Asya Fateyeva
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available until 7 Nov 2022

Asya Fateyeva and ensemble reflektor

As part of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, saxophonist Asya Fateyeva takes a special approach to the music of Johannes Brahms.

»A sensation for the world of music«: praise from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung for the young classical saxophonist Asya Fateyeva. With her delight in playing and her many-faceted interpretations, she has become one of the top names in her field. And Fateyeva doesn't see any limits for her instrument: »You can do literally everything with the saxophone!« Time after time, she puts the saxophone back into the limelight.

At her concert in the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, she joins forces with the ensemble reflektor to take a completely new look at Johannes Brahms: in 1986, Italian composer Luciano Berio produced a note-for-note orchestral version of Brahms's first Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, turning the original into a veritable large-scale clarinet concerto. This is now one of the most popular works of its genre, and the arrangement for saxophone has its own special appeal. The programme also features a true milestone of the orchestral repertoire in the shape of Brahms's famous Haydn Variations.

Asya Fateyeva Asya Fateyeva © Georg Hohenberg
ensemble reflektor ensemble reflektor © Heide Benser

Performers

Asya Fateyeva saxophone

ensemble reflektor

Conductor Katharina Wincor

Programme

Johannes Brahms
Variationen über ein Thema von Joseph Haydn op. 56a

Johannes Brahms / Luciano Berio
Opus 120 Nr. 1 für Klarinette oder Viola und Orchester / Bearbeitung für Saxofon und Orchester

Louise Farrenc
Sinfonie Nr. 2 D-Dur op. 35

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