Church Collegio Papio Ascona

25 – 85 CHF

Incontri - musica da camera

Ian Bostridge tenor
Imogen Cooper piano
Sonia Wieder-Atherton violoncello
Francesco Piemontesi piano

Week-end cameristico


Franz Schubert (1797–1828)

Variations on an Original Theme, D. 813

Imogen Cooper, Francesco Piemontesi


Franz Schubert (1797–1828)

Auf dem Strom, D. 943 (Ludwig Rellstab)

Ian Bostridge, Sonia Wieder-Atherton, Imogen Cooper


Franz Schubert (1797–1828)

From Schwanengesang, D. 957

1. Liebesbotschaft (Ludwig Rellstab)

2. Kriegers Ahnung (Ludwig Rellstab)

3. Frühlingssehnsucht (Ludwig Rellstab)

4. Ständchen (Ludwig Rellstab)

5. Aufenthalt (Ludwig Rellstab)

6. In der Ferne (Ludwig Rellstab)

7. Abschied (Ludwig Rellstab)


Im Freien, D. 880 (Johann Gabriel Seidl)

Bei dir allein! D. 886 (Johann Gabriel Seidl)

Der Wanderer an den Mond, D. 870 (Johann Gabriel Seidl)


Schwanengesang, D. 957

14. Die Taubenpost (Johann Gabriel Seidl)

Ian Bostridge, Imogen Cooper

Not to be missed, a weekend that revolves around the pianist Francesco Piemontesi’s friends, colleagues and companions in all things art. The first event is inspired by those hugely enjoyable gatherings where poets, singers, painters or simple music aficionados immersed themselves in a relaxed atmosphere, listening to their friend Schubert’s lieder gems. The list of stars includes incomparable English tenor, Ian Bostridge, who studied philosophy at Cambridge and history at Oxford, and is also an expert in witchcraft His extremely gentle voice and perfect diction most notably sculpt several excerpts from Schubert’s masterpiece collection Die Schwanengesang, a languid swan song that oscillates between the heart-wrenching themes of love and bitter existential musings.

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Imogen Cooper

Ian Bostridge

Sonia Wieder-Atherton

Francesco Piemontesi

Francesco Piemontesi

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