1. December

50. Bachtage Würzburg: Matinee Förderkonzert für junge Künstler

Toscanasaal, Residenz of Würzburg | 11:00

Roberta and Richard Verna play:

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937).

Duo for violin and cello 3rd movement Lent.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Sonata for violin solo in G minor BWV 1001

Adagio Fuga (Allegro) Siciliana Presto

George Crumb (*1929)

Sonata for solo cello

Eugène-Auguste Ysaÿe (1858 - 1931) Sonata for violin solo no. 6 op 27 dedicated to Manuel Quiroga


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Suite for Cello No.V in C minor BWV 1011

Prélude Allemande Courante Sarabande Gavotte Gigue

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Chaconna from the D minor Partita BWV 1004 

14. September

Meisterkurs Dirigieren Abschlusskonzert mit Preisträgern der Internationalen Sommerakademie

Radolfzell, Milchwerk | 19:30

Conducting Master Class in cooperation with the Southwest German Philharmonic Orchestra Constance from 9 to 14 September 2018.

The Summer Academy Radolfzell celebrates its 25th edition this year. In addition to the already traditional master classes for violin, violoncello and piano, the conducting master class has also been part of the musical program since 2016 and, with its final concert, forms another highlight in the annual calendar of the music city on Lake Constance.

Eight students are working on a concert program with the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz under the guidance of the internationally renowned Zurich conductor and university professor Johannes Schlaefli. The soloists are Richard Verna, cello, and Ryo Yamanishi, piano, both graduates of previous master classes of the Summer Academy.

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19. April

Festakt zu "Würzburg liest ein Buch" 2018

Falkenhaus, Würzburg | 20:00

Musical accompaniment: Richard Verna, cello, Würzburg Cultural Sponsorship Award 2017.

Jehuda Amichai's "Not from now, not from here" is the focus of the third reading event. Actor Rainer Appel moderates the official opening evening. He talks with the two patrons, Mayor Christian Schuchardt and Dr. Josef Schuster, Chairman of the Jewish Community of Würzburg.

Guest of honor Hana Amichai speaks about her husband, and an Amichai poem is read bilingually by his children Emanuella and David. The patrons will award the prizes of the school competition in a festive setting.

8 p.m., Würzburg Public Library Falkenhaus

The ceremony is unfortunately already sold out!

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