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Orchestra concert 1

Young Apollo

Part of «Chamber Music Plus»

Benjamin Britten: «Young Apollo» for Piano, String Quartet and String Orchestra op. 16    
Edvard Grieg: 
«From Holberg's Time» Suite in the Olden Style for String Orchestra op. 40
Christian Mason: «Tuvan Songbook» for (singing) String Quartet (2016)
Version for String Orchestra (2020)


Aulis Sallinen: «Sunrise Serenade» for Chamber Orchestra op. 63
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphony for String Orchestra B minor MWV N 10
Nikos Skalkottas: Five Greek Dances for String Orchestra AK 11b

Duration approx. 110 minutes, incl. interval

The grand orchestral concert features a 'sunny' work before and after the interval (Britten, Sallinen), a famous classical work from the Romantic period (Grieg, Mendelssohn) and a folkloristic dance piece at the end (Mason, Skalkottas). A captivating programme all the way from beginning to the end!

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Festival Orchestra
Concertmaster: Daniel Bard
Piano: Joonas Ahonen (Britten), Paolo Giacometti (Sallinen)
Trompete: Lennard Czakaj (Sallinen)

Concert introduction with Rolf Grolimund

1 hour before the concert | Tellenhaus Ernen (in German).

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