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50th Music Festival of Touraine, France

Kremerata Baltica is giving a couple of concerts in the 50th Music Festival of Touraine in France.

On 14th  of June, you can hear Kremerata Baltica and Gidon Kremer (violin) at “Grange De Meslay,” playing excerpts from “The Art of Instrumentation: A Tribute to Glenn Gould” – works of J. S. Bach inspired by records of one of the most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century – Glenn Gould. Also in the program of the evening – Second Violin Concerto “The American Four Seasons” by Philip Glass. Inspired by A. Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”, the work of P. Glass gives “no instructions for the audience, no clues as to where Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall might appear in the new concerto – an interesting, though not worrisome, problem for the listener“ (Philip Glass).

On 15th of June, Kremerata Baltica will perform together with Gidon Kremer (violin), Yulianne Avdeeva (piano), and Andrei Pushkarov (vibraphone) as soloists. Inspiring program of works by F. Schubert, W. A. Mozart, F. Chopin, and A. Piazzolla.

More details about each concert here.

Igor Levit and Kremerata Baltica

In this year’s Ludwigsburg Castle Festival Kremerata Baltica is performing together with a talented Russian-German pianist Igor Levit.

A perfect match of two young, energetic, and professional performers is going to give an emotional interpretation of works by  Franz Schubert (String Quartet Movement in C minor), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Piano concerto in E major), Benjamin Britten (“Young Apollo” for piano and strings), and Piotr Tchaikovsky (Serenade for Strings in C major).

For more details about the concert, please click here.

Festival International Echternach Classique 2014

Straight after the concert in Lucerne, Kremerata Baltica is traveling to Luxemburg – an internationally renowned Festival International Echternach 2014. Together with Gidon Kremer (violin), Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla (conductor), Mate Bekavac (clarinet), Giedre Dirvanauskaite (violoncello), and Andrei Pushkarev (vibraphone).

Program:

Arturs Maskats (1957) “Midnight in Riga” (for violin, violoncello, vibraphone, and strings) Soloists Gidon Kremer (violin), Giedre Dirvanauskaite (violoncello), Andrei Pushkarov (vibraphone)

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium” (for violin, harp, percussion, and strings)
Soloist Gidon Kremer (violin)

Mieczyslaw Weinberg  (1919-1996) Chamber symphony No.4, op.153 (for clarinet, triangle, and strings)
Soloist Mate Bekavac (clarinet)