SYCO - Bona Bonanza

Bona Bonanza

April 11, 2014 in KUK Aarau
April 12, 2014 in Würth Haus Rorschach

The Swiss Youth Chamber Orchestra play the music of Richard Bona, arranged and orchestrated for Jazz Trio and chamber orchestra by Gil Goldstein. Bona Bonanza will present Richard Bona and his compositions in a totally new setting with Jazzaar’s Swiss Youth Chamber Orchestra and Members of the professional Chamber Aartists (Chaarts).

Richard Bona (b/v),

Trio completed by

Etienne Stadwijk (p), Ludwig Afonso (d),


Felix Froschhammer (vl), Rachel Späth (vl), Flavia Grubenmann (vl), Lorenz Indermühle (vl), Irene Abrigo (vl), Markus Fleck (vla), Razvan Popovici (vla), Alexander Kionke (vlc), Andreas Fleck (vlc), Tashko Tasheff (cb), Barbara Bossert (fl), Carmen Berger (cl)

The Bona-Bonanza production will present the wonders of young talents working and performing closely with Richard Bona and top professionals of the international music scene feeding off his musical ideas and creative impulses. By so doing they too tap directly into his rich musical and cultural resources, raising their own levels of musicality and proficiency effectively.

Swiss Youth Chamber Orchestra


Victor Darmon – vl1

Dominic Meyer – vl1

Andrea Brunner – vl1

Adriel Ruefenacht – vl1

Bosco Loris – vl2

Clothaire Hadorn – vl2

Samuel Matus – cello


Fabian Tschopp – fl

Jeannine Hersche – fl

Kevin Sommer – bcl

Christian Dysli – tb

Rhythm Section

Demian Coca – p/kbd

Lukas Briner – dr/perc.

Rehearsals at the KUK Aarau, Schlossplatz 9, CH-5000 Aarau on April 7 – 12, 2014.
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Itinerary Chamber

List of Tunes:

  1. Three Views Of A Secret (JACO PASTORIUS)
  2. Engingilaye (RICHARD BONA)
  3. Mut’Esukudu (RICHARD BONA)
  4. Mulema (RICHARD BONA)
  5. Please Don’t Stop (RICHARD BONA/JOHN LEGEND)
  6. Mbanga Kumba (RICHARD BONA)
  7. Reverence (RICHARD BONA)
  8. Suninga (RICHARD BONA)
  9. Eyala (RICHARD BONA)
  10. Uprising Of Kindness (RICHARD BONA)


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