31/07
L'Ironia della Storia

IL CONCERTO

L'Ironia della Storia

31 luglio ore 21.15
Villa Marigola, Lerici

IL PROGRAMMA

Dmitrij Shostakovich (1906 – 1975)
Quartetto per archi n. 8 in do minore, op. 110
Quintetto per pianoforte e archi in sol minore, op. 57

Elly Suh, Sumina Studer, violino
Eivind Ringstad, viola
Adrian Brendel, violoncello
Vitaly Pisarenko, pianoforte

GLI INTERPRETI
Elly Suh, violino
“Interprete sensibile e coinvolgente”, secondo la rivista statunitense di musica classica Musical America, la violinista Elly Suh ha ricevuto numerosi premi in rilevanti concorsi internazionali tra cui Naumburg, Moscow David Oistrakh, Premio Paganini, Indianapolis e Leipzig Bach Competition. Tra i momenti più significativi della sua carriera, recenti e imminenti, si annoverano le performance con Orchestra della Toscana, Orchestra della Magna Grecia, Berliner Symphoniker, Korean Chamber Orchestra, Leipzig Pauliner Ensemble, NY Classical Players e la Lviv Philharmonic. Si è esibita inoltre in prestigiosi contesti tra cui Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Seoul Arts Center, Salzburger Festspiele, Al Bustan Festival e Lerici Music Festival. Elly Suh ha studiato alla Juilliard School di New York e alla Mozarteum University di Salisburgo sotto la guida di Pierre Amoyal, Robert Mann, Joel Smirnoff e Sally Thomas. Suona un violino Guarneri del Gesù, generoso prestito di un mecenate anonimo, grazie alla gentile assistenza di Florian Leonhard Fine Violins.

Sumina Studer, violino
La pluripremiata violinista Sumina Studer ha ottenuto riconoscimenti per la sua abilità musicale attraverso vari concorsi internazionali ed esibizioni in Asia, Europa, Stati Uniti e Oceania, e collabora avidamente sul palco con artisti di fama mondiale come Ray Chen, Julien Quentin e sua sorella violoncellista, Sayaka Selina. Collegando la musica classica con la cultura millenaria, Sumina è attiva su varie piattaforme di social media con oltre 14 milioni di visualizzazioni solo su Youtube, con la missione di rendere la musica classica riconoscibile alle generazioni più giovani. Nata nel 1997 e cresciuta a Zurigo, Sumina Studer ha studiato con Simone Zgraggen al Conservatorio di Zurigo. Ha completato la sua laurea con la Prof. Antje Weithaas presso la Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” di Berlino e ha conseguito il master sotto la guida di Catherine Cho e Sylvia Rosenberg presso la Juilliard School di New York City. Ulteriori studi hanno incluso professori come Ana Chumachenco, Aaron Rosand, Pamela Frank, Roland Vamos, Boris Kuschnir, Mihaela Martin, Pierre Amoyal, Ulf Hoelscher e altri.

Eivind Ringstad, viola
Norwegian violist Eivind Ringstad is a soloist and a regular fixture on the thriving chamber music scene in Europe, acknowledged for his great musicianship and profound technical mastery. Acclaimed for his expressive richness and emotional intimacy, he performs not only the instruments core repertoire, but takes initiative to create and perform new transcriptions of virtuoso showpieces, and continually commissioning contemporary works for the viola. Currently Ringstad is co-artistic director for Norsjø Chamber Music Festival which takes place annually in Telemark, Norway. Ringstad made his breakthrough in 2012 after winning 1st Prize at the Eurovision Young Musicians’ Competition in Vienna. Soon after he joined the BBC New Generation Artists Scheme, as well as being one of the first participants in Crescendo, a Scandinavian mentorship program offeringguidance from musicians like Janine Jansen, Noah Bendix-Balgley and Leif Ove Andsnes. Ringstad plays the Andrea Guarneri «Conte Vitale» viola dating from 1676, generously on loan from Dextra Musica.
 
