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Programme
2018/2019 & 2019/2020

Solo | Mandolin Recital
Filippo Sauli: III Partita for solo Mandolin in C Major (“per c, sol, fa, ut.”)
Molly Joyce: Replay
Ernest Bloch: Nigun from Baal-Shem, arranged for solo Mandolin
Yasuo Kuwahara: Improvised Poem for solo Mandolin (2001)
Avi Avital: Kedma for retuned Mandolin (2006)
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Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita n° 2 in d Minor BWV 1004

Avi Avital
with Ksenija Sidorova (Accordion)

Kreisler: Prelude and Allegro – in the style of Gaetano Pugnani
Mozart: Sonata n° 21 in e Minor KV 304
Stravinski: Suite Italienne from "Pulcinella"
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Bach: Chaconne from the Partita n° 2 in d Minor BWV 1004
Rachmaninov: "Vocalise" op. 34/14
Kusiakov: "Herbstliche Landschaften"
Budashkin: Concert for mandoline in a Minor

Avi Avital
with Ohad Ben-Ari (Piano)

Kreisler: Prelude and Allegro – in the style of Gaetano Pugnani
Mozart: Sonata n° 21 in e Minor KV 304
Stravinski: Suite Italienne from "Pulcinella"
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Ravel: Vocalise - étude en forme de Habanera
Beethoven: Andante Con Variazioni D-Dur WoO 44/29
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
De Falla: Siete Canciones Populares Españolas

Avi Avital
with the Venice Baroque Orchestra
01 July - 14 July 2019 & 03 December - 08 December 2019

Vivaldi: Sinfonia in C Major for strings and basso continuo RV 114
Vivaldi: Sinfonia in d Minor for strings and basso continuo RV 127
Vivaldi: Concerto for lute in D Major RV 93
Marcello: Sinfonia in G Major for strings and basso continuo
Vivaldi: Concerto in a Minor for strings and violin RV 356
Geminiani: Concerto grosso for strings in d Minor “La Follia” (after A. Corelli op. V n° 12)
Vivaldi: Concerto for mandolin in C Major RV 425
Paisiello: Concerto for mandolin in E flat Major
Vivaldi: Concerto in g Minor, "Summer", RV 315, from The Four Seasons

Avi Avital
with Martina Gedeck (Voice), David Adorján (Cello)

"Mein Herz – Aufbruch in die Moderne."
An Else Lasker-Schüler evening in remembrance of her 150th birthday – by Stephan Barbarino.

Excerpts from the epistolary novel "Mein Herz" as well as poems written by Else Lasker-Schüler until her emigration in 1933 and with works from Widmann, Schulhoff, Henze, Glière, Bloch, Bartók, Kodály and Ravel as well as own improvisations.

Bartók: Cradle Song, Pillow Dance and Arabian Song from: 44 Duos for 2 Violins SZ 98
Bloch: Nigun from Baal-Shem Suite
Glière: Berceuse from Eight Pieces for Violin and Cello op. 39
Henze: Poco allegretto and Vivace from: Serenade for Cello solo
Kodály: Allegro serioso, non troppo from: Duo for Violine and Cello op. 7
Ravel: Très vif and Lent from: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Schulhoff: Zingaresca. Allegro giocoso from: Duo for Violin and Cello
Widmann: Valse bavaroise from 24 Duos for Violin and Cello

AVI AVITAL meets OMER AVITAL
A dialogue between the musical worlds
14 October - 12 November 2019
Avi Avital - Mandolin
Omer Avital - Double bass, Oud
Jonathan Avishai - Piano
Itamar Doari - Percussion

Avi Avital meets Omer Avital is a dialogue between two musicians with completely different musical backgrounds, but with a mutual musical heritage.
In this project, the Grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital, who descends from classical music tradition, gets together with Grammy-winner and Jazz bass player / Jazz composer Omer Avital. With support of piano and percussion the two musicians are constructing a melting pot of North African sounds, folkloristic and classical music traditions, Israeli harmonies and Mediterranean rhythms, which in the end states wonderfully how well sensitive chamber music and wild emotional Jazz can be combined.


