Sunday, 24_02_2019 11 a.m. | Festsaal im Münchner Künstlerhaus | 5th Chamber Music Concert | Save date

»Capriccio«

Christopher Verworner

Auftragswerk

Richard Strauss

The composer Richard Strauss, born on June 11th 1864 in Munich, was one of the most multi-faceted musical personalities of the late 19th and early to mid-20th centuries. While his early works were couched in traditional classic forms and genres, in...  more

Sextet from "Capriccio", Opus 85 for two Violins, two Violas and two Cellos

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

With his symphonies, operas, concerti and chamber music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg) is today the most-performed composer of all times. While still a child, he was already an international celebrity: trotted out by...  more

String quintet in D major, K. 593

Intermission

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born in 1809 as the son of a banker and grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, whipped up a storm of enthusiasm, when only 17, with his incidental music for Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. With a performance...  more

Octet in E-flat major, Opus 20

For Mendelssohn, the Octet, Opus 20, was "the dearest work of his youth”. The mastery with which the 16-year old composer managed the compact eight-part setting effortlessly and with the greatest individuality is truly astonishing. And so, filled...

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Sreten Krstič, Violine

A member of the Munich Philharmonic since 1980 (as principal concert master since 1982), Sreten Krstič was born in 1953 in Belgrade. He began playing the violin at the age of seven and completed his studies fourteen years later in Belgrade with Prof....  more

Philip Middleman, Violine

Born in 1955 in the United States, Philip Middleman began studying the violin at the age of eight with Frank Costanzo, a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He later studied with Paul Kling at the University of Louisville and concluded his studies...  more

Ana Vladanovic-Lebedinski, Violine

Ana Vladanovic-Lebedinski was born in Belgrade in 1974. She received her first violin lessons from her mother. Already at the age of 14 years she studied under Prof. Dejan Mihailovic at the Academy of Music in Belgrade where she received her diploma...  more

Clément Courtin, Violine

Born in the French city of Lille, the musician began playing the violin at the age of eight; from 1995 to 1997 he studied in Paris with Suzanne Gessner. After that Clément Courtin joined Igor Oistrakh's class in Brussels, where, after studying for...  more

Konstantin Sellheim, Viola

Konstantin Sellheim is among the most sought-after instrumentalists of his generation. After studying violin with Prof. Atila Aydintan at Hannover University of Music and Theatre, in 1996 he began viola studies with Volker Worlitzsch from the...  more

Valentin Eichler, Viola

Valentin Eichler studied with Tabea Zimmermann in Frankfurt and Berlin, as well as with Veronika Hagen at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. As participant of the Kronberg Chamber Music Academy 2000, he performed with Boris Pergamenschikow and...  more

Isolde Hayer, Violoncello

Cellist Isolde Hayer is a native of Salzburg and studied with Heidi Litschauer, Wolfgang Boettcher and Martin Ostertag. Master classes with William Pleeth, Boris Pergamenshikov, Siegfried Palm as well as the Alban Berg Quartet, the Ysaÿe Quartet and...  more

Herbert Heim, Violoncello

Herbert Heim was born in Munich in 1953 and began studying the cello at age 8. As of 1971, he studied at the Munich Music Academy with Walter Reichardt, Fritz Kiskalt and Adolf Schmidt. In 1972 he won the 2nd Prize for piano trio at the "Jugend...  more