Rosendal Kammermusikkfestival 2024

Marianna Shirinyan, piano. Foto Nikolaj Lund

Marianna Shirinyan


Armenian-born Marianna Shirinyan is one of the most creative and in sought after pianists in Europe today. Her vibrant and virtuos musicianship puts her in demand, both as soloist and as chamber musician. Shirinyan plays with great sensitivity, understanding, technical brilliance and beauty of tone, which allows her to offer a wide range of repertoire. Her love for the music and her joy in sharing it with a larger audience are apparent in her performances.

She has received Danish Broadcasting Corporation’s prestigious P2 award for her contribution to Danish music life and the critics prize of the association of Danish critics. She is a frequent guest at a string of international music festivals, among them the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Schwetzinger Festspiele, MDR Summer Music Festival, Festspillene in Bergen.

Simultaneously she has won the reputation of being one of this generations leading pianists through solo appearances with orchestras as the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestras, Potsdammer Kammerakademie, Göteborg Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice to name a few. She enjoyed collaborations with conductors such as Lawrence Foster, Zoltan Kocsis, Antonello Manacorda,
Jun Märkl, Daniel Raiskin, Lan Shui, Thomas Søndergård, Krysztof Urbanski and Joshua Weilerstein.

Shirinyan is a professor of piano at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, a Steinway artist and artistic direction of the Oremandsgaard Chamber Music Festival in Denmark.

Shirinyan has a bright discography. All the CD’s has been received enthusiastically by international reviewers and listeners alike. Her latest release, the Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra by Louis Glass which she has recorded together with the Rheinische Philharmonie Koblenz under the baton of maestro Daniel Raiskin has been awarded the P2 prize of the Danish radio in 2018.

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Festival forestillinger i 2024

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: To stykker for strykekvartett - Elegy og Polka (1931)
Quatour Danel

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Fem stykker for to fioliner og piano (1955)
Veriko Tchumburidze (fiolin), Sonoko Miriam Welde (fiolin), Sasha Grynyuk (piano).

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: « Den opprinnelige» Jazz Suite Nr. 2 (1938)
Arrangert for pianoduett av Gerard McBurney. Sasha Grynyuk (piano), Marianna Shirinyan (piano).

Sergej Prokofjev: Romeo and Juliet (utdrag), Op. 64 (1938)
Arrangert for bratsj og piano av Vadim Borisovsky. Marianna Shirinyan (piano), Tabea Zimmermann (bratsj).


Alexander Vustin: Tre Toropets Sanger for piano solo (1972)

Dmitri Shostakovich: Sonate for cello og piano i d-moll, Op. 40 (1934)
Clemens Hagen (cello), Marc-André Hamelin (piano).

Sergej Prokofjev: Toccata op. 11 (1912)
Arrangert for to marimbaer av Samuel Chan. PERCelleh (perkusjon)

Terje Viken: Nytt stykke for to perkusjonister (urframføring)
PERCelleh (perkusjon)

Johan Kvandal: Sonata for strykere op. 79 (1994)
Ensemble Allegria

Kara Karayev: Tre Miniatyrer (1947-1948)
Ensemble Allegria


Valentin Silvestrov: Postludier Nr. 1 og 2 (1981)
Ensemble Allegria, Marianna Shirinyan (piano)

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Strykekvartett nr. 13 i b-moll, op. 138 (1969-1970)
Quatour Danel

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Vår, vår Op. 128 (Pushkin) (1967)
Andrei Bondarenko (baryton), Marianna Shirinyan (piano)

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Monologer Op. 91 (Pushkin) (1952)
Andrei Bondarenko (baryton), Marianna Shirinyan (piano)

Alfred Schnittke: Pianokvintett (1976)
Quatour Danel, Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

Dmitri Shostakovich: Fire Romanser med dikt av Pushkin, Op. 46a (1936 – 1937) - No. 4
Orkestrert av Gerard McBurney. Andrei Bondarenko (baryton), Anthony McGill (bassklarinett), Johannes Wik (harpe) og Ensemble Allegria.

Samuil Feinberg: Sonate for piano nr. 4 i ess-moll, op. 6 (1918)
Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Alexander Scriabin: Sonate for piano nr. 7, op. 64 (1911)
Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Alexander Vustin: In memoriam Grigori Fried (2014)
Tabea Zimmermann (bratsj), Marianna Shirinyan (piano)


Alexander Vustin: Offering (2005)
Marianna Shirinyan (piano), Ensemble Allegria, PerCelleh (perkusjon)

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Pianokvintett i g-moll, op. 57 (1940)
Veriko Tchumburidze (fiolin), Sonoko Miriam Welde (fiolin), Tabea Zimmermann (bratsj), Clemens Hagen (cello), Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Sergej Prokofjev Overture på jødiske temaer, op. 34 (1919)
Anthony Mc Gill (klarinett), Quatour Danel, Marianna Shirinyan (piano).

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj Strykekvartett nr. 4 i D-dur, op. 83 (1949)
Quatour Danel


Alexander Krein To skisser på jødiske temaer, op.13 (1914)
Anthony Mc Gill (klarinett), Quatour Danel

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj Pianotrio nr.2 i e-moll, op. 67 (1944)
Veriko Tchumburidze (fiolin), Clemens Hagen (cello), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano).