Wolfgang Abendroth

Wolfgang Abendroth was born in Osnabruck, Germany, in 1978, and grew up in a musical family. He attended the Hochschule für Musik (University of Music) in Cologne, studying piano and organ, improvisation, orchestral conducting and song. Abendroth has won prizes in several international competitions and has performed widely around Europe and in South America. In 2002 he was appointed cantor and organist at the Johanneskirche, Düsseldorf's principal Protestant church. He also directs the choir there as well as the Düsseldorf Chamber Choir. He teaches at the Hochschule für Kirchenmusik in Herford and at Cologne's Hochschule für Musik. The City of Düsseldorf has officially recognised him for his contribution to musical life in the city.

Programme

28. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.15

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Das Lied von der Erde (1908-09, arr. for chamber orchestra by A. Schönberg)

Sat
15.7.

30. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Overture from La Senna festeggiante, RV 693 (1726)

Sat
15.7.

34. Kontio School 17.15

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Schatzwalzer, Op. 418 "Der Zigeunerbaron" (1885, arr. for string quartet, harmonium and piano by A. Webern, 1921)

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

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Violin Concerto, Op. 8/1-4 "Four Seasons" (1725)

Wed
19.7.

50. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Gabriel Fauré (1845—1924):

Requiem, Op. 48 (1887-1890)

Wed
19.7.

52. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

J.S. Bach (1685—1750):

Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544 for organ (1707-17)

Thu
20.7.

57. Lentiira Church 14.15

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644—1704):

Sonatas No. 2, No. 4 and Passacaglia No. 16 for violin and basso continuo "Rosary" (1674)

Fri
21.7.

62. Kuhmo Arts Centre 12.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Sonata No. 6 in G, K. 11 for flute, cello and harpsichord "Wunderkind" (1764)

Sat
22.7.

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.