Rosendal Chamber Music Festival 2018

Festival Program

Friday

10 August

10:00 2. Pre-concert talk in the Great Hall

  • Pre-concert talk
    Astrid Kvalbein (in english)

11.00 - 13.00 3. Concert in the Great Hall

  • Kreisler: Toy Soldier`s March (1917)
    Henning Kraggerud, violin & Ingrid Andsnes, piano

  • Zemlinsky: String Quartet No. 2 op 15  (1914-17)
     Dover String Quartet

  • Interval

  • Janacek: Violin Sonata (1914)
    Henning Kraggerud, violin & Kirill Gerstein, piano

  • Ysaÿe: Trio for 2 violins & viola Le Londres (1915)
    Henning Kraggerud, violin, Johan Dalene, violin & Lars Anders Tomter, viola

  • Scriabin: Vers la flamme op 72 (1914)
    Kirill Gerstein, piano

13.00 - 14.30 4. Open house at the Manor

  • Music walk at the Manor House from 1665 with music being performed in all rooms
    Students from Rosendal and surrounding villages in Kvinnherad kulturskule

15.00 - 16.00 5. Lecture in the Great Hall

  • Lecture on the exhibition (in Norwegian)
    by Gunnar Danbolt, professor of art history.

16:30, 17:30 and 18:30 6. Concert in the Red Room at the Manor House

  • (included in large festival packages only due to limited number of seats. Waiting list: please send us an email.)

  • Signe Lund: Peace Bells (1918)
    Ingrid Andsnes, piano

  • Busoni: Albumblatt (1916)
    Guy Eshed, flute and Ingrid Andsnes, piano.

  • Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet (1914)
    Dover String Quartet

  • Fauré: Cello Sonata No. 1 Op. 109 (1917)
    Edgar Moreau, cello and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

21:00 7. Lecture in Kvinnherad Church

  • Pre-concert talk
    Erling Sandmo (in Norwegian)

22.00 - 23.20 8. Concert in Kvinnherad Church

  • Schubert: Winterreise D.911 (1827)
    Matthias Goerne (baritone) & Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

Saturday

11 August

10.00 - 10.50 9. Concert in the Great Hall: “Exotic morning”

  • Debussy: Syrinx (1913)
    Guy Eshed, flute

  • Alf Hurum: Exotic Suite Op. 9 (1915) for violin and piano
    Johan Dalene, violin and Ingrid Andsnes, piano

  • Debussy: Élégie (1915); Les soirs illuminés par l’ardeur du charbon (1917)
    Kirill Gerstein, piano

  • Komitas: Folk Dances
    Kirill Gerstein, piano

  • Szymanowski: Myths Op. 30 (1915)
    Henning Kraggerud, violin and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

11:00 10. Lecture in the Great Hall

  • Demonstration and Q&A of the Constellation System. Leif Ove Andsnes will participate in the demonstration.
    John Pellowe, Meyer Sound

14.00 - 15.45 11. Concert in Kvinnherad Church

  • Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (1914)
    Akiko Suwanai, violin and Ingrid Andsnes, piano

  • Lili Boulanger: Cortege (1914); D’un matin de printemps (1917)
    Guy Eshed, flute and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

  • Fauré: Une chateleaine en sa tour Op. 110 (1918)
    Sivan Magen, harp

  • Ravel: Introduction and Allegro (1907)
    Akiko Suwanai, violin, Johan Dalene, violin, Lars Anders Tomter, viola, Edgar Moreau, cello, Guy Eshed, flute, Fabio Di Càsola, clarinet and Sivan Magen, harp.

  • Interval

  • Elgar: Piano Quintet Op. 84 (1918-1919)
    Henning Kraggerud, violin, Akiko Suwanai, violin, Lars Anders Tomter, viola, Edgar Moreau, cello and Kirill Gerstein, piano

16.00 - 18.00 12. Open house at the Manor

  • Open house at the Manor House from 1665.
    Guides available.

18.30 13. Lecture in the Great Hall

  • Pre-concert talk
    Erling Sandmo (in English)

19.30 - 21.45 14. Concert in the Great Hall

  • Ives: Piano Sonata No.2 (Concord Sonata) (1915)
    Bertrand Chamayou, piano

  • Interval

  • "Behind the Lines": Songs by Beethoven, Eisler, Wolf, Pleshcheyev, Traill, Ives, Quilter, Cavendish, Schubert, Schumann and Kurt Weill
    Anna Prohaska, soprano and Eric Schneider, piano

23.00 - 23.50 15. Concert in the Great Hall

  • Sinding: Abendstimmung Op. 120 (1915)
    Henning Kraggerud, violin and Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

  • Webern: Cello Pieces, Op. 11 (1914)
    Edgar Moreau, cello and Kirill Gerstein, piano

  • Kreisler: Berceuse Romantique Op. 9 (1916) & La Gitana (1917)
    Johan Dalene, violin and Ingrid Andsnes, piano

  • Reger: Clarinet Quintet (1915-16)
    Fabio Di Càsola, clarinet and Dover String Quartet