2017 Retreat

The Retreat is supported by The Misses Barrie Trust

The 2017 Retreat ran from 23 June to 1 July, and showcased the participating musicians in two public concerts in the second week.

Retreat Concert 1

Weds 28th Jun 4.30pm, Elie Church Hall

An informal concert presenting the musicians’ first few days of intensive musical exploration. They performed movements from: MOZART Quintet K515, BEETHOVEN Trio Op 3, BRAHMS Quintet Op 111, MENDELSSOHN Quintet Op 18 and DEBUSSY Quartet.

Retreat Concert 2

Fri 30th Jun 4pm, Kilrenny Church

MOZART Quintet in D, K593 – with Bálint Kruppa, Johannes Strake, Márta Lambert, Isabel Charisius & Katharina Steininger
DVOŘÁK Sextet in A, Op 48 – with Shoko Murakami, Alexander Janiczek, Lilya Tymchyshyn, Carl Lee, Ariana Kashefi & Rafael Rosenfel

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Ariana Kashefi cello
Ariana’s participation was supported by Cruden Foundation Ltd

Bálint Kruppa violin
Bálint’s participation was supported by The Fenton Arts Trust

Carl Lee viola
Carl’s participation was supported by Colin & Sue Buchan

Johannes Strake violin
Johannes’ participation was supported by Martin Connell Charitable Trust

Katharina Steininger cello
Katharina’s participation was supported by Solti Foundation

Lilya Tymchyshyn viola
Lilya’s participation was supported by Fidelio Charitable Trust

Márta Hortobágyi Lambert viola
Márta’s participation was supported by The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

Shoko Murakami violin
Shoko’s participation was supported in memory of Frank Hitchman

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Retreat 2017 Dvorak group, left to right are: Shoko Murakami (violin), Alexander Janiczek (violin), Lilya Tymchyshyn (viola), Carl Lee (viola), Rafael Rosenfeld (cello) and Ariana Kashefi (cello). Photo credit Colin Hattersley

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2017 Retreat Leaders

Alexander Janiczek Musical Director

Isabel Charisius viola
Isabel’s attendance was supported by Shields & Carol Henderson

Rafael Rosenfeld cello
Rafael’s attendance was supported by an anonymous donor

David Watkin cello, visiting tutor

Valentin Erben cello, visiting tutor
Valentin’s attendance was supported by Donald & Louise MacDonald

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Support The Retreat

If you would like to support The Retreat, please get in touch with ian@eastneukfestival.com

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Read about the 2016 Retreat

Read about the 2015 Retreat