2015 Austrian Music Weeks in Bulgaria opens on April 23

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The annual Austrian Music Weeks in Bulgaria opens with a concert in Sofia’s Bulgaria Hall on April 23 2015 and continues until May 21, with a total of 15 concerts in eight cities.

The programme of this year’s series of concerts, being held with the motto. “chances and ways” is:

April 23, 7pm, Bulgaria Hall, Sofia:
Opening Concert of the XIX Austrian Music Weeks

Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831)
Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
Egon Wellesz (1885-1974)
3 Sonnets for soprano and string orchestra op. 52
Anton Bruckner
Symphony Nr. 7

Sofia Philharmonic
Conductor: Martin Panteleev

Soloist: Robert Bauerstatter – Viola (Wiener Philharmoniker)
Caroline Jestaedt – Soprano

April 28, 7pm, Europe Hall, Rousse:

String trio Vogl
Iva Nikolova – Violin
Elisaveta Staneva-Vogl – Viola
Bernhard Vogl – Violoncello

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String trio Nr. 2 B-Dur D 581
Albert Vogl* 1937
String trio “Scenes from a Marriage”
Ignaz Josef Pleyel (1757-1831)
String trio op. 11 Nr.3 (Premiere in Bulgaria)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String trio in G-Dur Op.9 Nr.1

April 29, 7pm, Konstantin Kisimov Theatre, Veliko Turnovo:

String trio Vogl, Graz
Iva Nikolova – violin
Elisaveta Staneva-Vogl – viola
Bernhard Vogl – violoncello

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String trio Nr. 2  B-Dur D 581
Albert Vogl* 1937
String trio “Scenes from a Marriage ”
Ignaz Josef Pleyel (1757-1831)
String trio op. 11 Nr. 3 (Premiere in Bulgaria)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String trio in G-Dur Op. 9 Nr. 1

April 30, 7pm, Hall of the Philharmony, Rousse:
 
Erich Korngold (1897-1957)
Concerto for violin and orchestra D-Dur op. 35
Karl Gldmark (1830- 1915)
Overture Sakuntala
Ivan Eröd (*1936)
Minderheitentänze, Op. 70

Orchestra of the State Opera Ruse
Conductor: Naiden Todorov
Soloist: Bojidara Kuzmanova-Vladar – Violin

May 7, 6.30pm, Maestro Atanasov Concert Hall, Pazardzhik:

Karl Goldmark (1830- 1915)
Оverture  Sakuntala
Georg Christoph Wagenseil (1715-1777)
Concerto for trombone and orchestra
Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Symphony 5

Conductor: Raphael Schluesselberg
Soloist: Johannes Ettlinger – trombone (Wiener Staatsoper Orchester)

May 7, 7pm, Chamber Hall Bulgaria, Sofia:

Quartett Lissy
Raimund Lissy – Violin
Robert Bauerstatter – Viola
Maria Grün – Violoncello
Srebra Gelleva – Piano

W. A. MOZART (1756-1791)
Quartette in Es for piano, violin, viola and violoncello KV 493
JOSEPH MAYSEDER (1789-1863)
Concerto variations ”Souvenir a Baden” Op.63, E-Dur
BALDUIN SULZER *1932
Intermezzo à 4 for violin, viola, violoncello and piano
ROBERT FUCHS (1847-1927)
Quartette in h-moll for piano, violin, viola and violoncello Op. 75

May 8, 7pm, Opera Bourgas, Bourgas:

Karl Goldmark (1830- 1915)
Оverture „Sakuntala“
Georg Christoph Wagenseil (1715-1777)
Concerto for trombone and orchestra
Franz Schubert
Sinfony Nr. 5 in B-Dur, D 485

Orchestra of the Bourgas State Opera
Conductor: Ivan Kojuharov
Soloist: Johannes Ettlinger – trombone (Wiener Staatsoper Orchester)

May 8, Boris Christoff House of Culture, Plovdiv:

Quartette Lissy
Raimund Lissy – Violin
Robert Bauerstatter – Viola
Maria Grün – Violoncello
Srebra Gelleva – Piano

W. A. MOZART (1756-1791)
Quartette in Es for piano, violin, viola and violoncello KV 493
JOSEPH MAYSEDER (1789-1863)
Concert variations  ”Souvenir a Baden” Op.63, E-Dur
BALDUIN SULZER *1932
Intermezzo à 4 for violin, viola, violoncello and piano
ROBERT FUCHS (1847-1927)
Quartette in h-moll for piano, violin, viola und violoncello Op. 75

May 12, 9pm, Sofia Live Club, Sofia:

Meena Cryle and The Chris Fillmore Band
Blues concert with a very special Austrian band. Mixture of styles from Meena Cryle and her musicians Chris Fillmore (guitar), Marlene Lacherstorfer (bass) and Frank Cortez (percussion) – from blues to pop, jazz, funk and southern-rock. Various successful albums, tours in Europe and beyond and international impressed reactions on the second place in the European Blues-Challenge 2011 in Berlin, semi-final at the International Blues-Challenge 2013 in Memphis and nomination for the Amadeus-Award make it more than clear: this concert should not be missed.

May 13, 7pm, Hall Sea Casino, Bourgas:

Meena Cryle and The Chris Fillmore Band

May 15, 7pm, City Art Gallery, Varna:

Meena Cryle and The Chris Fillmore Band

May 19, 7pm, Chamber Hall Bulgaria, Sofia:

Chamber concert, Music by Ferdinand Rebay (1880-1953)

Till von Orlowsky – Baritone
Maria Tschervenlieva – Piano

May 20, 7pm, Hristo Zokev City Gallery, Gabrovo:

Chamber concert, Music by Ferdinand Rebay (1880-1953)

Till von Orlowsky – Baritone
Maria Tschervenlieva – Piano

May 21, 7pm, Boris Christoff House of Culture, Plovdiv:

Closing concert 

Ivan Eröd * 1936
Double concerto for clarinet and bassoon
Ivan Eröd
„Soirees imaginaires“ for orchestra
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Symphony in C-Dur D 944 (1825)

Orchestra of the State Opera Plovdiv
Conductor: Dian Tchobanov
Soloists: Alexander Neubauer – clarinet
Richard Galler – bassoon

For further information, please visit the Facebook page of Austrian Music Weeks.

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