Maki Namekawa is an internationally renowned pianist. She plays the classical repertoire and contemporary composers. Dennis Russell Davies is a well-known interpreter of living composers and contemporary classical music. He is currently chief conductor of the Bruckner Orchester Linz.
For the first time Maki and Dennis play together in the NL. The adaptation of The Firebird by Igor Stravinsky by Dennis Russell Davies plays an important role in the program.
Igor Stravinksy - The Firebird (arr. For 4 Hands by Dennis Russell Davies) - Premiere in the Netherlands
J. S. Bach - district for 4 Hands by György Kurtág:
- BWV 106: sonatine 'Gottes Zeit is the very best Zeit'
- BWV 687: "Aus tiefer Not schrei Ich zu dir"
- BWV 656: "O Lamm Gottes innocent"
Philip Glass - Three Pieces for Four Hands - Premiere in the Netherlands:
- Orphée (interlude)
- The Voyage (interlude)
After the concert, Maki and Dennis sell and sign CDs.
Organized concert: Cor Knoester / Hommage Philip Glass