Repertoire 2019/20

Duo Ahlert & Schwab, mandolin and guitar or lute

Europe's baroque music for mandolin and lute
Works from Germany, Italy and France show the different national styles.
Music by Giuseppe Tartini, Michel Corette, Sylvius Leopold Weiss a.o.
This program is also available in a version for mandolin, lute and harpsichord
With Léon Berben, harpsichord
Music by Antonio Vivaldi, Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Sebastian Bach a.o.

„Enchanted Strings“
Baroque and Romantic music on 55 strings
Performed on historical instruments: Archlute, Guitar (1810), Baroque Mandolin, Cremonese Mandolin, Mandolin (1769)
Music by Giuseppe Tartini, Frederik Rung, Raffaele Calace a.o.

Music from the US for mandolin and guitar Music from the US has always been important for Duo Ahlert & Schwab. Several US-tours and a close collaboration with composers over there have substantially added to the repertoire for mandolin and guitar and also resulted in several recordings. All music in this programme has been dedicated to Duo Ahlert & Schwab.

Duo Ahlert & Schwab with orchestra

Rodney Newton (*1942)
Concerto da Camera Nr.1 for mandolin, guitar and strings (1977) First Performance by Duo Ahlert & Schwab and the Buerschen Kammerorchester in Gelsenkirchen in 2005.

Jaime M. Zenamon (*1953)
Itajacurú Op.143 for mandolin, guitar and strings (2008) Dedicated to Duo Ahlert & Schwab and premiered by them and Wuppertaler Kammerorchester in Wuppertal in 2011.


Duo Ahlert & Schwab GbR
Espenweg 40
59192 Bergkamen
Fon: +49 (0)2307 4381635
e-mail: duo (at)