programme

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
WAR REQUIEM op. 66
Text: Missa pro defunctis, Poems by Wilfred Owen
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Symphony N°5 in C sharp minor
Works for Choir a cappella of the Romantic period
Instrumental works

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First phase: August 17 – 29, 2007

This two week phase consists of rehearsals and individual tutoring. The main works above, additional chamber music and choir a cappella pieces will be studied. We will be staying at Salem International College in the south of Germany by Lake Constance and over the last years this beautiful setting has proven to be the ideal place for our rehearsals. more

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Second phase: August 29 – September 13, 2007

This second phase is the concert phase. The FES will perform in the Weingarten Basilika, within the Rheingau Music Festival, in Leverkusen and at the Beethovenfest Bonn and European Music Festival Stuttgart (moremore).

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CONCERTS (as per August 8, 2007)
Sun

26.08.2007

20:00

Salem College
Aula
"Open Stage" Concert Tickets: +49 7553 / 919-362
Wed

29.08.2007

19:00

Weingarten
Basilika
Britten, War Requiem Tickets: +49 751 / 405-232
Fri

31.08.2007

20:00

Rheingau Music Festival
Eberbach Basilika
Britten, War Requiem Tickets: +49 1805 / 743464
Sun

02.09.2007

17:00 Salem
Zehntscheuer
Mahler Symphony N°5 Tickets: +49 7553 / 919-362
20:00 Stuttgart
Theaterhaus
Choir a cappella  
Mon 03.09.2007 19:00 Stuttgart
Beethoven-Saal
Mahler Symphony N°5
Wed 05.09.2007 19:00

Stuttgart
Hegel-Saal

Festivalensemble
(Orchestra)
 
Thu 06.09.2007 19:00 Stuttgart
Beethoven-Saal
Lecture Concert 1
Britten
Fri 07.09.2007 19:00 Stuttgart
Beethoven-Saal
Lecture Concert 2
Britten
 
Sun 09.09.2007 19:00 Stuttgart
Beethoven-Saal
Britten, War Requiem
Tue 11.09.2007 20:00 Leverkusen
Forum
Britten, War Requiem  
Wed 12.09.2007 20:00 Bonn
Beethoven-Halle
Britten, War Requiem >