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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. He was professor of chamber music at the Paris Conservatoire until the year 2015. Mendelssohn still 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 17.30

Presentation of the festival and guest composers Osvaldo Golijov and Mieczysław Weinberg (in English)

Sun
12.7.

5. Kuhmo Church 16.00

Sofia Gubaidulina (1931):

Reflections on the Theme B-A-C-H for string quartet (2002)

Mon
13.7.

5. Kuhmo Church 16.00

Glenn Gould (1932—1982):

So you want to write a fugue?

Mon
13.7.

7. Village Concert 18.30

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Sinfonias a tre (arr. for violin, viola and cello by Mendelssohn)

Mon
13.7.

7. Village Concert 18.30

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

String Quintet No. 2 in B flat, Op. 87 (1845)

Mon
13.7.

8. Chapel 21.15

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Sinfonias a tre (arr. for violin, viola and cello by Mendelssohn)

Mon
13.7.

8. Chapel 21.15

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

String Quintet No. 2 in B flat, Op. 87 (1845)

Mon
13.7.

11. Tuupala Primary School 16.00

Karl Weigl (1881—1949):

Stelldichein, Op. 16 for soprano and string sextet (1904)

Tue
14.7.

14. Village Concert 18.30

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K. 516 (1787)

Tue
14.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K. 516 (1787)

Wed
15.7.

26. Tuupala Primary School 14.30

Vladimir Mendelssohn presents Osvaldo Golijov. The composer speaks about his teachers…

Fri
17.7.

26. Tuupala Primary School 14.30

Aníbal Troilo (1914—1975):

Responso (arr. for string quartet by Osvaldo Golijov)

Fri
17.7.

34. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Du bisst die Ruh from She was here (Four songs by Schubert; 2008)

Sat
18.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Myriam Marbé (1931—1997):

Souvenir d'un paysage inconnu for flute and viola (1978)

Sun
19.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Sergey Rachmaninoff (1873—1943):

Adagio from Symphony No. 2, Op. 27 (1906-08)

Sun
19.7.

46. Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

How Slow the Wind for soprano and string quartet (2001)

Tue
21.7.

50. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Tenebrae II for string quartet (2002)

Wed
22.7.

63. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Misirlou Twist for string quartet and drums

Fri
24.7.

69. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Last Round for string ensemble (1996)

Sat
25.7.

Enesco Quartet

25. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Tik-Tak Polka, Op. 365 for flute, glockenspiel, positive organ, toy piano and strings

Fri
17.7.

25. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Joseph Jongen (1873—1953):

Les Cadrans for soprano, piano and strings

Fri
17.7.

38. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.00

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

K'vakarat from the Dreams and Prayer of Isaac the Blind for clarinet and string quartet (1994)

Sun
19.7.

59. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Sergey Prokofiev (1891—1953):

March from the opera the Love for the Three Oranges, Op. 33 (1919)

Thu
23.7.

69. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Terry Riley (1935):

Half-Wolf Dances Mad in Moonlight from Anthem of the Great Spirit for string quartet

Sat
25.7.