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Musikfest Bremen – the 34th!

This weekend, the 34th edition of the legendary Musikfest Bremen starts with the traditional “Great Night Music”. Joining us: the Budapest Festival Orchestra under the baton of its founder and chief conductor Iván Fischer, as well as the wonderful choir Vox Luminis. We are also looking forward to the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century presenting music from Poland with pianist Yulianna Avdeeva on 24 August, as well as another Haydn highlight by Il Giardino Armonico and Giovanni Antonini, who. after the legendary “Creation” of 2019, now devote themselves to the “Seasons”.

19 August 2023, Opening “A Great Night Music” 7.00 p.m., 8.30 p.m. & 10.00 p.m., Die Glock EROICA
Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer, Conductor
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major op. 55 “Eroica”

7.00 p.m. & 10.00 p.m., St. Peter’s Cathedral
Vox Luminis / Lionel Meunier, bass & conductor
Works by J.-P. Rameau, F.-A. D. Philidor & M.-A. Charpentier

24 August 2023, Die Glocke
Yulianna Avdeeva, fortepiano (1837) / Jakob Lehmann conductor / Orchestra of the 18th Century
I. F. Dobrzynski: Overture in D major op. 1 / F. Chopin: Piano Concertos No. 1 in E minor op. 11 & No. 2 in F minor op. 21

06 September 2023, St. Mary’s Church, Friesoythe
Vox Luminis / Lionel Meunier, bass & conductor
G.F. Händel: Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day HWV 76 / J. S. Bach: Magnificat E flat major BWV 243a

07 September 2023, Vreden Cathedral
Anett Fritsch, soprano (Hanne) / Maximilian Schmitt, tenor (Lukas) / Florian Boesch, bass (Simon) / National Forum of Music Choir Wroclaw / Il Giardino Armonico / Giovanni Antonini, conductor
J. Haydn: “The Seasons” Hob. XXI:3