SOUNDING JERUSALEM FESTIVAL 2018

Old City of Jerusalem

The Sounding Jerusalem Festival 2018

August 21th to August 28th, 2018

Humanistic Instinct

Between the 21th and 28th of August 2018 several concerts
took place in and around Jerusalem.

The Sounding Jerusalem Festival 2018 invited to reflect on limited and unlimited perspectives, options, chances and opportunities life provides us with.

Gallery

Photos copyright by Christian Jungwirth / bigshot

Media

Videoreport of Sounding Jerusalem Festival 2018
with interview with Erich Oskar Huetter

Radio Report of Sounding Jerusalem Festival
with interview with Erich Oskar Huetter

Report of Sounding Jerusalem Festival
with interview with Erich Oskar Huetter

Program 2018

20th August, 2019 8 pm

GRAND OVERTURE

The Sounding Jerusalem Festival opens with splendid fireworks of classical masterpieces by Mozart and Mendelssohn and touching, energetic compositions by Bruch and Yusupov. WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART | Ouverture from the opera „Le Nozze di Figaro“ ERNEST BLOCH | Prayer for cello solo and string orchestra BENJAMIN YUSUPOV | Con Moto, two moments for Marimba/percussion and string orchestra MAX BRUCH | Kol Nidrei for cello solo and string orchestra FELIX MENDELSSOHN BARTO LDY | String Octet op. 20   OERTON STRING OCTET | (Austria) CHEN ZIMBALISTA | percussion/marimba (Israel) ERICH OSKAR HUETTER | cello (Austria)   > MAKE A RESERVATION (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)

2 hrs

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (Old City)

20th August, 2019 8 pm

21st August, 2019 8 pm

FANDANGO, TANGO & SCHUBERT

Spanish flair, South American attitude towards life and the classic Austrian art of lied as wonderful contrasting blend. LUIGI BOCCHERINI | Quintet for guitar and string quartet no. 4 in D major, G 448 FRANZ SCHUBERT | Die Forelle, Leiermann, Erlkönig arrangements for string octet ASTOR PIAZZOLLA | Fuga y Misterio, Oblivion, Libertango arrangements for string octet   ARMIN EGGER | guitar (Austria) MEMBERS OF OBERTON STRING OCTET | (Austria)   > MAKE A RESERVATION (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)

2 hrs

Courtyard of Magnificat Institute of Music (Old City)

21st August, 2019 8 pm

22nd August, 2019 8 pm

ONE GUITAR – ONE CELLO

In the historic Abbey of the Dormition instrumental artistry and gentle interpretation delicately fuse with the spiritual aura of the place offering the perfect setting for a superb soiree accompanied by the immortal greats of chamber music. FAURÉ | DEFALLA | SAINT- SAËNS | VIVALDI RODRIGO | GLASS | SCHUBERT   ERICH OSKAR HUETTER | cello (Austria) ARMIN EGGER | guitar (Austria) CHRISTIAN JUNGWIRTH | visuals (Austria)   > MAKE A RESERVATION (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)

2 hrs

Dormition Abbey

22nd August, 2019 8 pm

23rd August, 2019 8 pm

SOLO FOR FOUR

Four artistic figures standing on their own meet at the chapel of the Maronite Convent: An intimate exchange with the soul of a musician. FRITZ KREISLER | Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice for violin solo JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH | Suite in G major for cello solo PHILIP GLASS | Songs and Poems for cello solo GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN | Fantasien for viola solo JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH | Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998 for guitar solo   YEVGENY CHEPOVETSKY | violin (Latvia) FIRMIAN LERMER | viola (Austria/Germany) ERICH OSKAR HUETTER | cello (Austria) ARMIN EGGER | guitar (Austria)   > MAKE A RESERVATION (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)

2 hrs

Maronite Convent Chapel (Old City)

23rd August, 2019 8 pm

24th August, 2019 7 pm

GOLDBERG VARIATIONS x 2

S. Bach’s work for eternity in a classical arrangement for string trio – this time, taking a time- jump to the present! A jazz trio engages in a dialogue to enhance the conventional harmonious structuresof the 30 variations with the structures of jazz. JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH | 30 Variations on the theme Aria „Goldberg-Variationen“ MUSIC BY PATRICK DUNST   ESZTER HAFFNER | violin (Austria) FIRMIAN LERMER | viola (Austria/Germany) ERICH OSKAR HUETTER | cello (Austria) PATRICK DUNST | saxophon (Austria) GRILLY PO LLHEIMER | percussion (Austria) VIOLA HAMMER | keyboard (Austria)   > MAKE A RESERVATION (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)

2 hrs

Paulushaus

24th August, 2019 7 pm

25th August, 2019 12:30 pm

JAZZ LUNCH

Contemporary jazz with original compositions by Patrick Dust and his splendid trio. A sophisticated lunch after noon. PATRICK DUNST | saxophon (Austria) GRILLY POLLHEIMER | percussion (Austria) VIOLA HAMMER | keyboard (Austria)   > MAKE A RESERVATION (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)

2 hrs

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (Old City)

25th August, 2019 12:30 pm

25th August, 2019 8 pm

GREETINGS FROM VIENNA

A dignifying homage to the great Viennese composers of the 18th and 19th century. FRANZ SCHUBERT | String Trio WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART | Duo for violin and viola LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN | Trio in G major for violin, viola and cello   ESZTER HAFFNER| violin (Austria) FIRMIAN LERMER | viola (Austria/Germany) ERICH OSKAR HUETTER | cello (Austria)   > MAKE A RESERVATION (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)  

2 hrs

Syrian Orthodox Church (Old City)

25th August, 2019 8 pm

26th August, 2019 7 pm

DIALOGUE ACADEMY IN CONCERT

After a week of intensive preparations and cooperation with teaching professional musicians and young ambition students of the Magnificat Institute – Music School of the Custody of the Holy Land, the festival culminates in a joint performance with masterpieces of the music literature. OBERTON STRING OCTET | (Austria) RAINER AUERBACH | trumpet (Germany) CHRISTIAN JUNGWIRTH | visuals (Austria)   > MAKE A RESERVATION (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)  

2 hrs

St. Anne Church (Old City)

26th August, 2019 7 pm

27th August, 2019 8 pm

ANIMALISTIC VOICES

Sounding Jerusalem has been given a signature tune. A jingle that was already executed at the opening concert and that has been presented in the most diverse arrangements since then. A theme representing an allegory of the different faces we all have. Carnival of animals – a melody that has fascinated young and old all along, marks the glorious end of our festival. CAMILLE SAINT- SAËNS | Carneval of Animals MUSIC BY PATRICK DUNST   OBERTON STRING OCTET (Austria) ERICH OSKAR HUETTER | cello (Austria) PATRICK DUNST | saxophon (Austria) GRILLY POLLHEIMER | percussion (Austria) VIOLA HAMMER | keyboard (Austria) RAINER AUERBACH | trumpet (Germany) LOCAL BRASS MUSICIANS   > MAKE A RESERVATION  (you can reserve your fixed seat for a donation of min. 40 Shekels per seat)  

2 hrs

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and surrounding Rooftop Terraces (Old City)

27th August, 2019 8 pm

Supporters & Partners

We cordially thank all our supporters and especially the ones below.