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A week of highlights from the annual festival at Schwetzingen in South-Western Germany begins with Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performing Haydn's Piano Sonata in E, soprano Christiane Karg singing five songs from Wolf's Italian Songbook, and violinist Isabelle Faust leading a performance of Mendelssohn's Second String Quintet.

Haydn: Piano Sonata in E, HobXVI:22
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch (Mir ward gesagt; Mein Liebster singt am Haus; Mein Liebster ist so klein; Ich liess mir sagen; Ich hab in Penna
Christiane Karg (soprano), Gerold Huber (piano)

Mendelssohn: String Quintet No 2 in B flat, Op 87
Isabelle Faust (violin)
Julia-Maria Kretz (violin)
Pauline Sachse (viola)
Stefan Fehlandt (viola)
Jens-Peter Maintz (cello).

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Mon 23 Dec 2013 13:00