Martha Argerich - Yr 2008 Concert Schedule Archives

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Year 2008 concerts or events past  

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Year  2008

Jan 9 Lucerne, Switzerland Homage to Mischa Maisky - chamber music with Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano), Julian Rachlin (violin), Janine Jansen (violin) in music of Rachmaninov, Shostakovich, and Schumann.
Thanks to Quinten for this info.
Jan 30 - 8:00 pm Geneva, Switzerland - Victoria Hall Poulenc Concerto for 2 Pianos with Nelson Goerner and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande conducted by Neeme Järvi. It seems François-Xavier Poizat will play the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23, K.488.  Scroll up two pages after arriving at Feb. link.
 Thanks to Quinen from the guestbook.
Feb 8 - 9:15 pm Livorno, Italy - Teatro 4 Mori Duo recital with Gabriele Baldoccia - "Concerto degli Angeli 2008" (a benefit concert).  Also, see this news page.
Feb 17 Milano, Italy - Conservatorio Piano recital: Argerich - Goerner - Hubert,  Omaggio a Vincenzo Scaramuzza.  Added info from Christine (thanks!). Program includes works by: Mozart, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Piazzola, and Copland.
Feb 22 - 9:00 pm Rome, Italy - Sala Santa Cecilia Duo recital with Nelson Goerner - Homage to Vincenzo Scaramuzza (1885 – 1968).  Program to be determined.
Thanks to Björn Östlund for the notice and Christine for program info.  They'll play works by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, and Bartok.
Feb 24 Crotone, Italy - Teatro Apollo Piano recital: Argerich - Goerner - Hubert -  Omaggio a Vincenzo Scaramuzza.  Basic and updated performer-info from Christine (thanks!)..
  Scaramuzza, who taught young pianist Argerich, was borne in Crotone, and the town is presenting this concert on the 40th anniversary of his death in 1968.  This will be Argerich's first visit there.  See Feb. 17.
Feb 27, 28 - 8:30 pm Cagliari, Italy - Teatro Lirico Prokofiev Piano Concerto #3, with Orchestra del Teatro Lirico under Pedro Ignacio Calderòn - Homage to Vincenzo Scaramuzza
Mar 1 - 6:00 pm
Mar 3 - 9:00 pm
Mar 4 - 7:30 pm
Rome, Italy - Sala Santa Cecilia Ravel Piano Concerto in G, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov.  Also, Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4, played by Nelson Goerner
Mar 7 - 8:00 pm Milan, Italy - Auditorium Ravel Piano Concerto in G Prokofiev Piano Concerto #3, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi conducted by Pedro Ignacio Calderòn - Homage to Vincenzo Scaramuzza
 See full program nicely listed for us by Francisco Torres who was there.
Mar 8 - 8:30 pm Napoli, Italy - Teatro di San Carlo Piano recital: Argerich - Goerner - Hubert,  Omaggio a Vincenzo Scaramuzza.  Thanks to Christine for the alert.
Mar 17 - 8:00 pm Paris, France - Salle Pleyel Duo recital with Misha Maisky - meaty program (some details to be confirmed) includes music for cello and piano by Beethoven, Grieg, Messiaen, Debussy.
Thanks for the alert from Rupert.
Mar 19 - 8:00 pm
Mar 22 - 8:00 pm
Paris, France - Salle Pleyel Argerich and friends - chamber music program. See linked dates at left for finalized programs (thanks to Rupert for alerts to updated info.).
Mar 27 - 8:30 pm
Mar 28 - 9:00 pm
Turin, Italy - Auditorium Rai Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI conducted by Tugan Sokhiev
Apr 23 - 7:30 pm
Apr 24 - 7:30 pm
Apr 25 - 8:00 pm
Apr 26 - 8:00 pm
Apr 29 - 7:30 pm
Argerich withdraws.

New York, NY - Avery Fisher Hall

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1, with Charles Dutoit conducting the NY Philharmonic.
Thanks to Linda Hebert for adding the original information and to Julie Johanna for letting us know about the withdrawal due to illness. Andre Watts will replace Argerich, playing the Beethoven Concerto #1.
May 7 - 8:00 pm Seoul, Korea - Seoul Arts Center Prokofiev PC #3, with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Myung Whun Chung
Thanks to Paul Rah for this information! (Google translation utility is both helpful and confusing).
May 8-21 Beppu, Japan 10th Anniversary Music Festival - Martha Argerich Meeting Point in Beppu 2008 program.
Thanks to Björn Östlund for the early information!

