2017

Ilumina came back for a third edition, bigger and better than ever. This time, we presented two concerts in São Paulo and two concerts in churches in the countryside, along with multiple community activities around the farm that hosted the festival - all attended to full capacity!

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January 7, 2017 20:00
MASP, São Paulo

 

Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)

“Aurora” from Violin Sonata No. 5 opus 27

Tai Murray, violin

 

Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)

Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, opus 45

I. Allegro molto moderato

II. Allegro molto

III. Adagio non troppo

IV. Allegro molto

 

Tai Murray, violin

Jennifer Stumm, viola

Giovanni Gnocchi cello

Cristian Budu, piano

 

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Sonata for cello and piano in d minor

I. Prologue: Lent, sostenuto e molto risoluto

II. Sérénade: Modérément animé

III. Final: Animé, léger et nerveux

 

Giovanni Gnocchi, cello

Cristian Budu, piano

 

Robert Schuman (1810-1856)

Piano Quintet in E flat Major, opus 44

I. Allegro brillante

II. In modo d’una Marcia. Un poco largamente

III. Scherzo: Molto vivace

IV. Allegro ma non troppo

 

Andrej Bielow, violin

Tai Murray, violin

Jennifer Stumm, viola

Johannes Rostamo, cello

Cristian Budu, piano

 

January 8, 2017 16:00
MASP, São Paulo

 Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Selections from The Fairy Queen Z.629
Festival Musicians

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

 Adagio from the Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, opus 115
Jennifer Stumm, viola and Festival Musicians

Improvisations on Shadows

 George Crumb (b. 1929)
From Makrokosmos I “Music of Shadows (For Aeolian Harp)” for Amplified Piano
György Kurtag (b. 1926)
Schatten (Shadows) from “Signs, Games and Messages” for Solo Bass
George Crumb (b. 1929)
From Makrokosmos I “Dream Images (Love-Death Music)” for Amplified Piano
Johannes Bach (1685-1750)
Largo from Violin Sonata in C Major BWV 1005

Pedro Gadelha, double bass
Andrej Bielow, violin
Cristian Budu, piano

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Piano Trio in E flat Major D. 897 “Nottorno”
Andrej Bielow, violin
Johannes Rostamo, cello
Cristian Budu, piano

 Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) for String Sextet, opus 4
Tai Murray, violin
Andrej Bielow, violin
Jennifer Stumm, viola
Abner Brasil, viola
Giovanni Gnocchi, cello
Johannes Rostamo, cello

 

January 12, 2017
Mococa, SP

Georg Philipp Telemann
Selected Fantasias for Solo Violin
Alexandra Soumm, violin

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Selections from The Fairy Queen Z.629
Festival Musicians

Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto for Two Cellos in G Minor, RV 531

Johannes Rostamo, cello
Giovanni Gnocchi, cello
Festival Musicians

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String Quintet in C Major, D. 956

Alexandra Soumm, violin
Tai Murray, violin
Jennifer Stumm, viola
Giovanni Gnocchi, cello
Johannes Rostamo, cello

January 13, 2017
São José do Rio Pardo, SP

 Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

String Quartet No. 63 in B flat major, opus 76 no. 4 “Sunrise”

Nathan Amaral, violin
Monique Cabral, violin
Jennifer Stumm, viola
Guilherme Moraes, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

String Quartet No. 4 in c minor, opus 18 no 4

Victor Bigai, violin
Ariel Polycarpo, violin
Eder Assunção, viola
Johannes Rostamo, cello

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

String Quartet No 8 in c minor, opus 110

Alexandra Soumm, violin
Maressa Portilho, violin
Abner Brasil, viola
Guilherme Moraes, cello

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

From Five German Dances, D. 90
Henrique Oliveira, violin
Jamile Costa, violin
Clara Santos, viola
Davi Marconi,cello
Pedro Gadelha, bass

Felix Mendelssohn

String Quartet No. 2 in a minor, opus 13
Diego Adinolfi, violin
Ana-Carolina Rebouças, violin
Gabriel Polycarpo, viola
Giovanni Gnocchi, cello

 

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) opus 4
Festival Musicians

 

2016

 

JANUARY 08, 2016
FAZENDA SERRINHA, Bragança Paulista, SP

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Trio in Bb Major, Opus 97 “Archduke"
Alexandra Soumm, violin
Giovanni Gnocchi, cello
Cristian Budu, piano

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Octet in Eb Major, Opus 20

Tai Murray, Alexandra Soumm, Maressa Portilho, Nathan Amaral, violin

Julia Gartemann, Jennifer Stumm, viola
Giovanni Gnocchi, Guilherme Moraes, cello
Joseph Conyers, double bass

 

 

JANUARY 09, 2016
Santo Antonio da Cachoeira, Piracaia
Francois Couperin  (1887-1959)
from Troisième leçon de tènébres pour le mercredi saint: I Yod
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
from Cantata 140: Wachtet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
Francois Couperin
from Troisième leçon de tènébres pour le mercredi saint: VI Jerusalem
Johann Sebastian Bach
Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g'mein, BWV 734

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
Viola Sonata, op. 11, n.4
Anton Webern (1883-1945)
Langsamer Satz for Strings
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
The Seven Last Words of Christ, op. 51

 

10 de JANEIRO 2016
MASP Unilever Hall, São Paulo, SP

Ilumina created an all-day chamber music residency at Brazil’s foremost art museum, consisting of the festival’s closing concert as well as pop-up concerts throughout the museum and public areas, including the Avenida Paulista, São Paulo’s main thoroughfare.

CHAMBER MUSIC DAY
Nico Muhly (1981-)
Drones
Luigi Boccherini (1843-1805)
La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid, op 30 no 6
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Prélude No.12 in G# Major, op. 28
Pizzicato: Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
from Quartet No. 4: Allegretto pizzicato
Frédéric Chopin
Prélude No. 3 in G Major, op 28
Pizzicato: Maurice Ravel
from String Quartet in F, assez vif, très rythmé
Frédéric Chopin
Prélude No.15 in D-flat, op. 28
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Quintet no. 2 in G Major, op. 111 for strings

2015

The Ilumina Festival was born from a radical investment of time, spirit and resources of a special group of people who decided to change the future, one musician at a time. Obrigado a todos.

JANURY 04, 2015
São Bento do Sapucaí, SP

Thomas Adès (*1971)                   
Darknesse Visible
George Fridric Handel(1685-1759)  
 “As with rosy steps the morn” from Theodora HWV 68
Bright Sheng (*1955)
The Stream Flows for viola solo
Marcos Balter (*1974)
Vision Mantra for String Trio
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
The Lark Ascending
Arrangement for solo violin and String Quintet by Martin Gerigk
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667 “Trout”

 

JANUARY 07, 2015
São Bento do Sapucaí, SP

Heitor Villa Lobos  (1887-1959)
from Two Chôros bis W227: Moderé
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
from Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano: Gavotte
Heitor Villa Lobos
Chôros 2, W198 for piano
Dmitri Shostakovich
from Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano: Waltz
Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
From Duetto in D Major for Violoncello and Bass: Allegro

Anton Arensky (1861-1906)
String Quartet No. 2 in a minor opus 35

Heitor Villa Lobos  (1887-1959)
From Ciclo Brasileira W 374: Impressões seresteiras
 

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Piano Quartet No. 3 in c minor, opus 60

 

JANUARY 08, 2015
Campos do Jordão, SP
 

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
Battalia (the Battle) a 10 in D major, C. 61

Osvaldo Golijov (born 1960)
Tenebrae for String Orchestra
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Sextet No. 2 in G Major, opus 36