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Carsten Schmidt

Carsten Schmidt

Carsten Schmidt regularly gives concerts around the world as a pianist, harpsichordist and conductor. He has performed at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, the Schubert Festival in Amsterdam, the Mozart Festival in Augsburg, Carnegie Hall in New York, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. His repertoire ranges from the early baroque to new music, and he has premiered more than 100 new works. Schmidt studied at the Folkwang School in Essen, Germany, at Indiana University and at Yale. His main teachers were Leonard Hokanson and Claude Frank (piano), and Richard Rephann (harpsichord). Schmidt is professor of piano and harpsichord at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, and Artistic Director of the Staunton Music Festival in Virginia.

Programme

12. Kuhmo Church 11.00

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Adagio from Concerto in D minor, BWV 974 (1713-14)

Wed
14.7.

28. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679—1745):

Hipocondrie à 7 Concertanti in A, ZWV 187 (1723)

Sun
18.7.

32. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Flute Concerto in G minor, RV 439 'La Notte' (ca. 1728)

Mon
19.7.

33. Kuhmo Church 15.00

François Couperin (1668—1733):

Sonata from Suite 'La françoise' (Les Nations) (1726)

Mon
19.7.

0.00

Erik Satie (1866—1925):

Vexations for piano (1893)

Tue
20.7.

45. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Overture from Egmont, Op. 84 for two pianos eight hands (1809-10)

Thu
22.7.

53. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.00

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Rosen aus dem Süden, Op. 388 (1880, arr. for string quartet, harmonium and piano by Arnold Schönberg 1921)

Sat
24.7.

54. Kuhmo Church 18.00

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1891-94; arr. Arnold Schönberg)

Sat
24.7.