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Rosendal Chamber Music Festival 2019 with music by Shostakovich, Ustvolskaya, Wustin, Schnittke, Denisov

The Rosendal Chamber Music Festival, which has been in existence since 2016, is under the motto D-S-C-H in 2019 and presents chamber music by Dmitri Shostakovich, his contemporaries (including Sergei Prokofiev, Galina Ustvolskaya) and subsequent composers (including Alfred Schnittke, Edison Denisov). In addition, Alexander Wustin is the main composer of the festival, which is under the artistic direction of Leif Ove Andsnes.

The program 2019 in English:

August 8, 2019 20.00-22.00

Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude & Scherzo: Two pieces for String Octet, Op. 11 (1925)
Veriko Tchumburidze (violin), Sonoko Miriam Welde (violin), Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Clemens Hagen (cello), Quatour Danel.

Edison Denisov Sonata for Solo Clarinet (1972)
Anthony Mc Gill (clarinet)

Modest Mussorgsky Songs and Dances of Death (1875 - 1877)
Andrei Bondarenko (baritone), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

Dmitri Shostakovich Chamber Symphony (after String Quartet No. 8), Op. 110a (1967
Ensemble Allegria.

August 9, 2019 10.30

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).

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).

Talk in Riddersalen
August 9, 2019 14.30


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

August 9, 2019 16.00

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

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

Late night movie in Riddersalen “New Babylon”
August 9, 2019 22.30


«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.

Morning concert in Kvinnherad church
August 10, 2019 11.00


Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 (1950 – 1951)
Igor Levit (piano)

August 10, 2019 17.30

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57 (1940)
Veriko Tchumburidze (violin), Sonoko Miriam Welde (violin), Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Clemens Hagen (cello), Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Late night concert in Kvinnherad church
August 10, 2019 22.00-23.00


Galina Ustvolvskaya: Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano (1949)
Anthony Mc Gill (clarinet), Mark Danel (violin), Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj: Viola Sonata Op. 147 (1975)
Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

Morning concert in Riddersalen
August 11, 2019 11.00-12.15


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

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

Panel discussion in Riddersalen
August 11, 2019 14.30


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

Closing concert in Riddersalen
August 11, 2019 16.00-18.00


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

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)

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