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Portrait in Percussion

Works by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827), arranged for marimba quartet

Beethoven: Portrait in Percussion
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Edzard Locher
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Julia Ungureanu
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Katharina Heißenhuber
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Kyoung-Soon Kim
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Benjamin Russell
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Following their highly acclaimed Mozart evening at the 2019 International May Festival, the Wooden Anvil Quartet returns to the festival stage with a portrait concert wholly devoted to Beethoven in this, the composer's 250th anniversary year. The Quartet consists of Edzard Locher (Hessisches Staatsorchester Wiesbaden), Martin Barth (Staatskapelle Berlin), Se-Mi Hwang (HfMDK Mannheim) and Severin Stitzenberger (Gewandhausorchester Leipzig). They are joined by Julia Ungureanu (violin), Katharina Heißenhuber (soprano), Kyoung-Soon Kim (tenor) and Benjamin Russell (baritone) in a programme of specially selected and arranged works.
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827), arranged for marimba quartet:
  • Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 2 "Tempest"
  • Scottish Songs for piano trio and three voices
  • Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23
  • String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59. No. 1


Marimbaquartett »The Wooden Anvil«
Edzard Locher, Martin Barth, Se-Mi Hwang, Severin Stitzenberger
Violin Julia Ungureanu
Soprano Katharina Heißenhuber
Tenor Kyoung-Soon Kim
Baritone Benjamin Russell