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Danish music for flute plus Haydn piano trios


Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) - Trio for flute, cello & piano in D,
Hob XV:16
Mogens Winkel Holm ( 1936–1999) - Transitions II for flute, cello
& piano
Otto Mortensen (1907–1986) - Quatour concertant for flute, violin,
cello & piano
Joseph Haydn - Trio for violin, cello & piano in A, Hob. XV: 9
Herman Koppel (1908-1998) - Capriccio for flute & piano
and - Suite for flute, violin, cello & piano in three movements op. 28


Janne Thomsen, flute, Nils-Erik Sparf, violin, Andreas Brantelid, cello and Bengt Forsberg, piano

More information about the artists


Janne Thomsen, flute, began her studies in Denmark and then continued in London at the Royal Academy of Music and at the Conservatory of Paris. In addition to solo performances with many orchestras, she has worked closely with many composers and instrumentalists, including Maxim Vengerov, Gidon Kremer, Janine Jansen and many others. From 2004-2007, Janne Thomsen taught at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and since 2008-2010 at Hochschule für Musik in Lucerne. She is the founder and artistic director of the Holstebro International Music Festival – „Klassiske Dage" - in her native Denmark, a festival which has received the highest critical acclaim since its start in 2005 and was awarded the 2011 Cultural Prize as well as the Lions Prize 2011. This will be her first appearance at Allhelgonakyrkan.


Nils-Erik Sparf, violin and viola, for several decades one of Sweden's foremost musicians, has collaborated with many of Sweden's most famous performing artists. He has been concert master of the Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and is currently concert master of the Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble and the Uppsala Chamber Soloists. He is active as a soloist and has made many CD-recordings. He has been a member of the Royal Swedish Musical Academy since 1992. He has appeared many times at Allhelgonakyrkan, most recently in the 2016 festival, French Chamber Music.


Andreas Brantelid, cello, made his concert debut at age 14 in Elgar's Cello Concerto with Det Kungliga kapellet in Copenhagen. Since then he has performed as soloist with all the major orchestras in Scandinavia and many other European orchestras.
Andreas won the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition (2006), Paulo International Cello Competition (2007) and was also a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship winner in 2008. He has also been a member of the Lincoln Centre Chamber Music Society of New York and the BBC's New Generation Artist system. Andreas played for the first time in Allhelgonakyrkan as a teenager. His latest appearance was in November 2015 with a program of the chamber music of Gabriel Fauré.

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 the 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."