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Alle Menschen werden Schwestern
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Dancing Duo
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An evening of sonatas
Alle Menschen

"Alle Menschen werden Schwestern"

Understanding each other without words, listening closely, feeling together - with their program "Alle Menschen werden Schwestern" the duo Anouchka & Katharina Hack traces the bond. It is not only the extraordinary bond between siblings that becomes audible in compositions by the sisters Boulanger, Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn as well as in the intimate dialogue of joint, spontaneous improvisations by the sister duo. Imagination as a unifying force between all people is also in the focus of this musical search for traces of the question: What brings us together as human beings?

Fanny Hensel (1805-1847): Fantasy in g Minor for Cello and Piano

Lili Boulanger (1893-1918): Trois morceaux pour piano

I. D ́un vieux jardin

II. D ́un jardin clair

III. Cortège

Free Improvisation, Duo Anouchka & Katharina Hack

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979): Trois pièces pour violoncelle et piano                                

I. Modéré

II. Sans vitesse

III. Nerveusment rhythmé

Alicia Keys (*1981): If I Ain´t Got You (Arrangement for Cello and Piano)

Giovanni Sollima (*1962): Lamentatio for Violoncello solo and Voice

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847): Song without words Op. 62 No. 25, arr. for Cello and Piano

Free Improvisation, Duo Anouchka & Katharina Hack

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Sonata in C Major op. 102, No. 1

I. Andante - Allegro vivace

II. Adagio - Allegro vivace

Dancing Duo

"Dancing Duo"

"Dancing Duo" performs musical pirouettes, sways to the beat of a waltz, stamps its feet. Dances from all over the world tell of Pulcinella, of old folk tunes and the Argentine soul. In the last part of the concert, the Duo Anouchka & Katharina Hack, together with a dancer, go in search of the magical component that connects dances from baroque to tango: what is in this music that awakens the desire to move in us?

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Enrique Granados (1867-1916): Danza espanol No. 5

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907): from the Lyric Suite: Nocturne
from the Norwegian Peasant Dances Op. 72: The Skuldal Bride

The Maidens from Kivledal

from the Lyric Suite: Trolltog

Igor Strawinsky (1882-1972): Suite Italienne

1. Introduzione

2. Serenata

3. Aria

4. Tarantella

5. Minuetto - Finale

- Intermission -

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): Les Chemins de l´amour


Manuel De Falla (1876-1946): from the Suite Espagnole: Nana

from „La vida breve“: Danse espagnole

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764): Les Boréades - The Arts and the Hours

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Le Grand Tango

Together with a dancer:

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Oblivion

Improvisation - Cello, Piano, Dance

Béla Bartók (1881-1945): Ruomanian Folk Dances (arr. for Cello and Piano)

  1. Joc cu bata

  2. Braul

  3. Pe loc

  4. Buciumeana

  5. Poarga romaneasca

  6. Maruntel


An evening of sonatas

Music by Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Nadia Boulanger and Dmitri Shostakovich.

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major Op. 99

I. Allegro vivace

II. Adagio affetuoso

III. Allegro passionato

IV. Allegro molto

Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Fantasy pieces Op. 73

I. Zart und mit Ausdruck

II. Lebhaft, leicht

III. Rasch und mit Feuer

- Intermission -

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979): Trois pièces pour violoncelle et piano                                

I. Modéré

II. Sans vitesse

III. Nerveusment rhythmé

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor Op. 40

I. Allegro moderato

II. Allegro

III. Largo

IV. Allegro

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