2017/2018

Selected chamber music programmes:

Solo | mandolin recital - (app. 75 Minutes without break)
Filippo Sauli: III Partita for mandolin solo (“per c, sol, fa, ut.”)
Ernest Bloch: Nigun from Baal-Shem, arranged for mandolin solo
Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita n° 2 BWV 1004
Yasuo Kuwahara: Improvised Poem for mandolin solo (2001)
Avi Avital: Kedma for untuned mandolin


Duo | mandolin & harpsichord
Domenico Scarlatti: SonatA for mandolin & Basso continuo K 90
Roberto Valentini: SonatA for mandolin & Basso continuo
Ludwig van Beethoven: SonatinA WoO 43/1 for mandoline & harpsichord
Ludwig van Beethoven: SonatinA, WoO 44/1 for mandoline & harpsichord
Antonio Vivaldi: Sonata for mandolin & Basso continuo F.XVI
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Johann Sebastian Bach: Ciaccona from Partita n° 2
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for violine & harpsichord obligat, BWV 1019


AVITAL meets AVITAL - A genre defying dialogue
Avi Avital - mandolin
Omer Avital - double bass, oud
Yonathan Avishai - piano
Itamar Doari - percussion

Avital meets Avital is a dialogue between two musicians who come from different worlds but share a common richness of musical heritage.
Grammy nominee mandolinist Avi Avital comes from a classical tradition whilst award-winning bass virtuoso and oud player Omer Avital is an acclaimed jazz performer and composer. In Avital meets Avital these two musicians draw in the diverse influences of Moroccan and North African sounds, flokloric and classical traditions, Israeli harmonis and Mediterranean rhythms creating a muscial melting pot where the finesse of chamber meets the raw emotional energy of jazz.


DATES:
07.06.2017 - 05.07.2017
10.10.2017 - 25.10.2017



TRIO - "Between The Worlds"
Ksenija Sidorova (accordeon) & Itamar Doari (percussion)

Bartók: „Danses Populaires roumaines“ - for mandolin & accordeon
Turkish folksong: Nacyem Nacyem - for mandolin & accordeon
Bach: Sonata BWV 1019 – Allegro - for mandolin & accordeon
Israeli folksong: Mi Yitneni Of - for mandolin & accordeon
Bach: Sarabande from the Overtüre in french style BWV831 - for accordeon solo
Doari: Improvisations - for percussion solo
Bulgarian folksong: Bucimis - for mandolin & percussion
Tsintsadze: 3 miniatures after georgian folLmusic themes - for mandolin, accordeon & percussion
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Bloch: Nigun from Baal-Shem - for mandolin & accordeon
Kreisler: Prelude and Allegro - for mandolin & accordeon
De Falla: 6 spanish folksongs - for mandolin, accordeon & percussion
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras n° 5 - for mandolin, accordeon & percussion
Budashkin: concert - for mandolin, accordeon & percussion


Mandolin & Orchestra
Vivaldi: Concert for mandolin, RV 425 (String selection + harpsichord)
Vivaldi: Concert for mandolin (lute), RV 93 (String selection + harpsichord)

Paisiello: Concert for mandolin (String selection + harpsichord)

Hummel: Concert for mandolin, String selection, 2 flutes und 2 horns

Bach: Concert BWV 1052 Orig. for harpsichord (String selection + harpsichord)
Bach: Concert BWV 1041 Orig. for violin (String selection + harpsichord)
Bach: Concert BWV 1056 Orig. for harpsichord (String selection + harpsichord)
[arranged by Avi Avital]

C.P.E Bach: concert in D-minor Orig. for flute (String selection + harpsichord)

Bartók: „Danses Populaires roumaines“ - for mandolin & accordeon
[arranged by Avi Avital]

De Falla: spanish dance from “The short life” for harpsichord and strings

Tsintsadze: 6 miniatures based on georgian folksongs für mandolin and strings


Comissioned work
Dorman: Concert for mandolin & strings (2006)
commissioned by: Avi Avital
[Strings]

Wiesenberg: Concert for mandolin & chamber orchestra (2008)
commissioned by: “Tel Aviv Soloists”.
[2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinetes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2x percussion, strings]

Bardanashvili: Concert for mandoline & chamber orchestra (2009)
[strings, piano, percussion, soprano saxophone]

Gardella: Concert for mandoline & symphony orchestra (2007)
commissioned by: Orchestra “I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano”
[2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinetes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trompets, 2x percussion, strings]

Porat: “Madrigale” for mandolin & strings (2009)
[strings]


Double concerts
Blumental: Concert for mandolin, violin and orchesra (2012) (for Daniel Pearl with violinist Ittai Shapira)

Bardanashvili: Double concert for mandolin, clarinett and orchestra (2011)
[strings]

Ben-Amotz: Double concert for mandolin, clarinett and orchestra (2011)
[Flutes 1, 2 (also piccolo); oboes 1, 2; clarinette (in Bb); bass clarinette; bassoon 1, 2; trompets 1, 2; horns 1, 2 (in F); trombone; 2xpercussion (2 players); timpani; harp; strings]


Programmes subject to change
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