterdam
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Ravel, Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso
Richter, New work (world première)
Soler, Sol (Dutch première)
Benjamin, Dream of the Song
Ravel, Boléro
Sir George Benjamin, Conductor
Bejun Mehta, Countertenor
Dames van het Nederlands Kamerkoor
Fri 18 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Milagro Elstak
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Ravel's Boléro
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Ravel, Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso
Richter, New work (world première)
Soler, Sol (Dutch première)
Benjamin, Dream of the Song
Ravel, Boléro
Sir George Benjamin, Conductor
Bejun Mehta, Countertenor
Dames van het Nederlands Kamerkoor
2019 Jan 19, 21
© Marco Borggreve
Mozart's Symphony no.41 and Cello Concerto
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Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Mozart, Flute Concerto no. 2 in D major, K314 (K285d) (arr. for cello)
Rachmaninov, Vocalise, Op.34 no.14 (arr. M van Prooijen)
Mozart, Symphony no. 41 in C major, "Jupiter”, K551
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
Gordan Nikolić, Leader, Violin
Quirine Viersen, Cello
Sat 19 Jan 2019 at 14:15
© David Adam Beloff
Andriessen, Agamemnon and Unsuk Chin
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Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Andriessen, Agamemnon
Chin, Le chant des enfants des étoiles
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Martina Batic, Conductor
Sat 19 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Polina Leschenko
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Bartók, Violin Sonata no. 2, Sz 76
Poulenc, Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op.119
Enescu, Violin Sonata no. 3 in A minor "dans le caractère populaire roumain", Op.25
Ravel, Tzigane, for violin and piano
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin
Polina Leschenko, Piano
Sun 20 Jan 2019 at 11:00
© Kirill Bashkirov
Sunday morning concert: Pablo Ferrández plays Tchaikovsky's Variations
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Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Pablo Ferrández, Cello
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Elim Chan, Conductor
2019 Jan 24, 25, 27 mat
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Bernard Haitink, Conductor
2019 Jan 25, 26

Theater De Meervaart, Amsterdam

Unboxing Ballet
Unboxing Ballet
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Paquita (Suite) (Hans van Manen, Marius Petipa, Joseph Mazilier, Rachel Beaujean)
What Got You Here (Daniela Cardim Fonteyne)
Withdrawn (MIlena Sidorova)
New Work (Ernst Meisner)
Dutch National Ballet's Junior Company
Oliver Haller, Costume Designer
2019 Jan 26, 28, 30, Feb 01, 03 mat, 05, 07
Vivaldi, Juditha triumphans, RV 644
Andrea Marcon, Conductor
Floris Visser, Director
Dieuweke van Reij, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Gaëlle Arquez, Juditha
Teresa Iervolino, Holofernes
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Vagaus
Francesca Ascioti, Ozias
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
La Cetra Baroque Orchestra
Sat 26 Jan 2019 at 14:15
© Cyrille Guir
Ghislieri Choir and Consort: Vivaldi, Bonancini
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Vivaldi, Sonata for strings in E flat major, RV 130 "Al santo sepolcro"
d'Astorga, Stabat Mater
Bononcini, Anthem for the Funeral of the Duke of Marlborough
Handel, Dixit Dominus in G minor, HWV 232
Ghislieri Choir & Consort
Giulio Prandi, Conductor
Sat 26 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Harald Hoffmann
Hagen Quartet plays Schubert and Schumann
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Haydn, String Quartet no. 45 in A major, Op.55 no.1, Hob III:60
Schubert, String Quartet no. 8 in B flat major, D.112
Schumann, String Quartet in A major, Op.41 no.3
Hagen Quartet
Sun 27 Jan 2019 at 11:00
© Marco Borggreve
Sunday morning concert: Edo de Waart conducts Brahms' Symphony No. 3
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Bosmans, Concertino
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Edo de Waart, Conductor
Ronald Brautigam, Piano
Sun 27 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Master Pianists Series: Alexander Gavryluk
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Bach, Italian Concerto, BWV971
Chopin, Ballade no. 2 in F major, Op.38
Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année, Italie: Après une lecture du Dante. Fantasia quasi sonata, S.161 no.7
Rachmaninov, Prelude in B flat major, Op.23 no.2
Rachmaninov, Prelude in D major, Op.23 no.4
Rachmaninov, Prelude in G minor, Op.23 no.5
Rachmaninov, Prelude in E flat major, Op.23 no.6
Rachmaninov, Prelude in G flat major, Op.23 no.10
Rachmaninov, Prelude in G major, Op.32 no.5
Rachmaninov, Prelude in G sharp minor, Op.32 no.12
Prokofiev, Piano Sonata no. 7 in B flat major, Op.83
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
Mon 28 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Riccardo Chailly & Filarmonica della Scala: Mussorgsky's Pictures
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Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Riccardo Chailly, Conductor
Filarmonica della Scala
Tue 29 Jan 2019 at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Anna Lucia Richter and Georg Nigl: Hugo Wolf
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Wolf, Italienisches Liederbuch (Italian Songbook)
Anna Lucia Richter, Soprano
Georg Nigl, Baritone
Gérard Wyss, Piano
2019 Jan 30, 31
© Marco Borggreve
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Fri 1 Feb 2019 at 21:00
© Anne Dokter
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Essentials: Strauss' Heldenleben
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Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Sat 2 Feb 2019 at 14:15
© Otto van den Toorn
Gubaidulina's Offertorium & Brahms Symphony no.4
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Gubaidulina, Violin concerto "Offertorium"
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
James Gaffigan, Conductor
Simone Lamsma, Violin
Sun 3 Feb 2019 at 11:00
Sunday morning concert: Lisa Jacobs plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto
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Schubert, Symphony no. 3 in D major, D.200
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Bremen Philharmonic
Julia Jones, Conductor
Lisa Jacobs, Violin
Mon 4 Feb 2019 at 20:15
© Kaapo Kamu
Pekka Kuusisto, Nadia Sirota & Markus Hohti
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Dessner, Tuusula
Dessner, Delphica
Dessner, Ornament and Crime
Dessner, Skrik Trio
Muhly, Keep in Touch, for Viola and pre-recorded CD
Various, Improvisations
Muhly, Drones and Violin
Various, Improvisations
Muhly, Drones and Viola
Muhly, Honest Music
Norman, Sabina
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Nadia Sirota, Viola
Markus Hohti, Cello
Tue 5 Feb 2019 at 14:00
© Irene Zandel
Signum Quartet plays Schubert's Rosamunde
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Schubert, String Quartet no. 13 "Rosamunde" in A minor, D.804
Janáček, String Quartet no. 1 in E minor, "Kreutzer Sonata"
Signum Quartet