MIDSUMMER MUSIC PROGRAMMES 2019

CELLO MASTERCLASS

Thursday 20 June at 2.00pm

The brilliant Swiss cellist Christian Poltéra will work with some of the young cellists from Cellissimo@Oslo.
Old Amersham High Street Methodist Church. Tickets £10
This event will last 2 hours

 


MEET THE ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

Thursday 20 June at 5.30pm

An opportunity to hear Artistic Directors Paul Lewis and Bjørg Lewis reflect on 10 years of Midsummer Music.
Old Amersham Market Hall. Tickets £5
This event will last 30 minutes

 


CONCERT 1

Thursday 20 June at 7.00pm

HAYDN Piano Sonata in E minor HXVI:34

Paul Lewis

DEBUSSY Cello Sonata

Christian Poltéra • Mario Häring

 KLENGEL Hymnus for 12 Celli Op.57

Cellissimo@Oslo

PROKOFIEV Overture on a Hebrew Theme

Mario Häring • Tommaso Lonquich • Esther Hoppe • Annabelle Meare • Juan-Miguel Fernandez • Christian Poltéra

RAVEL String Quartet

Vertavo Quartet


CONCERT 2

Friday 21 June at 2.30pm

PÄRT Fratres for 12 celli

Cellissimo@Oslo

MAHLER Piano Quartet

Esther Hoppe • Juan-Miguel Fernandez • Christian Poltéra • Mario Häring 

HAYDN String Quartet Op.33/2 'The Joke'

Vertavo Quartet

BRAHMS 3 Intermezzi Op.117

Paul Lewis

FRANCK Violin Sonata

Esther Hoppe • Mario Häring


CONCERT 3

Friday 21 June at 7.00pm

BEETHOVEN Bagatelles Op.33

Paul Lewis

SCHUMANN Märchenerzählungen

Tommaso Lonquich • Juan-Miguel Fernandez • Mario Häring 

BOULEZ Messagesquisse

Bjørg Lewis • 6 cellists from Cellissimo@Oslo 

BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet

Tommaso Lonquich • Vertavo Quartet

 


CONCERT 4

Saturday 22 June at 2.30pm

GRIEG Piano Concerto

Paul Lewis • Cellissimo@Oslo

BARTOK Contrasts

Esther Hoppe • Tommaso Lonquich • Mario Häring

TAVENER Akhmatova Songs for Soprano and Cello

Nika Gorič • Bjørg Lewis

BRAHMS String Sextet in G major

Vertavo Quartet • Juan-Miguel Fernandez • Christian Poltéra


CONCERT 5

Saturday 22 June at 6.00pm

SIBELIUS Duo in C major

Esther Hoppe • Juan-Miguel Fernandez

WIDMANN Fantasy

Tommaso Lonquich

MAHLER Rückert Lieder

Nika Gorič • Paul Lewis

SCHUBERT String Quintet in C major

Vertavo Quartet • Christian Poltéra

(click on thumbnails for short biographies)

  • Paul Lewis
  • Bjørg Lewis
  • Tommaso Lonquich
  • Mario Häring
  • Nika Gorič
  • Esther Hoppe
  • Juan-Miguel Hernandez
  • Christian Poltéra
  • Vertavo
  • Cellissimo@Oslo

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Midsummer Music reserves the right to change artists and/or programmes if required.