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Polyptyque for violin and two string orchestras

10 August 2024 | 19:30

GSTAAD MENUHIN FESTIVAL

Time and Eternity
Audiovisual concert, curated by Patricia Kopatchinskaja, featuring a projection of a series of paintings depicting the Passion on the back of the Maestà altar in Siena, painted by Duccio di Buoninsegna (ca. 1255-1319, Siena), which inspired Frank Martin for the composition of his Polyptyque.

John Zorn Kol Nidre
Karl Amadeus Hartmann Concerto funebre for violin and string orchestra
Tadeusz Sygietyński Dwa serduszka [Two hearts]
traditional Вы жертвою пали [Immortal victim], funeral march
Guillaume de Machaut Messe de Nostre Dame: I. Kyrie (arr. for string orchestra)
Frank Martin Polyptyque for violin and two string orchestras: I. Image des Rameaux
Johann Sebastian Bach Ach grosser König, choral from the St John Passion, BWV 245 (arr. for string orchestra)
Frank Martin Polyptyque for violin and two string orchestras: II. Image de la Chambre haute
Johann Sebastian Bach Als Jesus Christus in der Nacht, choral, BWV 265 (arr. for string orchestra)
Frank Martin Polyptyque for violin and two string orchestras: III. Image de Judas
Johann Sebastian Bach Durch dein Gefängnis, choral from the St John Passion, BWV 245 (arr. for string orchestra)
Frank Martin Polyptyque for violin and two string orchestras: IV. Image de Gethsémané
Johann Sebastian Bach Wer hat dich so geschlagen, choral from the St John Passion, BWV 245 (arr. for string orchestra)
Frank Martin Polyptyque for violin and two string orchestras: V. Image du Jugement
Luboš Fišer Crux for violin, timpani and bells
Frank Martin Polyptyque for violin and two string orchestras: VI. Image de la Glorification
Johann Sebastian Bach O grosse Lieb, choral from the St John Passion, BWV 245 (arr. for string orchestra)
with recitations of short Christian, Orthodox, and Jewish reflections in their native language

Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin & direction
Camerata Bern
Pasca Viglino, percussion
Beata Würsten, Sarah Würsten, Monik Würsten, song
Wieslaw Lipczyński, accordeon
Henri Mugier, Cantor of the Jewish Community of Bern
N.N., Priest of the Roman Catholic Parishes of the Canton of Bern
Ioan Ciurin, Priest of the Russian Orthodox Church Bern

photo: Patricia Kopatchinskaja © Marco Borggreve

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Saanen (CH) | Church
Dorfstrasse
Saanen, 3792 Switzerland
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Camerata Bern
Patricia Kopatchinskaja violin & direction