Conductor/Pianist David Greilsammer will launch the inaugural season of his new ensemble, Geneva Camerata, with a celebratory concert on 12th September. The concert, which will be held at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrice in Geneva, will feature Steven Isserlis performing Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, (Hob. VIIb/1) and a world premiere of Martin Jaggi’s new piece, "Uruk". The programme, under the direction of Greilsammer, also features selections from Jean-Baptiste Lully and Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major K. 551 “Jupiter”.
The Geneva Camerata (GECA) is a socially engaged ensemble featuring some of the finest young musicians in Europe. GECA is committed to bringing classical music to broad audience via innovative and eclectic programming, performances in both prestigious halls and unique settings and by sharing music through performance and community work in hospitals, institutions dedicated to working with people with special needs and prisons. GEAC has also created a rich Family and Youth series and will present workshops, lectures and concerts in schools throughout Switzerland. The ensemble is also passionate about the connection between music and other performing and creative arts. They will present a series of multidisciplinary projects throughout the season including collaborations with New York based painter Morgan O’Hara and the Ballet Junior Dance Company as well as with DJ and pianist Francesco Tristano as part of the Electron Festival, one of Europe’s foremost electronic/techno festivals.
For more information on The Geneva Camerata, its concerts and programmes, please visit: www.genevacamerata.com, follow them on Twitter and like them on Facebook.
Watch the Camerata Geneva Season Trailer Here
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