Clair De Lune
Format: COMPACT DISC
This program of French music is built on the cornerstone of Debussy’s most famous work, Clair de Lune. Philipp Jonas (Violin) and Maximilian Schairer (Piano) have performed as a duo since 2016. They continue to excite their audiences with their “natural and joyous repeat performances, played with a superior artistic level and exceptionally colorful tonal range”. Their repertoire features notable pieces ranging from classical to contemporary compositions. These include Sonatas by Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Dvořák, Grieg, Debussy, Ravel, Sibelius, and Strawinsky. The duo receives musical inspiration from their mentors Julia Fischer, Silke Avenhaus, Michael Hauber and Florian Wiek. Philipp and Maximilan first performed in a selection of chamber music concerts and also at various festivals in Germany and Italy. Notable examples include performances at the AMMERSEErenade Classic Music Festival, at the Happy Classic Hours as master students of Julia Fischer, at ZUKUNFTSKLANG in Stuttgart, with the Roma Tre Orchestra, and at the Montecastelli Chamber Festival.Following their European success the duo received a cultural stipend for a concert tour through Indonesia in 2019. Their concerts were celebrated enthusiastically by the audience and critics: “Two young musicians with exceptional achievements and a first grade musical reputation” wrote the Indonesian Press.