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June 2006

Summer chamber

music series at Nymphenburg Palace

There can be few better surroundings in which to enjoy a spot of chamber music than at Nymphenburg Palace, where the site’s annual summer festival begins this month. From June 17 to August 27, Nymphenburger Sommer will feature concert programs with themes ranging from 1920s and 1930s tunes to light summer classics. Highlights in June include an evening of Beethoven, Schumann, Mozart and Shostakovich performed by the acclaimed Henschel Quartet and the Kuss Quartet on June 23. Then, on June 25, Alban Beikircher will lead his Banda Stagione through a series of Offenbach favorites, with arrangements by Australian composer Wendy Hiscocks. Tickets for all concerts are available from München Ticket (Tel. 54 81 81 81, For full program details, see <<<

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