Karel Boeschoten

Since studying with Herman Krebbers and Igor Ozim, Dutch violinist Karel Boeschoten has performed with many leading orchestras, including the Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam and the Camerata Bern. In 2004 he was guest- concertmaster of the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala di Milano. As a soloist he has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall and the Berliner Philharmonie. Boeschoten is also a composer and has written several works for solo violin. He is familiar with numerous musical styles and has toured extensively as the musical partner of a flamenco dancer and has performed at the Lucerne Festival and the Montreux Jazz Festival. As the leader of the ensemble Kalandos, he plays Hungarian and Romanian folk music. He has been a guest at many festivals around the world. Boeschoten is currently Artistic Director of the Rüttihubeliade Festival in Switzerland.


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Programme

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Banditen-Galopp, Op. 378 (arr. Vladimir Mendelssohn)

Thu
13.7.

23. Kontio School 14.15

Silvia Colasanti (1975):

To Muddy Death - Ophelia for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano

Fri
14.7.

33. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.15

Hanns Eisler (1898—1962):

Septet No. 2 for flute, clarinet, bassoon, two violins, viola and cello "Circus" (1947)

Sun
16.7.

38. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.15

Vanessa Lann (1968):

Springs Eternal for violin and piano (2007)

Mon
17.7.

38. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.15

Hanns Eisler (1898—1962):

Vierzehn Arten den Regen zu beschreiben, Op. 70 (from the Film Regen",1940)

Mon
17.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Peter Maxwell Davies (1934):

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1968)

Mon
17.7.

60. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Stefan Heucke (1959):

Auch das Schöne muss sterben, Op. 15 for 23 solo instruments (1991)

Fri
21.7.

62. Kuhmo Arts Centre 12.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Church Sonata No. 1 in E flat, K. 67 (1771-72)

Sat
22.7.

62. Kuhmo Arts Centre 12.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Church Sonata No. 2 in B flat, K. 68 (1771-72)

Sat
22.7.

62. Kuhmo Arts Centre 12.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Church Sonata No. 3 in D, K. 69 (1771-72)

Sat
22.7.

64. Kontio School 17.15

Charles Ives (1874—1954):

The Unanswered Question for winds and string orchestra from two Contemplations (1935)

Sat
22.7.

64. Kontio School 17.15

György Kurtág (1926):

Ligatura-Message to Frances-Marie (the Answered Unanswered Question), Op. 31/b for two cellos, two violins and celesta (1989)

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.