Felix Draeseke's Violin Concerto at the
23rd IDG Conference (June 2009)

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The 23rd Annual Conference of the Internationale Draeseke Gesellschaft took place Friday, 19 June 2009, through Sunday, 21 June 2009, in Coburg, Bad Rodach, and Meiningen. Featured was the premiere performance of Draeseke's Violin Concerto (in the piano and violin version) and a performance of Draeseke's Adagio, adapted from the Violin Concerto, by Hans Benda. This page highlights activities of the meeting related to the Violin Concerto and the Adagio for Violin & Piano.

Program in Bad Rodach: 20 June 2009

Lecture and concert in the Festsaal of the Jagdschloss in Bad Rodach regarding Draeseke's Violin Concerto. Lectures by Alan Krueck (USA) and Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach with musical examples along with a complete performance of the Adagio for Violin and Piano adapted by Hans Benda from the second movement of Draeseke's Violin Concerto.

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Bad Rodach program announcement
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Podcast (mp3 format). Download and listen to the lectures (in German) and performances from the Bad Rodach program:

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Text of lecture by Alan Krueck on Draeseke's Violin Concerto and Adagio for Violin given in Bad Rodach (in German)
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Video of the opening of Draeseke's Adagio for Violin and Piano (arr. Hans Benda)
Julia Röntz (violin), Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach (piano)
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Video excerpts of lecture with musical examples of Draeseke's Violin Concerto and Adagio
Julia Röntz (violin), Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach (piano)
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Neue Presse Coburg: Article by Peter Müller from 22 June 2009 reviewing the Bad Rodach program
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Photographs of lectures and concert in the Festsaal of the Jagdschloss in Bad Rodach regarding Draeseke's Violin Concerto
See score (pages 1-2)
Draeseke's Adagio for Violin and Piano (arr. Hans Benda): cover and first page of score

Program in Meiningen: 21 June 2009

Concert in the Schloss Elisabethenburg of Meiningen: Schlosskirche, Brahms-Saal. Works of Ludwig van Beethoven and Felix Draeseke including the premiere of Draeseke's Violin Concerto WoO 15 with Julia Röntz, violin and Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach, piano. The Meiningen Schlosskirche was also the place of the premiere of Brahms' Fourth Symphony under the composer's direction in 1885.

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Meiningen program and program notes
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Photographs of concert in the Meiningen Schlosskirche of the premiere of Draeseke's Violin Concerto
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Podcast (mp3 format). Download and listen to the complete performance of the IDG Meingen program, 21 June 2009, featuring the world premiere of Draeseke's Violin Concerto with Julia Röntz (violin), and Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach (piano):

Score available
Draeseke's Concerto for Violin in e, WoO 15: complete score of the version for violin and piano
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Draeseke - Violin Concerto in e-minor, WoO 15: Excerpt of 1st Movement
Julia Röntz, Violin & Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach, Piano
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Draeseke - Violin Concerto in e-minor, WoO 15: Excerpt of 2nd Movement
Julia Röntz, Violin & Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach, Piano
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Draeseke - Violin Concerto in e-minor, WoO 15: Excerpt of 3rd Movement
Julia Röntz, Violin & Wolfgang Müller-Steinbach, Piano
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Ein musikalisches Rätsel in e-Moll. [Article by Gabor Halasz from Coburger Tageblatt, 18 June 2009]
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Vorbereitungen für Gedenktage. Draeseke-Gesellschaft: Uraufführung war Highlight der Jahrestagung [Article from Neue Presse Coburg, 24 June 2009]
This page is part of the archives of newsletters and mailings from the Felix Draeseke Societies. A listing of archived materials is available on-line.
The Internationale Draeseke Gesellschaft (IDG) and International Draeseke Society/ North America (IDS/NA) regularly informs members of activities and items of interest and members qualify for a substantial discount on purchase of Society publications and music of Felix Draeseke and Joachim Raff on the Society's CD label: AKCoburg. We welcome you to join.
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