Enchanted with romantic music
Violinist Mairéad Hickey and solo harpist Agnès Clément open MeetMusic open-air festival
By Sunhild Salaschek
METTINGEN. It was simply fabulous: The Mettingen Draiflessen Conference had invited to the “MeetMusic” Open Air. From the very beginning, the numerous visitors enjoyed the fascinating atmosphere in the beautiful park with its old, colorfully illuminated trees: an ideal place for summer music performances, as the first small festival last year had already shown.
To kick off the three-day festival on Friday, the young Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey and the French violinist Agnès Clément, who now lives in Brussels as a solo harpist, presented a ravishing romantic program.
For the opening of the evening, the young artists had chosen the Duo Sonata in E-flat major by Louis Spohr. Spohr had composed it in 1806 in order to perform it on concert tours together with his wife. This and much more was revealed by the moderator Juri Tetzlaff, who accompanied the audience through the evening …
Source: Ibbenbürener Volkszeitung
Monday, 22 August 2022
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