Emanuel Ax (c) Lisa Marie Mazzucco
Fri 6 Dec 2019 17:00

Bartók and Brahms: chamber music

Emanuel Ax, Lahav Shani and musicians of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
6 Dec 2019
17:00
  • 6 Dec 2019
    17:00
    De Doelen, Rotterdam
    Grote Zaal
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Program

clarinet Bruno Bonansea | violin Marieke Blankestijn | piano Emanuel Ax and Lahav Shani

Bartók Six Romanian Dances for Violin and Piano | Bartók Contrasts for Clarinet, Violin and Piano | Brahms Haydn Variations for two Pianos

Carting a phonograph around, Bartók travelled through the Balkans recording the folk music of his native soil. The surging rhythms and pure melodies that he collected turned up later in his compositions: virtually unchanged in the Romanian Dances, adapted in his own manner in Contrasts. Brahms would have loved it: in the Haydn Variations he also moulded and shaped the melody in his own unique style.

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