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Florin Szigeti

Florin Szigeti

Over a career spanning more than 30 years, Florin Szigeti, violinist with the Enescu Quartet, has performed as recitalist and soloist with orchestras on countless occasions. He has also been leader of numerous orchestras. He has played string quartet music at more than 2,000 of the world's best-known concert halls and festivals. He studied at the Bucharest Conservatory and later settled in Paris with the rest of the Enescu Quartet in 1979. He has taught at the Sorbonne for over 20 years and is leader of the Sorbonne Symphony Orchestra. Szigeti is a highly esteemed teacher who gives masterclasses and has appeared on the juries of many international competitions in France, Belgium, Germany, Spain and Finland. He now divides this time between playing with the Enescus and teaching at the Conservatoire National de Région de Paris, where he is a professor, and at the Conservatoire de Paris.

Programme

4. Petola Visitor Centre 21.15

Matthew Whittall (1975):

Pine Tree, Dreaming (being the pine tree II) for string sextet (2008)

Sat
14.7.

22. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Edvard Grieg (1843—1907):

Two Nordic Melodies, Op. 63 for string orchestra (1895)

Wed
18.7.

27. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Alberto Ginastera (1916—1983):

Impresiones de puna for flute and string quartet (1934)

Thu
19.7.

36. Kuhmo Church 17.00

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

String Octet in E flat, Op. 20 (1825)

Sat
21.7.

57. Kontio School 18.15

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Tenebrae II for string quartet (2002)

Wed
25.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Les petits riens, K. 299b (1778)

Thu
26.7.

63. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Marius Constant (1925—1981):

The Tragedy of Carmen (1981, after G. Bizet)

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.

Enesco Quartet

17. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Grigoras Dinicu (1889—1949):

Lark (arr. for string quartet by Matthew Naughtin 2013)

Tue
17.7.

24. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

K'vakarat for clarinet and string quartet (1994)

Thu
19.7.

27. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Last Round for string ensemble (1996)

Thu
19.7.