BOULEZ ENSEMBLE XXIX
MOZART, BERG, WIDMANN
Conductor and Piano
String Quartet in C minor D 703 "Quartettsatz"
Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano Op. 5
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Clarinet Quintet in A major K. 581
Labyrinth IV for Soprano and Ensemble
Premiered to great acclaim at the Pierre Boulez Saal by Daniel Barenboim, Sarah Aristidou, and the Boulez Ensemble in June 2019, Jörg Widmann’s Labyrinth IV returns for the opening of the season. In this re-interpretation of the Minotaur myth, the composer sets texts by Euripides, Brentano, Heine, and Nietzsche. Widmann also performs the clarinet part in works by Mozart and Alban Berg. The program opens with Schubert’s Quartet Movement.