Bergen International Festival 2019 English catalogue FiB Katalog EN 2019 lowres single pages - Page 73

FE STIVITIE S m H Å KO NS H A L L E N B ER G EN I N T ER N AT I ON AL FEST I VAL 2019 07 3 Philharmonix DATE / TI M E Sunday 26 May at 19:30 D U R ATI ON 1:30 including interval A DDI TI O NA L IN FO R M ATI O N Noah Bendix- Balgley with friends performes a Crescendo-concert in the University Aula, Thursday 23 May at 19:00, SE E P. 6 4 . Noah Bendix-Balgley and Christoph Traxler also performes at Lysøen Saturday 25 May at 11:30 & 14:30, see p. 58. TICKET Standard: 500/530 Senior: 450/477 Under 30: 190 FiB Fordel: 400/424 BT Fordel: 375/397 The Vienna Berlin Music Club ​ ot everything in the Philharmonix’ N programme is classical. But everything has class. Classical music is not supposed to be fun, right? And yet, every concert of the Philhar- monix is a living, grooving, finger-snapping testament to the contrary. Surprise! Classical music at its most refined can be a jolly good time. This unique ensemble brings together three members of the Vienna Philharmonic, two Berlin Philharmonic soloists, one of the most versatile Austrian pianists and an improvising and singing violinist for a deliciously heady cocktail of classical, klezmer, Latin, even pop music and yes, good old fun. Sting, Queen, Grieg and Tchaikovsky are all just as likely to be performed at a Philharmonix concert. see on the playbill of their legendary orche- stras. With their signature blend of the “hig- hest philharmonic quality and unrestrained joy of music-making” (Kurier) Philharmonix are synonymous with ‘entertainment’. The Golden Rule of the Philharmonix’ programmes: Anyt- hing goes, as long as it’s fun. Philharmonix Noah Bendix-Balgley violin Sebastian Gürtler violin Thilo Fechner viola Stephan Koncz cello Ödön Rácz double bass Daniel Ottensamer clarinet Christoph Traxler piano Supported by Herman Friele Together the seven world-class musicians get to play the kind of repertoire one would never WWW.FI B.N O/EN 07 3