Roland Pöntinen

Born 4 May 1963
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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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'
Jean Françaix
Sonatine for trumpet and piano
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Sonatine for trumpet and piano
Frédéric Chopin
Six Songs from Polish Songs, Op 74
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Six Songs from Polish Songs, Op 74
Wilhelm Stenhammar
Fantasy in B minor, Op 11 No 1
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Fantasy in B minor, Op 11 No 1
Francis Poulenc
Clarinet Sonata
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Clarinet Sonata
Gabriel Fauré
Fantaisie, Op 79
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Fantaisie, Op 79
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
George Enescu
Cantabile and Presto
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Cantabile and Presto
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
Robert Schumann
Fantasy Pieces, Op.73
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Fantasy Pieces, Op.73
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
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
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
Johannes Brahms
Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114
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Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114
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)
Frédéric Chopin
Sonata for cello and piano (Op.65) in G minor
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Sonata for cello and piano (Op.65) in G minor
Claude Debussy
Première rhapsodie for clarinet and piano
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Première rhapsodie for clarinet and piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Variations on "Ah! vous dirai-je, Maman"
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Variations on "Ah! vous dirai-je, Maman"
Leonard Bernstein
Rondo for Lifey
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Rondo for Lifey
Arthur Pryor
Blue Bells Of Scotland
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Blue Bells Of Scotland
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
The Flight of the Bumblebee
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The Flight of the Bumblebee
Hugo Alfvén
The Mountain king [Bergakungen] - ballet-pantomime Op.37: Shepherd girl's dance
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The Mountain king [Bergakungen] - ballet-pantomime Op.37: Shepherd girl's dance
Hugo Alfvén
Shepherd-Girl's Dance (The Mountain King)
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Shepherd-Girl's Dance (The Mountain King)
Frédéric Chopin
Mazurka No.25 in B minor (Op.33 No.4)
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Mazurka No.25 in B minor (Op.33 No.4)
Roland Pöntinen
Mercury Dream
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Mercury Dream
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1993: Prom 57
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Royal Albert Hall
1993-09-02T20:16:49
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Sep
1993

Proms 1993: Prom 57

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1989: Prom 35
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Royal Albert Hall
1989-08-19T20:16:49
19
Aug
1989

Proms 1989: Prom 35

Royal Albert Hall

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