LETTERS TO LEOPOLD. 10 years MEHR MUSIK! Ensemble - A Birthday Concert
MORE MUSIC! Ensemble, Conductor: Iris Lichtinger
Works by Gordon Kampe (UA), Enjott Schneider (UA), Carlotta Rabea Joachim (UA), Johannes X. Schachtner (UA), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
In the year of Leopold Mozart's birth, the MEHR MUSIK! Ensemble, Augsburg's ensemble for music of the 20th and 21st centuries, has something to celebrate. For its 10th birthday, the ensemble is coming up with a special program: Composers commissioned by MEHR MUSIK! are writing new pieces for the ensemble - and letters to Leopold Mozart, with whom they deal in their compositions.
Johannes X. Schachtner (2019, premiere) Dead letter I
for reciter, natural trumpet, fortepiano and percussion
freely adapted from texts by W.A.Mozart, Franz Kafka and Karl May. Text version by the composer
W.A. Mozart (1756-1796) Adagio in B minor KV 540
Carlotta Rabea Joachim (2019, premiere) "... when I found that the apprentices were too badly instructed"
for baritone, violin, cello, harpsichord and electronic playback
Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
Gordon Kampe (2019, UA) Toads
for clarinet, bass clarinet, cello, piano
W.A. Mozart Fantasy in C minor KV 475
Enjott Schneider (2019, premiere) "...und bin Ewig. Your most obedient son". Mozart fragments
for boy's voice, violin, clarinet, cello, percussion I and II
MORE MUSIC! Ensemble
Lisa Riepl - clarinet | Agnes Liberta- bass clarinet | Alvar Ceamanos, Carolin Lindner - violin| Lennart Pieper, Lucy Hoile, Teresa Alvarez - cello | Stanimier Andreev, Dennis Egger - percussion | Shenglong Li, fortepiano, harpsichord, piano | Antonia Miller, Leo Borisavljevic - piano
Carolin Nordmeyer - conductor | Lysander Francescatti - boy's voice | Harald Volker Sommer - narrator | Robin Grunwald - baritone | Matthew Sadler - natural trumpet