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Brad Mehldau

Brad Mehldau © David Bazemore

Brad Mehldau & Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra / Clark Rundell ABGESAGT

»Piano concerto«

Monday 2 May 2022
19:30
Großer Saal

 

Performers

Brad Mehldau, Klavier

Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchester

Clark Rundell, Dirigent

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach

Präludium und Fuge 10 e-moll BWV 855 (Das wohltemperierte Klavier, Band I)

Präludium e-moll BWV 855a (Klavierbüchlein für Wilhelm Friedemann Bach) (Bearbeitung für Orchester: Charles Coleman nach Alexander von Silotis Klavierbearbeitung h-moll)

Fuga / Ricercata aus dem Musikalischen Opfer BWV 1079

Contrapunctus XIX (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) (Bearbeitung für Orchester: Clark Rundell) (EA)

Mit improvisierten Interventionen von Brad Mehldau über Themen von Johann Sebastian Bach

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Brad Mehldau

Konzert für Klavier und Orchester (EA)

Note

Das Konzert wurde abgesagt. Karteninhaber:innen werden schriftlich über die weitere Vorgehensweise benachrichtigt.
Ersatztermin für den 17. Februar 2021

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The Sea of Inspiration

Only Brad Mehldau can take hold of standards or songs by the Beatles and even Radiohead and play them as if they were his own. Now the renowned jazz pianist dedicates himself to Johann Sebastian Bach, about whom Ludwig van Beethoven is said to have once said: »Not Bach, but Meer should be his name.« Indeed, the sea of Bach's inspiration exerts an endless attraction on musicians and music lovers to this day. The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra will perform various Bach arrangements by Igor Stravinsky, Luciano Berio and Anton Webern, among others. In addition, Brad Mehldau plays a thematic improvisation and takes over the solo part in the piano concerto composed by him. »As a professional organist, Bach incorporated much of his experience of a competent improviser into his music. During his lifetime it was the virtuosity and complexity of his improvisations for which he was most admired ... Some three centuries after the fact, Brad Mehldau takes up this tradition and applies it to his own tribute to Bach’s art. [He] surveys shared ground of the works of various keyboardists, improvisers, and composers, making the implicit parallels between his and Bach’s works explicit.« (Timo Andres)

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