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10. Musical Meditations with Christiane Karg


Santuario della Beata Vergine del Soccorso

Saturday July 6th, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Among the protagonists and supporters of the Festival since its first edition, the soprano Christiane Karg is one of the most praised soprano in the world and she just received in 2018 the prestigious “Brahms Prize”. This year she will be performing at the Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of Help, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

LacMus Festival Quartet will be performing with her. The quartet is composed by Gary Levinson – Concertmaster at Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Roberto Righetti – Principal Second Violin at RAI Symphony Orchestra, Iakov Zats – who usually collaborates as Principal Viola in some of the most famous European orchestras, Andrea Scacchi – who studied with Enrico Dindo, was Principal Cello of I Solisti di Pavia, Orchestra La Verdi di Milano and many other orchestras.

Before the concert, at 10:30 a.m., there will be a Holy Mass in the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin of Relief.


Christiane Karg, Soprano
Gary Levinson, Roberto Righetti, Violins
Iakov Zats, Viola
Andrea Scacchi, Cello


„… oder soll es Tod bedeuten?“
Eight songs and one fragment from poems by Heinrich Heine and six interludes by Aribert Reimann for Soprano and string quartet.

“Quartettsatz” in C Minor D 703

Mignon compiled and transcribed for Soprano and String Quartet by Aribert Reimann