Monday 30 September 2019 7:30PM

Ian Bostridge tenor; Steven Isserlis cello; Olli Mustonen piano

Bartók, Sibelius, Mustonen and more


Change of Programme and Running Order
The programme and running order for this concert has been amended from previously advertised and will now be as listed below:


  • Ian Bostridge tenor
  • Steven Isserlis cello
  • Olli Mustonen piano

Three artists of striking individuality and excellence collaborate in a programme celebrating the unusual combination of their conjoined forces, notably in a major new work by the Finnish pianist, composer and conductor Olli Mustonen based on the national epic The Kalevala.

  • Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
      • For Children BB53
        • Old Hungarian Tune
        • Round Dance
        • Soldier's Song
        • Allegretto
        • Drinking Song
        • Allegro robusto
        • Peasant's Flute
  • Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
        • Malinconia Op. 20
  • Olli Mustonen (b.1967)
        • Taivaanvalot (a symphony for tenor, cello and piano) (UK première) [1]
  • Interval
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Belsazar Op. 57
        • Die feindlichen Brüder Op. 49 No. 2
        • Die beiden Grenadiere Op. 49 No. 1
  • György Kurtág (b.1926)
      • Signs, Games and Messages
        • Az hit...
        • Souvenir de Balatonboglár
  • Márta Kurtág/György Kurtág
        • For Steven Isserlis 60
  • György Kurtág
      • Signs, Games and Messages
        • Schatten
        • György Kroó in memoriam
  • Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012)
        • Tom O'Bedlam's Song
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Auf dem Strom D943
  1. Co-commissioned by Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, Concertgebouw Brugge, Premiere Performances of Hong Kong with the support of Camilla & John Lindfors, and Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Fondation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation

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