Alissa Margulis

Violinist Alissa Margulis is well-known for her expressive performances at major concert venues, such as the Berlin Philharmonie, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Moscow's Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Vienna's Musikverein and the Tonhalle Zürich. Born into a Russian family of musicians in Germany, Margulis studied in Cologne under Zakhar Bron, in Brussels with Augustin Dumay, and in Vienna as a pupil of Pavel Vernikov. She has won several prizes in international competitions, and Daniel Barenboim presented her with the Pro Europa prize. Margulis appeared with orchestra for the first time when she was seven, and since then has played as soloist with many European and Asian orchestras under the baton of some celebrated conductors. She is also a passionate chamber musician, and her partners in this field have included Martha Argerich, Yuri Bashmet, David Geringas and Mischa Maisky.

Programme

8. Kontio School 14.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Concerto in G minor RV 439 for flute, strings and continuo "La Notte"

Tue
11.7.

24. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Edward Elgar (1857—1934):

Serenade, Op. 20 for strings (1888-1892)

Fri
14.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

Nocturni No. 8, Hob. II:27 "The King of Naples" (1788-90)

Fri
14.7.

27. Kontio School 11.00

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

String Trio in D, Hob. XI:97 (1773)

Sat
15.7.

46. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Violin Concerto, Op. 8/1-4 "Four Seasons" (1725)

Wed
19.7.

53. Kontio School 15.15

Johann Michael Haydn (1737—1806):

String Quintet in C, P. 108

Thu
20.7.

60. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Giacomo Puccini (1858—1942):

Crisantemi for string quartet (1890)

Fri
21.7.

63. Kontio School 15.15

Jean Sibelius (1865—1957):

Water Droplets for violin and cello (1875) (age 9)

Sat
22.7.

65. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.15

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Messiah, HWV 56 for rap artist, jazzband, chamber choir and orchestra (1741)

Sat
22.7.