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Sunday  21 July 2024  3 pm

Saxophone sounds from baroque to present

Kebyart Saxophon Quartet
Pere Méndez  soprano saxophone
Victor Serra  alto saxophone
Robert Seara  tenor saxophone
Daniel Miguel  baritone saxophone

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 – 1764)
  Suite in E minor from the Pièces de Clavecin en Concert (1724), Arr. Kebyart
Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937)  Le Tombeau de Couperin (1914 – 1917), Arr. Kebyart
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)  Chorales (selection)
Jesu, my joy BWV 358 (1725?)
Dearest Jesu, we are here BWV 731 (1708)
I call to you, Lord Jesus Christ BWV 639 (1708 - 1717)
Lord God, now open the heavens BWV 617 (1708 - 1717)
God's time is the very best time BWV 106 (1707) - Sonatina
José Luis Turina (1952)  Varius multiplex multiformis (2024), German premiere
Joan Pérez-Villegas (1994) / Federico García-Lorca (1898  1936) Sólo el misterio (2021), from Canciones antiguas españolas

Four free-spirited musicians have come together in this group to explore new sounds for the saxophone, and their band name hints at what they stand for: the Balinese word ‘keybar’ means ‘to flare up’ or ‘to burst open’ – an appropriate metaphor for the powerful and virtuoso music of this quartet. Keybart have made it their trademark to treat their repertoire with creativity and artistic licence. The framework for their Chorin concert is provided by music from Rameau, Bach and a piece by Ravel set in the spirit of French baroque music. Within, we hear a premiere by the Spanish composer Turina and the energetic and captivating Cha by the American Julia Wolfe.

Subject to change

Tickets 36 €  29 €  24 €  16 €  14 €  12 € plus 10% advance booking fee
Discounts 3 €
Price categories 1 to 6: Description and seating plan

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