International Mendelssohn Festival

»A perfect conclusion«

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Niklas Schmidt
Niklas Schmidt © Peter Hönnemann

Grand finale

The last concert in the Festival places chamber music formats in the limelight that were overshadowed for a long time by the string quartet genre. The string trios that Beethoven wrote in his early years are among the pieces not often heard in concert. And no fewer than 10 musicians put on a grand finale with the »first performance« of »An der schönen grauen Elbe«, a tribute to the City of Hamburg with melodies from Franz Schubert to Johann Strauss, arranged by Fredrik Schwenk.


Matthias Lingenfelder violin

Sebastian Schmidt violin

Hartmut Rohde viola

Niklas Schmidt violoncello

Jens Bomhardt double bass

José-Daniel Castellon flute

Michel Lethiec clarinet

Carlo Colombo bassoon

Jean-Louis Capezzali oboe

André Cazalet french horn


Ludwig van Beethoven
Streichtrio G-Dur op. 9/1

Claude Paul Taffanel
Quintett g-Moll für Flöte, Oboe, Klarinette, Fagott und Horn

– Interval –

Franz Schubert
Sinfonie Nr. 7 h-Moll D 759 »Unvollendete« / Bearbeitung von David Walter für Streichquintett und Bläserquintett

Fredrik Schwenk
An der schönen grauen Elbe / von Schubert bis Strauss

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