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18. Nordic Magic: Martin Sturfält

14 October 2019, 17:30 - 18:20


Recital

Chamber Music Early Evening


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



The acclaimed Swedish pianist Martin Sturfält performs the magnificent, colourful ‘Northern Lights’ sonata by the Estonian composer Eduard Tubin, inspired by the mythical and magical notions attributed in Sami culture to the Aurora Borealis. He also performs two works by Franz Liszt, inspired by Lenau’s Faust: ‘Der nächtliche Zug’ (‘The night-time procession’) and the famous Mephisto Waltz no.1.


Artist Portrait

Martin Sturfält

Martin Sturfält

Pianist

Swedish pianist Martin Sturfält enjoys an international career as a concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and recording artist. His performs a large repertoire ranging from the baroque through to the present day, but increasingly it is his passion for the music of his native country that is earning him recognition internationally as well as in Sweden. His CD of the Adolf Wiklund Piano Concertos on the Hyperion label was named the second best release of the year in Sweden and also won an Outstanding Award in International Record... Read Full Biography

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