BOULEZ ENSEMBLE XXXVII

MONTEVERDI, SCHOENBERG, FRANCESCONI

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Sat, 26 June 2021, 19:00
Pierre Boulez Saal
Französische Straße 33 D, 10117 Berlin
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Artists

Antonello Manacorda

Conductor

Boulez Ensemble

Program

Claudio Monteverdi

Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

Arnold Schoenberg

Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte for String Quartet, Piano, and Sprechstimme Op. 41

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Quartet in E-flat major K. 493

Luca Francesconi

Dia-ballein for Ensemble

Luca Francesconi

Sans for Ensemble

Duration: c. 1h 30m with one intermission

Toward the end of the season, the Boulez Ensemble once more explores a range of repertoire, from the 17th century to the present. Led by Antonello Manacorda for the first time, the musicians take on Monteverdi’s dramatic madrigal Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and Schoenberg’s Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, a musical plea against tyranny, written in 1942–43 in the composer’s American exile on a text by Lord Byron. The program concludes with two ensemble pieces by Luca Francesconi, whose works were heard in several concerts over the preceding months.

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