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Vladimir Mendelssohn

Vladimir Mendelssohn

Vladimir Mendelssohn was born into a musical family in Romania and studied viola and composition in Bucharest. He is very much in demand as a player of chamber music and regularly performs at numerous music festivals with the world's top musicians. He has also given solo concerts and made many recordings for different record labels. Mendelssohn is a prolific composer, having written works for solo instruments, mixed choir and symphony and chamber orchestra. He has also written music for the ballet, stage and screen. At present he is professor of chamber music at the Paris Conservatoire and also teaches in The Hague, Essen and Bologna. He gives masterclasses around the world. Since the early 1980s he has regularly appeared at the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival and has been its Artistic Director since autumn 2005.

Programme

Kuhmo Arts Centre/Cafeteria Juttua 18.00

Vladimir Mendelssohn talks about the programme for the whole festival and how it came about (in English).

Sat
14.7.

3. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.15

Edvard Grieg (1843—1907):

Peer Gynt, Op. 23

Sat
14.7.

8. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

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

Sun
15.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Andante from Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K. 467 "Elvira Madigan" (1785; arr. for strings and piano by Ignaz Lachner)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Henry Purcell (1659—1695):

When I'm laid in Earth (1677-88)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Gabriel Fauré (1845—1924):

In Paradisum from Requiem, Op. 48 (1887-90)

Mon
16.7.

14. Kuhmo Church 11.00

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Rondo “Alla Turca” from Piano Sonata in A, K. 331 (300i) (arr. for flute quartet by F. A. Hoffmeister)

Tue
17.7.

15. Kontio School 14.00

Benjamin Britten (1913—1976):

Phantasy in F minor, Op. 2 for oboe and string trio (1932)

Tue
17.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.00

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D. 714 for male choir and strings (1821)

Tue
17.7.

25. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Quintet in E flat, Op. 4 (1795-96)

Thu
19.7.

27. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Alberto Ginastera (1916—1983):

Impresiones de puna for flute and string quartet (1934)

Thu
19.7.

32. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906—1975):

Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 (1940)

Fri
20.7.

42. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.30

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897):

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

Sun
22.7.

45. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.00

Jean-Féry Rebel (1666—1747):

Le chaos from the symphony Les eléments

Mon
23.7.

47. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Luigi Boccherini (1743—1805):

Guitar Quintet in D, G. 448 “Fandango” (1799)

Mon
23.7.

49. Kuhmo Church 11.00

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat, BWV 1051 (1721)

Tue
24.7.

57. Kontio School 18.15

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Tenebrae II for string quartet (2002)

Wed
25.7.

58. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Nino Rota (1911—1979):

Amarcord

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.

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.