Mahler Scenes

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Monday, April 09, 2012

One of the focuses of this past summer's Salzburg Festival was the music of Gustav Mahler. This week's program features Mahler's Fourth Symphony and works by his contemporary Johann Strauss Jr.

Program details:

Johann Strauss Jr. (arr Arnold Schönberg): Roses from the South, Op 388
-- Renaud Capuçon, 1st violin; Katja Lämmermann, 2nd violin; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello; Herbert Schuch, piano; Gereon Kleiner, harmonium.

Johann Strauss Jr. (arr Alban Berg): Wine, Women and Song, Op 333
-- Renaud Capuçon, 1st violin; Katja Lämmermann, 2nd violin; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello; Herbert Schuch, piano; Gereon Kleiner, harmonium.

Johann Strauss Jr. (arr Anton Webern): Sweetheart Walzes, Op 418, on motives from The Gypsy Baron
-- Renaud Capuçon, 1st violin; Katja Lämmermann, 2nd violin; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello; Herbert Schuch, piano; Gereon Kleiner, harmonium.

Johann Strauss Jr. (arr Arnold Schoenberg): Emperor Waltzes, Op 437
-- Renaud Capuçon, 1st violin; Katja Lämmermann, 2nd violin; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello; Herbert Schuch, piano; Gereon Kleiner, harmonium.

Gustav Mahler (arr for chamber ensemble and soprano by Erwin Stein): Symphony No. 4 in G Major
-- Christiane Karg, soprano; Magel Mosnier, flute & piccolo; Albrecht Mayer, oboe & English horn; Sebastian Manz, A and B-Flat clarinets and bass clarinet; Renaud Capuçon, 1st violin; Katja Lämmermann, 2nd violin; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello; Alois Posch, bass; Leonhard Schmidinger, percussion; Martin Grubinger, percussion; Herbert Schuch, piano; Gereon Kleiner, harmonium.

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