Andreas Ottensamer & Yuja Wang
  • Edinburgh International Festival

Programme to include works by Weber, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Chopin and Horowitz

Two of classical musics most charismatic, fiery talents launch The Queens Hall series in spectacular style.

The Berlin Philharmonics principal clarinettist, Andreas Ottensamer is also a deeply expressive soloist, delivering inquisitive, insightful interpretations. Chinese piano sensation Yuja Wang " who also joins the Los Angeles Philharmonic on 4 August " is one of the worlds most formidable, brilliant keyboard talents.

Their wide-ranging programme is designed to delight and astound, from the dreamlike opulence of Debussys Premire rhapsodie to the sublime brilliance of Webers Grand duo concertant, by way of Joseph Horovitzs foot-tapping, jazz-inspired Sonatina. In between, Ottensamers own arrangements of some of Mendelssohns gloriously tuneful Songs Without Words, and Vladimir Horowitzs glittering piano showpiece based on Bizets Carmen.

Andreas Ottensamer Clarinet

Yuja Wang Piano

Programme to include works by Weber, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Chopin and Horowitz

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