Memorial Concert for Aurèle Nicolet

Felix Renggli, Heinz Holliger et al.

Debussy | Boulez | Holliger | Wyttenbach | Mozart

Sat, 27.08.11.00

Marianischer Saal

Vergangenes Konzert


Summer Festival

12.08.-11.09. 2016

 

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    27.

    Aug

    Saturday
    11.00

    Marianischer Saal

    Memorial Concert for Aurèle Nicolet

    Felix Renggli, Heinz Holliger et al.

    Eduard Brunner  clarinet
    Jean Sulem  viola
    Anita Leuzinger  cello
    Matthias Würsch  glass harmonica and temple bells
    Memorial Concert for Aurèle Nicolet (22January 1926 – 29 January 2016)
    Claude Debussy (1862–1918)
    Sonata for flute, viola, and harp
    Pierre Boulez (1925–2016)
    … explosante-fixe … (in memoriam Igor Stravinsky) version for alto flute, oboe d’amore, viola, clarinet, and harp by Heinz Holliger
    Heinz Holliger (*1939)
    Schlafgewölk for alto flute and Japanese temple bells
    Jürg Wyttenbach (*1935)
    Musik im Freien for solo flute
    in memoriam Aurèle Nicolet
    world premiere | commissioned by LUCERNE FESTIVAL
    Heinz Holliger (*1939)
    sons d’or – pour Aurèle (22 January 1926 – 29 January 2016) for flute, oboe, glass harmonica, viola, and cello
    Wolfgang Amadé Mozart (1756–1791)
    Adagio and Rondo for glass harmonica, flute, oboe, viola, and cello, K. 617

    Felix Renggli

    Felix Renggli, der in Basel geboren wurde, studierte Flöte bei Gerhard Hildenbrand, Aurèle Nicolet und Peter-Lukas Graf. Er schloss seine Ausbildung an der Musik-Akademie Basel mit dem Solistendiplom ab und spielte danach als Soloflötist im Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, im Städtischen Orchester St. Gallen, im Gulbenkian-Orchester Lissabon und im Chamber Orchestra of Europe; ausserdem wirkte er im Schweizerischen Festspielorchester mit. Seine Konzerttätigkeit hat ihn durch ganz Europa, nach Südamerika, in die USA sowie nach Japan und China geführt. Felix Renggli gastierte bei den Salzburger Festspielen, beim Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus und bei Festivals in Paris, Bourges, Rio de Janeiro und Akiyoshidai. Sein Repertoire erstreckt sich von der Alten Musik, die er auf historischen Instrumenten aufführt, über den Werkkanon der Klassik und Romantik bis hin zu zeitgenössischen Partituren und Uraufführungen. Eine enge Zusammenarbeit verbindet ihm mit dem Oboisten, Dirigenten und Komponisten Heinz Holliger, der ihm entscheidende Impulse für seine musikalische Arbeit gegeben hat. Gemeinsam mit dem Cellisten Daniel Haefliger und dem Bratschisten Jürg Dähler gründete Felix Renggli 1999 die «Swiss Chamber Concerts», die als erste gesamtschweizerische Kammermusikreihe gelten dürfen. Renggli hat zahlreiche CDs vorgelegt, die mit Ensembles wie der Camerata Bern, dem Arditti Quartet, Nova Stravaganza Köln und den Swiss Chamber Soloists entstanden. 1994 wurde er zum Leiter einer Konzertklasse an die Hochschule für Musik in Basel berufen; seit 2004 lehrt Felix Renggli als Professor in Freiburg/Breisgau und gibt darüber hinaus Meisterkurse in aller Welt.

    Debut als Solist bei LUCERNE FESTIVAL (IMF) am 5. September 1990 mit Cristóbal Halffters Mizar II.

    August 2014

    Heinz Holliger

    Heinz Holliger was born in 1939 in Langenthal in the Canton of Bern. In Bern, Paris, and Basel he studied oboe (with Émile Cassagnaud and Pierre Pierlot), piano (with Sava Savoff and Yvonne Lefébure), and composition (with Sándor Veress and Pierre Boulez). His international career as an oboist, which has taken him to the major music centers around the world, began in 1959, when he won first prize at the International Music Competition in Geneva; in 1961 he also emerged as victor at the ARD Music Competition in Munich – and made his debut at the Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern, which later became known as LUCERNE FESTIVAL. Heinz Holliger has expanded the playing techniques of his instrument and continues to focus intensively on contemporary music, as well as on works that are not as well known. Numerous composers, among them Henze, Ligeti, and Lutosławski, have dedicated new scores to him. In 1977 Holliger began his conducting career, which soon took him to the most renowned orchestras, such as the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam and the Philharmonia Orchestra. He has also enjoyed a long-term partnership with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. The works of Heinz Holliger were featured in 1998 when he was composer-in-residence at the IMF Luzern. In 2002 his opera Schneewittchen was premiered in Zurich, where Lunea, his setting of scenes from Lenau, will also be produced in 2018. Holliger has received numerous distinctions, including the Sonning Music Prize (1987), the Frankfurt Music Prize (1988), the Siemens Music Prize (1991), the Premio Abbiati of the Biennale di Venezia (1995), the Zurich Festival Prize (2007), and, most recently, the Robert Schumann Prize (2017). Since 2016 he has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

    LUCERNE FESTIVAL (IMF) debut on 31 August 1961 as oboe soloist in the Passacaglia concertante by Sándor Veress, with Rudolf Baumgartner conducting the Lucerne Festival Strings.

    May 2017



     

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    Frédérique Cambreling

    The French harpist Frédérique Cambreling began her career with the Orchestre National de France and remained there from 1977 to 1986. Since 1993 she has been a member of the Ensemble intercontemporain, where she has been dedicated to working with leading composers to develop new expressive possibilities for her instrument. To this goal, composers such as Wolfgang Rihm, Andreas Dohmen, Luis de Pablo, and Philippe Schoeller have written new works for her. Frédérique Cambreling has also collaborated as a soloist with the ensembles of  SWR, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, and the Orchestre National de Lyon. As a chamber musician, she is part of the Trio Salzedo, which she cofounded. From 2002 to 2011 she taught at the  Musikene Conservatory in San Sebastián in the Basque region of Spain; since then she has been a professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris.

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