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Eivind Ringstad & David Meier

Schubert, Schumann & Franck

BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, the Norwegian violist makes his International Festival debut with a fiendishly virtuosic recital that showcases the viola’s lyricism.

Eivind Ringstad Viola
David Meier Piano

Tartini Sonata in G minor ‘Devil’s Trill’
Schumann Marchenbilder
Peder Barratt-Due Correspondances (world premiere)
Franck Sonata in A
Schubert Ave Maria
Ysaÿe Caprice d’apres l’Etude en forme de valse de Saint-Saëns 

Winner of the Eurovision Young Musicians 2012 contest, and a current BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Norwegian violist Eivind Ringstad is one of today’s most exciting young classical players, and one of the fastest-emerging viola soloists and chamber musicians of his generation.

He makes his International Festival debut alongside German pianist and regular recital partner David Meier, in a rich collection of works showcasing the virtuoso brilliance and lyrical mellowness to his instrument – from the diabolical virtuosity of Tartini’s ‘Devil’s Trill’ Sonata to the dramatic emotional journey of Franck’s A major Sonata, by way of the tales of fantasy and imagination in Schumann’s fairytale Märchenbilder, and a brand new piece from young Norwegian composer Peder Barratt-Due.

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This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

Eivind Ringstad
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David Meier
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17 August 2018

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