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Festival O/Modernt


OPERA UN/BOUND

Tuesday 14 June, 19:00
Ulriksdal Palace Theatre Confidencen

Artists

Mari Eriksmoen soprano
Ian Bostridge tenor
Janne Thomsen flute
Christoffer Sundqvist clarinet
Hugo Ticciati violin/conductor
Mark Tatlow fortepiano
O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra

Programme

Franz Joseph Haydn L’isola disabitata, Hob. XXVIII: 9 Overture
George Frideric Handel ‘E pur così in un giorno’ and ‘Piangerò la sorte mia’ from Giulio Cesare in Egitto HWV 17
Alfred Schnittke Moz-Art à la Haydn
George Frideric Handel ‘Scherza Infida’ from Ariodante HWV 33
George Frideric Handel ‘As steals the morn’ L’Allegro HWV 55

Interval

Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 45 (‘Farewell’), Allegro Assai
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘Quando avran fine omai’ and ‘Padre, germani, addio!’ from Idomeneo K366
Maurice Ravel /Arr. David Lundblad Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn M58
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘Misero! Aura che intorno spiri’ K431
Paul Dukas /Arr. David Lundblad Prélude Elégiaque sur le nom d’Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘Bella mia fiamma’ K528

Price 350 kr
Festival Pass 1600 kr

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Mark Tatlow fortepiano
Mark Tatlow
Mark Tatlow
fortepiano

Conductor, keyboardist and educator, Mark Tatlow is pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Gothenburg. His artistic research centres around developing a decolonising performance praxis for early vocal music. Mark was previously Artistic Director at Drottningholms Slottsteater (2007–13), Professor of Musical Studies at the University College of Opera, Stockholm (2002–12), and is a co-founder of Performing Premodernity, a research project based at Stockholm University. Since 2002 he has been Lilla Akademien’s Artistic Advisor, and acts as Executive Co-ordinator of the school’s on-going rebuilding work. Recent opera performances include compiling and conducting Georgiana, the new award-winning eighteenth-century opera pasticcio commissioned for the fortieth anniversary of the Buxton Festival (UK), conducting and staging Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas for the Stift Festival (Holland), conducting at the Trigonale Festival (Austria) and leading Performing Premodernity's Rousseau Double Bill (Pygmalion and Le Devin du Village) at Confidencen. Future work includes preparing Uttini’s Birger Jarl.

Hugo Ticciati violin
Hugo Ticciati
Hugo Ticciati
violin

As violinist, leader and conductor, Hugo Ticciati imbibes all possible forms of creativity, whether it be performing world premieres in the most prestigious venues around the world, improvising with monks in India, or devising innovative programmes for O/Modernt Orchestra and Festival which he founded in 2011. Alongside his passion to discover and learn from the music of previous epochs and non-western traditions, Hugo embraces the world of contemporary music. To date, over forty works have been written for and dedicated to him by a host of eminent composers, including Erkki-Sven Tüür, Pēteris Vasks, Victoria Borisova-Ollas, Albert Schnelzer and Dobrinka Tabakova.

As the Artistic Director of his own O/Modernt Orchestra, and Artistic Partner with Manchester Camerata, Hugo collaborates regularly with Kremerata Baltica, Basel Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra da Camera di Perugia. Most recently, he has been invited to work with Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra and Vienna Chamber Orchestra.

Gaining a growing reputation for his innovative and adventurous programming, Hugo is frequently asked to devise and present concerts and festivals with a unique twist. This has led to ongoing collaborations with Wigmore Hall and Kings Place in London. Pursuing his passion for chamber music, Hugo has developed special artistic partnerships with members of the O/Modernt Soloists as well as other internationally renowned artists, notably Evelyn Glennie, Anne Sofie von Otter, Nils Landgren, Steven Isserlis, Angela Hewitt and Olli Mustonen.

Hugo frequently gives master-classes and lectures on music-related subjects both at Scandinavia’s leading specialist music school Lilla Akademien, where he holds the post of Deputy Artistic Director, and other educational institutions around the world.

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O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra
O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra
O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra

Directed by violinist Hugo Ticciati, the O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra is an integral part of O/Modernt. Comprised of top players from all over Europe, the orchestra performs eclectic and adventurous programmes, with anything from arrangements of medieval motets to Bach, Webern and Metallica. The orchestra regularly collaborates with world-renowned soloists such as Evelyn Glennie, Steven Isserlis, Anne Sofie von Otter and Nils Landgren, as well as jazz artists, rappers, choreographers, rock-balancers and more!
Over the last decade, the orchestra has gained an international reputation, with critically-acclaimed performances at the Wigmore Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin, Wiener Musikverein and Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam. Recent and upcoming highlights include concerts in Kölner Philharmonie, Elbphilharmonie, Berwaldhallen, Kings Place and Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall. The O/Modernt players enjoy a wide range of outreach and educational projects in Sweden, the UK and further afield in India.

