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Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica: From Bach to Piazzolla

Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica: From Bach to Piazzolla
Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica photo
October 31, 2021 | 3:00 PM
  • Starting at: $50.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: String Concerts, Online Concerts
  • Genre: Chamber, Classical
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory

This concert was originally scheduled for Sunday, March 21, 2021.


"Rarely do you see a group of top-tier musicians enjoying themselves as much as this chamber orchestra." (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) "The freshness of their performances and refusal to settle for routine programming continue to set them apart.” (Chicago Tribune)
 
Program celebrates 100th Anniversary of Astor Piazzolla and 75th birthday of Gidon Kremer with a special homage to our own Glenn Gould.
 
Gidon Kremer, violin
Georgijs Osokins, piano
Per-Arne Glorvigen, bandoneon
Andrei Pushkarev, vibraphone
Kremerata Baltica (chamber orchestra)
 
 
PROGRAM: Hommage à Piazzolla  
Valentin Silvestrov: Hommage to J.S.B. for violin and vibraphone                        
Johann Sebastian Bach: Harpsichord Concerto No. 7 in G Minor, BWV 1058                   
Astor Piazzolla: Three Pieces for Piano and Strings                                                                   
Two pieces from Art of Instrumentation (based on Bach works and dedicated to Glenn Gould)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Variations on “Goldberg Aria” (arr. Tickmayer)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Aria from Goldberg Variations (arr. Kissine)                              
Astor Piazzolla: “Fuga y Misterio” from María de Buenos Aires for violin, vibraphone, and strings (arr. Pushkarev) 
Astor Piazzolla: Michelangelo 70 for violin, vibraphone, and strings (arr. Pushkarev)