28th Koblenz International Guitar Festival & Academy | May 24 – June 1 2020
2.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 1st Round
6.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Großer Saal
Zum Beethoven-Jahr 2020: Prelude concert to the 28th Koblenz Guitar Festival with the Symphony Orchestra of the Hochschule für Musik Mainz, Benjamin Bergmann (Violin, Germany), Manuel Fischer-Dieskau (Cello, Germany), Thomas Hell (Piano, Germany) directed by Wolfram Koloseus (Austria) with music by Ludwig van Beethoven (Triple Concerto, 5th Symphony)
10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 1st Round
7.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Gartensaal
Prof. Alfred Eickholt: Concert Introduction Duo-Recital Goran Krivokapic and Dejan Gavric
8.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Opening concert with Goran Krivokapic (Montenegro) & Dejan Gavric (Serbia/D-Flute)
10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 1st Round
5.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Afternoon concert with Marcin Dylla (Poland)
7.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Gartensaal
Prof. Hubert Käppel: Concert Introduction Solo Recital Zoran Dukic
8.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Solo recital with Zoran Dukic (Croatia)
10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 1st Round
5.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Afternoon concert with Petrit Çeku (Kosovo)
7.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Gartensaal
Prof. Dr. Jozsef Eötvös: Concert Introduction Solo Recital Lukasz Kuropaczewski
8.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Solo recital with Lukasz Kuropaczewski (Poland)
10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 2nd Round
5.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Zum Beethoven-Jahr 2020: Afternoon concert with Pavel Steidl (Czech Republic) with music from the time of Beethoven
7.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Gartensaal
Prof. Olaf Van Gonnissen: Concert Introduction Double Concert Judicaël Perroy & Gabriel Bianco
8.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Double Concert Judicaël Perroy & Gabriel Bianco (both France)
10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 2nd Round
4.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Zum Beethoven-Jahr 2020: „Nimm sie hin denn, diese Lieder…, Musik for Voice and Guitar from Beethoven‘s time“, Afternoon concert with BAROCK VOKAL-Kolleg für alte Musik an der Hochschule für Musik Mainz (directed by Prof. Claudia Eder, Germany) and Hans-Werner Huppertz (Guitar-Artist in Residence Barock Vokal, Germany)
7.00 PM Rhein-Mosel-Halle, Rheinlounge
Prof. Dr. Stephen Goss: Concert Introduction Friday Night for Guitar & Orchestra
8.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Großer Saal
‘Friday Night for Guitar & Orchestra‘, Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie directed by Garry Walker (Scotland), Thorsten Drücker (Electric Guitar, Germany), Aniello Desiderio (Guitar, Italy) with music by Zoltán Kodály-Dances of Galánta, Malcolm Arnold-Concerto for Guitar & Orchestra op. 67, Michael Daugherty-„Gee’s Bend“ for Electric Guitar and Orchestra, Béla Bartók-Suite from „The Miraculous Mandarin“ Sz 73
10.30 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle, Rheinsaal
Workshop-Concert „Toward the Sea: Japan and Europe in musical dialog“, with the Koblenz Guitar Festival String Orchestra and students of the Hochschule für Musik Mainz and the Franz Liszt Academy Budapest. A cooperation between Koblenz Guitar Festival, Hochschule für Musik Mainz, Franz Liszt Academy Budapest and MainzMusik. Conception & Direction: Prof. Dejan Gavric.
12.30 pm Liebfrauenkirche
‘Musik zur Marktzeit‘ lunchtime concert, Music for Two Guitars with Hubert Käppel & Hans-Werner Huppertz (both Germany)
3.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Gartensaal
Prof. Johannes Monno: Concert Introduction Solo Recital Manuel Barrueco
4.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Afternoon concert Solo Recital with Manuel Barrueco
8.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Zum Beethoven-Jahr 2020: „Sie war mir eine so gute und liebenswürdige Mutter, meine beste Freundin“, concert in commemoration of Maria Magdalena van Beethoven with the Koblenz Guitar Festival String Orchestra, Dale Kavanagh (Guitar, Canada), Fabio Zanon (Guitar, Brasil), Alexander S. Ramirez (Guitar, Germany/Peru), Shai Terry (Vocals, Israel), Sheila Arnold (Pianoforte, Germany), Aniello Desiderio (Guitar, Italy), Zoran Dukic (Guitar, Croatia), Mayan Goldenfeld (Vocals, Israel/Italy), Benjamin Bergmann (Violin, Germany), Nigel Boyle (Actor, Great Britain), Larissa Botos (Vocals, Germany) and many others. Conception & Direction: Russell Poyner (Germany/Great Britain). A cooperation between Koblenz Guitar Festival, Hochschule für Musik Mainz and Franz Liszt Academy Budapest.
10.30 am Citykirche am Jesuitenplatz
Pentecost Sunday Mass in collaboration with the Arnsteiner Patres, with music provided by soloists and ensembles of the festival
1.00 pm Mutter-Beethoven-Haus Koblenz-Ehrenbreitstein
Zum Beethoven-Jahr 2020: String quartets by Ludwig van Beethoven performed by the Biczó String Quartet (Franz Liszt Akademie Budapest) and Glücksklee-Quartett (Hochschule für Musik Mainz).
3.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss, Gartensaal
Prof. Hans-Werner Huppertz: Concert Introduction Solo Recital David Russell
4.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Solo recital with David Russell (Scotland)
8.00 pm Café Hahn Koblenz-Güls
Zum Beethoven-Jahr 2020: „The Blues and Beyond“, Jazz Night with Frank Haunschild (Guitar), Tilman Höhn (Guitar), Alexander Gelhausen (Vocals), Reza Askari (Double Bass) and Fabian Arends (Drums)
11.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Matinee and CD-Release Concert with Igor Klokov (Russia),1st prize winner Koblenz Guitar Competition 2019
1.30 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 2020, Final
7.30 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Prizewinner’s concert and Prizegiving for the Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 2020, initiated by the Ensemble of the Junior Guitar Academy directed by Jörg Gauchel

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