Florin Szigeti

Over a career spanning more than 30 years, Florin Szigeti, violinist with the Enescu Quartet, has performed as recitalist and soloist with orchestras on countless occasions. He has also been leader of numerous orchestras. He has played string quartet music at more than 2,000 of the world's best-known concert halls and festivals. He studied at the Bucharest Conservatory and later settled in Paris with the rest of the Enescu Quartet in 1979. He has taught at the Sorbonne for over 20 years and is leader of the Sorbonne Symphony Orchestra. Szigeti is a highly esteemed teacher who gives masterclasses and has appeared on the juries of many international competitions in France, Belgium, Germany, Spain and Finland. He now divides this time between playing with the Enescus and teaching at the Conservatoire National de Région de Paris, where he is a professor, and at the Conservatoire de Paris.

Programme

27. Kontio School 11.00

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

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

Sat
15.7.

51. Kuhmo Church 21.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

String Quintet in C, D. 956 (1828)

Wed
19.7.

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.