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Pierre Frapier

Pierre Frapier

French-born Pierre Frapier graduated from London's Royal College of Music under Professor Itzhak Rashkovsky. Before that he had studied with Constantin and Rodika Bogdanas and with Marc Danel. Frapier has performed as soloist with the London City Orchestra, the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia and the Moscovia Chamber Orchestra. He has also played solo at the Montpellier Opera, at the Moscow Conservatory, at the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv and in many of the main concert halls in the UK. Frapier saw success in the International Aram Khachaturian Violin Competition and the Zanucolli Competition in Italy. This year's projects include a collaboration with the actor Hugh Grant and director Stephen Frears in the BBC television production ‘A Very English Scandal'. Frapier teaches violin and chamber music at the Royal College of Music and plays a violin built by the Voller Brothers of London in 1894.

Frapier is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.

Programme

8. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Violin Concerto, Op. 8/1-4 “Four Seasons” (1725)

Sun
15.7.

22. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Edvard Grieg (1843—1907):

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

Wed
18.7.

31. Kontio School 16.00

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (1883-85; arr. Arnold Schönberg)

Fri
20.7.

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

Darius Milhaud (1892—1974):

La création du monde, Op. 81b for piano quintet (1923)

Wed
25.7.

58. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

John Williams (1932):

Three Pieces from the movie Schindler's List for violin and piano (1993)

Wed
25.7.

66. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

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

Fri
27.7.

67. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897):

Andante, un poco adagio from String Quintet in F minor (1864; reconstruction of piano quintet, Op. 34 by Antony Grey)

Fri
27.7.