2020 program

The 2020 Festival Les Nuits Pianistiques of Aix-en-Provence program

The festival takes runs Tuesday 28th of July to Sunday 8th of August. Concertos for piano, chamber music, from the duo with mandolin to the wind quintet, and recitals dedicated to the piano make a repertoire ranging from Couperin to Cosma gravitate around the Beethovenian work.

The only concerts venue is:
The auditorium Campra of the Conservatory Darius Milhaud – 380 avenue Mozart, 13100 Aix-en-Provence

Tuesday 29th of July – 6 PM

Tribute to Beethoven with the support of Hay’s club
Complete concertos for piano and orchestra (part 1)
Concerto n° 1 in C major op. 15
Alexandre Lory: piano
Concerto n° 2 in B flat major op. 19
Kateryna Diadiura: piano
Toulon Opera Orchestra
Mykola Diadiura: direction

Tuesday 29th of July – 8:30 PM

Tribute to Beethoven
Complete concertos for piano and orchestra (part 2)
Concerto n° 3 in C minor op. 37
Jan Zielinski: piano
Concerto n°4 in G major op. 58
Mathis Cathignol: piano
Entracte
Concerto n°5 in E flat major, called “The Emperor” op. 73
Nicolas Bourdoncle: piano
Toulon Opera Orchestra
Mykola Diadiura: direction

Wednesday 29th of July – 8:30 PM

Bernard D’Ascoli : piano recital
Beethoven, Moonlight Sonata, op. 26
Ravel, Pavane pour une infante défunte, Jeux d’eau, Sonatine
Entracte
Chopin, Scherzo n° 2, Scherzo n° 3, Nocturne in D flat n°2 op. 27, Polonaise héroïque in A flat major op. 53

Thursday 30th of August – 8:30 PM

Chamber music evening
Schubert, Trio n°1 in B flat major D. 898
Da-Min Kim: violin
Kirill Rodin: cello
Theodore Paraskivesco: piano
Entracte
Beethoven, Trio in G major n°2 op. 1
Da-Min Kim: violin
Kirill Rodin: cello
Samuel Parent: piano

Friday 31th of  July – 08:30 PM

Beethoven, pieces for mandolin and piano, Theme and variations in D major (unpublished), adagio, allegro in C major, adagio in E flat major
Vincent Beer Asking: mandolin
Anaït Sérékian : piano
Cosma, 22nd Caprice (Chlope), 23rd Caprice (Berlin) and 24th Caprice (The Great White)
Entracte
Brahms, Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano in E flat major op. 40
David Guerrier : horn
Hervé N’kaoua : piano
Vera Novakova: violin

Saturday first of August – 11 AM, 02 PM, 04 PM and 06 PM

Concerts by trainees of the academy Les Nuits Pianistiques

Tuesday 4th of August – 8:30 PM

Chamber music evening
Dohnányi, Quintet in C Minor n° 1, op. 1
Pierre Stephane Schmidlet: violin
Marie-Laurence Rocca: violin
Marianne Hovasse: viola
Frederic Lagarde: cello
Olivier Lechardeur: piano
Beethoven, Sonata for Cello and Piano in C Major n° 4, Op. 102, n°1
L
ev Sivkov: cello
Samuel Parent: piano
Entracte
Franck, Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor FWV7
Berthilde Dufour
Pierre Stéphane Schmidlet: violin
Laurent Camatte: viola
Lev Sivkov: cello
Samuel Parent: piano

Wednesday 5th of August – 8:30 PM

Konstantin Lifschitz: piano recital
Couperin, Seventh order
Debussy, Second Book of Preludes
Beethoven, Sonata n°. 32, in C minor op. 111

Thursday 6th of August – 8:30 PM

Moraguès Wind Quintet
Frédéric Aguessy: piano
Hummel, Wind Quintet in E flat major
Beethoven, Quintet for Piano and Wind Op. 16 in E flat major
Entracte
Dvorak, String Quartet in F major, Op. 96, known as American (transcription D. Walter)

Friday 7th of August – 6 PM

Tribute to Bach
Complete concertos for several keyboards
Concerto BWV 1060 in C minor for two pianos
Hermine Seror
Alexander Chenorkian
Concerto BWV 1061 in C major
Carine Zarifian
Christophe Bukudjian: second piano
Concerto BWV 1062 in C minor
Alexandra Lescure
Samuel Parent

Andante from Bach’s Third Orchestral Suite
Orchestra Camerata Aix-en-Provence
Jean Philippe Dambreville : direction

Friday 7th of August – 8:30 PM

Tribute to Bach
Complete concertos for several keyboards
Concerto BWV 1063 in D minor
Véronique Pelissero
Jacques Rouvier
Christophe Bukudjian
Concerto BWV 1064 in C major
Frédéric Aguessy
Jacques Rouvier
Véronique Pelissero
Concerto BWV 1065 in A minor
Véronique Pelissero
Jacques Rouvier
Frédéric Aguessy
Carine Zarifian

Adagietto from Mahler’s 5th Symphony
Orchestra Camerata Aix-en-Provence
Jean Philippe Dambreville : direction

Saturday 8th of August – 11 AM, 2 PM and 4 PM and 6 PM

Concerts by trainees of the academy Les Nuits Pianistiques