||2004. Gutersloh |
Music with dramatic gesture and sweet and sour Gutersloh
the recent concert of chamber music in St. Mathhew church, three
teachers from different music schools of Gutersloh played solemn music.
The concert was part of the «art in church» scheme and the performers
proved themselves as beautiful soloists and worked beautifully as a
Olga Manko (Music and Art school teacher) played in the first
part of the concert together with the pianist Chihiro Masaki (Schmidt
Four compositions ranging from baroque to modern age
had a touch of emotional drama. Splendid team-work was imprinted in
«Adagio con variazioni» by Ottorino Respigi. The clear sound of Olga
Manko's cello sounded stinging, yet sweet. The musician proved her alt
technique, which should be expressed precisely in this composition. The
expressiveness merged with the beautiful sound, which demonstrated a
vivid and inspirational performance.
Compostions by Sir William
Bolton are rarely played. Olga Manko performed «Passacaglia» and
impressed the audience with the intense sound and virtuosity. An adagio
by Bach the musician dedicated to a russian performer who died in 2003
in a car crush.
Despite the jazz rythms at the end of the fisrt
part, the rest of the programme kept the initial course. In the end the
musicians played trio and performed a number of compositions by A.
Dr. Constanze Natosevic