Constantin Bogdanas

Violinist with the Enesco Quartet, of which he is a founder member, Constantin Bogdanas is well-known as both a soloist and chamber musician. His career was given a boost when he won prizes in the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition and the International Chamber Music Competition in Paris, playing with the Enesco Quartet. He settled in Paris in 1979 and was leader of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France and the Orchestre Colonne. Constantin Bogdanas is at present professor at the Conservatoire Francis Poulenc in Paris and assistant professor at the Paris Conservatoire. Each year he also teaches various masterclasses around the world.

Programme

27. Kontio School 11.00

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

String Octet in E flat, Op. 20 (1825)

Sat
15.7.

34. Kontio School 17.15

Mikhail Glinka (1804—1857):

Divertimento brillante in A flat on Themes from Bellini's Opera "La Sonnambula" (1832)

Sun
16.7.

Enesco Quartet

6. Petola Visitor Centre 21.15

George Enescu (1881—1955):

Romanian Rhapsody in A, Op. 11/1 for string quartet

Mon
10.7.

66. Vuokatinhovi Restaurant 18.00

Leoš Janáček (1854—1928):

String Quartet No. 2, JW VII/13 "Intimate Letters" (1928)

Wed
12.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Alfred Schnittke (1934—1998):

Piano Quintet (1972-76)

Wed
12.7.

20. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Leoš Janáček (1854—1928):

String Quartet No. 2, JW VII/13 "Intimate Letters" (1928)

Thu
13.7.

32. Kontio School 14.00

Terry Riley (1935):

Half-Wolf Dances Mad in Moonlight from Anthem of the Great Spirit for string quartet

Sun
16.7.

55. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Osvaldo Golijov (1960):

Last Round for string nonet (1996)

Thu
20.7.