Jun 1 - 7:30 pm

ARGERICH CANCELLED.

VOGT REPLACED HER.

Vienna, Austria
The Musikverein, Großer Saal
Chamber Music with Renaud & Gautier Capuçon, and with Lida Chen-ArgerichVogt (replacing Argerich).   Program includes: Schumann Sonate für Klavier und Violine d - Moll, op. 12;   Drei Fantasiestücke für Klavier und Violoncello, op. 73;   Beethoven Quartett für Klavier, Violine, Viola und Violoncello Es - Dur, op. 16;   and Shostakovich Trio für Klavier, Violine und Violoncello Nr. 2 e - Moll, op. 67

Jun 9-28
Lugano, Switzerland Martha Argerich Project, Lugano Festival (rtsi page)
 Here's the Lugano Festival Argerich Project intro page (which still gives a June 12 start date but is incorrect now).   Here is a video preview for last year's Martha Argerich Project at Lugano given us by Björn Östlund.
Jul 2 - Postponed
Nicosia, Cyprus
Strovolos Municipal Theatre
POSTPONED until later in 2008 but exact date is unknown for now.  Ensemble Concert with Dora Schwarzberg (violin), David Abrahamian (viola), and Alex Chaushian (cello), in a program that includes works by Franck and Schumann.   Thanks to Quinten for the info and update.  And, on June 30, thanks to Björn Östlund for forwarding the postponement notice with the specific wording and reasons.  Ticket buyers should contact offices of the Pharos Trust for a full reimbursement.
Jul 8
Dortmund, Germany
Konzerthaus
Duo recital with Mischa Maisky (cello), in the Rhein und Ruhr Festival.  Thanks to Willem Boone for this info.
Jul 22 - 7:00 pm
Verbier, Switzerland - Salle Médran Hear it here, live.
Chamber music
with Stephen Kovacevich, Mischa Maisky, Yuri Bashmet, Jushua Bell, and another violinist, to be determined.   Argerich will play the Bach Partita No. 2 in c minor BWV 826; the Mozart Andante and Variations for one piano-4 hands, in G, K 501 with Kovacevich; Shostakovich Quintette pour piano et cordes en sol mineur op. 57.  Kovacevich will play some Beethoven solo works.
 See Verbier Festival 2008 (July 18 - August 3).  Thanks to "Ruby Strad" for the program information.
Jul 29 - 7:00 pm
Verbier, Switzerland - Salle Médran Carte Blanche Mischa Maisky.  Argerich is scheduled to play the Grieg Sonata for cello and piano in a minor op. 36   Other pianists include Lily Maisky and Rodion Schedrin.   Thanks to "Ruby Strad" for the program information.
Aug 8 - 8:00 pm
Saratoga Springs, NY, US - SPAC "The Extraordinary Martha Argerich" - Beethoven Triple Concerto, with Renaud Capuçon, violin; Gautier Capuçon, cello; Choong-Jin Chang, viola, and the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit.
Aug 11 - 8:00 pm
Saratoga Springs, NY, US - SPAC "Martha and the Boys" - Chamber music with Renaud and Gautier Capuçon. Program: SCHUMANN: Piano Quartet in E-Flat major, op. 47;  SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio No 2 in e minor, op. 67
Aug 14 - 8:00 pm
Saratoga Springs, NY, US - SPAC Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, with Charles Dutoit conducting The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Aug 29 - 9:00 pm Salzburg, Austria - Grosses Festspielhaus Beethoven Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, Violoncello and Orchestra in C, op. 56, with the Capuçon brothers and the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.  Salzburg Festival.
Sep 5 - 8:00 pm

Ravoire, France - concert hall of Bel-Air

Shostakovich Trio Op. 67, with R. Capuçon and G. Capuçon at the 13th Rencontres de Musique de Chambre de Bel-Air in Savoie.
Sep 6 - 8:00 pm Ravoire, France - concert hall of Bel-Air Schumann Quintet op 44, with R. Capuçon, V. Frang, LA Tomter, and G. Capuçon at the 13th Rencontres de Musique de Chambre de Bel-Air in Savoie.
Sep 9 - 9:30pm Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Festival
Schumann: Piano Trio no. 1, Piano Quintet op. 44 with Violin: Julian Rachlin & Janine Jansen, Viola: Lawrence Power
Thanks to Paul Rah though I did not update this in time.

