Janne Thomsen

Janne Thomsen started playing the flute in her home country of Denmark at the age of four. In 1986 she won the Young Musician of the Year Award, which was followed by competition wins in Prague, Bayreuth, Rome, Vienna and Boston. She studied at London's Royal Academy of Music and at the Paris Conservatoire under William Bennet, Maurice Bourgue and the Amadeus Quartet. Thomsen has played as guest soloist with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and Kremerata Baltica. She is also active as a chamber musician. She has taught at the Mozarteum Salzburg and Lucerne School of Music. Janne Thomsen is also Artistic Director of the Holstebro International Music Festival in Denmark, which she founded in 2005 and for which she has been formally recognised on several occasions.

Programme

36. Kontio School 21.15

Arnold Schönberg (1874—1951):

Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21 for speaker, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano (1912)

Sun
16.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Flute Concerto in D, RV 428 "Il gardellino" (1729)

Mon
17.7.

41. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Flute Concerto in F, RV 433 "La tempesta di mare" (1729)

Tue
18.7.

46. Kuhmo Church 11.00

J.S. Bach (1685—1750):

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 for flute, strings and basso continuo (1738-9)

Wed
19.7.

55. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Alfred Schnittke (1934—1998):

Tango from Agony

Thu
20.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Introduction and Variations (on Trockne Blumen from Die schöne Müllerin) in E minor, D. 802 for flute and piano (1824)

Fri
21.7.