Program 2018

All concerts take place in the Baroque Hall of the monastery,
except for the Late Night which is in the Ball Saal of Hotel Bellevue-Terminus

Subject to change

Friday, October 26th 2018, 4pm

Musical Monastery Tour

A guided tour of the baroque monastery with musical surprises

Limited places available/not included in packages and passes

Friday October 26th 2018, 7pm

Opening Concert

Rafael Rosenfeld, Violoncello
Izabella Simon, Klavier
Merel Quartett
Yura Lee, Violine
Dénes Várjon, Klavier
Reto Bieri, Klarinette
Virpi Räisänen, Mezzosopran
Mary Ellen Woodside, Violine
Edouard Mätzener, Violine
Alessandro D'Amico, Viola

R. Schumann: Fünf Stücke im Volkston für Violoncello und Klavier op.102
D. Ph. Hefti: Concubia nocte (Streichquartett Nr. 5), composed for Zwischentöne 2018
M. de Falla: Siete canciones populares españolas
L. van Beethoven: Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano B-flat op.11 "Gassenhauer-Trio"
L. Janáček: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Z. Kodaly: Serenade for 2 Violins and Viola op.12

Friday October 26th, 2018 10.15pm

Late Night - Music and literature

Ball Saal, Hotel Bellevue-Terminus

"Of Fiddling Elves and Hunchbacked Musicians"
Tales and myths told by Christian Sutter, with folk music

Christian Sutter, Narrator and Double Bass
Yura Lee, Violin
Reto Bieri, Clarinet
Edouard Mätzener, Violin
Hitomi Niikura, Cello

Saturday Oktober 27th 2018, 11am

Matinee

10.15am: pre concert lecture

Virpi Räisänen, Mezzo Soprano
Felix Renggli, Flute
Rafael Rosenfeld, Cello
Izabella Simon, Piano
Mary Ellen Woodside, Violin
Alessandro D'Amico, Viola
Yura Lee, Viola
Reto Bieri, Clarinet
Moritz Huemer, Cello
Sarah O'Brien, Harp
Luca Borioli, Percussion

M. Ravel: Chansons madécasses for Voice, Flute, Cello and Piano
L. Berio: Sequenza III for female voice (1965)
S. Veress: String trio (1954)
L. Berio: Folk Songs for Voice and 7 instruments (1964)

Saturday, October 27th 2018, 3pm

Open Workshop

with the Merel Quartet

for young and other interested audiences

Exerpts from: B. Bartók: String Quartet No.5 Sz.102

Saturday October 27th 2018, 7pm

Evening Concert

Merel Quartett
Virpi Räisänen, Mezzo Soprano
Reto Bieri, Clarinet
Mary Ellen Woodside, Violin
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Yura Lee, Violin
Alessandro D'Amico, Viola
Rafael Rosenfeld, Cello

J. Haydn: String Quartet D-Maj op.20 No.4
Song from Finnland, tba.
B. Bartók: Contrasts for Clarinet, Violin and Piano Sz.111
J. Brahms: Piano Quartet g-Min op.25

followed by dinner with the artists/must be booked separately

Sunday October 28th 2018, 11am

Sunday Matinee

10.15am: pre concert lecture

Dénes Várjon, Piano
Virpi Räisänen, Mezzo Soprano
Reto Bieri, Clarinet
Merel Quartet

B. Bartók: Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs for Piano Sz.74
H. Holliger: Dörfliche Motive - Four Bagatells for Voice and Piano (1994)
I. Szeghy: Folclorico for Clarinet and Piano (2011/13)
B. Bartók: String Quartet No.5 Sz.102

Sunday, October 28th 2018, 5pm

Final Concert

Dénes Várjon, Piano
Izabella Simon, Piano
Virpi Räisänen, Mezzo Soprano
Edouard Mätzener, Violin
Moritz Huemer, Cello
Yura Lee, Violin
Rafael Rosenfeld, Cello
Merel Quartet

A. Dvořák: Piano trio e-Min op.90 "Dumky-Trio"
L. van Beethoven: from Scottish Songs op.108 for Soprana and Piano trio
A. Dvořák: from Slavic Dances for Piano four hands
F. Schubert: String Quintet C-Maj D 956

Followed by Apéro