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Program
Hans Krása
Dance for String Trio
Gustav Mahler
Rheinlegendchen (aus Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Gustav Mahler
Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen (aus Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Gustav Mahler
Revelge (aus Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Gustav Mahler
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Rückert-Lieder)
Viktor Ullmann
The Lay of Love and Death of Cornet Christoph Rilke for Narrator and Piano
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Seven Songs without Words from Opp. 62 and 67
Arrangement for Piano four hands
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat major Op. 87

For the second time, Elena Bashkirova, pianist and president of Leipzig’s Felix-Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Stiftung, has invited a group of musician friends to gather for a two-day Mendelssohn Festival at the Pierre Boulez Saal—located just a few blocks from the composer’s historic Berlin home. In addition to works by Felix and his sister Fanny, the program includes music by Hans Krása, Viktor Ullmann, and Gideon Klein, three 20th-century Jewish composers persecuted and murdered during the Nazi era.

Approximate running time: 2h 15m with one intermission
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Pierre Boulez Saal
Französische Straße 33 D
10117 Berlin
Season 2023/24,
MENDELSSOHN FESTIVAL
Chamber Music and Songs by Mendelssohn, Mahler, Ullmann, Krása
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Quintet & Chamber Ensemble
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