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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

1. Lentiira Church 14.45

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Trio No. 5 in C minor, Op. 9/3 (1797-98)

Sun
14.7.

Kuhmo Arts Centre/Cafeteria Juttua 18.30

Seppo Kimanen and Vladimir Mendelssohn speak about the Festival programme and its history (in English)

Sun
14.7.

2. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.00

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Piano Quintet in A, D. 667 ‘Trout’ (1819)

Sun
14.7.

11. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 (1901-02)

Tue
16.7.

11. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1891-94; arr. Arnold Schönberg)

Tue
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Bohuslav Martinů (1890—1959):

Fantasy for theremin, oboe, piano and string quartet (1944)

Tue
16.7.

16. Village Concert 18.00

Astor Piazzolla (1921—1992):

Five Tango Sensations (1989)

Wed
17.7.

18. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.30

Astor Piazzolla (1921—1992):

Five Tango Sensations (1989)

Wed
17.7.

38. Tuupala Primary School 16.00

Gabriel Fauré (1845—1924):

Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 (1876-79)

Sun
21.7.

45. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897):

Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 (1861)

Mon
22.7.

Enesco Quartet

5. Tuupala Primary School 15.45

Sofia Gubaidulina (1931):

String Quartet No. 2 (commissioned by Kuhmo Chamber Music 1987)

Mon
15.7.

31. Village Concert 17.15

Antonín Dvořák (1841—1904):

Lento from String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 ‘American’ (1893)

Sat
20.7.

31. Village Concert 17.15

Georges Bizet (1838—1875):

Introduction and Gypsy Dance from Carmen Fantasy for string quartet

Sat
20.7.

31. Village Concert 17.15

Angheluş Dinicu (1838—1905):

Ciocârlia (The Lark) (arr. for string quartet by Matthew Naughtin)

Sat
20.7.

35. Village Concert 13.00

Antonín Dvořák (1841—1904):

String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 ‘American’ (1893)

Sun
21.7.

35. Village Concert 13.00

Georges Bizet (1838—1875):

Introduction and Gypsy Dance from Carmen Fantasy for string quartet

Sun
21.7.

35. Village Concert 13.00

Angheluş Dinicu (1838—1905):

Ciocârlia (The Lark) (arr. for string quartet by Matthew Naughtin)

Sun
21.7.

48. Tuupala Primary School 14.45

Angheluş Dinicu (1838—1905):

Ciocârlia (The Lark) (arr. for string quartet by Matthew Naughtin)

Tue
23.7.

71. Original Sokos Hotel Valjus 18.15

Antonín Dvořák (1841—1904):

Lento from String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 ‘American’ (1893)

Wed
24.7.

71. Original Sokos Hotel Valjus 18.15

Georges Bizet (1838—1875):

Introduction and Gypsy Dance from Carmen Fantasy for string quartet

Wed
24.7.

71. Original Sokos Hotel Valjus 18.15

Angheluş Dinicu (1838—1905):

Ciocârlia (The Lark) (arr. for string quartet by Matthew Naughtin)

Wed
24.7.

57. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Haridas Greif (1950—2000):

De profundis from A Tale of the World (commissioned by Kuhmo Chamber Music 1996)

Thu
25.7.