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Tuesday TUE 27 September 2022

Christian Schmitt / Christoph Sietzen

Monday 21 November 2022
19:30
Großer Saal

Tickets for members from 3 October, for the general public from 10 October, 2022

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Performers

Christian Schmitt, Orgel

Christoph Sietzen, Schlagwerk

Programme

Sofia Gubaidulina

Detto I. Sonate für Orgel und Schlagzeug (1978)

Maki Ishii

Thirteen drums op. 66 für Percussion solo (1985)

Johann Sebastian Bach

Passacaglia c-moll BWV 582 (?)

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Camille Saint-Saëns

Danse macabre. Symphonische Dichtung g-moll op. 40 (Bearbeitung für Schlagzeug und Orgel: Christian Schmitt und Christoph Sietzen) (1874)

Arvo Pärt

Variationen zur Gesundung von Arinuschka (Bearbeitung für Marimbaphon: Christoph Sietzen) (1977)

Annum per Annum (1980)

Andrea Tarrodi

Poseidon (EA)
Kompositionsauftrag der Kölner Philharmonie (KölnMusik), der Bamberger Symphoniker – Bayerische Staatsphilharmonie, der Philharmonie Luxembourg und des Wiener Konzerthauses

Note

Freie Platzwahl

Subscription series Orgel

Links https://www.christianschmitt.info
http://www.christophsietzen.com

Presented by Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft

With mallets and pipes

They only need two instruments to make entire orchestral compositions resound: the two exceptional talents Christian Schmitt on organ and Christoph Sietzen on percussion. When they pull out all the stops, sonorous paintings with clattering skeletons by Camille Saint-Saëns build up, but also intimately contemplative cascades of sound by Arvo Pärt - because they also know how to elicit subtle nuances from their monumental instruments. They have already performed several times as soloists at the Wiener Konzerthaus, and now they can be heard here for the first time as a duo. The program also includes the premiere of "Poseidon," a work for organ and percussion by the Swedish composer Andrea Tarrodi.
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