Bergen International Festival 2019 English catalogue FiB Katalog EN 2019 lowres single pages - Page 64

064 m UN IVER SIT E TS- AUL AEN (THE UNIVERSITY AUL A) DAT E/ T I M E Thursday 23 May at 19:00 D U RAT IO N BE RGE N INTE RN AT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2019 Noah Bendix-Balgley & friends 1:00 Dancing strings from young masters. T IC KET Noah Bendix-Balgley is a new mentor in the Crescendo programme, which brings together younger and more experienced musicians in concert and in personal musical encounters throughout the year. The young talented artists that Bendix-Balgley has taken under his wing have already accumulated plenty of routine and recognition in the course of their careers, and all have performed at the Bergen International Festival before. Standard: 350 Senior: 315 Under 30: 190 FiB Fordel: 280 BT Fordel: 262 In this concert the strings take centre stage. Bendix-Balgley is joined by violinists Sonoko Miriam Welde, Ludvig Gudim and Johan Dalene, violists Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad and Michael Grolid, and cellist Amalie Stalheim. They perform Johannes Brahms’s powerful String Quintet no. 2, Franz Schubert’s intense Quartet Movement in C minor, and Erwin Schulhoff’s playful and mystical String Quartet no. 1. 064 FOU N DAT I ON S The mentor himself, first concert master with the Berlin Philharmonic, makes his own mark in the 2019 Bergen International Festival: he is a member of the brilliant septet Philharmonix, (p. 73) which appears in Håkonshallen and he gives two concerts with pianist Christoph Traxler at Lysøen (p. 58). Noah Bendix-Balgley violin Sonoko Miriam Welde violin Ludvig Gudim violin Johan Dalene violin Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad viola Michael Grolid viola Amalie Stalheim cello JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833–1897) String Quintet no. 2. op. 111 FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797–1828) Quartet Movement in C minor, D 703 ERWIN SCHULHOFF (1894–1942) String Quartet no. 1 Supported by The Savings Bank Foundation DNB – Dextra Musica and Anders Sveaas’ Charitable Foundation Crescendo is a mentoring programme for young classical musicians under the direction of the Bergen International Festival, Barratt Due Music Institute and The Oslo Philharmonic. More info, see p. 16. #FE STSPILLEN E19