Hommage et virtuosité
Sun 22.09 5.00 p.m. ZUGER KLASSIK ABO #1

Hommage et virtuosité

Zuger Sinfonietta & Marie-Ange Nguci

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The Zuger Klassik Abo is available for booking now. Single tickets will be available from Tue 20.08.

CHF 70.– / 60.– / 40.–
concession tickets starting at CHF 15.–

Recommended age: 8+
Duration: 95 minutes incl. intermission

Introduction at 4:15 p.m. (German)
Encore - Talk after the performance with Maria-Ange Nguci

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The Zuger Sinfonietta kicks off the second season of the Zuger Klassik Season with Saint-Saëns’ breathtakingly virtuoso piano concerto No. 2. The solo is expertly handled by French-Albanian pianist Marie-Ange Nguci, whose style has seen her grab international headlines and establish herself as the foremost performer of this piano concerto.

The programme also includes «Le Tombeau de Couperin», a moving and musically delicate work in which Ravel dedicated every movement to a different friend who had fallen during the First World War. For this personal homage, he was inspired by the French Baroque suite and by François Couperin (1668–1733). The two «Carmen» suites conclude the opening of the Zuger Klassik Season with these exhilarating, emotionally-charged and always eye-opening extracts from Georges Bizet’s famous opera of the same name.

Direction: Daniel Huppert
Piano: Marie-Ange Nguci
With the: Zug Sinfonietta

Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)
«Le Tombeau de Couperin», Suite für Orchester

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)
Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 2 g-Moll op. 22

Georges Bizet (1838–1875)
Suiten Nr. 1 und 2 aus der Oper «Carmen» (Bearbeitung von Ernest Guiraud, 1837–1892)

The «Zuger Klassik Abo», a collaboration between the Theater Casino Zug | TMGZ and the Zuger Sinfonietta, brings top-class soloists and varied programmes of the highest standard to Zug. Following the successful first season of the subscription, the Zuger Sinfonietta will once again be presenting carefully compiled music in four concerts this year, ranging from George Frideric Handel to Saint-Saëns and Poulenc to a world premiere by Swiss composer David Philip Hefti. Four internationally renowned musicians will perform as soloists, and the concerts will be conducted by chief conductor Daniel Huppert.

Further information and book your subscription here

Book your «Zuger Klassik Abo» and receive a 20% discount on all other classical concerts with the «Zuger Klassik Abo Plus». The classical music programme of the Theater Casino Zug will be published on Thursday, 13 June.

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