W. A. Mozart: Quintet in E-flat major for Piano and Winds, K. 452
C. Debussy: Chansons de Bilitis for Flute and Piano
P. Morlacchi, arr. A. Torriani: Duetto Concertante on Themes of Verdi for Flute, Bassoon and Piano
O. Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps
III. Abîme des oiseaux
H. Dutilleux: Sonata for Oboe and Piano
F. Poulenc: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
Woodwind enthusiasts can look forward to an interesting evening of performances by outstanding musicians. There will be very diverse works, beginning with what Mozart considered his finest work at the time of its composition, followed by a romantic work by Debussy, then a fantasie concertante on themes from Verdi by Morlacchi, a piece by 20th century composer Messiaen, an early composition by the impressionist-oriented Dutilleux, and a Mozartian trio by Poulenc. The compositions will be performed by the oboist Emanuel Abbühl, an internationally renowned soloist and teacher, the award-winning flautist Felix Renggli, who performs both early and contemporary chamber and solo music, the bassoonist and professor Ole Kristian Dahl, whose students perform with the world’s greatest orchestras, and the clarinettist François Benda, who is a highly sought-after soloist and chamber musician, the horn player and member of the Berlin Philharmonic Andrej Žust, who regularly performs at international festivals, the pianist Kimiko Imani, who participates in numerous world competitions and masterclasses, and the pianist Thomas Haberlah, performer of a wide repertoire of piano, organ and harpsichord works.