Mellandagskonsert med julstämning
Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894) - Impromptu for piano in C
& Cortège burlesque for piano four hands
Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947) - "Pièce en forme de Aria et Bergerie" for piano four hands
Amanda Maier-Röntgen (1853-1894) - "Nachmittags-Potpourri" for
piano four hands & "Allt under himmelens fäste" for cello & piano
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1828-2016) - Sonata for solo cello
Frans Schubert (1797- 1828) - Military marches for piano four hands op.51
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) - Cello sonata in A op.69
Kati Raitinen, cello
David Huang and Bengt Forsberg, piano
More information about the artists
Kati Raitinen, cello, is alternating principal cellist with the Stockholm Royal Opera and active chamber music musician. She has been the guest principal cellist of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the opera house in Brussels. She is also a member of the string trio ZilliacusPerssonRaitinen. Kati is a frequent guest in Allhelgonakyrkan, most recently in the 2017 festival, "Bach and Mendelssohn".
David Huang, piano, was the winner of the Soloist Prize 2014 and has established himself among the country's most interesting and prominent young artists. As Swedish Radio P2's Artist in residence 2014-2016, David made several recordings and gave concerts for both radio and television. He appears as a soloist, chamber musician and with orchestras around Europe. In 2015 he and the Swedish violinist Daniel Migdal and Norwegian cellist Frida Fredrikke Waaler Waervågen started Trio LEK. In 2016 he and four other music enthusiasts started Förstaparkett (First row), a new concept for chamber music concerts for a younger audience. This is his first appearance at Allhelgonakyrkan.
Bengt Forsberg, piano, is one of Sweden's foremost pianists. Among his regular partners are mezzo soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, cellist Andreas Brantelid and violinists Cecilia Zilliacus and Nils-Erik Sparf. As a soloist, Bengt has performed with the Stockholm Philharmonic and Gothenburg Symphony. He has also given solo recitals in, among other places, London's Wigmore Hall. Bengt is also an adjunct professor in piano at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Bengt has released a large number of CDs, not least with Anne Sofie von Otter, several of which have received major international awards, such as Grammy and Gramophon's Recording of the Year. In recent years, Bengt has released prized discs with female composers, "Neglected works for piano", works for violin and piano by Carl Nielsen together with Cecilia Zilliacus, cello music by Fauré with Andreas Brantelid, English music for viola with Ellen Nisbeth and together with Cecilia Zilliacus and Sabina Bisholt a CD with music by Amanda Maier.