Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks - BRSO

Chamber Concert

“Pictures of Sounds” – Music for Octet with pictures from Quint Buchholz
Saturday
28
October 2023
8:00 pm
Munich, Munich Residence, Max Joseph Saal
Chamber concert
Sunday
29
October 2023
6:00 pm
Tutzing, Evangelische Akademie
Chamber concert

Programme

Franz Schubert
4 Moments Musicaux, D 780
arranged for Octett from Hans Abrahamsen
Toshio Hosokawa
“Texture”
Franz Schubert
Octet in F Major, D 803

Performers

Michael Friedrich violin
Anne Schoenholtz violin
Giovanni Menna viola
Frederike Jehkul-Sadler violoncello
José Sebastião Trigo double bass
Bettina Faiss clarinet
Susanne Sonntag bassoon
Ursula Kepser horn

Information about the programme

Schubert’s Octet, composed in 1824, is a truly singular work: scored for five strings and three winds, it oscillates between the character of a divertimento and that of a profound, highly personal chamber music utterance, and lasts for approximately an hour. It is therefore not surprising that it served as an inspiration for other works using the same instrumentation. Texture by Toshio Hosokawa, one of Japan’s most important contemporary composers, was commissioned by the Philharmonisches Oktett Berlin and written in 2020. And Hans Abrahamsen’s arrangement of Schubert’s Moment musicaux also owes its inspiration to the unique sound of the Octet, D 803. Before, between and after the works, projections of selected pictures by Quint Buchholz, known for his dreamlike, touching book illustrations, will open up additional associative spaces.

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