'Souvenir de Florence'
Tchaikovsky was so impressed by the city of Florence that he devoted an entire piece to it. There is no better way to kick off International Chamber Music Festival Ede with 'Souvenir de Florence'!
Artistic director Anna Fedorova could not have come up with a theme more suited for this festival. In Ede, in the beautiful Veluwe area, surrounded by heathland and forests, nature is always close. Like this, most of the musical pieces have a direct connection with nature and everything related to it. The main piece of the program, Tchaikovsky's 'Souvenir de Florence' is all sunny 'joie de vivre'. Tchaikovsky started composing this piece during a holiday in the Italian city Florence and finished it at home, which explains the title. A musical souvenir of a summer holiday.
|Chopin||Waltz in E-flat major, op. 18|
|Mozart||Clarinet quintet in A major, K.581, 1st movement|
|Chopin||Polonaise in A-flat major, "Heroic"|
|Grieg||Andante con moto for piano trio|
|Prokofiev||Overture on Hebrew Themes|
|Tchaikovsky||Souvenir de Florence|