Rosendal Chamber Music Festival 2022

Kristian Bezuidenhout

Biography

Kristian Bezuidenhout is one of today’s most notable and exciting keyboard artists, equally at home on the fortepiano, harpsichord, and modern piano.

Kristian is an Artistic Director of the Freiburger Barockorchester and Principal Guest Director with the English Concert. He is a regular guest with leading ensembles including Les Arts Florissants, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester; and has guest-directed (from the keyboard) the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Tafelmusik, Collegium Vocale, Juilliard 415, Kammerakademie Potsdam and Dunedin Consort (St Matthew Passion).

He has performed with celebrated artists including John Eliot Gardiner, Philippe Herreweghe, Frans Brüggen, Trevor Pinnock, Giovanni Antonini, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Isabelle Faust, Alina Ibragimova, Carolyn Sampson, Anne Sofie von Otter, Mark Padmore & Matthias Goerne.

Kristian’s rich and award-winning discography on Harmonia Mundi includes the complete keyboard music of Mozart.  Recent releases include Winterreisse  with Mark Padmore,  Bach sonatas for violin and harpsichord with Isabelle Faust and a recording of Haydn piano sonatas.

In the 2019-20 season, Kristian play-directs programmes with the Handel & Haydn Society, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Kammerorchester Basel as well as Freiburger Barockorchester and the English Concert. He features as a Portrait Artist for the 19-20 season at BOZAR and is Artist in Residence at Köln Philharmonie.  He has recitals and chamber music performances with Anne Sofie von Otter, Mark Padmore, Benjamin Appl and Carolyn Sampson in concert halls and festivals in Seattle, New York, Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid and Salzburg.

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Festival Performances Year 2022

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3
Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano)

Beethoven: Folk Songs
Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Alina Ibragimova (violin), Christian Poltéra (cello), Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano)

Beethoven: 12 Variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen', Op.66
Christian Poltéra (cello), Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano)

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135
Quatuor van Kuijk

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95
Quatuor van Kuijk

Beethoven: Sonata for piano and violin No. 10 in G major, Op. 96
Alina Ibragimova (violin), Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano)

Interval

Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke"
Antje Weithaas (violin), Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)