Daniel Röhn, violin
Bengt Forsberg, piano
Brahms (1833-1897) - Scherzo in c minor from the F.A.E. sonata
Beethoven (1770-1827) - Violin sonata nr 9 op 47 'Kreutzer'
Christian Sinding (1856-1941) - Suite ‘Im alten Stil’ for violin & piano op 10
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962) - his own compositions plus arrangements for violin & piano
Variations over a theme by Corelli in Tartini's style
Gavotte en rondeau from J S Bach's Partita in E
Caprice nr 20 by Paganini
Tempo di Minuetto in Pugnani's style
La poupée valsante by Poldini
Grave in W F Bach's style
Tango by Albeniz
Caprice in a-minor by Wieniawski
More information about the artists
Daniel Röhn, violin, is the third generation in a family of outstanding violinists. His grandfather Erich Röhn was Furtwängler's concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic and his father Andreas Röhn led the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra for almost 30 years. He began his studies at the Münich Hochschule for Music. He is a scholarship-holder in the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation and in the Stradivari Society of Chicago. In 2005 he was the Rising Stars representative for Stockholm's Concert Hall and since then he has performed at many of the top venues in both Europe and the US, Wigmore Hall, Laeiszhalle Hamburg och Carnegie Hall among others. His first two CD releases featuring Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and virtuoso 19th-century works for violin and piano earned him several international awards. His latest CD The Kreisler Story was released in August 2016.
Bengt Forsberg, piano, has been the artistic director of the chamber music series at Allhelgonakyrkan for almost 30 years. Among his regular partners are the mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, cellist Andreas Brantelid and violinist Nils-Erik Sparf. As a soloist he has performed with, among others, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and he has given solo recitals in many venues including London's prestigious Wigmore Hall. In October 2016, he participated as a soloist in Oxford Lieder Festival's "Schumann Project". Bengt Forsberg has released many CDs, most recently an acclaimed recording of music by women composers, "Neglected works for the piano."