Bergen International Festival 2019 English catalogue FiB Katalog EN 2019 lowres single pages - Page 45

FO UNDATIO NS B ER G EN I N T ER N AT I ON AL FEST I VAL 2019 04 5 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685–1750)/ ALSO ATTRIBUTED TO CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH (1714–1788) Sonata for Recorder and Harpsichord obbligato in G minor, BWV 1020 JACOB VAN EYCK (1590–1657) Two Variations for Descant Recorder solo: Prins Robberts Masco Wat zal men op den avond doen DOMENICO SCARLATTI (1685–1757) Harpsichord Sonata in B flat minor, K. 87 Harpsichord Sonata in D minor, K. 516 Harpsichord Sonata in D minor, K. 517 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Sonata in E minor for Recorder and Basso Continuo, BWV 1034 Sonata in B minor for Recorder and Harpsichord, BWV 1030 OLAV ANTON THOMMESSEN (1946–) The Blockbird for Treble Recorder solo, composed 1981 for Michala Petri HENNING CHRISTIANSEN (1932–2008) m H Å KO NS H A L L E N DATE / TI M E Michala Petri & Mahan Esfahani It is Spring, op. 57, composed 1970 for Michala Petri JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Sonata in C Major for Recorder and Basso Continuo, BWV 1033 Saturday 01 June at 19:30 D U R ATI ON 2:00 including interval AD DI TI ONA L I N FOR M ATI O N Mahan Esfahani is also performing the Goldberg Variations in Troldsalen, Friday 31 May at 19:30. See p. 52. T ICK E T Standard: 430/460 Senior: 387/414 Under 30: 190 FiB Fordel: 344/368 BT Fordel: 322/345​ ​ rom Baroque to the present day F with a remarkable duo. ​Michala Petri, who has been referred to as ‘a phenomenon in Danish music’, has in the course of her over 50 year long career demonstrated a constant curiosity and interest in extending the expressive range of the recorder. This has inspi- red many composers, and the Håkonshallen audience will be able to enjoy several works composed especially for her. possible level’ was the jury’s verdict. The Håkonshallen concert showcases the breadth of their repertoire, which ranges from Baroque music to the 1980s. Michala Petri recorder Mahan Esfahani harpsichord Iranian-American Mahan Esfahani has since his debut untiringly championed the harp- sichord as a concert instrument. He has won several prestigious prizes, including the BBC Music Magazine Award for his recording of the Goldberg Variations, a work he also performs in Troldsalen at the 2019 Bergen International Festival (p. 52). Esfahani and Petri won the 2016 International Classical Music Award for their first recording together: ‘Chamber music at the highest WWW.FI B.N O/EN 04 5