Adrian Brendel, violoncello
L’innovazione creativa e la versatilità musicale sono qualità che caratterizzano Adrian Brendel, violoncellista, cresciuto nella grande tradizione musicale dell’Europa centrale. Il suo amore per la musica contemporanea è sbocciato durante la sua adolescenza, quando ha scoperto i lavori di Kurtág, Kagel e Ligeti; da allora è maturato grazie a commissioni e collaborazioni pionieristiche con compositori molto diversi tra di loro, come Thomas Adès, Peter Eötvös e György Kurtág. L’enorme passione musicale di Adrian abbraccia anche il jazz e la world music ed ha influenzato la sua decisione di unirsi al Nash Ensemble nel 2014. Nato a Londra nel 1976, Adrian ha studiato il violoncello con William Pleeth. Più avanti ha preso lezioni da Alexander Baillie e Franz Helmerson a Londra e a Colonia ed ha partecipato a master con Kurtág, Ferenc Rados, membri dell’Alban Berg Quartet e con suo padre, Alfred Brendel. Tra i partner musicali con cui regolarmente si esibisce Till Fellner, Kit Armstrong, Henning Kraggerud, Lisa Batiashvili, e Alasdair Beatson.
 
Vitaly Pisarenko, pianoforte
First Prize winner of the 8th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht Third Prize winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition, 2015 “…Immensely gifted pianist…with prodigious technique, myriad shadings and scrupulous accuracy…” New York Times After winning the First Prize at the 8th F. Liszt International Piano Competition in Utrecht and the Third Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition London-based Ukrainian-Russian pianist Vitaly Pisarenko has been steadily gaining worldwide recognition. Vitaly’s packed tour schedule commenced straight away the morning after the Finals with an appearance at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam. Vitaly regularly performs across the globe as a recitalist and a chamber musician. Past concerts include appearances at the Wigmore Hall, Musikverein in Vienna, Bozar in Brussels, National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing, Shanghai Concert Hall, Mozarteum in Salzburg, de Singel in Antwerp, Toyota Concert Hall in Japan, Hong Kong City Hall, Salle Cortot in Paris and Palace of Arts in Budapest. As a soloist Vitaly collaborated with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra in Warsaw, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Noord Nederlands Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra on tour in Japan, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Het Gelders Orchestra, the YMSO and others performing at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Cadogan Hall in London, Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Tokyo Opera City, Seoul Arts Center, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Sala San Paulo in Brazil and De Doelen in Rotterdam among others. The Association of Music Critics of Argentina recently presented Vitaly with the ‘2018 Revelation Award’. Recently Vitaly has been performing intensively in the UK, including performances at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Cadogan Hall, St Martin in the Fields, Champs Hill, Chopin Society UK, BMS York and others. Vitaly started his musical education in his native Kiev, Ukraine with Natalia Romenskaya and in Kharkiv with Garri Gelfgat. Later on, he commenced his studies in Moscow with Professor Yuri Slesarev at the Central Music School and State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. From 2005 to 2008 Vitaly studied with Aquiles delle Vigne at the Codarts, Rotterdam and from 2009 to 2012 he was a student of Oxana Yablonskaya in Italy. Since September 2012 Vitaly has been a student at the Royal College of Music in London, where he studies with Professor Dmitri Alexeev. Vitaly completed his Master’s degree with distinction in 2014 and Artist Diploma degree in 2015 and is currently a Doctoral course student as an Emma Rose Memorial Scholar and a Bob and Sarah Wigley and Helmut Schuster Scholar. Starting from 2012 Vitaly has been also studying with Professor Boris Petrushansky at the ‘Incontri col Maestro’ Academy in Imola, Italy. Since January 2020 Vitaly is a principal study teacher at the Purcell School for young musicians. In September 2021 he has been appointed an Assistant Professor of piano at the Royal College of Music, London.
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