Oct 2 - 8:00 pm
Oct 3 - 2:00 pm
Philadelphia, PA - Verizon Hall TWO concertos, with The Phildelphia Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit -- Prokofiev Piano Concert No. 1 in D-flat, Op. 10 and Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1.  Thanks to Sol L. Siegel for this information.
Oct 4 - 7:00 pm Philadelphia, PA - Verizon Hall Prokofiev Piano Concert No. 1 in D-flat, Op. 10, with The Phildelphia Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit - Official Opening Night.  Thanks to Sol L. Siegel for this information, including the fact that Argerich will play only the Prokofiev on this opening night.
Oct 7
New York, NY, US - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage TWO concertos, with The Phildelphia Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit -- Prokofiev Piano Concert No. 1 in D-flat, Op. 10 and Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1.  Thanks to Rupert for this information.

Oct 22, 23 - 8:30 pm
(Date changed or corrected.)

 

Lyon, France - Room Molière Duo recital with Akiko Ebi - Piano in Lyon series.  Mozart Sonata in D major K 448, Rachmaninov Rachmaninoff Suite No. 2 Opus 17, Milhaud Scaramouche, Ravel Ma Mère l'Oye, for piano 4 hands, and Ravel La Valse.
Thanks to Quinten for this alert.
Nov 3 - 8:15 pm Zaragoza, Spain - Auditorio del Palacio de Congresos Duo Recital with Mischa Maisky
Nov 5 Bilbao, Spain Duo Recital with Mischa Maisky
Nov 7 Castellon, Spain - Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos Duo Recital with Mischa Maisky
Nov 9 Valladolid, Spain Duo Recital with Mischa Maisky
Nov 11 - 9:00 pm Barcelona, Spain Duo recital with Mischa Maisky  Thanks to Björn Östlund, as ever.  Web-translation of page -- be sure to click at top for original webpage if wanting to buy tickets.
Nov 13 Madrid, Spain Duo Recital with Mischa Maisky
Nov 18 - 7:30 pm Zagreb, Croatia - Lisinski Concert Hall Duo recital with Mischa Maisky - Björn alerted us to Hippo's listing.  Works by Beethoven, Mozart, Messiaen, Grieg, and Shostakovich.
Nov 20, 21 - 7:30 pm Vienna, Austria - Wiener Musikverein-Goldener Saal Duo recital with Mischa Maisky.  Thanks to Björn Östlund.
Nov 21
Munich, Germany - Prinzregententheater Duo recital with Mischa Maisky
Information brought to us early by the prescient Björn Östlund - CONFLICTS WITH ABOVE.
Nov 23 - 8:00 pm Hannover - Großer Sendesaal, NDR Landesfunkhaus Niedersachsen Duo recital with Mischa Maisky.
Nov 24 - 8:00 pm Berlin - Philharmonie Duo recital with Mischa Maisky
Nov 26
Hamburg, Germany - Laeiszhalle Duo recital with Mischa Miasky
Information brought to us early by Björn Östlund
Nov 30 [ ??? ] London, England - Cadogan Hall Tribute to Mstislav Rostropovich
Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 with Julian Rachlin and Mischa Maisky. Thanks to Paul Rah for this info (Sept. 9).
   Oct 1:  I received two notes that said other pianists are listed for this concert. 
   The Cadogan Hall page lists 3 other participating pianists but not Argerich.  Thanks to Rupert and to Mark L. for the alerts.

Dec 2
Dec 4
Dec 9

Taranto, Italy - Orfeo
Empoli, Italy -Excelsior
Latina, Italy

Chamber music with Gabriele Baldocci and Walter Delahunt in Italy.
  Thanks to Paul Rah and Anna Mikaelian for this info.

Dec 16 - 7:00 pm

Thanks to Shunichi Hashikawa for the alert.

Tokyo, Japan - Sumida-Triphony Hall

(Same program as had been planned for Austria in June '08.)

Chamber music with Renaud & Gautier Capuçon, and with Lida Chen.   Program includes: Schumann Sonate für Klavier und Violine d - Moll, op. 12;   Drei Fantasiestücke für Klavier und Violoncello, op. 73;   Beethoven Quartett für Klavier, Violine, Viola und Violoncello Es - Dur, op. 16;   and Shostakovich Trio für Klavier, Violine und Violoncello Nr. 2 e - Moll, op. 67
Dec 18


Dec 19

Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Int'l Forum

Hiroshima, Japan - Koseinen Kinen Kaikan

Program unknown.  Concerts with Simón Bolívar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel
Watch the Gustavo Dudamel page for information later.
   Thanks to Shunichi Hashikawa for this alert.








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