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The ensemble made its debut in 2008 at the Berlin Konzerthaus, performing Bach’s C major concerto (BWV 1061a) in a version for four marimbas. Both the transcription and the performance were praised for respecting Bach’s original score and the spirit of historically informed performance. Since then, the Wave Quartet, placing a special emphasis on Bach and contemporary repertoire, has appeared at such venues as Salzburg’s Grosses Festspielhaus (with the Mozarteum Orchestra) and the Athenaeum Bucharest (with the Romanian National Symphony Orchestra). Concerts and masterclasses have taken the Wave Quartet around both Europe and the Far East, a region where the ensemble has enjoyed great success since its early days.

Discography

The highlights from the famous opera „Carmen" by Bizet, pop hits like Ed Sheeran’s „Perfect", Sting’s "Message in a Bottle“ and Suzanne Vega’s „Gypsy“, as well as the established "Udacrep Akubrad" by Avner Dorman! This mix of opera, pop and Israeli music reflects a big musical spectrum of the Wave Quartet.

News

Marimba-Konzert fasziniert und verzaubert das Publikum im Konzert Theater

...Zart wie Schmetterlingsflügel huschen die ersten Schlägel über die Klangstäbe, nach und nach setzen die andern ein und entfalten einen...
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16 mallets ensure masterful whispering at the Fredner Musiktage

Freden - with their instruments they can whisper, but also play breathtaking fortissimo: The 16 mallets of the four musicians...
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Studio Concert at BR-Klassik

Here you can listen to the concert witch was broadcast at BR-Klassik. It includes pieces from Georges Bizet, Astor Piazzolla,...
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Concerts

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18may19:30Musikverein GrazCHRISTOPH SIETZEN | BOGDAN BACANU | NICO GERSTMAYER | EMIKO UCHIYAMA Marimba FABIAN HOMAR Percussion

Videos

- The Making of Bach Concertos - Michi Gaigg and The Wave Quartet talking about their cooperation and the idea of combining Bach, Marimba and Period Instruments.

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