In accordance with the extension of the Ordinance on the temporary partial restriction of movement and the restriction or prohibition of public gatherings in order to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infections (UL RS 186/2020), we are cancelling all concerts of the 5th Winter Festival, planned between 18th and 31st January. More information HERE.

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Epifanio Comis, Jens-Peter Maintz, Keiko Tamura

27. July 2020
8.00 pm
Knights' Hall, Križanke

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Jens-Peter Maintz, cello
Epifanio Comis, piano
Keiko Tamura, piano

M. Clementi: Sonata in G minor, op. 7/3
 Allegro con spirito
Cantabile e lento
F. Chopin: Piano Sonata no. 3 in B minor, op. 58
Allegro maestoso
Scherzo. Molto vivace
Finale. Presto, non tanto – Agitato
J. S. Bach: Suite for solo cello No. 4 in E flat Major
Bourrée 1
Bourrée 2
L. van Beethoven: Sonata for cello and piano No. 5 in D major, op. 102/2
Allegro con brio
Adagio con molto sentimento d’affetto
Allegro – Allegro fugato

Sicilian pianist Epifanio Comis graduated with the highest distinction (full marks, lode and special mention) from the Vincenzo Bellini Conservatory in Catania. He has taken part in more than 30 piano competitions, achieving excellent results at all of them. He has given concerts in various European countries, the USA, Thailand and China. He teaches piano at the Vincenzo Bellini Conservatory and the Accademia Pianistica Siciliana, both in Catania.
Jens-Peter Maintz is a versatile soloist, a sought-after chamber musician and a dedicated cello teacher. He has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Berlin since 2004 and principal cello of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra since 2006. As a soloist and chamber musician, he has given concerts in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland, South America and the USA. He has performed with the symphony orchestras of Berlin, Leipzig, Stuttgart, The Hague and Tokyo. He worked with the late Claudio Abbado on several occasions and has also worked with conductors Vladimir Ashkenazy, Herbert Blomstedt, Dennis Russell Davies, Marek Janowski and Bobby McFerrin. He is a member of the Trio Fontenay and has collaborated with soloists Janine Jansen, Julian Rachlin and others. He will be accompanied by the Japanese pianist Keiko Tamura, a graduate of the Lübeck University of Music and a winner of the prize for best piano accompanist at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.

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Please be advised that in accordance with the Ordinance on temporary measures to reduce the risk of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus and contain the spread of infection, the use of a protective face mask or other form of protection for the mouth and nose area (scarf, bandana or similar form of protection covering the nose and mouth) and the disinfection of hands are compulsory in enclosed public spaces.
In view of the prescribed compulsory preventive measures, we invite all those attending Festival events to bring with them their own suitable protective covering for the mouth and nose. In order to avoid complications, we recommend bringing a protective face mask.
In order to safeguard the health of other festivalgoers and performers, we reserve the right to refuse entry to the venue to anyone arriving at the venue without a suitable protective covering for the mouth and nose or refusing to disinfect their hands. Please note that in such circumstances, we will not refund the cost of the ticket to the event.
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Please note that in the event of the introduction of additional restrictive measures (including, but not limited to, the measuring of an individual’s temperature), we reserve the right to refuse admission to the venue to any individual should we have any concerns of a medical nature.
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