Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Mandolin 'summit' concert at the NAG, 11 Sept. 2010

Thanks to Oliver Waitze of the New Acoustic Gallery (NAG) in Solingen, Germany, who announces the next concert at the NAG on 11 Sept. 2010, starting at 8.00 p.m.

Two of the finest mandolinists in the world, Mike Marshall (USA) and Caterina Lichtenberg (D), will present a journey of the mandolin and its music from seventeenth-century European roots to the twenty-first-century music of the Americas. The programme of duets with mandolin and mandocello will include:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), 'Allegro Assai'
Mike Marshall (b. 1957), 'The cat, the mouse, and the chicken'
Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764), 'Sonata VI in D major' (Andante; Allegro; Largo; Allegro ma non troppo)
Bulgarian traditional tune, 'Gankino'
Jacob do Bandolim (1918-69), 'Assanhado'
Raffaele Calace (1863-1934), 'Duetti' (op. 98) 'Marziale allegretto'
Jacob do Bandolim, 'Santa Morena'
Mike Marshall, '11. Dec. 29th'
Johann Sebastian Bach, 'Giga'
Jose Antonio Zambrano, 'Fiesta Criolla', 'Tonada', 'El Morenito', 'Las Marisposas', 'Fiesta Criolla'
Zequinho de Abreu (1880-1935), 'Nao me toques'

Tickets (VV €25; AK €30) can be booked by telephone (+49 (0)212/2474007) or e-mail. The new CD by Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg (see image above) will also be available.