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Lech Classic Festival

3. Lech Classic Music Festival 2014

4th August, 2014, 9pm 5th – 9th August, 2014, 5pm Neue Kirche Lech DE/EN

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Lech Classic Festival

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PARTNER

PARTNER


SCHEDULE

Monday, 4th August, 2014 9pm Neue Kirche Lech

4th August 2014, 9pm 5th - 9th August 2014, 5pm Neue Kirche Lech

Entrance fee:

€ 30,–

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Der Vorabend ”Und Gott schuf den Menschen nach seinem Ebenbilde...“ (And God created man in his own image) Gospels and Spirituals about Genesis

Carole Alston – Singing and Presentation The Afro-American daughter of a Baptist priest in Washington DC, grew up with this music. She is an authentic interpreter of this genre and guides through the program. Carole Alston is accompanied by: ”The Good News Messengers“ Uli Datler - Piano; Uli Langthaler- Bass; Andi Weiss- Drums ”Praise Choir“ Performance Ensemble

Ticket counter: opens 8.30pm, 4th August Neue Kirche Lech opens 4.30pm, 5th-9th August Neue Kirche Lech

Imprint: An event by Lech Classic Music (www.lech-classic-music-festival.com) A non-profit organization represented through Marlies Wagner Artist‘s Management in cooperation with Lech Zürs Tourism PROGRAM

PROGRAM


TUESDAy, 5TH AUgUST, 2014

WEDNESDAy, 6TH AUgUST, 2014

5pm

5pm

Neue Kirche Lech

Neue Kirche Lech

opening Concert J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

G.F. Händel (1685 - 1759)

”Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen“ Solo cantata BWV 51 Cornelia Horak - Soprano Siegfried J. Koch – Trumpet

F. Schubert (1797 -1828)

(I like to invite guests ….) Operetta from a different point of view

”Dopo notte“ from ”Ariodante“ Stephanie Houtzeel – Mezzo Soprano

W.A. Mozart (1756 -1791) ”Come scoglio immoto resta“ out of „Cosi fan tutte“ Cornelia Horak - Soprano W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)

„Ich lade gern mir gäste ein...... „

”Non hò colpa“ out of ”Idomeneo” Stephanie Houtzeel – Mezzo Soprano Rondo A Major Edwin E.S. Kim – Violin

An operetta concert with extracts out of J. Strauss ”Die Fledermaus“ and F. Lehár ”Die Lustige Witwe“ (The Merry Widow) Cornelia Horak – Soprano Jörg Schneider – Tenor Peter Edelmann – Bariton and Christoph Wagner - Trenkwitz Rudolf Bibl – Conductor

J. Haydn (1732-1809)

N. Paganini (1782-1840)

Break

Lech Festival orchestra

Concert for trumpet and orchestra E-flat Major Siegfried J. Koch – Trumpet

These two classic Viennese operettas are presented in extracts while they are sung, acted, commented and questioned.

Concert for violin and orchestra No. 2 , B Minor Edwin E.S. Kim – Violin

Lech Festival orchestra The soloists of the opening Concert are kindly supported by

PROGRAM

The soloists of the concert are kindly supported by

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THURSDAy, 7TH AUgUST, 2014

FRIDAy, 8TH AUgUST, 2014

5pm

5pm

Neue Kirche Lech

Neue Kirche Lech

MoZART !!!! Concert aria KV 577

”Al desio di chi t‘adora“ Marija Jokovic – Mezzo Soprano

Serenade D- Dur KV 320

”Posthorn – Serenade“ Siegfried J. Koch – Posthorn

Break Concert for Horn and orchestra No. 4 E-flat Major KV 495 Hermann Ebner – Horn

W.A. Mozart (1756 – 1791) ”Laudamus te „ ”Et incarnatus est“ out of: Große Messe C Minor KV 427 Julia Novikova – Soprano J.N. Hummel (1778 –1837) Concert for trumpet and orchestra E Major, 3rd movement Siegfried J. Koch – Trumpet W.A. Mozart (1756 – 1791) ”Exsultate, jubilate“ KV 165 Julia Novikova – Soprano

Break Concert for violin and orchestra No. 5 A Major KV 219 Edwin E.S. Kim – Violin

Lech Festival orchestra

The soloists of the concert are kindly supported by

PROGRAM

J. Brahms (1833 – 1897)

Concert for violin and orchestra D Major Edwin E.S. Kim – Violin Vito Cristofaro – Conductor

Lech Festival orchestra

Edwin E.S. Kim is supported by

PROGRAM


SATURDAy, 9TH AUgUST, 2014

LECH FESTIVAL oRCHESTRA

5pm

The Festival orchestra is kindly supported by our partner hotels in Lech

Neue Kirche Lech

Anniversary Concert 300th Birthday of Christoph Willibald gluck Chr. W. Gluck (1714-1787)

”orfeo ed Euridice“ Opera in 3 acts in Italian language Concert performance

Orfeo – Stephanie Houtzeel Euridice – Julia Novikova Amor – Marija Jokovic Conductor – Vito Cristofaro Lech Festival Choir (Rehearsed by Peter Goldner and Johann Pichler) Lech Festival orchestra The Lech Festival Choir is kindly supported by our Lech partner guest houses

Violin: Martin Yavryan – Concertmaster Esther Bachkönig Marina Dimitrova Andrej Jablokov Gunnar Kindel Kristina Kostrokina Zhanna Li Cordula Schröck Viola: Rainer Ullreich Deborah Ullreich Violoncello: Milan Karanovic Peter Polzer Bass: Walter Bachkönig Flute: Charles Brink Clarinet: Reinhold Brunner Bassoon: Stephanie Holzschuster oboe: Peter Mayrhofer Horn: Hermann Ebner Boris Pelikan Trumpet: Siegfried J.Koch Percussions: Hans Finner

PROGRAM

FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA


SoLoISTS

Edwin E.S. Kim is the lead soloist of the Festival. In Asia, the violin virtuoso is one of the leading musicians of his instrument. He is the youngest professor of the well-known Hanyang music university in Seoul. Numerous concerts in Europe, Asia and the US. Melanie Chae Melanie Chae is the Musical Director of Studies of the Festival. Having grown up in Seoul she studied piano at the Royal College of Music in London. She mainly accompanies her husband Edwin E.S. Kim at recitals. Melanie is a correpetitor at numerous international competitions.

