Dresden Music Competition Pronounces “Cellomania” Occasion

(Photograph credit score: Oliver Killig)


The forty fifth Dresden Music Competition will this 12 months characteristic a cello-focused micro-festival entitled “Cellomania.” Competition Director Jan Vogler has assembled greater than forty colleagues, who will carry out varied cello and cello ensemble repertoire over nineteen live shows.

Among the many artists featured are the 12 Cellists of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason, Sol Gabetta and Betrand Chamayou, and Daniel Müller-Schott and Iveta Apkalna.

A variety of fascinating repertoire can also be being introduced: Kian Soltani and the Ensemble Shiraz will carry out conventional Persian music, in addition to Soltani’s personal compositions, whereas Jean-Guihen Queyras will showcase the cello’s jazz capabilities, and the Finnish band Apocalyptica will display how the cello can match right into a rock idiom.

The crowning glory of Cellomania can be a live performance titled “Lengthy Evening of the Cello,” to happen on Could 26. This live performance will characteristic the entire pageant’s cellists performing on the Kulturpalast.

A few of the cellists concerned within the pageant can be staying on for just a few days after the performances to offer masterclasses and classes to younger artists. From Could 27 to 30, David Geringas, Ivan Monighetti, and Miklós Perényi will give public masterclasses on the Dresden School of Music Carl Maria von Weber.

“Cellists are sociable and like to get collectively,” mentioned Jan Vogler, the Director of the Dresden Music Competition.

“I’m wanting ahead to a generation-spanning, inspiring dialogue with my colleagues and buddies. To our viewers, I can promise an exhilarating presentation of many alternative paths to the cello,” he mentioned.


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