Yury Revich, violin, and Benedict Kloeckner, cello, presented by Music Network

Yury Revich, violin, and Benedict Kloeckner, cello, presented by Music Network

Friday, 9 November 2018, 8.00pm

We’re set for performances of great passion and intimacy as two highly gifted young soloists, Russian violinist Yury Revich and German cellist Benedict Kloeckner, share a stage for the first time in Ireland.

A true virtuoso – and an impassioned believer in making the violin “sing” – Yury Revich made his debut at Carnegie Hall in 2009 and since then has performed in many of the world’s most prestigious concert halls. Winner of multiple awards, including the Young Artist of the Year at the International Classical Music Awards in 2015, Revich is a dedicated chamber musician, collaborating with renowned artists such as Daniil Trifonov as well as founding Quatuor du Soleil.

One of Germany’s most acclaimed young cellists, Benedict Kloeckner has been lauded for his “glowing, ethereal tone” and “perfect intonation”. In addition to performing as a soloist in venues such as Berlin’s Philharmoniker, the Barbican Centre and Carnegie Hall, Kloeckner is a much sought-after chamber musician, collaborating with such luminaries as Sir András Schiff, Anne Sophie Mutter, Gidon Kremer and Christoph Eschenbach.

Music Network has commissioned Sebastian Adams to write new music for this tour.

PROGRAMME:
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009
1. Prélude
2. Allemande
3. Courante
4. Sarabande
5. Bourrée I-II
6. Gigue

Reinhold Glière (1875-1956)
A selection from Eight Pieces for Violin and Cello Op. 39
1. Prélude; 3. Berceuse; 4. Canzonetta; 7. Scherzo; 8. Etude

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)
Recitativo and Scherzo, Op. 6

Alessandro Rolla (1757-1841)
Duo for Violin and Cello, No. 2 in C major, Bl. 242
II. Andante; III. Rondo. Allegretto

Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840)
Duet No. 3 in D major, MS 130
2. Petite Romance (Larghetto); 3. Pollacchina (Andantino con grazia)

Sebastian Adams (b. 1991)
New commission by Music Network

Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)
Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 27 No. 3, "Ballade”

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Sonata for Violin and Cello
1. Allegro
2. Très vif
3. Lent
4. Vif, avec entrain

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Published on 28 June 2018

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