OPIUM - Light and shadow of the twenties

July 15, 2024 7:00 pm | Central Military Club

Duo Runge & Ammon

Duo Runge & Ammon

We present here a very special concert - a portrait of 1920s’ Berlin, a portrait comprised of sound and stories. This city, that both politically and aesthetically is a modern day Babylon, daringly mixes radical fashion with conservative extremism in an attempt to forget the nightmarish war. This perpetual attempt to forget is exemplified by the frivolous fever of jazz, but also by the rebellious aggression of the arts.

“A peculiar look” by Eckart Runge and Jacques Amon, which will reveal secrets and remind of the explosive contrasts of the past. And, maybe, the present?



George Gershwin (1897-1937)

An American in Paris (Arr. Jasha Heifetz/Runge&Ammon)

Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)

Berceuse (Arr. Runge&Ammon)

Kurt Weill (1900-1950)

Paraphrase about Die Moritat von Mackie Messer from Dreigroschenoper; and Youkali – Tango-Habanera from the opera Maria Galante (Arr. Wolf Kerschek/Runge&Ammon)

Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)

From Jewish Life B.54 for Cello and Piano - Prayer / Supplication / Jewish Song

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Sonate D-minor fоr Violoncello and Piano - Prélude / Sérénade / Finale

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)

Schneeglöckchen (Snowflakes) op. 9 Nr. 1 (from Six Simple Songs) / Versuchung (Temptation) op. 18 Nr. 3 (from Three Songs)

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Capriccio for Cello and Piano op.8 №1

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen, Nr.3 from the 5 Rückert-Liedern (Arr. Runge&Ammon)

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Pièce en Forme de Habanera / Blues from the Violin sonata

Tom Tykwer/Johnny Klimek

from Berlin Babylon-Suite: Allein / Ein Tag wie Gold

Jacob Gadé (1879-1963)

Jalousie - Tango Concertante (Arr. Runge&Ammon)



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75 min