Orchestra della Svizzera italiana
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Settimane Musicali Ascona
Fabien Gabel conductor
Håkan Hardenberger trumpet
Bertrand Chamayou piano
Florent Schmitt (1870 – 1958)
Suite for trumpet and orchestra op. 113
Dimitri Shostakovich (1906 – 1975)
Concerto nr. 1 op. 35 for piano, trumpet and orchestra
André Jolivet (1905 – 1974)
Concertino for trumpet, string orchestra and piano
Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
It’s rare to hear “the best trumpet player in the galaxy” (as per the New York Times) live for almost an entire program. A challenge eagerly accepted by Swede Håkan Hardenberger, at ease in a countless repertoire ranging from Baroque to the present day, and who, together with French pianist Bertrand Chamayou captures two valuable snapshots of the Italian Novecento movement in a programme interwoven among neoclassical gaps and modernist frenzy. The concert also marks the anticipated and very welcome return of “our” Orchestra della Svizzera italiana to Ascona.
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