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Christoffer Sundqvist

Christoffer Sundqvist

Christoffer Sundqvist (b. 1978) studied clarinet at the St Petersburg State Conservatory under Bernhard Nylund and gained his diploma at the Sibelius Academy under Anna-Maija Korsimaa. He continued his studies at the Music Academy of Basle under Professor Francois Benda. In 2002 he shared first prize in the Crusell Clarinet Competition. He has performed as soloist with nearly all the Finnish orchestras as well as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and Basle Symphony Orchestra. From 2013 to 2016 Sundqvist was Artistic Director of the Pietarsaari Sinfonietta. Together with Sebastian Fagerlund he founded the Pietarsaari RUSK chamber music festival in 2013. He has given first performances of clarinet concertos by Fagerlund, Olli Kortekangas, Erkki-Sven Tüür and Jukka Linkola. Since 2005 he has been principle clarinet with the Finnish Symphony Radio Orchestra. He teaches clarinet at the Sibelius Academy and regularly gives masterclasses.


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Programme

32. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Aaron Copland (1900—1990):

Clarinet Concerto (1947-48)

Fri
20.7.

41. Kuhmo Church 16.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Septet in E flat, Op. 20 (1799)

Sun
22.7.

42. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.30

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897):

Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115 (1891)

Sun
22.7.

Salakamari 10.00

Introduction in Finnish

Mon
23.7.

47. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Luciano Berio (1925—2003):

Folk Songs for mezzo-soprano and seven instruments (1964)

Mon
23.7.

57. Kontio School 18.15

Olivier Messiaen (1908—1992):

Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) for clarinet, violin, cello and piano (1940-41)

Wed
25.7.

60. Kontio School 14.15

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840—1893):

Sleeping Beauty (1888-89)

Thu
26.7.

60. Kontio School 14.15

Ottorino Respighi (1879—1936):

Sleeping Beauty (1933)

Thu
26.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Music for a Ballet of Knights (Ritterballett), WoO 1 (1791)

Thu
26.7.

66. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Commendatore Scene from the opera Don Giovanni, K. 527 (1787)

Fri
27.7.

69. Kontio School 11.00

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Kaiserwalzer, Op. 437 (1889; arr. for flute, clarinet and piano quintet by Arnold Schönberg 1925)

Sat
28.7.

69. Kontio School 11.00

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906—1975):

Four Waltzes, Op. 97c for flute, clarinet and piano (1955)

Sat
28.7.

71. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Witold Lutosławski (1913—1994):

Dance Preludes for nine instruments (1959)

Sat
28.7.