Technique should create itself from spirit not from mechanics.

Franz Liszt to Lina Raman
Respire #1 – Leclair, Mozart, Mendelssohn

20 August 2020, 18.00-19.00

Grand Hall

Festival Academy 2020

Respire #1 – Leclair, Mozart, Mendelssohn

Streamed only

Leclair: Sonata for Two Violins in C major, Op. 3/3
Katalin Kokas, Barnabás Kelemen (violin)
Lőrinc Szabó: Mozart hallgatása közben
Géza Hegedűs D. (actor)
Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 22 in A major, K. 305
Vilmos Szabadi (violin), Márta Gulyás (piano)
János Pilinszky: A mélypont ünnepélye
Géza Hegedűs D. (actor)
Mendelssohn: Piano Sextet in D major, Op. 110
Ádám Banda (violin), Máté Szűcs, Péter Bársony (viola), Balázs Dolfin (cello), Balázs Fülei (piano), Zsolt Fejérvári (double bass)

The festival is set in motion with the venturous French Baroque composer Jean-Marie Leclair’s (1697–1764) unaccompanied Sonata for Two Violins in C major performed by the two artistic directors of the event series, who have recently recorded all two-violin works of Leclair’s. After the period of self-isolation, this opening piece will carry the power of „respire” with the same force as the Mozart Violin Sonata in A major played by Vilmos Szabadi and Márta Gulyás, which oozes the glee of the Piano Sextet in D major written by Felix Mendelssohn, who would often be regarded as the Mozart of the 19th century. When he wrote this captivatingly inventive piece now performed by a selected group of chamber musicians, the composer was just 15 years old.


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Festival Academy Budapest


HUF 1 000