Chamber Music Concert

Gulda and Mozart

The famous Gran Partita meets Big Band.

About the Concert

Friedrich Gulda wrote his concerto for cello and wind orchestra, but it could just as well say "for cello and big band". Already in the overture, everyone really freaks out: The cello plays a funky melody that sounds improvised, over the groovy rhythm of drums, double bass and electric guitar. Mozart's Wind Serenade, on the other hand, gives the wind instruments their full classical due: the work is one of the most demanding and most beautiful for the musicians that exists for wind instruments. It is unusually extensive for a serenade, but I promise: not a minute will be too long.

Program

Friedrich Gulda
Concerto for violoncello and wind orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
"Gran Partita" Serenade in B flat major for twelve wind instruments and double bass

Contributer

Bruno Borralhinho
Conductor
Philipp Schupelius
Violoncello
Mitglieder der Dresdner Philharmonie
Ensemble

Biographies

Philipp Schupelius

At just 20 years old, Berlin-born cellist Philipp Schupelius has already won numerous competitions, including the Manhattan Music Competition, and is at the start of a major international career. In 2023, the current Kronberg Academy student won the German Music Competition, played his first recital at New York's Carnegie Hall and released his debut album "PAU! A Tribute to Casals".

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