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Augustin Hadelich
Friday, July 26, 2024 • 7:30 PM

La Jolla Music Society

Opening Night: A Deal with the Devil

The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Step into the spellbinding world of The Soldier’s Tale by Stravinsky, the classic tale of a soldier’s pact with the devil reimagined in an electrifying new production conducted by Thomas Adès, featuring hand-drawn animation, live puppetry and powerful storytelling by the groundbreaking company The Paper Cinema. It will be an opening night like no other—join us for a truly magical evening of devilish delights.

LISZT
Mephisto Waltz No.1, S.514

Inon Barnatan, piano

 

TARTINI
Sonata in G Minor for Violin and Continuo “The Devil’s Trill”

Augustin Hadelich, violin; Inon Barnatan, harpsichord; Macintyre Taback, cello

    

PAGANINI
Caprice No. 24 in A Minor

Augustin Hadelich, violin

 

STRAVINSKY
L’Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale)

Thomas Adès, conductor; Alexi Kenney, violin; Mark Simpson, clarinet; Eleni Katz, bassoon; Chris Coletti, cornet; James Miller, trombone; Michael Yeung, percussion; Anthony Manzo, bass

 

The Paper Cinema
Nicholas Rawling, illustrator and artistic director, Chris Reed, musical director

 


This concert is part of our SYNERGY SERIES.