Roope Gröndahl

Roope Gröndahl has studied piano at the Sibelius Academy under Liisa Pohjola and Matti Raekallio and at London's Royal Academy of Music under Christopher Elton. In chamber music he has been mentored by Ralf Gothóni and Emanuel Ax. In the period 2007-2009, Gröndahl took second prize in the Jyväskylä Piano Competition, the international Maj Lind piano competition, and the final of the Eurovision Young Musicians competition in Vienna. His most recent success in competitions was in May 2013, when he reached the finals and won a special prize at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. Roope Gröndahl has appeared as soloist with most of the Finnish orchestras under many leading conductors. Abroad, he has given concerts in several central European countries, the UK, China, and the United States. He is also well-known in chamber music circles.

Programme

30. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Franz Liszt (1811—1886):

Les Jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este, S. 163/4 from Années de pèlerinage III for piano (1867-82)

Sat
15.7.

31. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.30

Aram Khachaturian (1903—1978):

Waltz from Masquerade for piano (1941)

Sun
16.7.

33. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.15

Igor Stravinsky (1882—1971):

Circus Polka for piano (1942)

Sun
16.7.

41. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31/2 "Tempest" (1801/02)

Tue
18.7.

48. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.15

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Piano Quintet in E flat, Op. 44 (1841)

Wed
19.7.

50. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Ferruccio Busoni (1866—1924):

Berceuse élégiaque, Op. 42 (1909, arr. for flute, clarinet, string quintet, piano and harmonium by Erwin Stein, 1920)

Wed
19.7.

54. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Bohuslav Martinů (1890—1959):

Fantasy for Theremin, oboe, piano and string quartet (1944)

Thu
20.7.

55. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Alfred Schnittke (1934—1998):

Tango from Agony

Thu
20.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales), Op. 132 for clarinet, viola and piano (1853)

Fri
21.7.

64. Kontio School 17.15

Ernest Bloch (1880—1959):

Three Nocturnes for piano trio (1924)

Sat
22.7.