SoLoISTS

Cornelia Horak the self-employed soprano from Vienna has a versatile repertoire and is an internationally highly demanded opera and concert singer. At the Tyrolean Landestheater, Volksoper Vienna and the Theater am Gärtnerplatz, Munich she had solid engagements and could develop over 50 different roles. Guest performances and concerts take the singer to many European opera houses and festivals.

Stephanie Houtzeel was born in Germany and grew up in the USA. She is a Mezzo Soprano who is to be heard and seen in all important roles as part of the Staatsoper Vienna as of season 2010/11 (i.e. “The Composer” (Ariadne of Naxos), “Octavian” (Rosenkavalier), “Orlovsky” (Fledermaus). Guest performances lead her to big opera houses such as Dresden, Antwerp, Zurich. At the Salzburger Festspiele she made her debut under Zubin Mehta in “Falstaff” 2013. © J. Wessely

Carole Alston was born in Washington D.C. as a daughter of a Baptist priest and is hence familiar with the genre of Gospel ever since. She is an authentic interpreter of this music. In Europe, she performed in major Musical productions: “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “Kiss Me Kate”, or “Westside Story”. The composter Leonard Bernstein was thrilled by her: ”My God, You are fabulous”. In Austria, she performs with both classic and contemporary music: Jazz, Gospel and Blues. She also works as a pedagogue for Jazz dance, formation and movement at the Ballet and Opera School of the Staatsoper Vienna.

SOLOISTS

Siegfried J. Koch. is a trumpet player who already has an iridescent music career. At the age of 6 he had his first trumpet lesson with his father. Today he has engagements at the most important European stages of the Baroque music scene. He also teaches Baroque trumpet at the art university in Graz. He contributes in numerous CDs with different orchestras and ensembles. Meanwhile, he has produced 3 solo CDs as well.

SOLOISTS


SoLoISTS

SoLoISTS

Prof. Rudolf Bibl the “Doyen” of the Viennese operetta used to be musical director for numerous opera and operetta productions, as well as for all productions outside Austria of the Viennese Volksoper for many years. He did countless concert tours to Japan, the Far East and Europe. Bibl was musical director of the Seefestspiele Mörbisch for 13 years. On a regular basis he conducted the “Silvesterfledermaus” at the Viennese Volksoper and the Staatsoper. Rudolf Bibl is an authentic interpreter of the modern Viennese operetta.

Marija Jokovic the young Serbian completed her studies with distinction at the music university Vienna and already accomplished performances at numerous European opera houses. In the season 2012/13 she was a member of the Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp.

Jörg Schneider the Upper Austrian tenor used to be a Wiener Sängerknabe. Since 1995, the versatile artist sings at all important opera houses with his broad repertoire of a lyrical tenor. Jörg Schneider also has an enormous song and concert repertoire. His passionate playfulness shows especially while performing operettas. Jörg Schneider arrives directly in Lech from the Bregenzer Festspiele where he performs at the premiere of “Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald”.

Hermann Ebner born in Styria, the horn player studied at the art university in Graz. Today he is a lecturer in the very same place. Hermann Ebner gained his rich orchestral experience as Principal horn player of the Tonkünstler orchestra and with the Vienna Philharmonics, with RSO Vienna and as Principal horn player in different international Baroque ensembles.

Peter Edelmann the born Viennese studied with his father, Kammersänger Otto Edelmann. 1989, Peter Edelmann was winner of the Belvedere singing competition and became a member of the German Opera Berlin in 1990. Since 2001, he lives in Vienna again as a self-employed singer. As baritone his opera repertoire includes more than 60 different roles. He dedicates himself also to concert and song singing. Since 2012, Peter Edelmann is a professor of singing at the music university Vienna.

Julia Novikova the young Soprano got her first stage experience in her home city of St. Petersburg. Her international breakthrough succeeded as “Gilda” with the TV production of “Rigoletto” in Mantua with Placido Domigo in the lead and under the direction of Zubin Mehta. 148 TV stations broadcasted the live event. Julia Novikova was a member of the Viennese Staatsoper. For 2 years now, she is a self-employed artist with a broad repertoire and in worldwide demand. © Felix Broede

Christoph Wagner- Trenkwitz the former chief dramaturge of the Staatsoper Vienna is a board member and chief dramaturge of the Viennese Volksoper since 2003. He is known to the audience as a presenter on radio and TV, as well as a cabaret artist. He is author of numerous publications and will be Director of the Summer Theatre Haag.

© Peter Strobl

SOLOISTS

Vito Cristofaro the young Italian conductor studied piano and violin in his home region Calabria. In 2004, he started his conductor studies at the music university Vienna and finished with distinction in 2009. The versatile conductor has already directed orchestras such a RSO Vienna, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Augsburg Philharmonics, and many more. Since 2010, he is Kapellmeister at the Landestheater Innsbruck. There the “shooting star” celebrates great successes. His latest premieres were “Les Pecheurs de Perles” and “Don Pasquale”.

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3rd Lech Classic Music Festival 2014