Past seasons

2015-2016

18 June 2016 – PasSages à l’heure d’été

Passages à l'heure d'étéProgramme:
Johann Sebastian Bach:
– “Du Lebensfürst, Herr Jesu Christ” BWV 43/11
– “Komm, süsser Tod” BWV 478
– Prélude et Fugue en si b mineur, BWV 867
W. A. Mozart: Halleluja (KV deest)
L. van Beethoven:
– Sonate “Les Adieux”, op. 81a: Adagio & Allegro
– Hymne an die Nacht, op. 57/2
Fr. Schubert:
– Sonate en la majeur, op. posth. 120: Allegro moderato
– “An die Sonne”, D. 439
J. Brahms:
– Intermezzo, op. 117/2
– “Dem dunkeln Schoss der heilgen Erde”
D. Chostakovitch: Prélude et Fugue en ré mineur
D. Bowie: “Space Oddity”

Quentin Mourier, piano
Benoît Jacquemin, conductor

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23 April 2016 – Haydn

HaydnProgramme:
Joseph Haydn:
– Concerto in C for organ (Hob. XVIII:1)
– Duo for violin & viola in F major (Hob.VI:1)
– Kleine Orgelmesse (Hob. XXII:7)
Michael Haydn:
– Benedictus qui venit
– Domine Dominus noster

Marie-Laure Brossolasco, soprano – Morgan Huet, viola
Maxime Stasyk, violin & conductor – Quentin Mourier, conductor – Benoît Jacquemin, organ & conductor

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27 February 2016 – Family Business

Family BusinessProgramme:
Felix Mendelssohn:
– Konzert für Violine, Klavier und Streicher d-moll (MWV O 4)
– “Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten”, Kantate für Sopransolo, Chor und Streicher (MWV A 7)
Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn:
– “Gartenlieder”, Sechs Gesänge für gemischte Chor, op. 3

Maxime Stasyk, violin – Thomas Stasyk, piano
Gema Hernández Garcia, mezzo-soprano
Benoît Jacquemin, conductor

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14 November 2015 – From Brussels to Jerusalem

From Brussels to JerusalemProgramme:
G. Palestrina, R. de Lassus, J. Handl, I. Lukačić, S. Rossi, J. P. Sweelinck…

Benoît Jacquemin, conductor & organ
Gema Hernández Garcia, mezzo-soprano

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2014-2015: Life and death

Life and Death perform an eternal dance which animates the Universe, from the infinitely small to the infinitely large. Humanity, engulfed in this eternal flow, has always tried to understand it. During this season Passages proposes three concerts to present how composers of various periods and places have tried to express this great mystery.

25 April 2015 – Naissez ! Naissez !

Programme:
– Tuotilo von St. Gallen: Cunctipotens genitor Deus, organum trope for 2 voices
– Perotin: Sederunt principes, organum for 4 voices
– English anonym (13th. century): Canon « Perspice Christicola », for 6 voices
– A. Pärt: Für Alina, for piano – Spiegel im Spiegel, for violin and piano – Fratres, for violin and piano – I am the true vine, for mixed choir a capella
– B. Jacquemin: Le Jour du Phénix, cantata on words by Jalāl ad-Dīn Rūmī for 3 solo voices, mixed choir, piano, violin and cello (world premiere)

Benoît Jacquemin, conductor & piano
Maxime Stasyk, violin – Beatriz Jimenez Barranco, cello – André Roe, piano
Sachiko Kinebuchi, soprano – René Covarrubias Ibáñez, tenor – Léonard Schneider, baritone

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7 February 2015 – Vers la lumière

Programme:
– C. Loewe: Kleine Passionsmusik
– L. van Beethoven: Elegischer Gesang, op. 118
– F. Mendelssohn: Trauergesang, op. 116
– R. Schumann: « Schnitter Tod » (Romanzen und Balladen, op. 75)
– J. Brahms: « Dem dunkeln Schoss der heligen Erde »
– A. Dvorak: Notturno for strings, op. 40
– E. Elgar: Elegy for strings, op. 58Serenade for strings, op. 20
– E. MacDowell: 2 Northern songs, op. 43
– J. Sibelius: Andante festivo
– S. Barber: Adagio for strings

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin
Soprano: Sachiko Kinebuchi – Mezzo-soprano: Gema Hernandez Garcia – Tenor: René Covarrubias Ibáñez – Baritone: Léonard Schneider

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15 November 2014 – Selig sind die Toten

Programme:
– J. S. Bach: Ouverture No. 1 in C-dur, BWV 1066, für Orchester
– J. R. Ahle: Abendlied: Der Tag ist hin
– G. P. Telemann: Selig sind die Toten, TWV 8 : 13, Motette für Chor und Basso continuo
– J. D. Zelenka: Miserere ZWV 57 für Soprano, Chor und Orchester

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin – Soprano: Rita Matos Alves

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2013-2014: Myths and Legends

This year, Passages will explore universal myths and legends, from the celtic tales of King Arthur to greek-latin deities revisited by 18th century composers, and will finish the season with the indian Vedas as well as the finnish Kanteletar.

18 May 2014 – Spirits

Programme:
– A. Roussel: Sinfonietta op. 52
– G. Fauré: Madrigal op. 35
– F. Schubert: An die Sonne, D. 439Hymne an den Unendlichen, D. 232
– J. Suk: Méditation sur le choral de St-Wenceslas op. 35
– J. Sibelius: Rakastava
– G. Holst: 2 Chorale Hymns from the Rig Veda

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin

16 February 2014 – In the Steps of Gods

Programme:
– W. Wagner: Hagar und Ismael in der Wüste – Fanfare
– J. Haydn: Denk ich, Gott, an deine Güte (Symphony n. 104)
– M. Haydn: Ninfe in belli semplicete
– W. A. Mozart: Idomeneo, OvertureSymphony n. 41 “Jupiter”

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin – Soprano: Rita Matos Alves – Tenor: René Covarrubias Ibanez

17 November 2013 – King Arthur

Programme:
King Arthur
(excerpts) by Henry Purcell, and other works by Purcell, Pepusch & Webbe

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin
Maxime Stasyk & Morgan Huët (violins), Sachiko Kinebuchi (soprano), Joris Bosman (tenor),
Léonard Schneider (baritone), David Serraz (reciter)

 


 

2012-2013

16 June 2013 – Next…

Programme:
S. Rossi, H. Schütz, A. Vivaldi, G. F. Haendel & W. A. Mozart

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin – Reciter: David Serraz

3 March 2013 – reVivaldi

Programme:
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerti & Motetti
Sinfonia RV 122
In exitu Israel RV 604
Concerto “Stravaganza n° 2” RV 279
Canta in prato RV 623
Magnificat RV 610
Concerto “La Primavera” RV 269

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin
Soprano: Sachiko Kinebuchi, Violino: Maxime Stasyk & Théo Portais

11 November 2012 – George Frideric Handel

Programme:
G. F. Handel:
Concerto grosso in d, op. 3 no. 5
« The ways of Zion do mourn », HWV 264, Funeral anthem for Queen Caroline

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin

10 June 2012 – Begin the Song

Inaugural concert
Programme:
J. Blow, J. Clarke, C. Monteverdi, H. Purcell, S. Rossi, H. Schütz

Conductor: Benoît Jacquemin – Soloist: Matthew Zadow (bass)

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