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25. September 2021

14:00

Concert Duo Praxedis

On Saturday, 25 September 2021 at 14:00, the preview of our new permanent Goethe exhibition takes place in the Sasso San Gottardo on the Gotthard pass. The program features contemporary piano and harp music popular in Goethes times. In our atmospheric crystal cavern, the Zurich duo Praxedis will perform compositions with reference to Goethe. The concert will be streamed live online from Team Sasso. 

 

 

Number of seats are limited


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Programme:

 

FROM THE DAYS OF GOETHE

    

Melodies about own opera themes

W.A. Mozart

 

Goethe considered Mozart’s operas as a valid solution to a “Deutsche Oper” (German opera). After initial scepticism, Goethe elevates Mozart to the status of an ideal, but he never really gets to know him personally.

  

Duo op. 57

Johann Ladislaus Dussek

 

From his relationship to Lous Ferdinand of Prussia whom he gave piano lessons, he had direct access to prominent personalities such as Goethe. They met regularly and estimated each other.

 

„Un sospiro“

Franz Liszt

 

Liszt was an ardent admirer of Goethe..

 

Grand Sonata „Pathétique“

Ludwig van Beethoven

 

In 1812 Goethe made the acquaintance of Beethoven, not the mutually pleasant experience expected.

 

 

Grand Duo about themes from  Rossinis opera „William Tell“

Theodore Labarre – Henri Herz

 

Schiller's famous play was shown for the first time under the artistic direction of Goethe at the Weimar Court Theatre.

YOUR EVENT

We regularly host special public events. Experiences that are only possible in the Sasso San Gottardo, deep inside the Gotthard!!

You can also rent us for private purposes:

 

•       Photo shootings, product photography
 

•       Film shooting
 

•       Weddings (licensed for civil weddings)
 

Private banquet and private functions
 

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