Roland Pöntinen
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1963-05-04
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Roland Pöntinen

Roland Pöntinen Biography (Wikipedia)

Roland Peter Pöntinen (born 4 May[citation needed] 1963 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish pianist and composer.

He is the son of a Finnish-speaking father, a native of the Russian district of Ingria (near Leningrad) who emigrated from the Soviet Union to Sweden in 1945.[citation needed] He studied at the Adolf Fredrik's Music School and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm with Gunnar Hallhagen, then with Menahem Pressler, György Sebok and Elisabeth Leonskaya at Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana, United States.

He made his debut in 1981 with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and has since then performed with major orchestras in Europe, USA, Korea, South-America, Australia and New Zealand. He has worked with conductors Myung-Whun Chung, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Leif Segerstam, Evgeny Svetlanov, Franz Welser-Möst and David Zinman amongst others. He has performed with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra as well as appearances in London Proms where he has played both the Grieg Piano Concerto and the György Ligeti Piano Concerto.

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Jean Sibelius
'Svarta rosor' & 'Vären flyktar hastigt '
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'Svarta rosor' & 'Vären flyktar hastigt '
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 (4th mvt)
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Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 (4th mvt)
Johannes Brahms
Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1
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Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1
Johannes Brahms
Violin Sonata No.1, Op.78 (1st mvt)
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Violin Sonata No.1, Op.78 (1st mvt)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio in B flat major, Op 11, for clarinet, cello and piano
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Trio in B flat major, Op 11, for clarinet, cello and piano
George Enescu
Cantabile and Presto
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Cantabile and Presto
Johannes Brahms
Trio for clarinet, cello & piano in A minor, Op 114 (2nd mvt)
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Trio for clarinet, cello & piano in A minor, Op 114 (2nd mvt)
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 (1st mvt)
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Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 (1st mvt)
Felix Mendelssohn
Concerto for Two Pianos in A Flat MWV06, Movt. 3
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Concerto for Two Pianos in A Flat MWV06, Movt. 3
Frédéric Chopin
Prelude in D flat major, Op 28 No 15, 'Raindrop'
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Prelude in D flat major, Op 28 No 15, 'Raindrop'
Johannes Brahms
Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 120 No. 1 (Arr. for Violin & Piano): IV.
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Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 120 No. 1 (Arr. for Violin & Piano): IV.
Martin Frost
Wie Meoldien ziet as mir
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Wie Meoldien ziet as mir
Henry Eccles
Viola Sonata in G minor - Largo
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Viola Sonata in G minor - Largo
Frédéric Chopin
Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 65
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Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 65
Francis Poulenc
Sonata for two pianos (Andante)
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Sonata for two pianos (Andante)
Francis Poulenc
Clarinet Sonata
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Clarinet Sonata
Robert Schumann
Fantasy Pieces, Op.73
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Fantasy Pieces, Op.73
Gabriel Fauré
Fantaisie, Op 79
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Fantaisie, Op 79
Frédéric Chopin
Six Songs from Polish Songs, Op 74
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Six Songs from Polish Songs, Op 74
Johannes Brahms
Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114
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Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114
Jean Françaix
Sonatine for trumpet and piano
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Sonatine for trumpet and piano
Wilhelm Stenhammar
Fantasy in B minor, Op 11 No 1
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Fantasy in B minor, Op 11 No 1
Johannes Brahms
Trio in A Minor for Clarinet, Piano and Cello, Op.114
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Trio in A Minor for Clarinet, Piano and Cello, Op.114
Robert Schumann
Piano Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 44: II. In modo d'una marcia. Un poco largame
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Piano Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 44: II. In modo d'una marcia. Un poco largame
André Messager
Solo de concours
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Solo de concours
Francis Poulenc
Sonata for Two Pianos (1953)
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Sonata for Two Pianos (1953)
Franz Liszt
Romance oubliée
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Romance oubliée
Alexander Scriabin
Prelude in B major, Op.16 No.1
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Prelude in B major, Op.16 No.1
Hugo Wolf
Mörike-Lieder, Volume 1: No. 12, Verborgenheit "Lass, o Welt, o lass" (Mäs
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Mörike-Lieder, Volume 1: No. 12, Verborgenheit "Lass, o Welt, o lass" (Mäs
Igor Stravinsky
Suite italienne for cello and piano [arr. from 'Pulcinella' in collab. with Piatigorsky]
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Suite italienne for cello and piano [arr. from 'Pulcinella' in collab. with Piatigorsky]
Gabriel Fauré
Sonata no. 2 in G minor Op.117 for cello and piano
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Sonata no. 2 in G minor Op.117 for cello and piano
Francis Poulenc
Sonata for Violin and Piano (1943)
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Sonata for Violin and Piano (1943)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1993: Prom 57
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Royal Albert Hall
1993-09-02T23:50:56
2
Sep
1993

Proms 1993: Prom 57

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1989: Prom 35
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Royal Albert Hall
1989-08-19T23:50:56
19
Aug
1989

Proms 1989: Prom 35

Royal Albert Hall

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