Facets with Isabelle Faust

December 2016

Isabelle Faust and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra reconvene on this tour for further concerts of a special programme that was prepared and first performed in March 2016 during a tour to Aix-en-Provence and Dijon. 

Isabelle Faust is one of the orchestra’s Artistic Partners and has collaborated regularly with the MCO since 2008. A versatile artist who is equally at home with orchestral and chamber music, she and the orchestra share a sense of chamber music playing that they bring to ensembles of any size. This programme combines both orchestral and chamber pieces: works by the nineteenth-century composers Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Schumann are set among excerpts from Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Art of Fugue, arranged for strings and wind instruments. 

This tour brings the MCO to Essen, Landshut, Neumarkt and Antwerp – cities that share close ties with both the soloist and the orchestra. 


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CONCERTS THIS TOUR

04 December 2016 Essen

Sunday 17:00pm / Philharmonie Essen

Works by: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann

With: Violin and Director Isabelle Faust

05 December 2016 Neumarkt

Monday 20:00pm / Reitstadel

Works by: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann

With: Violin and Director Isabelle Faust

06 December 2016 Landshut

Tuesday 19:30pm / Rathausprunksaal

Works by: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann

With: Violin and Director Isabelle Faust

07 December 2016 Antwerp

Wednesday 20:00pm / deSingel (Blue Hall)

Works by: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann

With: Violin and Director Isabelle Faust