Michel Lethiec

Michel Lethiec regularly performs at major festivals and concert halls around the world. As a chamber musician he has collaborated with several outstanding figures, such as Arto Noras, Frans Helmerson, Patrick Gallois, Yuri Bashmet and Yehudi Menuhin. He is also a member of the Paris Wind Trio. Lethiec has played as soloist with the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Mozarteum Orchestra and many other orchestras. He has performed much contemporary music and, for example, premiered works by Penderecki and Corigliano. Michel Lethiec teaches at the conservatories in Paris and Nice and gives masterclasses all over the world. He is also Artistic Director of the Pablo Casals Festival in Prades, France.

Programme

14. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Igor Stravinsky (1882—1971):

The Soldier's Tale, concert suite for narrator and seven instruments

Wed
12.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Sergey Prokofiev (1891—1953):

Overture on Hebrew Theme in C minor, Op. 34 for clarinet and piano quintet (1919)

Wed
12.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

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

Thu
13.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Polka Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324 (1868)

Thu
13.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Notturno No. 1, K. 439 "Due pupille amabili" for two sopranos, bass and and three basset horns (1783)

Fri
14.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Notturno No. 2, K. 438 "Se lontan, ben mio, tu sei" for two sopranos, bass, two clarinets and basset horn (1783)

Fri
14.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Notturno No. 3, K. 436 "Ecco quel fiero istante" for two sopranos, bass and three basset horns (1783)

Fri
14.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Notturno No. 4, K. 437 "Mi lagnerò tacendo" for two sopranos, bass, two clarinets and basset horn (1783)

Fri
14.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Notturno No. 5, K. 346 "Luci care, luci belle" for two sopranos, bass and three basset horns (1783)

Fri
14.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Notturno No. 6, K. 549 "Più non si trovano" for two sopranos, bass and three basset horns (1788)

Fri
14.7.

29. Kontio School 17.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Quintet in E flat, Op. 16 for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn and piano (1796)

Sat
15.7.

34. Kontio School 17.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K. 384, Fantasy (1782, arr. for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and piano)

Sun
16.7.

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

Olivier Messiaen (1908—1992):

Abîme des oiseaux for solo clarinet

Mon
17.7.