1. Chamber Music Concert

Encounters

Works by Vincent Persichetti, Gustav Mahler, Alfred Schnittke and Ottorino Respighi
Vincent Persichetti Serenade Nr. 6 for trombone, viola and violoncello
Gustav Mahler Piano quartet A minor
Alfred Schnittke Piano quartet
Ottorino Respighi String quartet No. 3 D major

In his Serenade No. 6 dating from 1950, the American composer Vincent Persichetti combines two string instruments with a trombone, sometimes engaging them in an animated conversation, sometimes in a dreamy indulgence. This piece is followed by Gustav Mahler’s piano quartet, which was composed during his student days and is his only surviving work of chamber music. Apart from sketches for a scherzo only the first movement of the work has survived, which in this concert meets Alfred Schnittke’s piano quartet referring to Mahler’s quartet fragment. In this work, composed in 1988, Schnittke attempts to "remember something that did not come about (...), a sound quality that could not be thought through to the end." Mahler’s quartet sound shimmers through dimly, but is strongly alienated by clusters and polyphonic structures. The open end also gives Schnittke’s quartet the character of a fragment. The final piece is the colorful String quartet in D major by the Italian composer Ottorino Respighi, marked by its turn-of-the-century harmonies.
With Christian Hammerer, Madeleine Przybyl, Robin Porta, Almut Lucia Beyer, Doris Untsch, Vanessa Gembries, Muriel Bardon et al.

There will be an introduction 30 minutes before the concert at Mozartsaal.

Date:
Wed, October 16, 2024 19:30 h

Tickets for the entire 2024/25 season can be booked from July 8, 2024, no advance bookings possible.
Oct 2024
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Wed
16
19:30
Liederhalle, Mozartsaal
16 €
Cast
Musiker*innen des Staatsorchesters Stuttgart