Monday 23 December 2019 7:30PM

Isabelle Faust & friends

The Soldier’s Tale


Change of Artist
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Alois Posch (double bass) has had to withdraw from the above concert. Wies de Boevé (double bass) will take his place. The programme and other performers remain the same.


  • Isabelle Faust violin
  • Wies de Boevé double bass
  • Lorenzo Coppola clarinet
  • Javier Zafra bassoon
  • Reinhold Friedrich trumpet
  • Jörgen van Rijen trombone
  • Raymond Curfs drums
  • Dominique Horwitz narrator

A starry group of performers come together to enact Stravinsky’s theatrical parable based on a folk tale about a soldier who sells his fiddle to the devil and first staged in 1918; Isabelle Faust precedes this with the virtuosic Bartók sonata, commissioned by Yehudi Menuhin and premièred by him in New York in 1944.

  • Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
        • Sonata for solo violin BB124
  • Interval
  • Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
        • The Soldier's Tale

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