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2018/19 Season

Orchestrawith Concert Presentationacquista

Bayerisches Staatsorchester

Kirill Petrenko conductor / Patricia Kopatchinskaja violin
Wednesday October 17th at 20.30

Electro Acoustic Roomacquista


Friday October 26th at 18.30

Récitalwith Concert Presentationacquista

Daniil Trifonov

Saturday October 27th at 20.30

New generationacquista

Andrei Ionita

Tuesday November 6th at 20.30

Récitalwith Concert Presentationacquista

Le quattro stagioni from Antonio Vivaldi

Ensemble Claudiana - Luca Pianca conductor and lute / Dmitry Sinkovsky violin and countertenor
Wednesday November 7th at 20.30


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13.09.2018 — 10 appointments to discover 10 concerts
Cycle of ten meetings to discover the world of music, appreciate its beauty and know its characters. For ten concerts - chosen between symphonic orchestras and récitals - there ...
10.09.2018 — Presentation of the season 2018-2019
The artistic director Etienne Reymond meets the public to illustrate the whole season. Information, curiosities and much mroe. Free entrance. Wednesday September 12th at 18.00 ...

Artist in Residence 2018-19

Emmanuel Pahud
LuganoMusica's tradition of welcoming each season a prominent artist in residence will continue in 2018-2019. Following Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov and German violinist Julia Fischer, Emmanuel Pahud is the next outstanding soloist to be our new programme's guest. Principal flute of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Emmanuel Pahud also enjoys an extensive international career as soloist and chamber musician. He will display his extraordinary versatility in the course of the three concerts he will be giving in Lugano. Pahud is equally at ease in the traditional repertoire and with contemporary music, including new pieces he has commissioned for his instrument, and he firmly believes that the future of music will always rely on a mixture of tradition and novelty.

The notion of "tradition" should not apply to a static idea of the past, nor should it deny progress, but should be related to "evolution". Emmanuel Pahud shares this attitude with Claudio Abbado and Sir Simon Rattle, the two former chief conductors of the Berliner Philharmoniker with whom he worked. In the course of LuganoMusica's programme, Pahud will first appear in a trio (with harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock and cellist Jonathan Mason) for a baroque evening centred on Bach sonatas. He will then join an excellent and mainly French wind ensemble for a concert devoted to 19th-century Russian, German and French repertoire. He will finally be the soloist of Eric Montalbetti's Flute Concerto , which he will premiere in Lugano accompanied by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and its chief conductor Jonathan Nott.

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