Festival 2022

Violins
CLARA BJERHAG
LUCA BOGNÁR
LAIA BRAUN
GABRIEL CORNET
XENIA GEUGELIN
JULIJA IVANOVAITÉ
ISKANDAR KOMILOV
SOFIA KORTELAINEN
MIRIAM LILJIFORS
LAURA LUNANSKY
JOHANNES MARMÉN
VICKY SAYLES
LIANA SVENSSON
HUGO TICCIATI
OSCAR TREITLER

Violas
JENNY AUGUSTINSSON
BRYONY GIBSON-CORNISH
FLORIAN HUBER
PRZEMYSŁAW PUJANEK
FRAUKE STEICHERT
HUGO SVENSSON

Cellos
JULIAN ARP
HEDVIG BENGSTON
REBECKA ERICSSON
CLAUDE FROCHAUX
EDWARD KING
SINÉAD O’HALLORAN

Double Basses
JORDI CARRASCO HJELM
JAKUB BECERRA PIETRYKA
BENJAMIN ZIAI

Oboe
HANNES HEINEMANN
INKEN MENCK
SIOBHAN PARKER

Bassoon
JONATHAN BAUER
ANDERS ENGSTRÖM

Horn
ANNA FERRIOL DE CIURANA
BJÖRN OLSSON
EELIS MALMIVIRTAV

Theorb
KARL NYHLIN


Christoffer Sundqvist Clarinet
Christoffer Sundqvist
Christoffer Sundqvist
Clarinet

Christoffer Sundqvist, who was born in Stockholm, moved to Finland at the age of six and began his clarinet studies at the Jakobstad Conservatory with Bernhard Nylund. Alongside his outstanding performances of classical repertoire, he is an ambassador for contemporary Nordic music. Composers including Magnus Lindberg, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Aulis Sallinen and Sebastian Fagerlund have written more than twenty works for him. Christoffer has appeared as soloist with orchestras across Europe. A passionate chamber musician, he is co-founder of the brass quintet Arktinen Hysteria and a long-term member of the Plus Ensemble, based in Turku. Christoffer collaborates regularly with Pekka Kuusisto, Hugo Ticciati, Angela Hewitt, Oliver Triendl and Niek de Groot. Since 2013 he has been Artistic Director of the Jakobstad Sinfonietta and Rusk Chamber Music Festival in Jakobstad. His discography includes releases on BIS, Alba and Ondine Records, many of which have been awarded Emma prizes.

Janne Thomsen Flute
Janne Thomsen
Janne Thomsen
Flute

Janne Thomsen started playing the flute in Denmark at the age of six. Her professional career began when she won the Young Musician of the Year Award in Denmark, which was followed by competition wins in Paris, Prague, Bayreuth, Rome, Vienna and Boston. She studied at London’s Royal Academy of Music and at the Paris Conservatoire under William Bennett, Maurice Bourgue and the Amadeus Quartet. Janne has played as a soloist with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, the Danish Radio Symphony and Kremerata Baltica, and she performs worldwide as a chamber musician. Greatly interested in commissioning new and exciting music for her instrument, she taught at the Mozarteum Salzburg and Lucerne School of Music until 2010. Janne is artistic director of Klassiske Dage: Holstebro International Music Festival, Denmark, which she founded in 2005.

Ian Bostridge Tenor
Ian Bostridge
Ian Bostridge
Tenor

Ian Bostridge's international recital career takes him to the foremost concert halls of Europe, Southeast Asia and North America. His operatic appearances have included Aschenbach/Death in Venice for the Deutsche Oper, Peter Quint/The Turn of the Screw for the Teatro alla Scala, Handel’s Jeptha for Opéra National de Paris, Nerone/L'Incoronazione di Poppea and Tom Rakewell for the Bayerische Staatsoper, Don Ottavio/Don Giovanni for the Wiener Staatsoper, Tamino/Die Zauberflöte and Jupiter/Semele for the English National Opera and Caliban/The Tempest for the Royal Opera House. His many recordings have won all the major international record prizes and been nominated for fifteen Grammys. His recording for Pentatone of Schubert’s Winterreise with Thomas Adès won the Vocal Recording of the Year 2020 in the International Classical Music Awards. His book, Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession, was published in 2014. He was made a CBE in 2004.

Mari Eriksmoen  soprano
Mari Eriksmoen 
Mari Eriksmoen 
soprano

In the 2021/22 season, Norwegian soprano Mari Eriksmoen joins productions of Fidelio (Marzelline) at Opéra Comique and Die Zauberflöte (Pamina) at Theater Basel, and a concert performance of Abrahamsen’s The Snow Queen (Gerda) at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw. In concert, she sings Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with Münchner Philharmoniker and Paavo Järvi, and on tour with Ensemble Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon.
Eriksmoen received widespread acclaim for her role debut as Debussy’s Mélisande in the complex and intense staging by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Damien Jalet and Marina Abramović for Opera Vlaanderen, and has reprised the role this season at Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville.
Complementing her debut recital disc with Alphonse Cémin (Alpha), Mari recently added two solo orchestral discs to her catalogue: Handel and Mozart arias with Stavanger Symphony Orchestra/Jan Willem de Vriend (Challenge Classics), and Britten’s Les illuminations and Canteloube’s Chants d’Auvergne with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Ed Gardner (Chandos).

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