Rosendal Chamber Music Festival 2019

Festival Program


09 August

10.30 2. Morning concert in Kvinnherad church

  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Two pieces for String Quartet - Elegy and Polka (1931)
    Quatour Danel

  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano (1955)
    Veriko Tchumburidze (fiolin), Sonoko Miriam Welde (fiolin), Sasha Grynyuk (piano).

  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: “Real” Jazz Suite No. 2 (1938)
    Arranged for Piano Duo by Gerard McBurney. Sasha Grynyuk (piano), Marianna Shirinyan (piano).

  • Sergej Prokofjev: Romeo and Juliet (Excerpts), Op. 64 (1938)
    Aarranged for Viola and Piano by Vadim Borisovsky. Marianna Shirinyan (piano), Tabea Zimmermann (bratsj).

  • Pause

  • Alexander Vustin: Three Toropets Songs for Piano Solo (1972)

  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor, Op. 40 (1934)
    Clemens Hagen (cello), Marc-André Hamelin (piano).

13.00-15.00 3. Open house at the Manor House from 1665

  • Music in various halls and rooms by students from Kvinnherad kulturskule - Kvinnherad cultural school.

14.30 4. Talk in Riddersalen

  • Talk on Shostakovich and the festival programme with Gerard McBurney and Leif Ove Andsnes (English)

16.00 5. Afternoon concert in Riddersalen

  • Sergej Prokofjev: Toccata op. 11 (1912)
    Arranged for Two Marimbas by Samuel Chan. PERCelleh (percussion)

  • Terje Viken: New piece for Percussion Duo (world premiere)
    PERCelleh (percussion)

  • Johan Kvandal: Sonata for Strings Op. 79 (1994)
    Ensemble Allegria

  • Kara Karayev: Three Miniatures (1947-1948)
    Ensemble Allegria

  • Pause

  • Valentin Silvestrov: Postludes Nos. 1 and 2 (1981)
    Ensemble Allegria, Marianna Shirinyan (piano)

  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Minor, Op. 138 (1969-1970)
    Quatour Danel

19.45 6. Pre-concert talk in Riddersalen

  • Pre-concert talk by Erling Sandmo (in Norwegian)

20.30 7. Evening concert in Riddersalen

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

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

  • Alfred Schnittke: Piano Quintet (1976)
    Quatour Danel, Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Four Romances on Poems by Pushkin, Op. 46a (1936 – 1937) - No. 4
    Orchestrated by Gerard McBurney. Andrei Bondarenko (baryton), Anthony McGill (bass clarinet), Johannes Wik (harp) and Ensemble Allegria.

22.30 8. Late night movie in Riddersalen

  • «New Babylon» - Silent film
    Directors: Grigorii Kozintev, Leonid Trauberg. Music composition: Dmitri Shostakovich. Opus 17 (USSR 1929). Performed by Sasha Grynyuk (Piano). Restoration by Marek Pytel. A Realityfilm production.


11 August

10.00 14. Pre-concert talk in Riddersalen

  • Pre-concert talk by Erling Sandmo (in Norwegian)
    Included in the concert ticket at 11.00

11.00-12.15 15. Morning concert in Riddersalen

  • Sergej Prokofjev: Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34 (1919)
    Anthony Mc Gill (clarinet), Quatour Danel, Marianna Shirinyan (piano).

  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: String Quartet No. 4 in D major, Op. 83 (1949)
    Quatour Danel

  • Pause

  • Alexander Krein: Two Sketches on Hebrew Themes, Op.13 (1914)
    Anthony Mc Gill (clarinet), Quatour Danel

  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor, Op. 67 (1944)
    Veriko Tchumburidze (violin), Clemens Hagen (cello), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano).

14.30 16. Panel discussion in Riddersalen

  • Panel discussion on Shostakovich
    Gerald McBurney, Erling Sandmo, Leif Ove Andsnes and some of the festival musicians.

16.00-18.00 17. Closing concert in Riddersalen

  • Igor Stravinsky: Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet (1919)
    Anthony Mc Gill (clarinet)

  • Alexander Vustin: Dedication for Cello, Marimba and Piano (2013)
    Amalie Stalheim (cello), PERCelleh (percussion), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

  • Igor Stravinsky: Concerto for Two Solo Pianos (1930-1935)
    Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Allegro from Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93, arranged for Piano Duet (1953)
    Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

  • Pause

  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Symphony No. 15 in A Major, Op. 141 (1971)
    Arranged for Piano Trio and Percussion by Viktor Dervianko. PERCelleh (percussion), Christian Krogvold Lundqvist (percussion), Sonoko Miriam Welde (violin), Clemens Hagen (cello), Igor Levit (piano)