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UPDATE — «Death and the Maiden»

Monday22. March 2021 7.30 PM Casino Bern

Due to COVID-19 restrictions this concert can not take place as planned.

UPDATE — «Death and the Maiden»

Due to COVID-19 restrictions this concert unfortunately can not take place as planned. Detailed information about our alternative event will be coming soon.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja — Concept, Musical Director and Violin

Program «Death and the Maiden»

August Nörmiger (~1560–1613)
Toden Tanz, arranged for strings and percussion by Michi Wiancko

Byzantine Chant on Psalm 140, arranged for solo violin and strings by Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Der Tod und das Mädchen, string quartet no. 14 in D minor D 810,  arranged for string orchestra by Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Franz Schubert 
Der Tod und das Mädchen D 531, arranged for string orchestra and voice von Michi Wiancko 

Carlo Gesualdo (1566–1613)
Moro, lasso, al mio duolo from Madrigals, Libro 6

György Kurtág (*1926)
Ligatura-Message to Frances-Marie (The Answered Unanswered Question) op. 31b 

György Kurtág
Ruhelos aus Kafka-Fragmente for solo violin op. 24

Subject to change

About «Death and the Maiden»

Patricia Kopatchinskaja and CAMERATA BERN present an adaption of the  Grammy-awarded program «Death and the Maiden»: Works from the Middle Ages to modern times contrast and interweave Schubert's most famous quartet «Death and the Maiden». The song setting of the eponymous poem by Matthias Claudius, which was created earlier, can also be experienced in this program - with Patricia Kopatchinskaja as vocal artist.


The Maiden:                    
Pass me by! Oh, pass me by!          
Go, fierce man of bones!             
I am still young! Go, my dear            
And do not touch me.                

Give me your hand, you beautiful and tender form!
I am a friend, and come not to punish.
Be of good cheer. I am not fierce,
Softly shall you sleep in my arms.

Matthias Claudius, 1774