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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

1. Lentiira Church 15.00

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Das Musikalische Opfer, BWV 1079

Sun
10.7.

3. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Passacaglia No. 255 from Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432 for harpsichord (1720)

Mon
11.7.

9. Kuhmo Church 11.00

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Concerto in C minor, BWV 1060 for oboe, violin, strings and basso continuo

Tue
12.7.

11. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.00

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Cantata "Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht", BWV 211 "Coffee Cantata" (1734)

Tue
12.7.

15. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Motet Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (1791)

Wed
13.7.

17. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683—1764):

Concerto No. 3 from Pièces de clavecin en concerts for flute, viola and harpsichord (1724)

Wed
13.7.

19. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644—1704):

Battalia (Sonata di marche) (1673)

Thu
14.7.

22. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681—1767):

Don Quixote in G, TWV 55:G10 for string quartet, double bass and harpsichord

Thu
14.7.

36. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.30

Peter Maxwell Davies (1934):

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1968)

Sun
17.7.

46. Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Henry Purcell (1659—1695):

Aria Dido's Lament (When I'm laid in Earth) from opera Dido and Aeneas (1677-88)

Tue
19.7.

50. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

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

Wed
20.7.

54. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Nadia Boulanger (1887—1979):

Cantique Lux aeterna for voice, violin, cello, harp and organ (1918)

Wed
20.7.

65. Kuhmo Church 17.15

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Erbarme dich, mein Gott, aria from Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (1727)

Sat
23.7.