Opening night: Beethoven - Mahler with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony
To open the Colmar International Festival in style, Alain Altinoglu and the Frankfurt Radio Orchestra offer us a striking journey through the 19th century. Inaugurating a new era, Beethoven's miraculous Piano Concerto No. 4 (1803) is a manifesto in its own right: with its classical formal rigour, it nonetheless vibrates with passions and heartfelt outbursts such as only Romanticism could provide. It also allows us to meet Alexandre Kantorow, the only French pianist to have won the First Prize of the Tchaikovsky Competition (2019).
At the other end of the century, Mahler's luminous Symphony No. 4 (1901), in which the Austrian composer seems to turn his back on the excesses of his previous works for a while, will be an opportunity for us to discover the wonderful soprano Chen Reiss...
L. van Beethoven: Piano Concerto Nr. 4 in G major, Op. 58
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 4, in G major
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