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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte K. 520
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Abendempfindung K. 523
Fanny Hensel
Piano Trio in D minor Op. 11
Fanny Hensel
Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Neue Liebe Op. 19a No. 4
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Suleika Op. 34 No. 4
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Nachtlied Op. 71 No. 6
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Frühlingslied Op. 47 No. 3 «Durch den Wald, den dunklen»
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Concert Piece No. 1 in F minor Op. 113 for Clarinet, Basset Horn, and Piano
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Concert Piece No. 2 in D minor Op. 114 for Clarinet, Basset Horn, and Piano

“He is the Mozart of the 19th century, the brightest of musicians, who sees more clearly than others through the contradictions of our time and is the first to reconcile them.” Thus Robert Schumann described his friend and contemporary Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Pianist Elena Bashkirova, artistic director of Leipzig’s Mendelssohn-Festtage, has curated a two-day festival: in addition to works by Mozart, the program also includes the masterful Piano Trio by Felix’s sister Fanny Hensel and Aribert Reimann’s arrangement of Mendelssohn songs. Actress Martina Gedeck joins the extraordinary ensemble of musicians to read from Fanny Hensel’s letters.

Due to illness, Mojca Erdmann had to cancel her appearance in this concert. We are grateful to Katharina Konradi for stepping in on short notice. Please be aware that she will perform a slightly different selection of songs and that the overall program order has changed.

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Französische Straße 33 D
10117 Berlin
Season 2021/22, Sun, 19 December 2021, 16:00
MENDELSSOHN-FESTIVAL II
ELENA BASHKIROVA
Quintet & Chamber Ensemble
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