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Amstel Quartet | Saxophone Concert

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Apr 15, 2019
one of the most classy locations for small concerts .
Apr 15, 2019
Very well organized , the choice of the location was excellent.
Thank you very much!
Apr 15, 2019
The part when the quartet circles the crowd while playing their stuff..it was awesome
Apr 15, 2019
Enthusiasm and patience of musicians!! Excellent performance and incredible choice of music! Friendly atmosphere between listeners and artists.

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EXPERIENCE THE WORLD’S MOST COLOURFUL SAXOPHONE QUARTET - AMSTEL QUARTET.
On 13th April 2019, witness the internationally celebrated 4-piece saxophone group. Whether it is old music or the very latest sounds, pop music, jazz or classical - a performance by the Amstel Quartet has the thrilling energy of a pop concert. Join us in the magical atmosphere & superb acoustics of the Royal Ballroom at the One & Only Royal Mirage.

Before or after the concert book your dinner at the Beach Bar & Grill (dinner not included in the ticket) separately at 04 3999999.


About AMSTEL QUARTET:

THE WORLD’S MOST COLOURFUL SAXOPHONE QUARTET
Chameleonic and passionate, that would be the best way to describe the four saxophonists that make up the Amstel Quartet. Whether it is old music or the very latest sounds, pop music, jazz, classical or world music – once you hear the Amstel Quartet play, all borders between these genres simply fade away. Technical limitations appear non-existent and musical boundaries are there merely to be crossed.

This adventurous attitude has brought the foursome a multitude of admirers worldwide. And justifiably so, because a performance by the Amstel Quartet has the thrilling energy of a pop concert. The quartet takes you along on a breath-taking and moving journey time and again. It is not without reason that the Dutch press has dubbed the Amstel Quartet ‘The most colourful saxophone quartet in the world’.

Artists:
• Remco Jak | Soprano saxophone
• Olivier Sliepen | Alto saxophone
• Bas Apswoude | Tenor saxophone
• Harry Cherrin | Baritone saxophone


About The Event:

• Concert doors open at 19:00 and close at 19:55.
• Concert starts sharp at 20:00. Late comers will only be permitted after the intermission.
• Dress code: cocktail / formal.




Programme:

Saxophone at World Cinema

César Franck (1822-1890), Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Pjotr Iljitsj Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) (arr. Remco Jak) - Chamber Symphony 18’

I Allegro non troppo (Franck, from Symphony in d)

II Poco Allegretto (Brahms, from Symphony no. 3)

III Scherzo (Tchaikovsky, from Symphony no. 2)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883) (arr. Gijs Kramers) – The Ring 22'

~Intermission~

Ennio Morricone (1928) (arr. Bart Snauwaert) – Gabriels Oboe 4
Philip Glass (1937) (arr. Amstel Quartet) –Mishima (1985) 11'
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) (arr. James Boatman) – Selections from WEST SIDE STORY (1957) 7'
Michael Nyman (1944) (arr. Remco Jak) – The Piano Sings (1994) 11'
Samuel Barber (1910-1981) (arr. Johan van der Linden)– Adagio for Strings Op. 11’

This exceptional concert will take place in the magical ‘Royal Ballroom’ of the One & Only Royal Mirage.


About DCC:

We are building a community of Classical Music Lovers in & around the region and are proud of providing high-quality music in over 250 concerts for 22 years.

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