Vilde Frang – residency at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival

This month sees Vilde Frang embark on an extensive residency at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival. Recently shortlisted for the 2016 Gramophone Artist of the Year Award, Vilde opened the Festival on 17 June with a performance of the Britten Violin Concerto with the NDR Sinfonieorchester and Sakari Oramo. Over the next couple of months, she will present an array of chamber music programmes with musicians such as Kit Armstrong, Sol Gabetta, Nils Mönkemeyer, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Edicson Ruiz and Daniel Röhn.
An overview of Vilde’s performances are below. Please visit the Festival website for full information.
Wednesday 29 June – Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Brahms chamber works
Thursday 30 June – Brahms, Franck and Dvořák Quintets
Friday 1 July – Bartók, Fauré and Schubert chamber works
Saturday 2 July – Beethoven and Brahms chamber works
Sunday 3 July – Beethoven and Mendelssohn chamber works
Sunday 3 July II – Brahms and Schubert chamber works
Wednesday 27 July – Brahms and Dvořák Quintets
Thursday 28 July – Wolf, Arenski and Brahms Quartets
Friday 29 July – Schubert and Enescu chamber works
Sunday 31 July – Schubert, Janáček and Tchaikovsky chamber works 
Friday 5 August – Stravinsky ‘s ‘Le Sacre du Printemps’ with Nicolas Altstaedt
Saturday 6 August – Brahms Double Concerto and Stravinsky ‘s ‘Le Sacre du Printemps’
Tuesday 9 August – Ravel and Schubert piano trios with Sol Gabetta and Bertrand Chamayou
Wednesday 10 August – Brahms Double Concerto and Stravinsky ‘s ‘Le Sacre du Printemps’
Thursday 25 August – Mozart ‘Sinfonia concertante’ with the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock
Friday 9 September – Bach Violin Concerto with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, conducted by Jonathan Nott
Vilde spoke to NDR radio about her residency at the Fesitval. You can watch here (in German). 
The Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival runs from 17 June to 17 September 2016. View the full programme on the Festival website.
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