Artists

Daniel Barenboim

Conductor and Piano

Sarah Aristidou

Soprano

Jörg Widmann

Clarinet

Wolfram Brandl

Violin

Krzysztof Specjal

Violin

Yulia Deyneka

Viola

Claudius Popp

Violoncello

Boulez Ensemble

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Program

Franz Schubert

String Quartet in C minor D 703 "Quartettsatz"

Alban Berg

Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano Op. 5

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Clarinet Quintet in A major K. 581

Jörg Widmann

Labyrinth IV for Soprano and Ensemble

Approximate running time: 1h 30m with one intermission

Premiered to great acclaim at the Pierre Boulez Saal by Daniel Barenboim, Sarah Aristidou, and the Boulez Ensemble in June 2019, Jörg Widmann’s Labyrinth IV returns for the opening of the season. In this re-interpretation of the Minotaur myth, the composer sets texts by Euripides, Brentano, Heine, and Nietzsche. Widmann also performs the clarinet part in works by Mozart and Alban Berg. The program opens with Schubert’s Quartet Movement.