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Vladimir Mendelssohn

Vladimir Mendelssohn

Viola

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
10.7.

4. Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Piano Concerto in D (after the violin concerto, Op. 61), Op. 61/a

Mon
11.7.

5. Kuhmo Church 16.00

Sofia Gubaidulina (1931):

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

Mon
11.7.

5. Kuhmo Church 16.00

Glenn Gould (1932—1982):

So you want to write a fugue?

Mon
11.7.

7. Village Concert 18.30

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

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

Mon
11.7.

7. Village Concert 18.30

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

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

Mon
11.7.

8. Chapel 21.15

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

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

Mon
11.7.

8. Chapel 21.15

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

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

Mon
11.7.

14. Village Concert 18.30

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

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

Tue
12.7.

15. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

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

Wed
13.7.

26. Tuupala Primary School 14.30

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

Fri
15.7.

26. Tuupala Primary School 14.30

Aníbal Troilo (1914—1975):

Responso (arr. for string quartet by Osvaldo Golijov)

Fri
15.7.

34. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.00

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

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

Sat
16.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Myriam Marbé (1931—1997):

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

Sun
17.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Sergey Rachmaninoff (1873—1943):

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

Sun
17.7.

46. Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

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

Tue
19.7.

50. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Tenebrae II for string quartet (2002)

Wed
20.7.

63. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Misirlou Twist for string quartet and drums

Fri
22.7.

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
15.7.

25. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Joseph Jongen (1873—1953):

Les Cadrans for soprano, piano and strings

Fri
15.7.

32. Village Concert 17.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 “Der Tod und das Mädchen” (1824)

Fri
15.7.

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
17.7.

59. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Sergey Prokofiev (1891—1953):

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

Thu
21.7.

67. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840—1893):

Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy from the Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

Sat
23.7.

68. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.15

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Last Round for string ensemble (1996)

Sat
23.7.