Trombone quartet enchanted audience
On Sunday the 12th September 2010 saw the visitors of Lauensteiner City Church Heritage Day a very special concert. Torsten Margraf, Christian Ilg, Michael Peuker three young women and Morooka Ikuko a charming young lady, all studied musicians who call themselves the Sonus trombone quartet, brought an eclectic mix of baroque music and modern music to the interested public hearing.
Starting with Johann Christoph Pezel (1639-1694) a Leipzig Stadtpfeiffer we continued with Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630) and Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) and the “Suite of Dances ” . Furthermore followed by two musical tidbits of Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) and the Intermezzo from the opera ” Cavalleria Rusticana ” as by Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848) his overture to the opera ” Don Pasquale ” .
The sophisticated pieces that have been partially processed in order to play it in such a cast , let the professionalism of the musicians do not miss and so become a listening experience.
After a short break , the second part of the concert began with Boris Papandoupulo (1906-1991) and his Little Suite in 4 movements . The now following seven pranks of Max and Moritz, composed January Koetsier (1911-2006) especially for Trombone Quartet , particularly the young audience liked very much. Christian Ilg the bass trombonist of the remainder is not only a virtuoso on his bass trombone , but also captivating presentation of the pranks from Wilhelm Busch ‘s spring , thrilled the audience .
The conclusion of the concert made Arthur Frack Pohl (* 1924) Waltz from Jazz Suite No. 3 Prolonged applause in the audience, an addition and smiling faces were the best proof of a successful concert .