It's a 2-week visit to the Beethoven Festival where we meet 30-year old pianist Kit Armstrong, 11/21 & 28 @ 8pm
Ever since Kit Armstrong stepped onto the international stages nearly twenty years ago, he has fascinated the music world with his musical maturity and youthful boldness in his exceptional playing.
11/7 Mozart Festival C.P.E. Bach: Symphony for strings and basso continuo Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 Rautavaara: Into the Heart of Light Mozart: Symphony No. 40, Rondo for Piano and Orchestra (Ragna Schirmer, p; Ostobothnian Chamber Orchestra; Malin Broman, cond)
11/14 Leipzig Bach Festival Beloved Bach cantatas selected by early music conductors Ton Koopman and Philippe Herreweghe and performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir.
J. S. Bach: Christ lag in Todes Banden, Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen, Wer da gläubet und getauft wird, Du Hirte Israel, höre, Herr, wie du willt, so schicks mit mir, Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen (Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir; Elisabeth Breuer, s; Maarten Engeltjes, ct; Tilman Lichdi, t; Klaus Mertens, bs; Catherine Manson, v; Collegium Vocale Gent; Aisling Kenny, s; Benedict Hymas, t; Peter Kooij, bs; Alex Potter, ct Ton Koopman and Philippe Herreweghe, cond)
11/21 Beethoven Festival Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 (Fabien Müller, p; Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich; Paavo Järvi, cond)
11/28 Beethoven Festival Pianist Kit Armstrong performs preludes and fugues by Bach interspersed with Beethoven sonatas.
J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue No. 21, 16, 4, 5, 13 and 14 from The Well-Tempered Clavier Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17, The Tempest, Piano Sonata Nos. 19 and 30