Carsten Schmidt

Carsten Schmidt regularly gives concerts around the world as a pianist, harpsichordist and conductor. He has performed at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, the Schubert Festival in Amsterdam, the Mozart Festival in Augsburg, Carnegie Hall in New York, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. His repertoire ranges from the early baroque to new music, and he has premiered more than 100 new works. Schmidt studied at the Folkwang School in Essen, Germany, at Indiana University and at Yale. His main teachers were Leonard Hokanson and Claude Frank (piano), and Richard Rephann (harpsichord). Schmidt is professor of piano and harpsichord at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, and Artistic Director of the Staunton Music Festival in Virginia.

Programme

Kaukametsä 14.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Water Music: Suite in G, HWV 350 (1717)

Sun
9.7.

Kaukametsä 14.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (1749)

Sun
9.7.

Kaukametsä 14.00

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Suite for orchestra after J. S. Bach (1910)

Sun
9.7.

1. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.45

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Suite for orchestra after J. S. Bach (1910)

Sun
9.7.

2. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Water Music: Suite in G, HWV 350 (1717)

Mon
10.7.

2. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (1749)

Mon
10.7.

7. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1891-94; arr. A. Schönberg)

Tue
11.7.

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.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Peter Maxwell Davies (1934):

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1968)

Mon
17.7.

41. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683—1764):

Prologue and Orage from Platée (1745)

Tue
18.7.

50. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Gabriel Fauré (1845—1924):

Requiem, Op. 48 (1887-1890)

Wed
19.7.

62. Kuhmo Arts Centre 12.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Galimathias musicum (Quodlibet) in D, K. 32 (1766)

Sat
22.7.