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Kristian Lindberg

20 October @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

£21.00
A man intently playing a grand piano. The photo captures a side profile of the pianist, focusing on his face and the piano's glossy black surface. The background is softly lit, emphasizing the musician's concentration and the piano's elegance.

Artist: Kristian Lindberg (Piano)
Concert Sponsor: Penelope Stinton

Programme

  • Mozart Sonata No. 10 in C major, K 330
  • Beethoven Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111
  • Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
  • Rachmaninov Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36

About the Concert

Enjoy an unforgettable evening of piano virtuosity with Kristian Lindberg, a pianist whose performances have graced some of the world's most celebrated concert halls. This programme offers a captivating journey through Classical, Romantic, and early 20th-century masterworks.

The concert begins with Mozart's Sonata No. 10 in C major, K 330, a piece that radiates elegance and clarity, embodying the composer's quintessential charm. Following this, experience the profound depth and intensity of Beethoven's Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111. His final piano sonata explores the boundaries of musical expression and innovation.

Ravel's Valses nobles et sentimentales brings a touch of French sophistication, weaving delicate textures and poignant melodies that evoke the elegance of the ballroom. The evening concludes with Rachmaninov's powerful Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36, a work of immense emotional range and technical brilliance, showcasing Lindberg's extraordinary pianistic prowess.

About Kristian Lindberg

Born in 1980, Kristian Lindberg began making waves in his native Norway at a young age. His early achievements include winning the Norwegian Young Pianists Competition in 1997 and representing Norway in the Eurovision Young Musicians competition in Vienna the following year. In 2007, he took first prize in Oslo's International Concours Grieg competition, solidifying his reputation as a formidable talent.

Lindberg's education spans prestigious institutions and esteemed mentors, including the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, the Universität der Künste in Berlin, and the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris. His career has seen performances at iconic venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall in London, and the Vienna Konzerthaus. He has collaborated with renowned orchestras, including the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra.

In 2020, Lindberg released an acclaimed album featuring solo pieces by Beethoven, Schumann, and Liszt. His scholarly achievements include completing a PhD titled "The Orchestral Piano" in 2019 at the Norwegian Academy of Music.

Notable Performances and Achievements

  • First prize in Oslo's International Concours Grieg competition (2007)
  • Performances at Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw, and Vienna Konzerthaus
  • Artist in residence in Harstad, Norway (2023)
  • PhD in Music from the Norwegian Academy of Music (2019)

Kristian Lindberg will bring to life the timeless beauty and profound emotions of these piano masterpieces.

Organiser

nadsa Concerts
Phone
Monday - Friday 9:00 to 5:00 01626 717730
Email
boxoffice@nadsa.co.uk
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Venue

The Courtenay Centre
The Courtenay Centre
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QA
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Kristian Lindberg
Kristian Lindberg will bring to life the timeless beauty and profound emotions of these piano masterpieces.
£ 21.00