Mintz, Lee, Cohen...

2019. July 28. 19:30

Liszt Academy, Grand Hall

4000 HUF, Students/Pensioners: 2000 HUF. 25% discount for two or three tickets, 50% discount for four or more tickets

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The musical picture frame of the Festival Academy 2019 is pieced together from works by French Baroque composers. The works written by Jean-Marie Leclair Rebel – and quite importantly, his contemporary Rameau – evoke the splendour of the court of Louis the Great (Roi Soleil). The hosts and permanent contributors of the Festival will take farewell from the audience by the casually elegant Violin Concerto in G minor, but before ultimately saying good bye, they will recall nearly all music historical periods. While Schubert wrote his Fugue in E minor for four hands briefly before his death, for his outing to the organ in Heiligenkreuz, Mendelssohn’s Octetfor two string quartets is a very early composition: in fact, he was just sixteen years old, when he composed it. The jaunty closing recital will feature Pierre Boulez’s Messagesquisse, which was originally written for seven cellos and was to be performed at the La Rochelle violoncello competition in 1977. The piece is basically the creative re-arrangement of the code made up of the letters of the person giving the commission for the composition, Paul Sacher.