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The brass ensemble of the Staatskapelle Berlin makes its Pierre Boulez Saal debut with a program spanning three centuries of music history. Sumptuous arrangements of harpsichord works by Renaissance composer John Bull are followed by Elgar’s colorful Severn Suite and Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Out of Black Dust, written in 2007.

Veranstaltungen in Berlin: LINDENBRASS
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The concert’s second part is dedicated to Engelbert Humperdinck’s beloved fairy-tale opera Hänsel und Gretel, heard in an adaptation for brass and speaker, narrated in German.

  • John Bull - St. Thomas Wake
  • John Bull - The King's Hunt
  • Edward Elgar - The Severn Suite Op. 87
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage - Out of Black Dust

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  • Engelbert Humperdinck - Hänsel und Gretel, Arrangement for Brass Ensemble and Narrator by Hans-Joachim Drechsler

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Participating artists
Lindenbrass - Blechbläser der Staatskapelle Berlin
Pierre Boulez Saal